Birmingham’s Prepaid Technologies expanding to wearable payment options and more local tech events

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With local technology companies expanding and exciting software development conferences on the horizon, Birmingham’s tech scene is hot right now.

Prepaid Technologies Expands and Evolves

Prepaid Technologies, a local tech firm that helps customers and employees manage digital payments, has recently expanded its team by more than 30 percent.

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With company-wide growth of more than 20 percent in 2017, and some new payment technology rolling out soon, more growth seems to be on the horizon.

“Prepaid Technologies’ focus on bringing innovative solutions to business payments is helping companies of all sizes make and receive payments more efficiently.”

-Stephen Faust, President of Prepaid Technologies

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After teaming up with Visa to explore wearable technology at the 2016 Olympics, Prepaid Technologies has announced they will soon be expanding their technology to include near-field wearable payment devices.

You heard right.

Needless to say, we’re proud of this Birmingham company for evolving with technology trends while still maintaining its dedication to improving the Birmingham economy.

Other Tech Events to Watch

Birmingham’s tech event calendar is looking pretty good.  Keep your eyeballs on these upcoming events.

Tech Tuesday – February 20th

Learn about protecting your property rights as a software developer from Eric Martin Scott of EMSigna Law LLC at TechBirmingham’s next Tech Tuesday luncheon.

Alabama Cyber Now Conference – April 12th

The third annual Cyber Now will feature two keynote speakers and over 20 breakout session opportunities covering all things cybersecurity technology and trends.  Get pumped here.

Agile Birmingham Speaker series – February 13th

Agile Birmingham’s next meetup will highlight hard lessons learned by Agile expert Jody Hershbine, a developer at EBSCO Ind.  Swing by Forge at 6 PM for this cool event.

Did we miss an upcoming tech event? Let us know!
Madeline Ingram
Madeline Ingram
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