FinTech Atlanta

Learn about this state-wide movement and see how Georgia became the FinTech capital of the world.

 

Research

Muscling up on strong authentication: Best practices

Muscling up on strong authentication: Best practices

This Entersekt white paper provides a short overview of the most important elements of an effective user and transaction authentication system. It’s a step-by-step workout routine for organizations that want to bulk up on security and pack that extra punch in the fight against cybercrime.

2017 TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report

2017 TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report

This report is the product of collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business and reflects the contributions of over 20 Georgia FinTech executives and over 100 industry professionals.

Faster Payments Success Guide

Faster Payments Success Guide

In the FIS Faster Payments Success Guide, we explore how financial institutions can determine which entry point might provide the best fit for the business model they have today, and the one they want to build in the coming years.

Banking on Analytics: Why Data is Your Secret Weapon

Banking on Analytics: Why Data is Your Secret Weapon

Financial institutions are armed with an arsenal of data that can be sourced to gain a competitive advantage, improve profitability and minimize losses associated with payment fraud. We address some of the most impactful use cases and opportunities emerging around the creative use of data analytics for issuers and acquirers alike.

Javelin/FIS Fraud Trends White Paper

Javelin/FIS Fraud Trends White Paper

As EMV nears mass adoption, criminals have evolved their fraud tactics. Learn how financial institutions and issuers can use a lifecycle management approach to guard against shifting payment card fraud trends in this white paper commissioned by FIS and authored by Javelin.

2018 Acquiring Trends Research Report

2018 Acquiring Trends Research Report

This research report, sponsored by ControlScan and the Merchant Acquirers Committee (MAC), benchmarks important trends in how processors, acquirers, ISOs and payment facilitators are structuring their PCI compliance programs for reduced business risk.

Bankers as Buyers 2018

Bankers as Buyers 2018

The Hype Around Bitcoin, the War for Talent, Increased Mobile Development and More: U.S. financial institutions are entering 2018 in better financial shape than in many years. This financial upturn provides great opportunity for growth and future innovation for banks and credit unions across the country.

2017 Trade Show Directory Be Your Guide

2017 Trade Show Directory Be Your Guide

If you find it overwhelming to keep track of the many financial services trade shows going on throughout the year, you are not alone. The 2017 Trade Show Directory is a reference tool to easily stay abreast of all the events in the banking, payments, credit union, mortgage and insurance industry throughout this year.

2016 TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report

2016 TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report

This report is the product of an eight-month effort in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business and reflects the contributions of several industry leaders, notably Raymond James.

2016 TAG State of the Industry Report – FinTech

2016 TAG State of the Industry Report – FinTech

The latest research on Georgia’s FinTech industry from TAG’s 2016 State of the Industry Report. These items help to provide further insights and showcase the strength of this growing sector.

TAG FinTech – Data Analytics/Big Data in Financial Services: Executive Summary & Roadmap

TAG FinTech – Data Analytics/Big Data in Financial Services: Executive Summary & Roadmap

TAG FinTech is proud to present the results of a research study on how FinTech organizations are using data analytics to trim operational costs and grow revenue. Executive Summary and Roadmap: summarizes the high-level research results and provides a roadmap to help executives build a data-centric organization.

TAG FinTech - Data Analytics/Big Data in Financial Services: Market Research Results

TAG FinTech - Data Analytics/Big Data in Financial Services: Market Research Results

TAG FinTech is proud to present the results of a research study on how FinTech organizations are using data analytics to trim operational costs and grow revenue. Big Data 2020 Market Research Results: provides detailed results of the FinTech data analytics/Big Data research to help management understand the challenges of becoming data-centric.

ATPC's 2015 Annual Report

ATPC's 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Annual Report memorializes ATPC accomplishments on Capitol Hill, under the Gold Dome and across the range of events, activities, and economic development efforts completed throughout the year.

Payments Processing Hub

Payments Processing Hub

As the home to the first Internet bank and Equifax, metro Atlanta has historically been on the cutting-edge of new innovation as it relates to three key sectors: finance, IT and software.

Case Study: InComm chooses Georgia for its new U.S. headquarters

Case Study: InComm chooses Georgia for its new U.S. headquarters

Georgia understands our needs; they proactively find ways to help; and they ultimately are partners in our success.


Case Study: How NCR consolidated its new home in Georgia

Case Study: How NCR consolidated its new home in Georgia

NCR benefitted from the unique collaboration and synergy existing among the state’s educational community, and received a customized leadership program created from the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA), the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University System of Georgia’s Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (ICAPP).

Case Study: Merchant e-Solutions Chooses Georgia for Its New U.S. Headquarters

Case Study: Merchant e-Solutions Chooses Georgia for Its New U.S. Headquarters

For us, the opportunity to relocate to ‘Transaction Alley’ was a strategic business decision that made too much sense to ignore. Atlanta is the FinTech capital of the country and for Merchant e-Solutions to better serve our customers we need to be where the top-level industry talent resides and we need to work with the ATPC and the University System of Georgia to shape the workplace talent of the future.”

ECONversation: Mobile Payments' Time Could Be Near

 ECONversation: Mobile Payments' Time Could Be Near

Despite sluggish growth so far, conditions could finally be ripe for mobile payments to take off. That’s according to two Atlanta Fed experts, who recently discussed the future of payments.

First Data CONNECTED: The center of commerce

First Data CONNECTED: The center of commerce

A publication created to provide an insider’s perspective on what’s happening right now, and what’s coming soon, in the world of commerce, as well as offer suggestions on how to navigate the new world of “connected” commerce.

Facts & Figures

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Payments

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Payments

If there is any doubt that mobile payment adoption will increase at exponential levels, know this: Research firm Forrester believes mobile payments will total $142 billion in 2019, a 184 percent increase from 2014.

Equifax Financial Literacy Survey

Equifax Financial Literacy Survey

When it comes to credit behavior and financial literacy, almost all U.S.-based consumers understand paying your bills on time impacts creditworthiness, according to a recent survey conducted by Equifax. To commemorate Financial Literacy Month, Equifax commissioned a blind survey of American consumers to determine their knowledge of myriad personal finance topics, especially as these topics relate to credit.

Equifax College Student Survey

Equifax College Student Survey

Nearly 70 percent of college students have one or more credit cards, and a slightly higher percentage pay off their own balances in full each month, according to a recent survey conducted by Equifax. While the survey shows many college students are practicing responsible credit behavior, they are also less likely to take advantage of free credit reports.

FinTech Innovation Is All Around Us

 FinTech Innovation Is All Around Us

From mobile payment options to P2P payments, advances in financial technology are impacting how consumers and businesses interact. To help navigate through the latest payment options, tools and trends, Arketi Group compiled the top FinTech need-to-knows into a handy infographic that shows how “FinTech Innovation is All Around Us.”

Rankings

FinTech Forward 100

5

NCR

FinTech Forward 100

10

TSYS

FinTech Forward 100

15

Equifax

FinTech Forward 100

25

First Data

FinTech Forward 100

73

TransCentral

2016 FINTECH 100

17

Kabbage