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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blockchain startup incubator to open in Atlanta
A big welcome to the Atlanta Blockchain Center.
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.
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.