BusinessRadioX®'s Atlanta Technology Leaders Spotlights Tech Square Ventures

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BusinessRadioX®'s Atlanta Technology Leaders welcomed to the studio Blake Patton, founder of Atlanta's Tech Square Ventures.

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Mark Seeley with Intellinet and Nancy Treaster with Verint appear with Blake Patton on Atlanta Technology Leaders

We invest in innovative technology startups in the Southeast that have the potential to transform their markets.

On March 13, 2014, co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton of BusinessRadioX®'s Atlanta Technology Leaders sat down with Blake Patton, founder of Tech Square Ventures.

Blake Patton is a technology entrepreneur and investor with 20 years of experience in startup, venture backed, and publicly traded internet, software, payments, and financial services companies.

Patton founded Tech Square Ventures, a seed and early stage venture fund based in Technology Square in Atlanta. According to Patton, "We invest in innovative technology startups in the Southeast that have the potential to transform their markets."

Tech Square Ventures partners with entrepreneurs building startups in sectors that leverage the strengths of the Southeast and area research universities. Their primary areas of interest are information technology and connectivity.

"We invest in seed and early stage technology startups led by visionary entrepreneurs," said Patton. "The fund seeks opportunities to invest in the first round after friends and family and will often co-invest with other investors."

Prior to founding Tech Square Ventures, Patton was General Manager of the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech – recently named by Forbes as one of the “Top 12 Incubators Changing the World."

Patton currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta CEO Council and Venture Atlanta and is a Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Industry Fellow.

To learn more about Blake Patton and Tech Square Ventures, tune in to this episode of Atlanta Technology Leaders.

About Atlanta Technology Leaders:
Each week we interview Executives, Providers, and Thought Leaders in the Technology community — exploring Trends, sharing Best Practices, and reporting exciting new developments on the Technology scene. Atlanta Technology Leaders, sponsored by Band of Coders, is co-hosted by Stone Payton and Lee Kantor and airs each Thursday at 2:00pm EST.

About Business RadioX®:
BusinessRadioX® interviews dozens of innovative entrepreneurs and successful leaders each week. Its mission is to help local businesses Get The Word Out about the important work they’re doing for their market, their community, and their profession. With a pro-business slant and a long-form interview format, guests don’t have to worry about being ambushed or talking in “sound bites.” Guests have enough time to tell their whole story and to share their insights and experience without interruptions. BusinessRadioX® hosts are business professionals interviewing their peers, drilling down on the critical issues, and delivering practical information to an engaged business audience. Business topics that are frequently covered include: Law, Finance, Healthcare, Technology, Trade Shows, B2B Marketing, Venture Capital, Training and Development and other issues impacting the business community. For more information, visit:

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