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Karen Rands Author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing

  In this episode, Hall welcomes Karen Rands, author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing. Karen discusses her background prior to early-stage investing, working at IBM as a business manager. She covers topics ranging from the world of angel investing, her advice to investors, and some of the many ways you can get started as […]

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Bob Bridge of Southwest Angel Network

  On this episode, Hall is joined by Bob Bridge of the Southwest Angel Network. Before becoming an angel investor he began his career earning a PHD in computer engineering, which led him to work with high-tech startups, semiconductors and hardware systems. Along the way, he decided that he wanted something different and more meaningful, […]

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Hélène Thibieroz of We Grow Green Tech

  In this episode, Hall is joined by Hélène Thibieroz, founder and senior managing partner of We Grow Green Tech. We Grow Green Tech focuses on accelerating growth for green technology innovation and impact by partnering with early to late-stage companies. Hélène has an extensive background in technology. She received her PHD in Electrical Engineering […]

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John Cooper of Minimelife

  On this episode, Hall is joined by John Cooper of Minimelife. John has practiced healthcare for most of his life and for the last 14 years as an attending vascular surgeon at Virtual Health System in New Jersey. Over his career, John has witnessed better outcomes when patients are directly involved with their healthcare. […]

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Patrick Juthberg of Carable

  On this episode, Hall is joined by Patrick Juthberg of Carable, an automotive marketplace that connects buyers to sellers directly, completely removing the middleman. Patrick, a self-described serial entrepreneur, sees an issue and it drives him to find a solution from a problem perspective. In this episode, Hall and Patrick talk about his path […]

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Paul Van Kleef of Nannocare

  On this episode, Hall is joined by Paul Van Kleef of Nannocare. Before Nannocare, Paul started his career attending business school in Los Angeles which led him to work with various consulting companies. Along the way, he decided that his true passion was startups and embarked on starting his own company. Paul began working […]

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Damon Torgerson of Alludo

  In this episode, Hall is joined by Damon Torgerson of Alludo. As the episode begins you’ll learn more about Damon’s background prior to Alludo and what led him on the path to education. He began his career in enterprise IT consulting work, with a technical background and worked for Microsoft consulting both educational and […]

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Eric Smith of Appbrilliance

  In this episode, Hall is joined by Eric Smith of AppBrilliance. AppBrilliance, Inc. is a privately held company based in Austin, TX. As the episode kicks off you’ll learn about Eric’s background prior to AppBrilliance. Before this, Eric ran Unwired Banking, which was a venture-backed mobile banking startup based in Austin. You’ll also learn […]

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Shawn Flynn of TechCode

  In this episode, Hall is joined by Shawn Flynn of Silicon Valley-based TechCode. Before Shawn began investing in early-stage companies, he spent over 4 years living and conducting business in Beijing, China. While there, he founded three companies, one of which succeeded. After being bought out by his partner, Shawn returned to the U.S. […]

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Josh Cohen of City Light Capital

  In this episode, Hall is joined by Josh Cohen of City Light Capital. Before investing, Josh began his career as an investment banking analyst at Alex Brown in the 1990s. This led him to head a corporate development group for a banking client company called Mobility Electronics. From there Josh joined a private debt […]

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