Alpharetta News

New Chairman Steps in for Tech Alpharetta Strategic Board

Felipe Smolka, EVP & Transformation Officer with LeasePlan is the Chairman of Tech Alpharetta’s Strategic Board. He replaces Ryan Hollenbeck with Verint who served in this capacity for two outstanding years and tremendously helped grow Tech Alpharetta’s services, mission, and brand. Read more in the article below. Read More

Where’s the Scoop Opens Ice Cream Shop Downtown

Thai- inspired rolled ice cream shop Where’s the Scoop opened their newest location in Downtown Alpharetta over the weekend. They also have planned openings in Atlanta and throughout the metro region. Read more at the link below. Read More

Pye-Barker Expands with Purchase of Two Western-Based Firms

Alpharetta- headquartered fire protection company Pye-Barker recently acquired two firms in the Western US. The acquisition further expands Pye-Barker’s services footprint. Read more in the article below. Read More

Alpharetta is Home to 13 of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. Magazine released their ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America and 13 Alpharetta-based companies made the list. In the State of Georgia, Alpharetta is second only to Atlanta. See the entire list at the link below. Read More

AMC Theatre at North Point Mall to Reopen

The AMC Theatre at North Point Mall will reopen next Thursday, August 27th. Read the article below for more details. Read More

V2X Deployment Now in Alpharetta

Vehicle-to-Everything, or V2X technology has been deployed in Alpharetta. This technology allows vehicles to communicate with parts of the traffic system around them. A major reason why this is important is for emergency vehicles, such as ambulances or firefighting trucks, needing right of way while other traffic is safety brought to a halt. Read more in the story below. https://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news/connected-vehicles-infrastructure/worlds-first-dual-mode-dual-active-v2x-deployed-in-three-states-by-autotalks-and-applied-information.html... Read More

Ciox Health Acquires San Francisco-Based Biomedical Tech Firm

Alpharetta headquartered Health IT company Ciox Health recently acquired San Francisco-based biomedical tech firm Medal Inc. The acquisition will allow them to accelerate their services in patient care support. Read more in the article below.   Read More

More Coverage of Finosec, Tech Alpharetta’s Newest Graduate Startup

Fintech startup Finosec is Tech Alpharetta’s most recent graduate company. We are glad to share more coverage on their milestone and plans for more growth in Alpharetta. Read the article below. Read More

Tech Alpharetta Hosting 1st Annual Startup Showcase

Tech Alpharetta, the lead convener and cultivator of Alpharetta’s technology ecosystem, will host its very 1st Annual Startup Showcase on Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom. More information and a registration link are below. Read More

City Wins Grant to Develop Walkable Neighborhood Around North Point

The City of Alpharetta has been awarded a $1.6M grant by the Atlanta Regional Commission to improve and enhance a section of North Point Parkway for pedestrian activity. See more at the link below. Read More

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