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Arketi Group is a high-tech public relations and digital marketing agency that helps business-to-business technology organizations accelerate growth through intelligent strategy, public relations, messaging, branding and demand generation. We do this by first, helping your Marketing team craft and deliver a compelling message that resonates with the market; and then, creating an environment where your Sales team has what they need to sell. Our core belief is that marketing generates revenue.

Arketi’s team has deep industry expertise in marketing cloud computing, mobile technology, healthcare technology, and IT-enabled services.

Clients benefiting from Arketi’s focused approach to BtoB PR and digital marketing include Aptean, BuildingReports, COX, Ingenious Med, NanoLumens, NCR, PMG, Recall, Sidel, Travelport and Xerox. For more information, call 404.929.0091 x202 or visit

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Sandy Springs is one of the best places in the U.S. to do business. The City offers ready access to domestic and global markets, a highly educated work force, and choice of housing and good schools. With an extensive local road access to Interstate 285, Georgia Highway 400 and access to 3 MARTA stations, Sandy Springs makes a great choice for business service providers. A robust community of Fortune 500 corporations, mid-size companies and new businesses enjoy a low tax rate and award-winning municipal services. The metro area is recognized as one of the top three locations for technology companies, and Sandy Springs is at the center of this growth. Learn more at

EVO Payments International is a leading privately-held payments processor and acquirer for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government organizations, and multinational corporations located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. EVO offers an industry leading array of secure, innovative products and solutions that support the growth of their highly valued customers and their businesses.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EVO is a "single source" for the full range of electronic payment services.

EVO actively services over 450,000 merchant businesses of all sizes, in various industries, processing over $100 billion in annual processing volume and over 2 billion transactions worldwide. Employing over 2,000, EVO works aggressively to stay in the forefront of technology and to provide a wide range of innovative products and services that facilitate growth opportunities for your business. Visit EVO online at

The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) grows Georgia's economy by expanding university research capacity and by seeding and shaping startup companies around inventions and discoveries.

For over twenty-five years, GRA has worked to strengthen the university research enterprise in Georgia by working in partnership with the University System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development to create the companies and jobs of Georgia's future. Visit to learn more.

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Here in the College of Engineering we inspire dreams, improve minds, ignite curiosity, and define the promise of tomorrow. We are focused on providing innovative tools for improving people’s lives and transforming the world through engineering.

  • Largest and most diverse College of Engineering in the country.
  • All engineering programs ranked in the top ten nationally.
  • Number one in bachelor's degrees awarded to women.
  • Ranked among the country’s top five engineering schools and among the top in the world.
  • Number one in engineering doctoral degrees awarded to African American students.

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Whether you are building a new headquarters, expanding or starting a company, developing real estate or buying a home – Invest Atlanta offers a wide portfolio of funding tools to make your project more successful. Unlike traditional funding options, our goal is more than profits. It’s creating prosperity for all that choose to call the City of Atlanta home. Learn more about Atlanta’s official economic development agency at

McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS) is partof McKesson Corportion – a Fortune 11 company and the world’s leading provider of healthcare supply, IT and connectivity solutions. At MTS, we focus ahead on the business of better financial, clinical and operational health. Our aim and passion is to help customers chart a clear, logical and achievable path as healthcare transforms toward value-based care and reimbursement. Whether you have advanced capabilities or are just getting started, we work with you on a customized approach to achieving your goals for sustainable success today and as the future unfolds. Our technology solutions and services span the continuum of care, enabling us to offer a unique 360o perspective as we work with providers, payers and pharmacies to achieve better outcomes for their business and, most importantly, their patients. To learn more, visit our blog at

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta's quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on growing the region's innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta's innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and telling Atlanta's story. For more information, visit

SecureWorks is a leading global provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions exclusively focused on protecting clients from cyberattacks. We have pioneered an integrated approach that delivers a broad portfolio of information security solutions to organizations of varying size and complexity. Our solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches and predict emerging threats. The solutions leverage our proprietary technologies, processes and extensive expertise in the information security industry that we have developed over 17 years of operations.

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