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    September 15, 2014 Why Atlanta is ripe for innovation

    Atlanta is one of the best cities in the country to be an innovator.

    It’s the second most affordable city in the country, while entrepreneurs in other cities cram themselves into small “hacker hostels” to make ends meet. Over the past five years, the city attracted over $700 million in private investment through Invest Atlanta, and Atlanta added nearly $100 million to its cash reserves.

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    August 29, 2014 Atlanta in Top 20 for tech industry job growth

    The technology industry is powering the Atlanta job market — and, it seems, quickly filling the city’s office towers. Atlanta ranked 14th among the top 20 metro areas in high-tech job growth, according to real estate firm CBRE Group Inc.

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    August 18, 2014 Can an Event Space Unite Atlanta’s Sprawling Tech Scene?

    When J. Cornelius was looking to relocate his software company from Texas to the East Coast in 2008, Atlanta seemed like a natural choice. “Because of the large amount of colleges that are here, we figured there would be a lot of talent,” he comments. “Obviously the airport was great. The cost of living was the same. It just made sense.” That fall, the Athens, Georgia native set out to revive a dormant local meetup group, the Atlanta Web Design Group (AWDG), in order to enliven the sector’s sleepy social scene. In six years (he’s the group’s president), Cornelius has helped to grow AWDG to almost 3,000 members, while the tech and design communities in Atlanta have grown exponentially.

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