Atlanta Business News

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  • Viewpoint: Mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard pitches Atlanta to Amazon
    Dear Amazon, Atlanta is so glad to hear you are courting a new partner to grow with into the future and would love to be that one.There’s so much we could do to make your company grow while starting your new life in another place. While many cities will put ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Blue Ridge CEO finds inspiration in ‘The Art of War’ by Sun Tzu
    In "Meet the C-Suite," we introduce Jim Byrnes, CEO of Atlanta-based Blue Ridge. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Georgia Medicaid could get short-term boost from ACA replacement
    Georgia and other states that did not expand Medicaid coverage through Obamacare would receive an increase in federal health-care funding under a replacement to the Affordable Care Act the U.S. Senate is expected to take up next week. However, a per-enrollee cap on Medicaid funding included in the bill would ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Kayak founder Paul English’s newest venture: a Boston MLK memorial
    Boston has long been promised a statue or memorial to honor the civil rights leader, who received his PhD at Boston University. A tech entrepreneur and Mayor Martin Walsh want to finally make it happen. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Tom Price featured in recent meeting hosted by athenahealth
    A spokeswoman for the Massachusetts health IT company said the visit by Trump's U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services was part of its More Disruption Please initiative. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Mercedes to produce electric vehicles in Alabama after $1B expansion
    Mercedes-Benz International Inc. plans to start producing electric vehicles in Alabama as part of a $1 billion expansion. It's an expansion that will create more than 600 jobs in Alabama and will also include components in metro Birmingham. The company said it will start producing an all-electric sports utility vehicle ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • President Trump taps Randy Evans ambassador to Luxembourg
    President Donald Trump will nominate Atlanta lawyer and longtime Republican activist Randy Evans U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg, the White House announced Thursday. Evans, a partner in the Atlanta office of global law firm Dentons US LLP, is a member of the Republican National Committee. He also co-chairs the Georgia Judicial ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • UGA study shows wood pellets feasible in power production, but costly
    Biomass-produced electricity can be produced in the United States for about the same cost as other renewable sources of energy, according to a new study conducted by The University of Georgia. However, wood pellets also would require the same tax credits and other government subsidies needed to make solar and ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • ​GDEcD: New Roswell HQ shows Georgia as ‘magnet’ for international companies
    A deal between a Danish manufacturer and Fulton County is an example of Georgia becoming a "magnet" for international companies, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The GDEcD said Thursday that Danish manufacturer Kamstrup Water Metering LLC will create 52 jobs in the company’s new North American headquarters ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Cybersecurity startup Bastille hits $100 million valuation
    San Francisco-based Bastille, which has a third of its workforce in Atlanta, has raised a $27 million investment from Bessemer Venture Partners, Spinnaker VC, Comcast, Keel Funds, Ballentine Partners, and individual investors. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Coca-Cola patenting ‘surprisingly improved’ small soda bottle
    The new bottle can dramatically improve carbonation retention and shelf life, Coca-Cola inventors say. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Invest Atlanta board gives tentative OK to Turner Field area redevelopment
    Atlanta's economic development agency gave preliminary approval Thursday to the first phase of the redevelopment of the Turner Field area. ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Coca-Cola recycles Mean Joe Green campaign with ‘virtual athlete’ endorsement deal (Video)
    It's no Mean Joe, but The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) stepped inside the drawing board with a new "virtual athlete" endorsement deal with the popular FIFA soccer video game. The adjacent video shows a kid consoling Alex Hunter, a fictional soccer player created by Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) for ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Report: Underwater mortgages in metro Atlanta drop sharply
    The number of underwater mortgages in metro Atlanta dropped 20 percent in three months during the second quarter of 2017, according to a Sept. 21 report by CoreLogic, an Irvine, Calif.-based provider of property information and analysis. In the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell metropolitan statistical area, 59,247, or 4.9 percent of all ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
  • Delta adds Atlanta to Portugal flight as part of 2018 trans-Atlantic expansion
    As part of a plan to bolster its nonstop flights to Europe next summer, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) said it's adding a direct flight from its hub in Atlanta to Lisbon, Portugal. Delta will add daily seasonal flights to Lisbon from May 24-Sept. 4 out of Hartsfield International ... read more
    Source: Atlanta Georgia Business NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
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