Startup Buzz with the Georgia Tech Business Network

Georgia Tech Business Network is excited to host an all-star panel of investors and entrepreneurs who have started businesses, sold businesses, raised funding, invested in startups, patented technologies, and led major corporations.

Join us for a lively panel discussion on entrepreneurship and innovation. You’ll hear invaluable lessons learned about how to get an idea off the ground from those who have done it successfully over and over. 

Whether you're already a serial entrepreneur, just thinking about starting a business, or looking to drive innovation within a larger organization, you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to hear from some of the best and brightest in the business. $15 registration includes appetizers and two drinks. Register online.

Meet the Panelists:                                         

Stephen Fleming - VP, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech

GT Alum. Former general partner of $250M early-stage VC firm where he was responsible for 18 investments, 14 board seats, and nine successful exits.  

Greg Foster - Founder & CEO, Brightwhistle

GT Alum. Harvard MBA. Former partner at Noro-Moseley, executive at iXL and Silverpop, and founder of Southern Direct (acquired by Turner Broadcasting).

Dr. Paul Judge - VP & Chief Research Officer, Barracuda Networks; Executive Chairman, Pindrop Security

GT PhD in Computer Science. Serial entrepreneur. Founder of Purewire (acquired by Barracuda Networks). Lead inventor for 18 patent-pending security technologies. 

Alan Taetle - General Partner, Noro-Moseley

Harvard MBA. 15 years in technology investing. Former EVP of Marketing and Business Development at MindSpring. 


Mike Eckert - Chairman, Atlanta Technology Angels

Former CEO of The Weather Channel and founder & CEO of Pathfire Inc,, where he raised over $120M in funding.


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Event Details


  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: LeCraw Auditorium, Scheller College of Business
Fee(s): $15, includes appetizers and two drinks

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