Economic Development

A Month of Tech Travels for Economic Development Team

Members of the Invest Atlanta team spent the month of June representing Atlanta, networking with company executives, and meeting with savvy entrepreneurs at several international technology conferences. These trips are part of IA’s larger strategy to attract and retain businesses from targeted industry sectors, including cybersecurity, health IT, and the biosciences. Kevin Johnson, IA’s Senior Vice… Read more

Boston Consulting Group Bringing 200 Jobs to Atlanta

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management and consulting firm, will create more than 200 jobs and invest $9.2 million in a new regional support center in Atlanta. The new jobs will include highly skilled positions in creative visual services, finance, client and business support, legal… Read more

Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative Hosts InnovateHER Challenge

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) hosted the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge on Thursday, June 1. InnovateHER is a national business competition seeking entrepreneurs who are creating products or services that have a measurable impact on women and their families, fills a need in the marketplace and has… Read more