Articles about Technology

Atlanta Tech Start-Up Volantio Secures $2.6 Million in Financing

[caption id="attachment_1703" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo Credit: Hypeotamus.com[/caption] Volantio, a global leader in post-booking revenue and capacity optimization software for airlines, announced a $2.6M Series B funding round led by Ingleside Investors and strategic investors International Airlines Group (IAG), JetBlue Technology Ventures, and Qantas Ventures. “We are extremely proud that the investment arms of three key… Read more

Co-Working Leader WeWork Opens 3rd Atlanta Location

WeWork, along with Governor Nathan Deal and leadership from Invest Atlanta and the Metro Atlanta Chamber, celebrated the official grand opening of WeWork’s third location in Atlanta, 1372 Peachtree, and the company’s continued growth in Georgia. Atlanta is the 5th-largest co-working market in the U.S., with 230,000 square feet of new co-working space added last year,… Read more

Atlanta Sleep Tech Innovator To Expand Thanks to IA Support

Responsive Surface Technology, an Atlanta-based sleep technology innovator, announced it had received funding through two Invest Atlanta-affiliated programs, the Atlanta Advantage Loan Fund and New Markets Tax Credit financing. The additional capital provided will enable ReST to grow its inventory and expand marketing and research efforts. Managed through Advantage Capital Partners, the Atlanta Advantage Loan… Read more

GSMA Opens North American Regional Office at Armour Yards

The GSMA held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its new North American regional office in Armour Yards near Midtown Atlanta. At a ceremony attended by Dr. Eloisa Klementich and other dignitaries and leaders from the Atlanta technology community, the GSMA officially opened its new 15,000 square-foot offices, which will house nearly 90 GSMA employees. "We are… Read more

NCR Officially Opens New Global Headquarters in Midtown

NCR Corporation opened its new global headquarters campus in Midtown Atlanta. The two-tower campus will provide the space needed to prepare for future growth and create innovations that will help power the digitally-connected economy. In total, NCR’s new headquarters will be home to approximately 5,000 skilled professionals. The state-of-the-art campus will be roughly 750,000 square… Read more

Invest Atlanta and Partners Showcase Atlanta FinTech at Money2020

The Invest Atlanta Economic Development team traveled to Las Vegas in October for Money 2020, the world’s largest payments and financial services innovation conference. Working with the state of Georgia, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and FinTech Atlanta, Invest Atlanta had an incredibly successful time in Las Vegas as the city, state, and region… Read more

Startups Pitch at Second Annual ATL Aviation Innovation Demo Day

Six startups from Atlanta, the United Kingdom, and France presented their innovations at the second annual ATL Aviation Innovation Demo Day. Held on October 13, 2017 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the event featured startups delivering 7-minute pitches to representatives from the airport and several airlines. Invest Atlanta, the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, and… Read more

Two BRE Clients Open Office Expansions in the City of Atlanta

The Invest Atlanta Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) team saw two clients—GCI Graphics and Salesloft—open their brand-new office spaces in September. On Thursday, September 28, GCI Graphics cut the ribbon on their new 40,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility in Atlanta Industrial Park. The additional room will provide the 25-year-old company with the ability to add… Read more

Companies Announced for 2017 Atlanta International Startup Exchange

The City of Atlanta announced on September 5 that the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Invest Atlanta, along with international partners including the U.K. Department for International Trade, Sage and Metropole Toulouse, had selected the final ten companies for the 2017 Atlanta International Startup Exchange. The Startup Exchange is a one-week international residency which will… Read more

Executive Corner: GPTC’s Preisinger On the Emory Proton Therapy Center

Ashley Preisinger, President of the Georgia Proton Treatment Center, recently visited Invest Atlanta's Executive Corner to discuss the benefits of proton therapy treatment, why they chose to build a facility in Midtown Atlanta, and how Invest Atlanta and the City of Atlanta have supported this effort. Take a look: In July, the Emory Proton Therapy Center's… Read more