In the guest chair:
Asif Ramji, President & CEO of Paymetric Inc joined us in-studio today to talk about his journey as an entrepreneur and the data security challenges around payment processing.
Paymetric has become the global enterprise leader for cloud-based secure integrated payments and has experienced consecutive quarters of double-digit growth since 2009.
Asif is a seasoned payments executive, with more than 18 years’ experience directing companies within the software and payment transaction processing industries. He has returned over $100M for his investors, partners and shareholders during his career.
Adam G from Social Save also joined us in the studio today to talk about what’s going on around Atlanta this weekend.
“If anybody is wondering how I meet all these awesome guests I started with a few and they introduced me to all these other great people.”-Dana Barrett
“You have to have a goal and a vision of what you want to accomplish.”-Asif Ramji
“Having a positive attitude and being optimistic is critical to success.”-Asif Ramji
“It’s important to have optimism of the will and pessimism of the intellect.”-Asif Ramji
“Success happens when opportunity and preparedness meet.”-Asif Ramji
“Tomorrow is the Atlanta Seafood and Craft Beer Festival in Piedmont Park.”-Adam G
In the headlines:
- Earlier this week the Fulton County Commission approved a 17% property tax hike. Don’t like that idea? You’re not alone. A group of Fulton GOP lawmakers have filed a lawsuit to stop the hike.
- And while we’re on the subject of taxes the state of Georgia’s tax revenue has increased by 5.5% in July.
- A couple of months ago we told you about Simon Malls plans to renovate the inside of Phipps Plaza… well now they’ve released plans to give the front of the mall a makeover as well.
- And MARTA may have a new revenue stream. Word is they have put out a call for food trucks to hang out at the Vine City Marta Station during Atlanta Falcons and GA State Football games as well as during the Chik- Fil-A Peach Bowl.
- In other shopping news, did you know that your store credit cards have a way higher interest rate than your regular Visas and MasterCards?