Bill Newlin has had a hand in so many successful technology companies in Pittsburgh, that some people call him the "godfather" of tech startups. It’s a title he doesn't boast about himself, but his record of investing and supporting early-stage companies speaks loudly.
90.5 WESA’s Mark Nootbaar spoke with him about how he got into the venture capital game and why he has been so successful.
Their conversation has been edited for length and clarity.
MARK NOOTBAAR: There is not a venture capitalist major in college, so how did you get started?