While Atlanta makes its case as a global hub for cybersecurity, seven companies from around the globe will be making theirs to the city’s top chief information-security officers. Seven of the 12 firms selected for an Oct. 4 pitch event are from four countries outside the United States: Israel, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. […]
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Update: Notes from Taiwan’s local office added at 4:47 p.m. on Sept. 11. Haiti information added at 5:37 p.m. Belgium’s effort has been updated as of Sept. 12 at 4:28 p.m. to reflect a broader array of response activities the consulate has undertaken. Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Irma’s approach has local diplomatic offices scrambling to […]
Lain Shakespeare looks out a window over the Atlanta Beltline, sharing the vision for the light rail line organizers hope will eventually run parallel to a trail that already has arguably transformed the way the city sees itself. “Projects like this are really redefining the way people view this city and increasing the demand for […]
Atlanta-based financial data provider eVestment has announced that the Nasdaq stock market will purchase the company for $705 million.
Two Atlanta startups, both connected with technology and travel, have been named for an international exchange program with Toulouse, France. Volantio, which makes software to help airlines with marketing automation and booking optimization, and Vayando, which offers an online platform connecting travelers with experiences offered by social entrepreneurs internationally, are headed to Toulouse as part […]
Sage, the business software firm, has picked four startups based in the British city of Newcastle to visit Atlanta for a program in October that could help them attract investors and scale into the U.S. market. Two Atlanta firms have also been selected to reciprocate the visit during a trip in November, where they will […]
Wim Van Cauteren, the trade commissioner in Atlanta for the Belgian region of Flanders, will soon head south to a new locale Sept. 15: Mexico City. Mr. Van Cauteren will transition from a role with Flanders Investment and Trade, which works directly for the Flemish regional government, to trade commissioner for Flanders and Brussels at the […]
With a newsletter launched this week, the Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta has followed the trend of local diplomatic missions ramping up their digital outreach efforts. In a letter contained in the initial newsletter, Consul General William De Baets said the publication is intended to be a complement — not a replacement — to […]
Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the U.S., underscored the deeply rooted ties binding the state of Georgia with the United Kingdom during a reception held at the residence of Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford the evening of Aug. 21, the ambassador’s first of a two day visit in Atlanta. He recounted highlights of his […]
A British company that makes aircraft fuel tanks and other polymer structures will invest $30 million and expand its workforce by 20 percent at a Polk County plastics plant. Meggitt Polymers and Composites is hiring 211 more people at the Rockmart plant northwest of Atlanta, where it already employs 1,000 people. Along with fuel tanks […]