Tellurium™ Arrives Offering Easy Web Automation for All

July 2, 2013

Pittsburgh, PA (July 2, 2013) – Automation for all. That’s the promise made by Tellurium, the latest innovative product from software provider Grant Street Group. “If you have anything that you do on a website over and over again – testing, checking items for compliance, or even ordering bagels each morning – then Tellurium is… Read more »

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Governor Martin O’Malley Announces $84 Million In Investment For Maryland’s Innovation Economy

March 15, 2012

From Maryland first state in the nation to use online auction to raise funds for venture capital program InvestMaryland will deploy first round of funds to seed early stage companies this summer Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Governor Martin O’Malley and Peter Greenleaf, chairman of the Maryland Venture Fund Authority, today announced that… Read more »

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Grant Street Group Hosts the First Ever Electronic Auction of Convertible CABs

May 10, 2007

Pittsburgh, PA (May 10, 2007) — Grant Street Group hosted the first ever electronic auction of Convertible CABs on its MuniAuction platform for the City of Perth Amboy, NJ. The $41.7 million of Bonds will initially be issued as Capital Appreciation Bonds, but will convert to Current Interest Bonds in 2012. The TIC calculation factored… Read more »

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Grant Street Completes Successful Implementations of TaxSys® in Florida

December 12, 2006

Pittsburgh, PA (December 12, 2006) — In the fall of 2006, Grant Street Group completed the successful implementation of TaxSys® in three Florida Counties, representing 445,055 parcels and 72,036 active Occupational Licenses. TaxSys is a state of the art full service tax collection and billing system for Real Estate, Tangible Personal Property, Occupational Licenses and… Read more »

Categories: Innovation | Revenue Collection

Miami-Dade and 3 Other Florida Counties Use Grant Street Group’s New LienAuction Service to Sell over 60,000 Tax Certificates

June 22, 2004

Pittsburgh, PA (June 22, 2004) — During the course of two weeks — from May 19 to June 4 — four Florida counties concluded the country’s first Internet auctions of delinquent tax certificates. Orange, Okaloosa, Volusia, and Miami-Dade Counties each held Internet auctions — ranging from one day for Okaloosa County to four days for… Read more »

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Grant Street Group Launches New Service

January 14, 2002

School District of Pittsburgh First Client Pittsburgh, PA (January 14, 2002) — In November and December 2001, Grant Street Group (formerly MuniAuction), the Pittsburgh based Internet auction house for fixed-income securities, used its new money market investment platform to solicit $13.5 million of CDs from Pittsburgh area banks. Traditionally, school districts and other municipal entities… Read more »

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First Internet Auction of Custody Securities by Lender/Custodian

May 17, 2001

Pittsburgh, PA (May 17, 2001)— Mellon Financial Corporations Global Securities Lending Group conducted its first Internet based auction of securities held in custody on Wednesday, May 16. Dealers submitted bids to borrow shares of a highly sought after equity in an open auction lasting 30 minutes. During the auction, bidders were permitted to see whether… Read more »

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MuniAuction Hosts First Internet Auction of a Tax-Exempt Interest Rate Swap

February 5, 2001

Pittsburgh, PA (February 5, 2001) — MuniAuction, the Pittsburgh-based firm that pioneered Internet auctions of new bond issues, and who recently received a patent on its auction methodology, hosted the first Internet auction of a tax-exempt interest rate swap on February 1. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts conducted the auction on their private label website,,… Read more »

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Investors Take a Turn at Bat: Pittsburgh GOs Split Between Street, Direct Buyers in First-of-Its-Kind Sale

November 10, 1999

From the Bond Buyer – Pittsburgh, PA (November 10, 1999) by Jennifer Karchmer and David Hoffman The first test of institutional investors’ appetite for buying municipal bonds directly from their issuers – yesterday’s $56.9 million Pittsburgh general obligation bond sale – produced mixed results. Traditional broker-dealers provided more than three times as many bids than… Read more »

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E-Bidding Innovation: Ohio Begins Online Interim-Fund Auctions

September 28, 1999

From the Bond Buyer – Chicago, IL (September 28, 1999) by Mary Wisniewski The Ohio Treasurer’s office next week will usher in a new era of electronic bidding when it becomes the first issuer to use its own private-label Website to conduct an online auction of state investment dollars. State treasury officials have no plans… Read more »

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