SL #25: CapVenture and Global Crypto Systems

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Welcome to SL #25! This show focuses on what is turning out to be an incredibly successful program launched by the ATDC. CapVenture is a very unique training program that aims to equip entrepreneurs with the knowledge and tactics used to raise venture funding. Many of the CapVenture graduates have gone on to raise capital (including several companies that are part of the StartupLounge community). Lance Weatherby (ATDC) and Todd Merrill (CEO of Global Crypto Systems) join us a for an in-depth look at the program.

While not discussed in the podcast, a little bird told us that the ATDC is offering a small discount for anyone mentioning in the application process. Better hurry though – the application deadline is July 15th, 2008!

And of course, it wouldn’t be a StartupLounge podcast without a joyful bus ride. Scott brings the heat and throws a certain group of entrepreneurs under the bus with full malice aforethought.
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SL #7: Inside Atlanta’s Technology Incubator

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What is the ATDC and how does it work? What does the ATDC have in store for Georgia entrepreneurs in 2007? How can entrepreneurs get involved? What is the current early-stage/venture landscape here in Atlanta? Welcome to SL #7! In this show, we are joined by Lance Weatherby, a Venture Catalyst with Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC).

As a bonus, join us for the debut of our “Under the Bus” segment, where we feature a healthy dialog on the Atlanta early stage venture scene.
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