North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 464)
Pedram Afshar joined host John Ray to discuss the automation and artificial intelligence technology Amaka employs to serve small business owners and their advisors. Pedram discussed how automation and AI can be used to improve customer service for a business, the tools Amaka offers to give businesses a better, faster look at their financial picture, why their tools enable advisors to better serve their small business clients, and much more.
Amaka is a business automation platform, that leverages APIs to bring business and accounting automation for small and medium-sized businesses.
It is for accountants, bookkeepers, and business owners with the need to automate their data entry. You can save tens of hours by automating the data aggregation process between POS, online stores, and accounting softwares.
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- Automation and the future of SMBs
- Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the impact on employment more generally
- Process improvement in SMBs, and how to improve profit margins
- What is your tech stack, and how do you leverage technology, to provide the most amount of value to customers
- Startup journey and what skills founders need to succeed
- Customer service as a differentiation
North Fulton Business Radio is hosted by John Ray and broadcast and produced from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta. You can find the full archive of shows by following this link. The show is available on all the major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Amazon, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, TuneIn, and others.
Renasant Bank has humble roots, starting in 1904 as a $100,000 bank in a Lee County, Mississippi, bakery. Since then, Renasant has grown to become one of the Southeast’s strongest financial institutions with over $13 billion in assets and more than 190 banking, lending, wealth management and financial services offices in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. All of Renasant’s success stems from each of their banker’s commitment to investing in their communities as a way of better understanding the people they serve. At Renasant Bank, they understand you because they work and live alongside you every day.
Special thanks to A&S Culinary Concepts for their support of this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. A&S Culinary Concepts, based in Johns Creek, is an award-winning culinary studio, celebrated for corporate catering, corporate team building, Big Green Egg Boot Camps, and private group events. They also provide oven-ready, cooked from scratch meals to go they call “Let Us Cook for You.” To see their menus and events, go to their website or call 678-336-9196.