April 8, 2021
Kindbody, a fast-growing health and technology company opens its newest fertility clinic and IVF lab in Atlanta, GA.
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October 16, 2021
ATLANTA (AP) -- One of the world's largest elevator towers will soon be opened to test elevators of the future as well as current ones high above the Atlanta suburbs.TK Elevators' 420-foot (128 meters) tower is set to become fully operational early next year, company executives said this week on a tour of the new research lab and elevator testing facility.
October 13, 2021
ATLANTA (AP) -- Cisco says it will expand its presence in Georgia by opening a new 700-employee office in midtown Atlanta.The California-based tech giant is investing $41 million to open in a massive complex developed on land owned by Georgia Tech.
September 29, 2021
ATLANTA (AP) -- Payment processor Visa Inc. said it will expand its operations in Atlanta, growing to about 1,000 employees at a new office in the city.Atlanta has emerged as a center of financial technology and payment processing, one draw for San Francisco-based Visa to expand in Georgia.
September 18, 2021
BetterUp, a reskilling and coaching platform for employees before and beyond the C-suite, is getting in touch with its emotions. This week, the richly funded unicorn startup announced a pair of acquisitions in the emotional artificial intelligence and people management space: Motive and Impraise. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
September 17, 2021
Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex were all aboard this week under the guidance of Chris and Grace, which meant we had the full team. And speaking of teams, Mary Ann is joining the Friday show on a weekly basis now. She's been a friend for years, and a colleague now twice-over for Natasha and Alex and we could not be more [...]
Richard Dal Porto
September 14, 2021
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
September 14, 2021
With around $3 billion invested in the first half of 2021, already around a 50% gain on 2020's full-year figures, it's clear Atlanta is seeing an unprecedented wave of venture investment.
August 10, 2021
The Coca-Cola Company is joining Engage--a collaborative innovation and corporate venture program comprised of Fortune 500 corporations, enterprise startups and research universities--to pursue a shared mission to elevate Atlanta and the Southeast as a leading technology and innovation hub. The investment fund in support of the Engage program, managed by Tech Square Ventures, is backed by 14 Atlanta-based corporations representing 13 unique industries, including Delta Air Lines, Invesco, C...
July 21, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live, and several studies have documented how those widespread changes in human behavior have impacted the environment. NASA scientists and others using data from NASA and our partner satellites have shown that air pollution levels dropped significantly during COVID-19. A new, NASA-funded study, conducted by scientists at The George Washington University (GW) in Washington, D.C., zoomed in on the 15 largest metropolitan areas in the United States to see how the drop in air pollution differed from neighborhood to neighborhood. The paper was published July 20 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
July 15, 2021
The Georgia-based nonprofit system is set to grow from 11 to 17 hospitals thanks to a pair of purchases announced in May. The nursing union said it's concerned that these and other provider deals across the state are harming competition and will increase the price of care for residents.
July 13, 2021
Georgia has seen the highest percentage of venture funding going to Black founders of any other state in the country since 2016, per Crunchbase figures. Only California and New York have seen more total dollars go to Black founders than Georgia -- which has witnessed $749 million flow to Black founders in the last five-plus years.
July 12, 2021
Mastercard and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership and Mastercard's ongoing role as Presenting Sponsor of the All-Star Game. This builds on Mastercard's more than 20-year history of delivering Priceless experiences and innovation to baseball fans in stadiums as well as across MLB viewing channels. Through the partnership, Mastercard is also providing MLB fans with enhanced payment technologies at the game and throughout the season by w...
June 26, 2021
Workers are trading jobs, enticed by the guarantee of flexible schedules and continued work from home
Haig Partners LLC
June 24, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Haig Partners LLC, the leading buy-sell advisory firm to higher-value auto dealers, was the exclusive sell-side advisor to Swickard Auto Group...
June 22, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- My Eyelab, a retail brand of Now Optics, announced today it has signed an agreement which will bring nine new franchise stores to Alabama,...
Berlin Business Office, USA
June 22, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- On June 15, 2021, approximately 70 leading FinTech professionals came together for an inspirational and strategic exchange between two emerging...
T.D. Jakes Real Estate Ventures, LLC
June 21, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark real estate deal being praised as a stimulus to the city's most promising communities, the Local Redevelopment Authority Board of...
June 21, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Club Pilates, the nation's largest Pilates franchise, has announced their Golf Championship Sweepstakes, which offers first time members and...
June 19, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Slutty Vegan and NBA All-Star Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns are teaming up to serve free food to the Atlanta community in celebration of...
June 18, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Homestead Entertainment is partnering with Dennis L. Reed II Productions (DIIR) to release First Lady 3 on the premium streaming services of...