Here are just a few of the young startups pushing forward.
Penny pinching in the restaurant industry is one thing. Freeing up 10 hours of your manager's time each week to focus on what matters more - the food, menu, and customers - is another.
Full disclosure: I've written an entire blog post about Split before, purely because I love their app so much. Why? Well, I have a lot of things I have to get done, so efficiency is important, and that's exactly what their app is: efficient.
Switchyards Downtown Club, a consumer startup's haven, is back with their monthly pitch event, "The Consumer Show". So, Gather up some of your friends, order a Real Meal, home-cooked meal, Split the tab, leave the mess for Tydee to handle, and end the night with Walkabout.
Atlanta companies dominated in this year's 36|86 conference earlier this week in Nashville. Split, Kevy, and RightPatient took three of the top 5 spots.
Get to know 36|86 top 5 finalist Split.
Launch Tennessee announces the full roster of 36 selected startup companies participating at 36|86 on June 6 & 7. These 24 newly announced startups round out the roster of 36 inclusive of the 12 winners of the 36|86 Southern Series announced last week.
A year after launching an accelerator program focused on helping entrepreneurs in Georgia's growing financial technology (FinTech) sector succeeded, the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech is working with a portfolio of 20 innovative startups - including eight which have already raised more that $16.8 million in funding.
The other night, I was at a local restaurant for Tuesday night trivia with a bunch of friends. We wrapped up the game and began the lengthy process of splitting up a tableful of orders by scribbling who had what on the back of the bill, and referencing which credit card or chunk of cash matched it.
Tech headlines with Tatiana Jordan.
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation's largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently awarded Split with the FinTech Innovation of the Year Award.
TAG FinTech, a financial technology industry special interest group of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced that Split was chosen as the winner of the second annual TAG FinTech Innovation Award.
Split, a mobile payments financial technology startup that lets restaurant patrons view and pay their bill directly from their smartphones won the TAG FinTech Innovation Award.
Research has shown smartphones are so prevalent in modern society that people access their devices over 100 times a day. These devices are utilized to execute tasks ranging from summoning a vehicle at a moment's notice to private transactions with commercial vendors.
Roughly 100 FinTech companies are headquartered or have significant presence in Georgia. Six of the 10 largest US payment processing firms are Georgia based.
Daniel Dorfman and Jimmy Patel, two of the four Co-Founders of new payment app, Split, joined Eric in studio today. The two discussed how each team member handled their own part of the app creation process and why giving back to their local Atlanta community is so important.
Split is a behavior-focused customer relationship management (CRM) solution with a payment application aimed at revolutionizing the $700B restaurant industry.
Matthew Suber and Daniel Dorfman had a Chronic Problem. It came to a head one night in 2013 as they were wrapping up dinner with friends in an Atlanta restaurant.
Nothing put a damper on a night like waiting for the check at your favorite rest. That's where Split comes in. The newly launched Atlanta-based app allows you to pay your bill directly from your smartphone, and even split up the check or individual items between you and your friends.
Local restaurants using Split. Split is making a donation to Open Hand Atlanta for every dollar that comes through the Split app from any and all locations in Atlanta.
The time it takes to wait on a bill at a restaurant and the confusion caused by splitting a bill have led to dissatisfied customers. There's an Atlanta company that is tackling the problem.
Lunch in Buckhead? Cocktails on the Westside? Followed by dinner in Inman Park? Then a late show in Decatur? Right. Good luck with that. Or maybe leave luck out of it and check out these two apps that'll help you be in a hurry better.
New mobile payment apps for restaurants have launched in Atlanta - signaling the city's growing appeal a both a startup and culinary destination.
You're out with friends at a hot new restaurant, the food is good, the people watching even better, and everyone is having a great time; until it's time for the check. What was a good night out can be made a drag by lengthy wait times for the bill and then hearing the dreaded "sorry, we can't split the bill" news from the waiter when it finally arrives.
We have all experienced the tedious scenario: you're out to eat with friends and you're ready to check out. You need to find your server in a busy restaurant, and then you're left trying to divvy up the tab. It is never the smoothest of operations; especially when the server informs you that they "cannot split the bill."
Customers have more options to pay their restaurant bills.
Split today announced the launch of their restaurant application, allowing diners to pre-order takeout, pay bills, and split checks all from the touch of their smartphones.
Split today announced the launch of its restaurant application, allowing diners to pre-order takeout, pay bills and split checks. Split's Atlanta based founders created the app as a mobile solution to reduce customer wait times in restaurants.
The Ampersand Group, a mobile technology company, announced the launch of its first restaurant application, Split, allowing diners to pre-order takeout, pay bills and split check from their smartphones.
Local entrepreneurs start movement to end waiting in Metro Atlanta restaurants.