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Metro Atlanta is a global leader in financial technology.

Metro Atlanta is a major global center for Financial Technology – with an ecosystem built for today and tomorrow. The FinTech industry is one of Georgia's most important and fastest-growing sectors.

More than 160 FinTech organizations call Georgia home, including global giants like NCR, Worldpay, Equifax, and Global Payments, as well as Atlanta’s industry disrupters including Kabbage, Bitpay, Paymetric, GreenSky, ControlScan, GroundFloor, and Cardlytics. On par with London, New York, Zurich and Singapore, metro Atlanta is  a global center for money, markets and transactions. 

A Global Center For FinTech

Large Community

Large Community

Nearly 50 years after the electronic payments industry was founded here, the region continues to thrive and innovate.



Our colleges and universities are growing the diverse talent the industry needs.

Cost of Living and Doing Business

Cost of Living and Doing Business

You’ll find no better place to do business, thanks to the region's affordability and business climate.

Payments Processing


Transaction Alley

70% of all credit, debit and gift card swipes are processed through a Georgia company.

Global Impact


Processing Powerhouse

More than 15 million global card-enabled merchants rely upon Georgia companies. 

FinTech Startups


Continued FinTech Innovation

Atlanta is one of the top FinTech startup ecosystems to watch around the globe. (Source: Startup Genome, 2018)

Regional FinTech Efforts

Technology Association of Georgia

TAG's mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances Georgia's tech-based economy.

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FinTech Atlanta

FinTech Atlanta, a coalition of companies ranging from Fortune 500s to startups and other organizations, is working to cement Atlanta as the recognized global capital of financial technology. The coalition is funding and fueling efforts to recruit, retain and expand businesses and jobs across the FinTech ecosystem in metro Atlanta. 

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American Transaction Processors Coalition

The American Transaction Processors Coalition represents the more than 70 Georgia-based companies that develop the products and provide resources supporting the financial service industry’s technology needs.

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Georgia FinTech Academy

The Georgia FinTech Academy, a collaboration between the region’s FinTech industry and the 26 public institutions of the University System of Georgia, is a talent development initiative ensuring the region has a strong pipeline of FinTech talent. The Academy is the first of its kind in the nation and allows students to access specialized educational experiences necessary to enter the FinTech sector.

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