Diversity Is Lacking Within Atlanta’s Fintech Industry: A Conversation With Two Company Founders

The fintech industry is big business — especially in Atlanta.

According to the Metro Atlanta Chamber, more than 160 fintech companies operate across Georgia, including NCR, Bitpay and Paymetric, to name a few.

However, although business is booming, there is growing discussion within the field about its lack of diversity.

On Friday’s edition of “Closer Look,” host Rose Scott spoke with two Atlanta-based company founders — Xavier Peoples, founder of HBCU Change and Anik Khan, founder of MaxRewards — about their experiences’ within the industry and their vision for its future.


To hear the full conversation, click on the audio player above.