WELCOME TO GATN

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.

We cordially invite you to Get Connected.

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Coke likes to play ‘fast pitch’ with tech start-ups

Coke likes to play ‘fast pitch’ with tech start-ups

Can be shortcut to finding new technologies And when the angel goes by the name Coca Cola, you know you’re playing in the big leagues. But what’s in it for Coke and other angels playing in the fast-pitch league? Executives sitting down to talk were: Coca Cola Global Commercialization Manager Tom North, Industry & Investor Catalyst Betsy Plattenburg of Advanced Technology Development READ MORE
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