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UPS completes health care-related acquisition

2016-12-27T20:29:19+00:00December 27th, 2016|News|

United Parcel Service Inc. has completed its acquisition of Marken, a company based in London, England and Research Triangle N.C. that provides supply-chain services to the life-sciences industry and stores and distributes clinical trial materials. The transaction closed on Wednesday and makes Marken a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based UPS (NYSE: UPS). The purchase will [...]

$400 million Coda will be “game-changer” for Atlanta’s Tech Square

2016-12-15T20:39:21+00:00December 15th, 2016|News|

Dec. 13, 2016--The nearly $400 million Coda mixed-use development is being billed as a “game-changer” for Midtown’s Tech Square — an eight-block innovation hub that includes venture capital firms, startups, tech incubators and is anchored by Georgia Tech. “There is nothing else like Coda in the world today on this scale, on this quality of [...]

Atlanta boldly claims FinTech lead status

2016-12-07T17:46:23+00:00December 7th, 2016|News|

New York and London may be global financial services leaders, but Atlanta is the unsung — so far — leader in financial technology, fintech. “Over a period of time when no one was paying attention, this crazy thing was happening. Metro Atlanta, and Georgia in total, has become the fintech capital of the world,” said [...]

Georgia Tech receives $17 million from U.S. Department of Defense to help establish science of cyber attribution

2018-03-26T16:44:19+00:00November 29th, 2016|News|

Nov. 29, 2016--The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded a $17.3 million cyber security research contract to help establish new science around the ability to quickly, objectively and positively identify the virtual actors responsible for cyberattacks, a technique known as "attribution." While the tools and techniques to be developed during the four-and-a-half year effort [...]

Boehringer picks Georgia for U.S. headquarters

2016-11-16T19:10:04+00:00November 16th, 2016|News|

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. will relocate its North American animal health headquarters from St. Joseph to Duluth, Georgia, as part of its integration with Sanofi’s animal health business. The company announced Tuesday that its U.S. animal health leadership team will be based at the existing site of Sanofi’s Merial facility in Duluth, a suburb of [...]

UPS to acquire Marken, expand healthcare logistics services on clinical trials side

2016-11-09T19:11:57+00:00November 9th, 2016|News|

A little more than three months after saying it has expanded logistics capabilities for clinical trials, UPS said this week it is taking an even deeper dive into the healthcare vertical, announcing it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Marken, a provider of global supply chain solutions for the life sciences industry based [...]

Atmoized raises nearly $3 million from former Twitter, Facebook execs

2016-11-07T21:07:14+00:00November 7th, 2016|News|

Nov. 3, 2016--Software firm Atomized has raised $2.5 million from angel investors, including executives from Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat. Launched in 2013, the Atlanta-based campaign management software startup, led by Facebook’s first creative strategist Chris Gomersall, helps Fortune 500 companies manage their marketing campaigns. Clients includes brands such as Arby’s and Home Depot and agencies [...]

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