(Atlanta) – As the world leaders in payments, payment regulation, and financial innovation prepare to converge on Atlanta in October for the 2018 P20, several key issues are coming into focus for the historic gathering.
Transaction Alley: The Name Atlanta Earned After 100+ Years of Payments and Financial Technology advancements
(Atlanta) – Many of the world’s leaders in financial technology and payments processing are scheduled to appear at the historic P20 Atlanta conference in October, a gathering that punctuates the city’s more than century-long history of growth and development in the realm of financial technology (FinTech).
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – Georgia is a center for movie production and Atlanta is often called the Hollywood of the South, but another industry with deep roots in the Peach State brings in revenues that are just as impressive. Atlanta is the payments processing capital of the world. Over seventy percent of all payment transactions go through Georgia’s “Transaction Alley.”
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – Atlanta is a hotbed for young fintech companies that are putting down roots and growing. From start-ups to organizations looking to expand their reach from Europe to the U.S., Atlanta is a thriving market.
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – The growth of the payments industry in Atlanta has generated the creation of organizations and events to support, educate and drive the industry forward. Since it was formed in 2013, the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) has not only served as a voice for the industry in government, but also a booster of Atlanta as a place to do business.
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – Bruce Lowthers is co-chief operating officer of financial technology company FIS, where he develops and delivers FIS’ banking, wealth, payments and treasury offerings for financial institutions, retail, government and corporate clients in North America.
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – The ancient British university city of Cambridge may at first glance seem far removed from the sleek payments industry of modern Atlanta, but in fact Cambridge has emerged as a vital research link in understanding the fast-changing nature of today’s global financial transactions.
ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – P20 was conceived in Atlanta and formed at a meeting in London between the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) and representatives from the U.K. payments industry, government and regulators.
PAYMENTS & CARDS NETWORK – The world of payments is a rapidly changing, ever expansive industry with seemingly unlimited capabilities. Generating trillions of dollars in revenue over multiple platforms – ranging from mobile wallets to digitally assisted purchases made through voice-activated speakers – the payments industry will continue to grow as we expand technologically.
METRO ATLANTA CEO – Executive Director of the American Transaction Processors Coalition H. West Richards discusses the group which brings together global executives in payments technology, business, economic leaders and government regulators to advance P20’s purpose of supporting and expanding payments worldwide.