Popmenu Bought OrderNerd, FlowPath Raised $1.2M, and More Atlanta Tech News

Catch up on the latest news from the Atlanta tech sector.

Written by Ashley Bowden
Published on Oct. 25, 2021
Popmenu Bought OrderNerd, FlowPath Raised $1.2M, and More Atlanta Tech News
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With new funding, acquisitions and more on the Peach State capital’s tech scene, companies are growing and developing modern solutions to power our everyday lives. Read more for the latest. This is the Built In Atlanta weekly refresh. 

Flowpath raised $1.2MWith its platform that automates work orders, maintenance, communication, notifications, project management and reporting, Flowpath is looking to help facilities managers tackle all their tasks in a simple way. Its seed funding round led by Parade Ventures will go toward building out its go-to-market capabilities and fueling product development. [Built In Atlanta]

Sunday acquired CHK PLZOperating in the hospitality payments space, sunday offers restaurants a web-based platform that allows customers to pay their bill by scanning a QR code at their table. The company acquired Montreal-based CHK PLZ, a platform that enables delivery, online and contactless table ordering solutions. Following the acquisition, sunday will add these capabilities to its platform and grow its Canadian presence. [Built In Atlanta]

Atlanta Tech Quote of the Week

“There’s a huge theme of catalytic converter theft now in the U.S., so we’re able to solve a lot of that. We’re finding that criminals seeing a Flock camera in the neighborhood makes them think otherwise about committing a crime in that neighborhood.” — Aynn Collins, director of talent acquisition at Flock Safety

Flock Safety is building out its security solutionManaging a network of cameras that capture images of license plates, Flock Safety is working to eliminate crime by providing neighborhoods and law enforcement with evidence that can help identify criminals. The company is planning to build new audio capabilities into its tech, and is looking to reach a headcount of 350 by the end of this year to get it done. [Built In Atlanta]

Popmenu acquired OrderNerdWith online and takeout orders having grown in popularity over the course of the pandemic, restaurant marketing platform Popmenu is expanding its capabilities with its latest acquisition. The company added OrderNerd to its ranks for its centralized third-party online ordering solution. It plans to leverage that tech to provide expedited online ordering and delivery for restaurants. [Built In Atlanta]

SnapMedTech pulled in $17.8MThe parent company of automated healthcare staffing platform SnapNurse secured fresh funding from a number of unnamed investors. This raise follows the company’s previous funding round in December. As the healthtech industry has been booming during the pandemic, SnapMedTech is set to earn $1.5 billion in revenue this year. SnapNurse is currently hiring for five Atlanta-based positions. [Built In Atlanta]

Mujin expanded into Sandy Springs. Tokyo-based Mujin established its U.S. headquarters in the Atlanta metro area with Mujin Corp. The company develops robotics control tech that enables robots to perform a range of logistics tasks without the need for human coding. On top of Atlanta’s lower cost of living, transportation accessibility and booming logistics industry, Mujin was attracted to the city because of its ample and diverse talent base. It’s planning to hire plenty of new engineers as it builds out its presence and tech. [Built In Atlanta]

Wahoo Fitness joined forces with the Atlanta Track Club. The fitness tech company develops wearable sensors and devices for those walking, running or cycling to track, measure and share their training data. The partnership dubs Wahoo the official wearable partner of the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon events and Publix Atlanta Marathon weekend. It will also serve as the year-round partner for additional programs within the club. [Atlanta Tech News]

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