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Around Atlanta: A Weekly Roundup for June 1-7, 2013

by Devin Hardy

Atlanta always has such great things going on in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship. Here are some interesting stories we found this week related to Atlanta:

  • Salesforce, the world’s #1 CRM platform, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the cloud marketing company ExactTarget – who in October, 2012 acquired the Atlanta-based marketing automation company Pardot, certainly positioning Pardot to be the world’s most widely used B2B marketing automation system. Read David Cummings’ take on this acquisition here.
  • Congratulations to David Cummings on winning the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Southeast. The winners were announced on June 6 at an event at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. 
  • Over the weekend Atlanta programmers, developers, designers, and community stakeholders came together for the National Day of Civic Hacking, approving two web-based applications aimed at making government information and public services more accessible. Read more here.

So much is always going on and we’re looking for your news –just shoot us an email and us know what stories you see happening in the tech startup community in Atlanta.


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