Atlanta startup focused on affordable housing scores $4.6M investment round

PadSplit, an Atlanta-based affordable housing tech startup, has raised $4.6 million in a seed round. Social impact and institutional investors contributed to the round, which was led by Core Innovation Capital and includes Cox Enterprises, Kapor Capital, Techstars Ventures, 1984 Ventures, The Impact Engine, Metaprop and Enterprise Community Partners. Arjan Schütte from Core Innovation Capital and Kathryn Petralia from Kabbage will join PadSplit’s board, according to a news release.

PadSplit creates…


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Atlanta startup focused on affordable housing scores .6M investment round

Emory still proving that Peeps are nearly indestructible (Video)

Whether you love or hate them, one thing is clear: Peeps are amazingly resilient.

Emory University scientists and students have been putting the Easter-time snack to the test for 20 years with experiments on the chick-shaped treat’s vulnerablity.

The school released a video Wednesday that show how everything from concentrated stomach acid to strong drain cleaner can’t break down the marshmallow candies.


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Emory still proving that Peeps are nearly indestructible (Video)

Find out how companies use rural sourcing to drive IT productivity

Many businesses in the United States are under pressure to find more efficient and cost-effective ways to drive IT productivity.

For companies in Atlanta, historically there has been little alternative but to outsource a majority of their IT services overseas, which sometimes has sacrificed quality and/or convenience.

Many businessses recently have found an alternative in rural sourcing, a local approach to outsourcing. In a panel discussion set for the morning of Thursday, April 18, at the Grand…


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Find out how companies use rural sourcing to drive IT productivity

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