Investor Connect

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Investor Connect – Episode 111 – Navroop Sahdev – Connection Science Fellow at MIT

Navroop Sahdev, a Connection Science Fellow at MIT In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Navroop Sahdev, a Connection Science Fellow at MIT. Navroop works at the cutting edge of the Financial Services industry, vertical technologies (like Blockchain) and Economic theory (drawing upon Innovation, Networks theory and Complex Systems), creating valuable Business […]

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Episode 110- James Donnellan of Lusso Capital

James Donnellan of Lusso Capital In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with James Donnellan of Lusso Capital. James is currently focused on launching several start-ups within the luxury travel, entertainment, technology, lifestyle and apparel industries. Also assisting in raising capital for many others too. Another focus is working with off-market investment opportunities […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 109 – Andrew Heintzman of InvestEco

Andrew Heintzman of InvestEco In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Andrew Heintzman of InvestEco. InvestEco’s main focus is investing in expansion-stage companies in North America that promote health and sustainability in the food and agricultural sector. Their companies typically have between $1 – 30M in revenue at the time of their […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 108 – Isaac Babbs of Handmade Ventures

Isaac Babbs of Handmade Ventures In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Isaac Babbs of Handmade Ventures. Handmade is a mobile and software executive advisory and angel investor group that assists great entrepreneurs and new start ups in a co-founding partnership. Handmade helps teams by adding expertise, relationships, and capital from inception […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 107- Mark Casady of Vestigo Ventures

Mark Casady of Vestigo Ventures In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Mark Casady of Vestigo Ventures. Vestigo Ventures invests in early-stage financial technology companies from seed to “A” round. Vestigo’s senior staff and their twelve-member advisory board possess the unique mix of disciplines and experience needed to spot the most promising […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 106 – Mark Peter Davis of Interplay VC

Mark Peter Davis of Interplay VC In this episode, Hall interviews Mark Peter Davis, venture capitalist and managing partner of Interplay VC. Interplay is a foundry and venture capital firm that builds, incubates and invests in companies. Mark talks about the birth of Interplay, and how they are split into two sides – a more […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 105 – Tamim Abdul Majid of OCA Ventures

Tamim Abdul Majid of OCA Ventures In this episode, Hall discusses blockchain technology with Tamim Abdul Majid, principal at OCA Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on equity investments in companies with dramatic growth potential, primarily in technology and highly-scalable services businesses. OCA invests in many industries, with a preference for technology, financial services, […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 104 – Jouko Ahvenainen of Grow VC

Jouko Ahvenainen of Grow VC In this episode, Hall interviews Jouko Ahvenainen, entrepreneur and co-founder of Grow VC Group, a pioneer in new funding solutions, including equity p2p investments and crowdfunding. Jouko is a founder, partner and board member in several innovative digital finance companies. Jouko is also an advisor for US, European and Asian […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 103 – Craig Cummings of Moonshots Capital

Craig Cummings of Moonshots Capital In this episode, Hall interviews Craig Cummings, co-founder of Moonshots Capital. West Point graduates, Craig and his co-founder Kelly Perdew form close working relationships with the companies they back to help them achieve their critical milestones and frequently take on board seats or formal advisory roles. Moonshots often backs companies […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 102 – Jefre Outlaw of Sprout Tiny Homes

Jefre Outlaw of Sprout Tiny Homes In this episode, Hall interviews Jefre Outlaw of Colorado-based Sprout Tiny Homes. Jefre talks about how he got into real estate investing, and more specifically the tiny home industry. Jefre explains how the tiny house market has developed, and where he sees the future of that market heading. Hall […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 101 – Jorge Newbery of AHP Servicing

Jorge Newbery of AHP Servicing In this episode, Hall interviews Jorge Newbery of AHP Servicing, the world’s first crowdfunded distressed mortgage platform. Jorge and AHP got into early stage investing as a new source of capital to buy loans. Jorge talks about their move to a Regulation A+ fund, that would promotes small company capital […]

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Investor Connect – Episode 100 – Nicholas Smith of SMU

Nicholas Smith of SMU In this episode, Hall interviews Nicholas Smith of Southern Methodist University. Nicholas was selected for SMU Maguire Energy Institute’s “Spindletop Fund” Investment Program 2017-2018, and is one of 30 students that analyze, track, pitch, and invest part of the SMU Endowment in energy equities each year. Nicholas talks about how he […]

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