The SE Tech Podcast, hosted by Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, is a place to build connections and learn about startup and fast-growth tech companies in the Southeast. We interview founders and entrepreneurs to discuss their companies, business models, and experiences. Inquiries are welcome and can be sent to Samantha Crotty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Ep. 174 - Barry Etra, Enabler at RAISE Forum and President of Atlanta Keiretsu
In this episode, we speak with Barry Etra, Enabler at RAISE Forum and President of Atlanta Keiretsu.
Barry Etra talks about growing the SE entrepreneurial ecosystem from inside and the mission of the RAISE Forum and the Keiretsu Forum, two different efforts to help fund more companies with money that keeps the companies local.
Ep. 173 - Mark Buffington, Managing Partner and Paul Judge, Managing Partner of Panoramic Ventures
In this episode, we speak with Mark Buffington, Managing Partner and Paul Judge, Managing Partner of Panoramic Ventures.
Panoramic Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Atlanta that takes a “wider-view” approach to investing by targeting the Southeast and Midwest and placing a focus on diverse founders and university startups. Panoramic opens new doors for overlooked founders, giving more entrepreneurs access to capital to build leading tech companies. For more information, visit www.panoramic.vc or follow Panoramic Ventures on LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter @panoramicvc.
Ep. 172 - Bogdan Constantin, Founder & CEO of Voxie
In this episode, we speak with Bogdan Constantin, Founder & CEO of Voxie.
Voxie is a conversational SMS marketing platform that helps businesses build relationships with their customers and drive 10X more revenues, at scale.
Ep. 171 - Sid Mookerji, Managing Partner and Founder of Silicon Road
In this episode, we speak with Sid Mookerji, Managing Partner and Founder at Silicon Road.
Sid Mookerji is Managing Partner and Founder of Silicon Road Ventures an Atlanta based fund investing into early stage commerce tech ventures. Prior, Sid founded and ran a company that built technologies for retail, e-commerce and CPG companies which was sold to Cognizant a few years ago. Sid's family foundation called the Mookerji Foundation has made significant gifts to the Georgia Tech Foundation and the KSU Foundation to further the mission of encouraging entrepreneurship in Atlanta.
Ep. 170 - Dana Marxer, CEO and Founder of ayeQ
In this episode, we speak with Dana Marxer, CEO and Founder of ayeQ.
ayeQ’s SaaS platform guides the creation, execution and optimization of go-to-market strategy for B2B companies. Pioneering “Strategy Automation,” ayeQ incorporates decades of strategic best practices, services, and patent-pending algorithms to align plans, define processes, and deliver real-time performance feedback to optimize resources for faster, more predictable growth.
Ep. 169 - Zane Tarence, Partner and Managing Director of Founders Advisors
In this episode, we speak with Zane Tarence, Partner and Managing Director of Founders Advisors.
Zane Tarence shares about his book on the 17 interrelated characteristics that make a company investment-worthy. This topic is critical for owners whether they plan to raise funds, recapitalize, purchase additional add-on companies, sell, or stay in their companies forever.