When April Spring spied a woman whose thong was peeking out above her jeans, she didn’t intend to make the woman the butt of an ongoing joke. Nor, at the time, did she envision that the awkward moment would spawn an innovative apparel company based on a hybrid between men’s and women’s underwear.
Spitfire Studios never set out to become an international film house. Even from its outset 11 years ago, the company’s founders always had in view a future filled of feature-length movies. But Bollywood? That was something they never saw coming. “Essentially the viewers in India are tired of their own country, and because of globalization, […]
In addition to the personal information of 146 million Americans put at risk by the Equifax fiasco, the information of 400,000 Brits and Scots was exposed as well – a development that also astounded James Neville.
A privacy management software company that says it has “co-headquarters” in both Atlanta and London is spending $5 million to expand its operations in Atlanta, hiring 500. OneTrust, which also has an office in Munich, Germany, offers software that helps companies doing business around the world comply with the myriad regulations on data privacy — […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]