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Tier relo ups ATL status as ‘fintech’ hub

Urvaksh Karkaria Staff Writer – Atlanta Business Chronicle

A Reston, Va.-based electronic payments firm is relocating its headquarters to metro Atlanta, considered the “payments capital of the world.”

Tier Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: TIER) develops software that processes federal, state and local tax payments, and online tuition and utility payments. The company could create up to 100 jobs in the first year as it relocates its headquarters to Norcross, where it has operations, a source said.

“Tier is, by far, the market share leader and it keeps growing,” said Steven Rogé, portfolio manager at R.W. Rogé & Co. “Their peers are going out of business.”

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