Israel doesn’t have a lock on innovation, but for its size, there’s no country with more of outsized influence on the global ecosystem. And the world has realized it: In the first half of 2016 alone, startup companies in the country of 8 million people sold for $3.32 billion.
Atlanta’s airport has put on display holiday trees decorated by consulates from 12 different countries at the international terminal.
They’re separated by an ocean and a continent, but the Central European nation of Hungary and the state of Georgia see a natural partnership that spans from politics to economics, the country’s deputy foreign minister told Global Atlanta. Close your eyes for a moment and subtract the accent, and Laszlo Szabo could be a spokesman for Georgia’s […]
Mayor Kasim Reed may be concerned about unseating New York in terms of international air destinations among U.S. airports, but Atlanta’s real connectivity rival may be Chicago, according to a new report out by OAG, an aviation insights company.
Atlanta is no longer content to be the capital of the South; the Olympic host city is dreaming bigger and now clearly has world-sized ambitions. That was the message from the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s annual meeting, where the business organization revealed a new logo and renderings of a new office at the 191 Peachtree tower while putting forth […]
Osaka, Japan-based Yanmar Co., Ltd., a global company with its U.S. regional headquarters in Adairsville, Ga., is to open a new training and customer experience facility. According to a Nov. 1 release of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the expansion of the Yanmar America Corp. in Cherokee County, is to create 25 jobs and […]
In what might be characterized as disclaimers, Professor Bibek Debroy brought India down to earth before showing how important changes in the country are poised to help it soar. Despite its rapid growth rate and accomplishments in reducing poverty, India is still a poor place where 100,000 of its 600,000 villages lack access to basic government […]
It’s generally accepted that the European Union is facing some of the toughest tests ever to its unity, as an influx of refugees, security concerns and deepening discontent with the political class have led to the rise of nationalist parties and contributed to the decision by the United Kingdom to leave the bloc. But for […]
Atlanta has conquered myopia in its international investment recruitment efforts — at least according to the Brookings Institution, which did a short profile on the city ahead of last week’s Global Cities Summit, attended by Mayor Kasim Reed. The piece discusses “new thinking” that has arisen in the metro area, where cities, counties and other […]
Local politicians and economic development leaders joined Mercedes-Benz USA Monday to help break ground on a new U.S. headquarters that the German auto maker’s leaders say will be its long-term base for community partnership. In a ceremony, MB-USA CEO Dietmar Exler praised the brand’s staff and underscored the welcome it has received in metro Atlanta. “Now that we are here, we all […]