About FinTech

Atlanta, along with the surrounding areas of Georgia, has evolved to become the epicenter of a growing segment of the financial services industry – a sector known as Financial Technology, or FinTech. This sector encompasses the product and service companies that support the technology needs of the financial services industry and, ultimately, the payment-processing infrastructure of the economy. The Top 20 Georgia based FinTech companies generate annual revenue of more than $72 billion, placing the state third in the nation, behind only New York and California. Together, the banking, insurance, and capital markets consistently spend more on technology than any other industry grouping.

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Top Georgia FinTech companies generate annual revenues of more than $72 billion, placing us third in the nation behind only New York and California?

  • Some 120 FinTech companies are headquartered or have significant presence in Georgia?
  • Six of the ten largest US payment processing firms are Georgia-based?
  • Georgia FinTech organizations employ more than 37,000 professionals in the state and over 130,000 globally?
  • Georgia FinTech companies process over 128 billion transactions per year representing over $5.14 trillion of purchase volume each year?
  • 70% of all credit card swipes, debit card payments and gift card purchases in the U.S. go through Georgia-based companies, earning the nickname Transaction Alley.
  • Atlanta, along with the surrounding areas of Georgia, has evolved to become the epicenter of a growing segment of the financial services industry – a sector often known as Financial Technologies or FinTech. This sector encompasses the product and service companies that support the technology needs of the financial services industry and, ultimately, the payment-processing infrastructure of the economy.