Investor Connect

Discussion Topics

Investor Connect – Episode 124 – Paul Foley of Smart Capital

Paul Foley of Smart Capital In this episode, Hall interviews Paul Foley, co-founder and CEO of Smart Capital, an equity crowdfunding platform that enables anyone to invest in venture funds for the very first time. Paul talks about his beginnings in Adtech and how he started angel investing after selling the business. Noting a shortage […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 123 – Amos Schwartzfarb of Techstars

Amos Schwartzfarb of Techstars In this episode, Hall interviews Amos Schwartzfarb, managing director of Techstars Austin, a horizontal accelerator that focuses on the founding team and their ability to build a big business. Amos talks about the importance of finding a CEO that has a track record of “getting things done” and is passionate about […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 122 – Daniel Curran of Silicon Valley

Daniel Curran of Silicon Valley Daniel is a well-known prolific Silicon Valley SuperAngel/advisor in 115+ seed to A round startups who has invested alongside the most successful and famous Angels and VCs alive today, enjoying exclusive access to the next Valley unicorn and decacorn deals. Daniel talks about his background working for Northrup Grumman, Lockheed, […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 121 – JP Bauman of Altira Group

JP Bauman of Altira Group In this episode, Hall T. Martin interviews JP Bauman of Altira Group. JP is a Principal at Altira Group, a Denver-based venture capital firm that works closely with entrepreneurs to provide funding for emerging software and technology companies that are helping meet the increasingly complex digital and operational challenges of […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 120 – Shruti Gandhi of Array Ventures

Shruti Gandhi of Array VC In this episode, Hall T. Martin welcomes Shruti Gandhi of Array Ventures.Shruti is the founder and managing partner of Array Ventures. Array invests in enterprise deep tech early stage companies. Shruti spent her early career as a developer on mainframe security, collaboration tools, and data analytics. Post engineering, she was […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 119 – Erica Duignan Minnihan of 1000 Angels

Erica Duignan Minnihan of 1000 Angels In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview Erica Duignan Minnihan of 1000 Angels. Erica is the Managing Partner at 1000 Angels, a private digital venture investment network. They provide a platform for high net worth individuals, family offices, and Venture Funds to make direct investments in a […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 118 – Cain McClary of KdT Ventures

Cain McClary of KdT Ventures In this episode, Hall interviews Cain McClary, MD is the founder and Managing Partner of KdT Ventures. Cain talks about how he started a VC fund focused on the intersection of healthcare/science and computation. Cain discusses the three enablers of biology: 1. The ability to read the DNA code 2. […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 117 – Andrey Morozov of FinHub VC

Andrey Morozov of FinHub VC In this episode, Hall interviews Andrey Morozov, founder of FinHub Global Ventures in San Francisco, CA. Andrey is technology entrepreneur and investor, who has been a founder and CEO of several successful payment companies before becoming an angel investor and startup mentor. He is a regular speaker at the biggest […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 116 – Cliff Hinrichs of Steele VC

Cliff Hinrichs of Steele VC In this episode, Hall interviews Cliff Hinrichs of Steele VC. Cliff talks about what Steele ventures invests in, and provides some examples of high quality investments such as MyRepublic and AgFunder. Cliff and Hall discuss what angels starting out should look for, including: -Revenue growth of 100% YOY -Capital efficient […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 115 – John Hinckley of Modern Message

John Hinckley of Modern Message In this episode, Hall interviews John Hinckley, CEO and co-founder of Modern Message, creator of an online resident engagement platform for apartment communities. Since its inception in 2012, Modern Message has seen average growth of 79 percent year over year, and works with nearly 2,500 apartment communities and allows more […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 114 – Morgan Simon of Candide Group

Morgan Simon of Candide Group In this episode, Hall interviews Morgan Simon, founding partner of Candide Group. Morgan has close to two decades of experience making finance a tool for social justice. In that time she has influenced over $150B and is a regularly sought out expert on impact investing. Her first book, Real Impact: […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 113 – Gaurav Chakravorty of qplum

Gaurav Chakravorty of qplum In this episode, Hall interviews Gaurav Chakravorty, co-founder and CIO of qplum, wealth management powered by A.I. Prior to qplum, Gaurav built one of the most profitable high-frequency trading operations at Tower Research Capital. He holds a Bachelor of Technology from IIT Kanpur, India and a Masters in Computer Science from […]

Read more

Investor Connect – Episode 112 – Don Plotsky of Uinta Partners

Don Plotsky of Uinta Partners In this episode, Hall interviews Don Plotsky, Founder and Managing Partner at Uitna Partners. Don was Head of Product Development and Product Management Western Asset Management from 2002, and prior to WAM, Mr. Plotsky was Head of Global Client Service and Marketing at CDC Investment Management (now part of Natixis) […]

Read more