Moderated by Rick Badie
Techie.com, a web magazine, recently named Atlanta one of the top 10 emerging tech hubs in 2014. Today, the magazine’s editor-in-chief explains why our region’s techie culture is considered one of the nation’s most innovative and creative. Meanwhile, an executive with AT&T Mobility writes about the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s new Mobility Task Force.
Atlanta: A tech hub to watch
By Dan Blacharski
The South is getting a lot of attention this year from tech entrepreneurs, and Atlanta is leading the charge for the New South.
Although there are plenty of companies like AT&T, Dell SecureWorks and First Data in Atlanta, the city is also home to more than 150 mobile tech-related startups and one of the most exciting small-business entrepreneurship communities in the country. Atlanta is 12th in the nation for number of tech start-ups. There have been several new co-working communities, start-up incubators and funding organizations working together to