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Don’t Miss Future Stars 2016: The Premiere Networking and Career Event for Fintech in Atlanta

Fintech in Atlanta

Fintech companies in Georgia generate about $72 billion in annual revenues. Only New York and California produce more income from financial technology, making Georgia third in the entire country. Atlanta and its surrounding areas have grown into one of the country’s fintech capitals. Because of this, the state can also claim global leadership in this emerging industry. This makes Atlanta the perfect location for a networking and career event called Future Stars 2016.

Fintech in Atlanta: Future Stars 2016

Who Should Attend Future Stars 2016?

This event is for aimed at those with an interest in a career in the expanding field of financial technology, usually called fintech. Future Stars 2016 encompasses all of the fields of interest that power fintech. These disciplines include finance, mobility, cyber security, technology, business, and more.

In addition, Future Stars 2016 focuses on top local companies that have made Atlanta a global center of the industry. A dozen of the top fintech companies from in and around Atlanta will send representatives to meet and inspire attendees, promote their own companies, and encourage resume submissions. Recent college graduates and people with up to seven years of experienced are encouraged to register and mark their calendars.

Event Details

Here’s a quick summary of the event:

  • When: Rising Stars 2016 will be held on Tuesday, November, 15 from 8 AM until 11 AM.
  • Where: The Research Institute Conference Center at Georgia Tech will house the event.
  • Host: FinTech Atlanta will host this event in order to fulfill its mission of supporting the rise of the financial technology industry in the Atlanta Metro Area.
  • How to attend: You may register online for free.
  • Event cost: The event is free for registered attendees and includes a continental breakfast.

Would you like more information? You are also welcome to call Naheed Syed for more information about the event at this number: (678) 778-1724. If you prefer, you may email Naheed at Naheed1@grmi.net with your questions.

In addition, you may send in a resume for early distribution to fintech@proapg.com. The event begins at 8 AM with a complimentary breakfast. Find details posted on the Georgia Tech website.

What to Expect at Future Stars 2016 in Atlanta

Two featured guests will offer keynote speeches:

  • Rob Frohwein: The CEO of Kabbage, Rob Frohwein, will share his personal experiences from running one of the world’s hottest fintech startup companies.
  • Tom Bell: The CEO of Merchant eSolutions will discuss the many reasons that Atlanta attracted their company away from the Bay Area in California.

In addition, attendees will get to hear ten fast pitches from top Atlanta companies that are eager to recruit talent. Event guests will get a chance to network with company representatives and executives, Of course, guests will have a chance to submit resumes, network with each other, and explore opportunities from different Atlanta fintech companies.

This gives job seekers a chance to learn more about the hottest fintech companies in the city. Prospective employees will also learn why Atlanta is the right place to live in order to advance in this exciting industry.

Why Attend Future Stars 2016 in Atlanta?

Why is the Atlanta event the one conference that no serious fintech job seeker should miss? Georgia houses the main office or a large center of about 100 different fintech companies. Out of the ten largest American payment processors, six are based in Georgia. The state’s financial technology businesses employ over 30,000 people within Georgia. These same companies also offer jobs to about 130,000 global employees. Processing performed by companies in this state supports over four million merchant accounts that earn $2 trillion in revenue.

Register for Future Stars Atlanta 2016 for Free Today

It’s obvious that Georgia’s fintech industries are thriving. In addition, organizations like FinTech Atlanta help support the industry to insure future growth, innovation, investment, and collaboration. Events like these help fintech companies recruit top talent. They also help talented job seekers find the right companies to start or advance their careers with. If you plan to be in Atlanta on November 15, be sure to register for this free event. Learn why fintech companies do so well in Atlanta and how you can be part of this success.

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