Ecosystem Resources

FinTech is one of Georgia’s fastest-growing industries and extends far beyond our recognized strength in payments. Our ecosystem is heavily invested in other sub-clusters, including blockchain, financial markets, InsureTech and reinsurance, credit and risk, loyalty and affinity programs, wealth management, and more. To support this thriving ecosystem, we have a wealth of resources designed to help everyone from students to startups to mature FinTechs.

 

 

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American Transaction Processors Coalition ATPC

American Transaction Processors Coalition

The ATPC was created to protect, promote and preserve the interests of this critical Georgia and American industry through proactive public relations and government affairs activities. In addition, the ATPC works with member companies, community leaders, and government officials to raise the profile of the payments processing industry in a positive light.

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Georgia FinTech Academy

Georgia FinTech Academy

Founded in 2019, the Georgia Fintech Academy is a first of its kind diversity talent development initiative for the fintech industry. Students from across the University System of Georgia participate in classes, events, and projects to prepare for jobs in the fintech industry. Today 23 institutions including Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, and University of Georgia participate in the program every semester.

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Metro Atlanta Chamber

Metro Atlanta Chamber

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) is a 160-year-old organization that today represents businesses, colleges and universities, and nonprofits across the 29-county region that makes up the nation’s ninth largest market. MAC works to position metro Atlanta as a top-tier global region by focusing on three key areas: economic development, public policy and promotion. Its efforts build on the qualities that make Atlanta one of the nation’s most unique metros — its neighborhoods, culture, quality of life, welcoming business community and more.

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Technology Association of Georgia

Technology Association of Georgia

TAG’s mission is to Connect, Promote, Influence and Educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. TAG serves more than 31,000 members statewide through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG hosts more than 150 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 20+ professional societies.

TAG Fintech Society builds recognition of Georgia as the hub of choice for the world’s leading financial technology providers. The society’s goals include accelerating the accumulation of capital by its members, and to foster a business environment conducive to the ongoing success of companies, employees, service providers, educational institutions, entrepreneurs, and investors.

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Recent Announcements

11.15.2022

Opn Enters U.S. Market with Acquisition of MerchantE, Creating a Leading Global Payment Solutions Company

Opn, the one-stop payments solutions company from Japan and Southeast Asia, announced that it has acquired MerchantE, a leading end-to-end digital commerce platform that provides payment processing and solutions to businesses of all sizes in the United States.

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09.26.2022

Software development firm Briteris relocates U.S. headquarters to Atlanta

Briteris, a software talent contracting company, relocated its U.S. headquarters from Seattle to Atlanta.

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08.04.2022

Splitit Shifts Global Headquarters to Atlanta

Founded in Israel, Splitit established its global headquarters in New York in early 2019, but chose to shift headquarters to Atlanta to better support the company’s new strategic direction.

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04.29.2022

Cash App to bring 100-plus jobs to Atlanta

Mobile money transfer and payment service Cash App has leased all 30,000 available square feet at The Mill, Coro Realty’s recently-completed transformation of the former Masquerade venue on North Avenue.

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03.15.2022

Capital One to add hundreds of Atlanta technology jobs

Capital One Financial Corp. is adding hundreds of jobs to Atlanta, making it the latest financial technology corporation to make a big bet on the city’s talent pool.

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03.14.2022

Blockchain startup incubator to open in Atlanta

A big welcome to the Atlanta Blockchain Center.

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09.29.2021

Visa confirms Atlanta expansion, will bring 1,000 jobs to Midtown

Atlanta’s reputation as a financial technology hub and diverse talent pool attracted the credit card giant.

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09.15.2021

Goldman Sachs is acquiring buy now, pay later fintech GreenSky for $2.2 billion

The all-stock deal for GreenSky, called the biggest fintech platform for home improvement loans, is expected to close by the first quarter of 2022.

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