In this episode, Hall welcomes back Paul O’Brien of MediaTech Ventures. MedicaTech Ventures is an Austin-grown venture development group and holdings company that connects capital and people in the media and technology industries. An online technology and startup veteran, Paul is known as SEO’Brien for his extensive past in the search industry. Paul works in Venture Capital Economic Development, serving investment in entrepreneurs. He has a passion for media innovation and investment and seeded MediaTech Ventures, a media industry venture development group.
In this episode, Paul catches us up on what MediaTech has been doing since our last interview. MediaTech’s perspective in media innovation is that these ecosystems and economies need to develop and mature to serve investor interests the best. The best way to do that is to serve and teach entrepreneurs. Paul explains how MediaTech develops an understanding of all the resources available for investors and startups.
You’ll also learn more about the upcoming SXSW event, Funded House. Funded House is an integrated series of meetups, lounges, speaker panels and parties with a focus on helping funded startup leaders navigate the difficult task of growing their business. Paul shares why it came about and what makes it special.
You can find MediaTech Ventures at mediatech.ventures
You can learn more about Funded House at fundedhouse.com
Paul can be reached on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/paulobrien
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