In the guest chair:
Blake Patton, a Managing Partner with Tech Square Ventures joined me to talk about access to capital in Atlanta and what inspired him to start a VC fund here. He also gave us a primer on angel investors and VCs and talked about the kinds of companies Tech Square Ventures is looking for.
For more on Blake and Tech Square Ventures: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/atlantech/2014/02/former-atdc-chief-launches-early-stage.html?page=all
In the headlines:
- Remember the Atlanta Archbishop we told you about who built the 2.2 million dollar home? He’s decided to sell his the place following a storm of criticism from parishioners. But the interesting part is the house he moved FROM and who is buying the one he’s vacating!
- More rumors about Atlanta getting a major league soccer team are bouncing around.
- And Taco Bell is not backing down in the Breakfast Wars. Instead they’re relying on humor. Have you seen the new commercials?
- And… Atlanta has some bragging rights in the Green Tech space as Clean Technology Solutions Provider Sensus acquires Atlanta based Verdeeco who grew up in our own Georgia Tech Incubator, ATDC.