Investor Connect

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Investor Connect – Episode 37 – Tony Rimas of Fraser McCombs Capital

Interview with Tony Rimas In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Tony Rimas of Fraser McCombs Capital, a fund in series A and seed investment, now focusing on strategic investments in automotive technology. Fraser McCombs has also recently made increased investment in automotive retail, as well as ridesharing. Tony talks about the […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 36 – Nathaniel Houghton of NextGen

Interview with Nathaniel Houghton In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Nathaniel Houghton, formerly of NextGen Venture Partners, a successful fund investor and network of venture partners. Nathaniel focused on working with their portfolio companies and their sales and marketing strategies. Nathaniel speaks to what he is able to do as a […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 35 – Alessandro Piol

Interview with Alessandro Piol In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Alessandro Piol, co-founder of Vedanta Capital, a successful investor in growth stage companies in the information & communications technologies (ICT), life sciences and global commerce industries. Alessandro has been in VC for 25+ years. He talks about his current focus, investment […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 34 – Howie Diamond of Ranch Ventures

Interview with Howie Diamond of Ranch Ventures In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Howie Diamond, the Managing Director for Ranch Ventures, a a progressive, early stage investment firm based in San Francisco. Howie talks about how Ranch Ventures started in the Bay Area. He discusses their investment thesis, which focuses on […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 33 – Sammy Abdullah of Blossom Street

Interview with Sammy Abdullah of Blossom Street In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Sammy Abdullah, the Board Chairman for Blossom Street Ventures, a successful investor group based in Dallas. Sammy talks about what Blossom Street looks for when considering investments. Blossom Street is a numbers-focused investment firm, and are open to […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 32 – Austin Childs of Bay Angels

Interview with Austin Childs of Bay Angels In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Austin Childs, the Investment Manager for Bay Angels, a successful Angel Investor group based in Silicon Valley. Austin describes the Bay Angels deal flow process including their screening program and selection criteria. Founded in 1998 by Roger King […]

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