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Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution, is stopping in Atlanta with the Rise of the Rest tour Thursday, May 7 to hear from Atlanta’s best and brightest and invest $100,000 in a local startup. The Rise of the Rest Tour is designed to... Read more

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Corporations are taking note as Atlanta continues to foster growth for startups and large companies alike while establishing itself as a hub for technology talent. Results of a recent study by... Read more

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Key Takeaways Re: Streaming Music from Start-Opia What You Missed – Spotify is still the big dog with 60 million users (including 15 million paid subscribers). Tidal—three weeks into its much-hyped launch—is... Read more

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Key Takeaways Re: Wearables from Start-Opia What You Missed – In the fast-growing wearables world, FitBit still dominates the activity-tracking popularity contest. Even in spite of the Apple Watch’s  Read more

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One Spark, “The World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival,” attracts innovators and dreamers to Jacksonville, Fla., for six days to showcase their latest projects in technology, health & science, music, social good and education. The... Read more

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Key Takeaways Re: the Apple Watch From Start-Opia What You Missed – With pre-sales beginning April 10 (in-store April 24) the Apple Watch hype machine kicks into sixth gear. Some analysts say there will be 1... Read more

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It’s important for small businesses and startups to maintain a strong presence on social media to reach target audiences and convey key messages. With more than one billion users on Facebook alone, opportunities for consumer engagement and targeted marketing are... Read more

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Atlanta-based startup Intellimedix is changing the face of medicine by using advanced technology to analyze gene mutations and are pioneering a new field they call “diseaseomics.” Using predictive algorithms, Intellimedix can identify more... Read more

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Traveling is a favorite pastime for millions, but planning trips can be a huge headache. Reading through hundreds of reviews, constantly monitoring airline prices, booking a hotel and creating an itinerary can sometimes seem like a full-time job. Luckily, there is a plethora of travel... Read more

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Sustaining a successful business requires more than just a great idea. Entrepreneurs should be sponges, soaking in advice from all possible sources. One hugely overlooked medium of information, however, is podcasts or radio shows. The wild popularity of “Serial” has brought... Read more

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ExamMed, the only universal healthcare technology platform, officially launched at the end of January and is setting a new standard for virtual and in-office care. The new technology allows healthcare providers to access, manage and deliver care in... Read more

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This week we’re spotlighting StoryCall, an Atlanta-based startup headquartered at Atlanta Tech Village. StoryCall is a service and web tool that aims to document family legacies by allowing entire... Read more

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Over the past five years, Atlanta has launched a number of startups into successful businesses. While the city used to be considered a starting out point where many ideas were born, it didn’t have the resources to sustain those ideas. In fact,  Read more

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