PPRO Unlocks Cross-border Sales in Booming Italian Market with Integration of Satispay e-Wallet

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PPRO – the leading provider of local payments infrastructure – has launched their integration of popular European mobile payment method Satispay and rounded out their coverage of the Italian market. The news comes just weeks after PPRO announced new funding and a milestone valuation of US $1 billion.

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TAG’s Fintech South Returns to the Virtual Stage on June 22 – 24, 2021

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Virtual Event Now Accepting Speaking Proposals and Award Applications

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DefenseStorm Continues Strong Growth and Business Momentum Throughout 2020

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DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, today announced it achieved record growth in 2020 with a 42% increase in customer count and a 95% customer retention rate, continuing its forward momentum in a year disrupted by a global health crisis that brought about an extraordinary array of cybersecurity challenges.

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Industry Leader Named Director of Georgia Tech’s New FinTech Program Says Adaptable Workforce is Key to Innovation

Fintech | Talent | Young Professionals

Georgia Tech Professional Education has selected Amy Corn as Academic Program Director of its forthcoming Financial Technology professional education and training program.

With over 70% of the world’s payments processed through a Georgia company, the FinTech industry is a significant economic driver for the state. To maintain this position, professional educational options that adapt to the pace of change will be essential.

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Synergis wins Best of Staffing

Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Media & Entertainment | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Product Management | Southeastern Software Association | Talent | Young Professionals

Synergis HR has been named Best in Staffing for the seventh year in a row.

Here are some highlights from our results:
Some highlights from Synergis’ survey results this year include:
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68% of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 38%.
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 85.9% of their talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 40%.

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FLEETCOR Acquires Cloud Software Platform Provider of B2B Online Bill Payment

Cloud | Fintech

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, today announced it has acquired Roger, a global accounts payable (AP) cloud software platform for small businesses. The acquisition will extend FLEETCOR’s portfolio of accounts payable automation solutions to small businesses, helping them automate their manual payment processes.

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James Phillips Joins Rev.io as Chief Technology Officer

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Infrastructure

Phillips Will Lead Rev.io’s Technology Team with a Focus on Infrastructure and Data Modernization.

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IT is Not a Cost Center: How We Can Meet New Needs and Help Reduce Costs

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Gary Buonacorsi, Chief Technology Officer at Tanium, discusses how to strengthen security and reduce costs in a distributed workforce.

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How to strengthen security concerns despite budget constraints

Cloud | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security

Tune in to this StateScoop podcast about strengthening cybersecurity with limited budgets

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Atlanta CPA named CFO of cryptocurrency payments company BitPay

Blockchain | Fintech

BitPay, the world’s largest world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced two new executive hires, Jagruti Solanki, CPA, MBA, CGMA as Chief Financial Officer, and Shaun Worley as Product Vice President.

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Crypto Startup BitPay Files to Become Federally Regulated US Bank

Blockchain | Fintech

According to a Dec. 8 legal notice published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, BitPay has applied to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to organize a federally regulated bank, dubbed the BitPay National Trust Bank, headquartered in Georgia. The news was first reported by The Block.

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GSU’s Award-Winning Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund Opens Applications

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Mobility | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Energy | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Talent | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) just launched applications for its 2nd annual Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). This business accelerator program recently received the Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. The MSESF is designed to support underrepresented student, recent alumni and Georgia State community entrepreneurs with seed funding and mentorship to start and grow new ventures. The program is supported by donations from Georgia Power and Georgia State alumnus, Ahmet Bozer (‘83), a retired Executive Vice President at Coca-Cola.

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TwoRivers ITAD Solutions and Digicon Forensics Form Strategic Partnership

Business Process Management | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Mobility | Product Management

TwoRivers ITAD Solutions (TIS) has partnered with Digicon Forensics to provide both digital reconstruction and forensic investigations, as well as secure data destruction and responsible recycling for businesses and individuals.

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InSight Digital Summit 2020 Presented by Convergint Technologies

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Mobility | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Energy | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Talent | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

November 17th-19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST Daily

InSight Digital Summit, hosted by Convergint Technologies, is an exclusive virtual trade show event. This fully immersive digital summit will allow for a traditional trade show experience live from the comfort of your own home or office.

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TAG Launches 2020 Fintech Ecosystem Update

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170 Fintech companies, 38,000+ employees, $715+ million YTD in Local Fintech Investments

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IDology Appoints Christina Luttrell as CEO

Fintech | Information Security | Product Management

Widely recognized innovator and leader in identity verification takes the helm.

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PPRO Expands Global Offering With Top Indonesian Payment Methods DOKU and OVO

Fintech | International Business | Product Management

PPRO, the world’s leading local payments platform-as-a-service, has today announced its entrance into the Indonesian market. The new integration of popular Indonesian payment methods DOKU and OVO unlocks the simplest, most efficient access to Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce market.

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Global Payments’ Chairman, Troy Woods, to Receive 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

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Payments Veteran to be Recognized at Fintech South for Decades of Innovation and Leadership
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NCR teams up with Microsoft to keep millions of IoT edge devices at retail stores, restaurants and banks running

Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a software and services leader for the retail, restaurant and banking industries, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to power NCR Digital Connected Services (DCS).

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Global Fintech Leaders Take World Stage at Fintech South

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Technology Association of Georgia Partners with International Delegates to Connect the Global Community in Atlanta

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Technology Association of Georgia Adds 100+ Speakers to Lineup at Fintech South

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Virtual Conference Continues to Bolster Content from Biggest Names in the Industry.

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Rev.io Announces Significant Growth Equity Investment from Primus Capital

Cloud | Corporate Development | Fintech | Mobility

Recapitalization will support Rev.io’s ambitious growth goals for its market-leading billing and customer management platform serving communications and technology providers.

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Deluxe Selects Metro Atlanta for New FinTech Innovation Center and Offices, Will Create Over 700 Jobs

Business Process Management | Fintech

Deluxe will establish a new office complex along with a FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in the City of Sandy Springs in Fulton County. Deluxe will create 709 new jobs and invest more than $10 million in the metro Atlanta project.

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