The Be Atento Podcast

The Be Atento Podcast

Be Atento is brought to you by Atento Capital, a Tulsa-based investment fund focused on both returns and local economic development. Atento means helpful, careful, thoughtful, conscientious, and polite in Spanish as we seek to embody these characteristics to all of our stakeholders.

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Nov. 14, 2023

Venture Voices: Venture Studios, Global Living, and VC Tactics with Dallas Price of Forum Ventures

Welcome to the Be Atento Podcast series, Venture Voices! Join us as we delve into the dynamic world of venture capital and entrepreneurship by sitting with leaders in venture capital who are sharing insights on VC Trends exp…
Oct. 10, 2023

Tulsa-based Sneakerhead turned Tech Revolutionary: Venita Cooper shapes an honest marketplace through AI start-up, Arbit

Dive into the journey of one of Tulsa’s, Venita “Coop” Cooper. Hear how a passion to create a space for sneakers on Historic Black Wall Street turned into a startup called Arbit that is bringing honest transparency in the wo…
Sept. 21, 2023

SquadTrip: The Future of Group Travel Management with Founder Darrien Watson

In this episode of the Be Atento Podcast, we sit down with Darrien Watson, the visionary founder of SquadTrip, a SaaS platform revolutionizing group travel. Explore how SquadTrip simplifies booking and payments, making group…
April 18, 2023

Payfactory: Pivoting Through the Advancement of the Payment Revolution

In this podcast episode, Michael Basch, Founder and Managing Partner at Atento Capital, interviews Ruston Miles, CEO of Payfactory, and Marvin Jones, Head of Strategic Partnerships / Co-Founder of Payfactory, a company that …
March 27, 2023

The Journey to Making a Tulsa-Based Start-Up a "Boardroom-Name"

Host: Adele Weaver, Managing Partner of Pre-Seed Investments at Atento Capital. Guest: Jamie Ostroe, Co-Founder & Head of Content at B2B Reviews. She/Her/Hers Pronouns. In this podcast episode, Adele Weaver, Managing Partner…
Feb. 16, 2023

First-Time Founders Solve for the Future of Compliant Texting

Matt Morfopoulos and Martin Langelo Lien recognized the demand for compliant SMS text messaging for businesses to engage with their consumers effectively. To meet this need, they founded Volt, an innovative platform that is …