Georgia's Upstart Crowdfunding Platforms Showcased in Hub Magazine

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Publication by Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) features the state's Financial Technology Industry.

Georgia's Technology Connection

The current issue of Hub Magazine features Peach State innovators in the crowdfunding space.

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently showcased five Georgia-based organizations that operate crowdfunding platforms in the latest issue of Hub Magazine.

The current issue of Hub Magazine features Peach State innovators in the crowdfunding space. Thanks to the Invest Georgia Exemption (IGE), a number of crowdfunding companies have emerged across the state as a new way to help fund great ideas:

  • Georgia Tech Starter- The world's first peer-reviewed, university-based crowdfunding platform for science and engineering projects.
  • 478-BIBB FUND- a micro-grant organization and platform for the Central Georgia region to fund great ideas with $1,000 at a time.
  • GROUNDFLOOR- A microlending community for real estate that enables individual microlenders to back independent commercial borrowers with direct secured loans that pay 6-26% annually.
  • SparkMarket- An intrastate equity crowdfunding platform that made history by hosting the first successful equity-based crowdfund open to the U. S. public in 2013.
  • SterlingFunder- An equity, debt and rewards crowdfunding portal which connects startup companies seeking capital with investors.

The organizations were in the magazine’s Georgia Upstarts section, which is a regular feature that profiles startups, innovators and disruptors with intriguing technology products/solutions in the marketplace or that are ready to be released within the next 5-6 months.

Georgia Upstarts can be found on page 25 of the FinTech issue of Hub Magazine.

The FinTech issue of Hub Magazine offers a glimpse of the industry in Georgia which is recognized as one of the leading Financial Technology capitals in the nation. The sector produces more than $34 Billion annually, and employs 25,000 in the state and over 135,000 globally.

View the digital version of the magazine by clicking READ NOW at: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/839251

About Hub Magazine

Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. Published quarterly, HUB Magazine reaches a potential 26,000 + subscribers via print and digital distribution. Learn more at: www(dot)hubga(dot)com

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies.

It's a new world for tech, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has emerged as a world-class membership organization and an engine for economic development for the state 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.

TAG TODAY:

  • 26,000+ Members
  • 2,000+ Member Companies
  • 200+ Events per year
  • 34 Societies

Membership in TAG puts you in good company: a who's who of tech leaders and pioneers. With over 26,000 members representing over 2,000 tech and tech-enabled companies, TAG is a leader in the technology industry, connecting you to thought leaders, executives of FORTUNE 500 companies, investors, government and civic leaders, service providers and entrepreneurs. TAG membership also provides you with instant access to our specialized groups that focus on a board cross section of industries and topics. Our 34 societies encompass more than a dozen disciplines, including international business, mobility, entertainment technology, project management and even offshore development solutions.

When you join TAG, you support the economic development of Georgia's technology industry. In addition to our more than 200 educational and networking events each year, TAG is as an advocate for positive public policy change. We work with government leaders to develop and enact the policies and legislation that will bolster the growth of our technology community.
We further support economic development efforts throughout the state by partnering with city, regional and state chambers of commerce and other growth-oriented organizations to promote the great companies and people that comprise our technology community.

Join TAG today...because the strength of our membership builds value in TAG and will ultimately help us impact the future of technology in Georgia.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org

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