Atlanta may be the payments capital of the world, but the world doesn’t necessarily know it yet. That’s why, to get its due, Atlanta is teaming up with another global capital whose financial pedigree is less in question: London. The two cities are joining forces to create what they’re pithily calling the “Davos of payments,” a play Read more
When it comes to financial technology, there’s an elephant in the room that companies in Atlanta’s “Transaction Alley” would do well to watch closely: India. While the country has its challenges with relatively low Internet penetration (despite nearly 500 million users overall) and a largely unbanked population, India through technology and a bit of timing is already beginning to leapfrog the West’s traditional trajectory on Read more
Another Irish firm has announced plans to put a 500-job customer support center in Georgia, the latest example of how an outsourcing sector built up in Dublin to serve multinationals has swung back across the Atlantic to benefit American job-seekers. Dublin-based Sysnet Global Solutions brings value beyond the typical call center. A provider of payments compliance and cybersecurity solutions, Read more
The local office of the U.S. Commercial Service is looking for participants to join a trade mission to Singapore focused on opportunities in financial technology, payment processing and the digital economy.
Given that startups and innovation labs often steal the spotlight from established companies, the Technology Association of Georgia is launching an awards ceremony honoring the use of financial technology in existing businesses.
On paper, TruRating comes off like yet another London startup filling a tiny niche in the ever-expanding payments space, a bit player vying for a small sliver of a crowded market. But after a few minutes with its ambitious founder, Georgina Nelson, it’s easier to be convinced that one second of a customer’s time, multiplied over thousands Read more
A British firm that expanded its U.S. distribution center and headquarters in Norcross this week is putting a different spin on the metro area’s payments niche.
The Israeli government, with help from the Atlanta-based America Israel Business Connector, is bringing a delegation of financial technology companies from the country to Atlanta in late June to foster business connections.
An Australian software firm that helps companies manage their workforces is set to open its headquarters for the Western Hemisphere in Alpharetta, employing 20 people when fully staffed. The announcement comes just a week after a manufacturer and a fintech firm from the Pacific country announced new operations in Georgia. Sydney-based Deputy already has customers Read more
Pamela A. Joseph, who served as vice chairman of U.S. Bancorp’s payment services division before retiring last year, has joined TSYS’ (Total System Services), board of directors. Ms. Joseph is to assume he company’s executive leadership team as president and chief operating officer effective May 1. Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS is a credit card processor, merchant Read more