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How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Global Economy

BY STEPHEN PAIR, CEO, BITPAY Today, blockchain is one of the hottest topics in fintech, but many people don’t understand this technology and how it can change the world. Last month, I had the pleasure of serving as an expert on Tech Alpharetta’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain panel. During the ev...

Executive Spotlight Series | DataSeers’ Adwait Joshi

Digital payment solutions, such as the prepaid sector and cryptocurrencies, have emerged in recent years, increasing the number of payments being handled outside of the traditional banking system. The global cryptocurrency market is projected to surge from $574.3 million in 2017 to $6,702.1 million ...

Executive Spotlight Series | Scientific Games’ Walt Eisele

In October 2018, the Mega Millions jackpot of $1.6 billion dollars – its second highest jackpot ever. Despite a 1 in 302,575,350 odds, the U.S. lottery industry saw record consumer participation. In December, U.S. annual retail sales for lottery instant “scratch” games hit a record $50 billion...

Alpharetta Now Home to More than 700 Technology Companies

  City Continues to Grow its Thriving Tech Ecosystem Alpharetta, Ga. (Jan. 16, 2019) – The City of Alpharetta and Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta to lead in innovation, announced today that there are now 704 tech companies that call Alpharetta home, ...

Executive Spotlight Series | Hi-Rez Studios’ Todd Harris

Online gaming and esports are two of the hottest entertainment industries today, both experiencing double digit growth in 2018. According to Newzoo, the video game industry is expected to be worth nearly $138 billion by the end of 2018, with esports revenues projected to reach $1.65 billion by 2021....

Tech Alpharetta: Taking Stock of 2018

Tech Alpharetta: Taking Stock of 2018 As 2019 rapidly approaches, it’s time to take stock of 2018. Between our tech thought leadership and our tech networking events, we’re excited to report that in 2018 alone, we provided more than 17 locally- based, high quality, tech-only programs in Alpharet...

FinTech Startup DataSeers Graduates from Tech Alpharetta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Company is the 8th Graduate of Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center Alpharetta, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2018) – Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta to lead in innovation, announces the most recent graduate from its Innovation Center, ...

Spotlight Series| 11-11 Ventures’ CEO Arul Murugan

Tech Alpharetta’s anchor venture capital tenant and member, 11-11 Ventures, is an innovation-driven venture capital firm investing and growing early stage technology companies with specific focus in Blockchain.  It has been headquartered at Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center for two years ...

CEO Spotlight Series | Tech Alpharetta’s CEO Karen Cashion

In 2012, Alpharetta’s mayor and city council created the state’s first technology commission, called the Alpharetta Technology Commission. Its mission was to provide strategic input to the city, and to help identify opportunities and initiatives to support Alpharetta’s technology sector. Today...

11-11 Ventures’ Gain Closes On $1.2M For Venture Atlanta

  Tech Alpharetta is proud to announce that its anchor venture capital tenant and member, 11-11 Ventures, operator of GAIN (Global Accredited Investor Network), has surpassed its $1M goal and closed on $1.2M from accredited individual investors, to invest into select companies who presented at ...

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