Media & Testimonials

 

Hall T. Martin’s Guest Appearances

 

Austin-based super angel Hall Martin has an intriguing approach to investing in technology startups that can benefit investors and founders. He’s also done quite a bit of equity crowdfunding. This interview was rich in lessons for me. I recommend you listen.
 
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Angel Invest Boston Podcast

 

Austin Spotlight‬ Podcast

Interview with Hall T. Martin of TEN Capital and the Texas Entrepreneur Network

Hall T. Martin is the Founder and CEO of the Texas Entrepreneur Network. Hall launched TEN Capital as the Texas Entrepreneur Networks in 2009. Today, the firm has over 14,000 investors in its network, and has helped startups raise over $900M and counting. We discuss the growth of the angel investor community in Austin and Texas.

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Austin Spotlight‬ Podcast

 

Between the Lines

How to Raise Funding for Your Startup With Hall Martin

Join me, Corine La Font, Host of Between The Lines with Hall Martin. Hall T. Martin is the Founder and CEO of TEN Capital Group. He serves as the Vice-Chair of the Baylor Angel Network and previously led the Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN) as its first Executive Director. Hall is the Founder and Director of the Texas Open Angel Network, Founder and initial Managing Director of SKU (Incubation Station), and the former Managing Director of AccelerateNFC. Hall also serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Texas leading the Idea to IP program.

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Build a Business Success Secrets Podcast

How to Raise Money from Angel Investors with Hall Martin CEO of TEN Capital

At some point in building your business you’ll likely want and need to raise money to scale revenue. Hall Martin is CEO of TEN Capital that has a network of over 14,000 investors. We talk about how angel investor networks work, what they look for in a company to invest in and terms they generally expect.
Hall also drops one of the best formulas I’ve ever heard on how to figure out a valuation for an early-stage company. You’ll want to know this.

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Build a Business Success Secrets Podcast

 

Capital Gains Tax Solutions Podcast

Helping Startups & Investors connect for funding with Hall Martin

Hall Martin started out as an Angel Investor. He’s a host of an amazing Podcast called Investor Connect. He is the founder of the Ten Capital Network and he has helped over 14,000 investors and startups raised over $900 million. He focuses on venture funding, angel networks, crowdfunding, pitching, fundraising strategies, growth strategies, go-to-market strategies, and business model development.

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Capital Gains Tax Solutions Podcast

 

Get Down To Business

Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship with Hall T. Martin

Join Shalom Klein each week and get down to business! An avid networker and dedicated entrepreneur, Shalom will share the advice you need, the strategies that work, and the stories of success to help you with both business and jobs.

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Mentors & Masters Podcast

Seven Keys to Raising Capital with Hall T Martin

Hall T Martin is the CEO of TEN Capital, which has over 14,000 investors and has helped startups raise more than $900M. He shares with us the seven keys to raising venture capital.

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Rainmakers

Interview with Hall Martin, Founder and CEO of TEN Capital Network

Hall Martin became an angel investor after a company he was with went public. He turned his interest in angel investing into regional networks of angel investors and later a national network of angel and venture investors that he helps entrepreneurs gain access to.

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rainmakers with carl grant

 

Startup Hustle 

How to Invest in Startups

In this episode of Startup Hustle, Matt DeCoursey and Hall Martin, Founder and CEO of TEN Capital Network talk about how to invest in startups.

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Startup Junkie’s Podcast

Tapping into Venture Capital with Hall T. Martin of TEN Capital Network

For this episode, Caleb Talley and Jeff Amerine sit down with Hall T. Martin of TEN Capital Network. Whether it’s discovering helpful tips on improving your pitches to VC funds or how to get the most out of raising capital for your startup, you will NOT want to miss this one!

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Startup Mindsets

Creating TEN Capital Network with Hall T. Martin

Hall Martin a long-time angel investor and creator of Texas Entrepreneurial Network aka Ten Capital joins Startup Mindsets to tell us about his experiences being alongside new ideas and startups for decades. Today TEN Capital helps startups and growth companies everywhere raise venture funding. To date, TEN Capital has helped entrepreneurs who have raised over $900M.

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The Biz of Wealth

Talk to your customer before having a product

Hall Martin is an angel investor and has launched a platform to connect startups with investors around the county. In this conversation, we go over the key factors that startups should have in mind before looking for funding, as well as the key KPIs investors should look at when investing in startups.

From evaluating teams all the way to not investing in companies with less than a duplicating rate of revenue, we discuss and challenge all common assumptions.

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The Boss Podcast

What do investors and entrepreneurs really say when no one is around?

So you’ve got a startup, what do you do next? You’ll probably need capital to scale up. This week, Greg is joined by Hall T. Martin, the Founder of TEN Capital Group. His team helps companies raise funding from angels, venture capital, and high net worth individuals. In part one, Hall shares the benefits of angel investor networks, the major differences between incubators and accelerators, and which cities have become the next great tech hubs.

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The Business of Business Podcast

Funding 101: Actionable Advice For Astute Investors and Ambitious Early Stage Startups

Whether you are a seasoned investor or a novice. An early-stage startup or mature business needing a capital infusion, Hall T. Martin provides a wealth of information in the latest episode of The Business of Business Podcast.

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The Domain Magnate Show

In this episode, Michael speaks with Hall Martin, the Founder of TEN Capital. Hall specializes in Angel Investing, and helping early-stage startups raise Seed and Series A funding. Throughout the conversation, Michael and Hall discuss why you should seek funding, how to do it, and the ins-and-outs of startup investing.

Getting the money to fund our small business start-up is often where we hit a wall. We may not qualify for traditional lending, and we may not have the cash to fund the business ourselves. We hear of tech companies and other entrepreneurs who use Angel Investing or Venture Funding, but that is often not accessible for the typical small business owner outside of the tech world. Hall Martin shares his insights and experiences with Angel Investing. How might we leverage Angel Investors to help us fund our start-up?

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The How of Business Podcast

 

The Inventive Journey Podcast

How To Fundraise And Invest

Starting and growing a business is a journey. On The Inventive Journey, the host, Devin Miller walks with startups along the different journeys startups take to success (or failure). You also get to hear from featured guests, such as venture firms and angel investors, that provide insight on the paths to a successful inventive journey.

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The Successful Pitch Podcast

Connecting Investors With Startups With Hall T. Martin

The Successful Pitch interviews successful thought leaders and entrepreneurs who share their stories so you can have a road map to success. Join your host John Livesay, sales keynote speaker, sales expert, and author as he provides insights on how to make your pitch compelling, clear, and concise.

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Uncorrelated Minds Podcast

Angel Networks and Seed Stage Funding With Hall Martin

As a startup business, finding investors can be a difficult process. It’s always nice to have help guide you through the process and connect you with the right people.

In this episode, Kevin Kaylakie speaks with Hall Martin, Founder & CEO of TEN Capital Network. Hall shares how his firm helps connect startup companies with investors, the background of his work and the evolution of TEN Capital Network. Plus, details about their program and who it works best for.

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Investor Connect Testimonials

Investor Connect Testimonials

“Startup Funding Espresso provides daily bite-sized content that keeps me up on relevant topics that benefit me as a founder, mentor, and angel investor.”

~ Ray Antonino, Co-founder and CEO, Permits.com

 

“Investor Connect with Hall caught me off guard in the best kind of way. We had a refreshingly practical conversation about evaluating opportunities in the radically shifting data market.”

~ Mike Audi, Founder and CEO, TIKI Inc.

 


” I enjoyed my experience being a guest with Hall Martin. He asks great questions and at the same time shares insights that helped me.”

~ Avetis Antaplyan, Founder and CEO, HIRECLOUT

 

“Connections between and among investors and entrepreneurs are best developed over time – Hall provides a necessary space to learn more and engage with this community. Join in the conversation!”

~ Eric Thome, Director, VentureSouth

 

“Had a great time with Hall on his podcast. His startup acumen is excellent, and he really engages his guests in a way that provides great insights to listeners.”

~ Darren King, General Partner, Unbridled Ventures

 

“Hall Martin is a tireless advocate for the budding entrepreneur. If you are a startup business or thinking about starting a business, it’s worth your time to listen to his podcasts.”

~ Adam Haber, Angel Investor, CEO and Co-Founder, Trellus Same Day Delivery and Marketplace

 

“I greatly enjoyed doing the interview with Hall Martin for the Investor Connect show. He asked highly relevant questions, added his own perspectives and the team did a superb job of editing the session. The experience was a pleasure from beginning to end.”

~ Dr. Raymond Levitt, Operating Partner, Blackhorn Ventures LP 

 

“I was honored to be a guest on the Investor Connect podcast. Hall Martin is an insightful and engaging host and I was excited to have the opportunity to discuss the future of gender and diversity lens investing with him.”

~Elisa Miller-Out, Managing Partner, Chloe Capital

 

“Was a pleasure chatting with Hall on the Investor Connect Podcast. He’s professional and efficient, and knows this world well, leading to great questions and a compelling conversation.”

~ David Goldberg, General Partner, Alpaca VC

 

“Hall is a great person to talk, he has a lot of insight’s that makes the conversation fluent and entertainment”.

~ Carlos Felipe Gutiérrez, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Simma Capital

 

“It was a pleasure chatting with Hall. It’s always interesting to exchange ideas and thinking about the latest thinking on impact investing. Hall has a great platform reaching out to an informed audience.”

~ Fred H. Walti II, President and CEO, NGIN

 

“I was recently interviewed on the Investor Connect podcast, and really enjoy talking with Hall. Great questions spanning the lifecycle of a fund, how we invest and how we’re different, and more importantly how we see the world – he really got to the point of the matter and brought out the all-important “Why?””

~ Matt McGraw, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Anthropocene Ventures

 

“Hall Martin definitely knows how to throw the right questions! There’s tons of knowledge you can get from this podcast, not only for beginners but also for experienced investors as well. Highly recommended!”

~ AJ Shepard, Co-owner, Uptown Properties

 

“Hall. Great working with you on this podcast. You bring an amazing array of perspectives for business owners, founders in the startup through largest company space. Thank you.”

~ David A. Rosen, President and CEO, Acrelic Group

 

“I thought that Hall Martin did an excellent job and I appreciate being invited.”

~ Richard Samuelson, Chief Investment Officer, SWAN Venture Group

 

“A very candid experience with Hall, who is helping support the venture and startup ecosystem.”

~ Shahab Samimi, Senior Associate, 7 Gate Ventures

 

“Being a guest on Investor Connect podcast was a smooth sailing with lots of support from the podcast team. We were impressed with the amount of thought Hall put into choosing the relevant questions to make sure the episode covers a topic that is interesting to the audience. From both the guest as well as listeners’ perspective, we highly recommend Investor Connect to anyone active on the investment scene.”

~ Seren Rumjancevs, CEO, and Rain Kivisik, Founder, Dealum

 

“The discussion with Hall about innovation and entrepreneurship was very enjoyable on many levels. Hall is a great listener, asking very insightful questions and he obviously has a very deep fund of knowledge and experience.”

~ Robert Toker, Chairman and CEO, Lantha Sensors

 

“Hall Martin and Samantha have an impressive structure to how this podcast was set up, the interview process, and the follow-up post connecting to my podcast. I congratulate you on that achievement.”

~ Craig Martin, Founder and President, The Family Wealth Consulting Group

 

“Had a great time speaking with Hall and spreading the word about the psychedelic investing revolution!”

~ Brom Rector, Founder, Empath Ventures

 

“Hall is willing to tackle unique and exciting topics for prospective investors on Investor Connect. Looking at alternative investments in scaling mid-sized businesses in Africa for faith-driven investors brings light to a topic rarely tackled in the mainstream press.”

~ David Simms, Founder and Managing Partner, Talanton LLC

 

“Really enjoyed my session with Hall; he’s such a great host and has created a great community of like-minded investors. I look forward to doing it again sometime! ”

~ Gurdeep Prewal, Co-founder, Rocana Venture Partners

 

“Interested in VC? What better way to learn more than hearing directly from the horse’s mouth? Investor connect gives a platform for investors in the VC industry to very candidly introduce themselves, their backgrounds, the investment strategy of the firms they work in, and their take on current events. Hall is a great moderator and listener with an excellent voice!”

~ Ander Iruretagoyena, Senior Associate, Funds & Co-Investments, Impact Engine

 

“I recently had the opportunity to join Hall Martin on his Investor Connect podcast. Overall, I found the experience to be very pleasant, and he has very engaging interviewing style which gave me a great opportunity to discuss various subjects dear to my heart (and wallet), namely the emergence of a new area of crypto/defi that has me very interested, namely CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency), as well as the opportunity to discuss the rise of a new venture scene in markets Americans usually overlook, namely Africa. He asked excellent questions and is a great host. Hope you get a chance to listen.”

~ Peter Storment, Co-CEO, Cedar Street Capital

 

“Hall Martin and the team of Investors Connect podcast reached our venture studio from Ukraine asking to share our experience and insights for investing in our environment. The talk was 100% professional and outlined as an introduction to startup community in Ukraine with all the challenges and possibilities.
Hall Martin is very up to date and to the point interviewer with vast experience and deep understanding of the industry, the talk was very productive and I suggest people interested in venture should spend time to listen to it. ”

~ Glib Buriak, Managing Partner, HIFE VC

 

 

“I greatly appreciate the work Hall has done to create a network of investors and investment professionals for the purpose of sharing investment practices. It was an honor to be featured on this podcast!”

~ W. Andrew Stoner, Chief Investment Officer, Paradiem

 

 

“I had fun discussing the state of the early-stage VC industry in Europe with Hall Martin. Such a knowledgeable and experienced guy.”

~ Patrick Polak, Managing Partner, Newion Partners B.V