Category: Atlanta

Atlanta gets a billion dollar startup business as Greenlight’s family-focused fintech nabs $215 million
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Atlanta gets a billion dollar startup business as Greenlight’s family-focused fintech nabs $215 million

Greenlight Financial Technology, the fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, has raised $215 million in a new round of funding. The round gives the Atlanta-based startup a $1.2 billion valuation thanks to backing from Canapi Ventures, TTV  Capital, BOND, DST Global, Goodwater Capital and Fin VC. It’s a huge win for the…

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EXCLUSIVE: Atlanta ‘Protesters’ Embedded Nails into Fireworks, Leaked FBI Document States
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EXCLUSIVE: Atlanta ‘Protesters’ Embedded Nails into Fireworks, Leaked FBI Document States

A federal law enforcement document reviewed by Breitbart Texas reports that “protesters” who attacked the Atlanta Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) embedded nails into commercial-grade fireworks. The devices were reportedly discovered after the protest ended Sunday morning. Breitbart Texas reviewed an FBI “activity alert” regarding the use of modified fireworks during…

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Atlanta Police Chief Resigns Following Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
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Atlanta Police Chief Resigns Following Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields resigned on Saturday following Friday’s fatal officer-involved shooting of a black man, attributing the decision to her “deep and abiding love for this City and this department.” Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) on Saturday announced that Shields offered to immediately step down “so that the city may move forward with urgency…

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Chaos in Atlanta as Rioters Block Highway, Set Fires in Protest of Officer-Involved Shooting Death of Black Man
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Chaos in Atlanta as Rioters Block Highway, Set Fires in Protest of Officer-Involved Shooting Death of Black Man

Chaos erupted in Atlanta on Saturday evening following the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, who was fatally shot by police following an incident in a Wendy’s parking lot on Friday. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, authorities on Friday responded to a complaint of a male in a vehicle “parked in the drive thru asleep,…

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