The purpose of the Greater Alpharetta Tech Network is to engage and strengthen the Greater Alpharetta technology community by serving the interests of technology companies and professionals in North Fulton and South Forsyth

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Welcome to the Greater Alpharetta Tech Network, your new connection to the local technology scene in North Fulton and South Forsyth. We are your locally based, nonprofit technology association dedicated to the growth and prosperity of technology companies and professionals in the Greater Alpharetta area.

More than 900 technology companies call the Greater Alpharetta area home. Until now there has not been a local association committed to providing education, thought leadership and peer networking to this vibrant technology cluster.

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Atlanta’s ‘Transaction Alley’: US Payment Processing Capital

Atlanta’s ‘Transaction Alley’: US Payment Processing Capital

Every time you swipe, tap or insert your card and even pay with your phone, there’s a good chance the transaction will be processed here in Georgia. That’s because nearly 70 percent of all payment card transactions are processed here, and more than half of U.S. financial technology firms are based in the Atlanta area. Tino Mantella, president of the Technology Association of Georgia, said you can expect to see more financial tech READ MORE
Tech firms find support in Alpharetta

Tech firms find support in Alpharetta

With almost 900 companies in the North Fulton city, Alpharetta is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s up-and-coming technology hubs. Spirit App founder Connor Ford works in Alpharetta’s Innovation Center. “People will often ask ‘why Alpharetta?’ or ‘Why didn’t you just go down to Buckhead?,’” said Connor Ford, the 18-year-old founder of tech startup Spirit App. “Alpharetta is a fantastic area.” He developed the mobile app, READ MORE
Business: evolve to survive digital extinctions

Business: evolve to survive digital extinctions

Rich Napoli, CEO of Object Frontier Software, speaks to members of the Greater Alpharetta Tech Network Oct. 15 about surviving in a fast-paced digital world. ALPHARETTA, Ga. – When ride-sharing company Uber first arrived in the taxi-cab industry, were they recognized as a disruptive force? Probably not immediately. But now, using a mix of the right technology and the right idea, they have been able to make inroads in what was once a solid READ MORE