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Investor Connect: Jeffrey Kamys of Inherent Wealth Fund

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jeffrey Kamys, Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Inherent Wealth Fund. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Inherent Wealth Fund is a registered investment adviser focused on thematic and sector-specific investing and are the investment advisors to the iBET Sports Betting & Gaming ETF, the only actively […]

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Investor Connect: Gary Acosta of L’ATTITUDE Ventures and NAHREP

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gary Acosta, Managing Partner and President at L’ATTITUDE Ventures (LAT VC), and Co-founder and CEO at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). Headquartered in San Diego, California, LAT VC is a purpose-led venture fund that invests in early-stage US Latino-led and owned businesses. NAHREP […]

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How to Invest in Alternative Energy/ClimateTech

This is the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. In this series, we discuss trends and topics in the startup world. I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Thank you for joining us for the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series.  For more episodes, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org   […]

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Investment Opportunities in Foodtech

This is the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. In this series, we discuss trends and topics in the startup world. I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Thank you for joining us for the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. For more episodes, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org  […]

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TEN Capital Presents AMA: Equity Essentials For Founders with Jeff Erickson of Forecastr

This is the TEN Capital AMA show. I’m Hall T. Martin, the host of the show in which we interview investors and founders on current topics.  Our guest is: Jeff Erickson of Forecastr I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Check out our other podcasts here: https://investorconnect.org/  For Investors check […]

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Investor Connect: Jeff Erickson of The Startup Stack/Forecastr

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jeff Erickson, Founder of The Startup Stack, Angel Investor, and Director of Partnerships at Forecastr. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2020, The Startup Stack was created to help early-stage companies build a successful foundation by making the best operational tech offers available in one […]

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Investor Connect: Regula Schegg of Circulate Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Regula Schegg, Managing Director, Asia, at Circulate Capital. Headquartered in Singapore and founded in 2018, Circulate Capital is an investment management firm dedicated to the development of a circular economy to combat plastic pollution through investments in high-growth opportunities at the nexus of climate-tech and plastics recycling […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Aerospace Investing

This is the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. In this series, we discuss trends and topics in the startup world. I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Thank you for joining us for the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. For more episodes, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org  […]

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Investor Connect: Pete Mohr of Simplifying Entrepreneurship

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Pete Mohr, Founder of Simplifying Entrepreneurship and host of the Simplifying Entrepreneurship Podcast. Headquartered in Elora, Ontario, Pete helps entrepreneurs transform their frustrations into freedoms by using a variety of frameworks that help them cut through the chaos of running a business. Being a business owner isn’t […]

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Investor Connect: Luis Rivera of HEXA Global Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Luis Rivera, Managing Director at HEXA Global Ventures. Founded in 2019 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, HEXA Global Ventures is a seed capital investment firm that brings more than just capital. They have created an ecosystem consisting of resources, experience, talent, and specific service companies to help […]

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Investor Connect: Gustaf Brandberg of Gullspång Re:food

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gustaf Brandberg, General Partner at Gullspång Re:food.  Founded in 2020 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Gullspång Re:food makes enduring investments in entrepreneurs solving the food system’s structural problems for generations to come. Portfolio companies such as Oatly, NICK’S, Planted, Motatos, and Stockeld Dreamery are all driving sustainability […]

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Investor Connect: Gregory Dewerpe of A/O Proptech

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gregory Dewerpe, Founder at A/O Proptech. Headquartered in London, England, A/O Proptech is Europe’s largest proptech VC firm. They are stage agnostic, investing permanent capital to support entrepreneurs and companies from Series A to later-stage growth and they enable founders to create, iterate and scale disruptive products […]

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Investor Connect: Donna Harris of Builders + Backers

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Donna Harris, Founder and CEO at Builders + Backers.  Founded in 2020 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Builders + Backers invests in exceptional entrepreneurs who are building global-scale ventures to power an entirely different future – one where technology creates value for many instead of capturing it […]

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Investor Connect: Alexander Borschow of Semillero Partners

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Alexander Borschow, Managing Partner at Semillero Partners. Founded in 2015, and located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Semillero Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in purpose-driven sustainable food and food tech companies. Investing in these sectors will empower a new generation of entrepreneurs working to […]

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Investor Connect: Olivia Kim of GingerBread Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Olivia Kim, Principal at GingerBread Capital. GingerBread Capital invests in the next generation of female founders leading high-growth businesses and aims to encourage and support other women in doing the same. They invest across a variety of industries and business models and are generally stage-agnostic, typically investing […]

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Investor Connect: Gerald Gallagher of Healthworx

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gerald Gallagher, Venture Capital Manager at Healthworx. Healthworx is a $100M healthcare fund that operates at the intersection of healthcare and innovation by creating, co-creating, and investing in Series A and B startups to improve healthcare quality, accessibility, and affordability. As the innovation and investment arm of […]

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Investor Connect: Nasir Ali of StartFast Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Nasir Ali, Managing Partner at StartFast Ventures. StartFast is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in recurring revenue software businesses outside the major start-up hubs. StartFast Fund II invests at the Seed/A Round stages in B2B SaaS companies. Their geographic focus enables them to invest at […]

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Investor Connect: Stefano Gurciullo of Redstone VC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Stefano Gurciullo, Partner at Redstone VC. Redstone is a Berlin-based venture capital firm managing multiple VC funds and working with corporate venture funds. They reinvented corporate venture capital through their VC-as-a-Service model, which connects industry leaders with ambitious founders. Together with their industry partners, they activate corporate […]

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TEN Capital Presents AMA: Finding Product-Market Fit featuring Jeff Eversmann of Long View Technology Ventures

This is the TEN Capital AMA show. I’m Hall T. Martin, the host of the show in which we interview investors and founders on current topics.  Our guest is: Jeff Eversmann of Long View Technology Ventures I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. For more episodes from Investor Connect, please […]

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Lessons Learned Using a Product-Led Growth Strategy in a SaaS Business

This is the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. In this series, we discuss trends and topics in the startup world. I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Thank you for joining us for the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. For more episodes, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org […]

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Investor Connect: Benjamin Grubbs of Next 10 Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Benjamin Grubbs, Founder of Next 10 Ventures. Next 10 Ventures is an operating and investment company focused on incubating and accelerating new businesses, content, products, and services within the global creator economy. Its mission is to enrich, inspire, and entertain kids and young adults via the investments […]

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How to Spot the Best MedTech & Healthcare Deals in a Changing World

This is the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series. In this series, we discuss trends and topics in the startup world. I hope you enjoy this episode. For a full transcript, click here. Thank you for joining us for the Investor Connect KiwiTech 2022 podcast series.  For more episodes, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org   […]

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Investor Connect: Patrick Polak of Newion Partners

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Patrick Polak, Managing Partner at Newion Partners. Founded in December 2000, Newion Partners is an Amsterdam-based venture capital firm investing in B2B cloud, SaaS, and software companies. Newion is a highly dedicated and involved investor that is actively engaged with its portfolio companies and keeps in close […]

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Investor Connect: Jessica Karr of Coyote Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jessica Karr, Founding General Partner at Coyote Ventures. Coyote Ventures is a venture capital fund investing in early-stage startups that are innovating in women’s health and wellness, founded by Jessica Karr and Dr. Brittany Barreto, who are scientists turned entrepreneurs turned investors. Women’s health is a $1T+ […]

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Investor Connect: Edward Ismawan Chamdani of Ideosource Venture Capital, Gayo Capital and StarCamp

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Edward Ismawan Chamdani, Managing Partner at Ideosource VC, Gayo Capital, and StarCamp. Ideosource Venture Capital started in 2011 investing in more than 30+ tech startups with a combined valuation of multiples of billions of US dollars in 2021. Ideosource VC was set up as a two GP […]

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Investor Connect: Joe Raczka of York IE

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Joe Raczka, Co-founder, COO, and Managing Partner at York IE. Headquartered in New Hampshire, USA, York IE is a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm helping reshape the way companies are built, scaled, and monetized. Through Fuel™, its SaaS platform, hands-on advisory services, and selective early-stage […]

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Investor Connect: Glib Buriak of HIFE VC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Glib Buriak, Managing Partner at HIFE VC. HIFE is a venture arm of the Ukrainian investment company Adamant Capital, with 12 years in the market. HIFE searches for local talents or teams to build or develop businesses in areas of MedTech, FinTech, AgroTech, EdTech, and digital transformation. […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Your Timeline for Raising Funding Q&A

Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We’ll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising topic, then we’ll answer questions […]

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Investor Connect: Hernan Haro of MrPink VC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Hernan Haro, Founder and General Partner at MrPink VC. MrPink is a VC seed fund that invests in founders located in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay, that address large regional or global challenges. MrPink empowers entrepreneurs in CAPUC (Chile, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay and Colombia), by providing […]

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Investor Connect: Sophie Liao of Oyster Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Sophie Liao, Founding Partner at Oyster Ventures. Oyster Ventures is a seed-stage-focused venture fund based in San Francisco, New York, and Hong Kong. They target companies that bring liquidity and efficiency to antiquated industries and with massive potential to scale. Since 2016, they have launched three funds […]

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Investor Connect: Eloiza Tecson of EY Ventures Group

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Eloiza Tecson, Managing Partner at EY Ventures Group. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, EY Ventures Group is dedicated to moving early-stage (pre-seed and seed) brands and professionals forward at scale. Serving as strategic advisors and investors within the health, wellness, and sports space, the mission lies in […]

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Investor Connect: Ahmet Şener of Smart Citizenship

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Ahmet Şener, Managing Partner at Smart Citizenship. Smart Citizenship, is a citizenship-by-investment consultancy company aiming to bring unprecedented transparency to overseas investments made for the purpose of attaining secondary passports or alternative residencies. Powered by Smart Choice, the only algorithmic decision support system in the industry which […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Preparing Fundraise Content

Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We’ll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising topic, then we’ll answer questions […]

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Investor Connect: Alex Fauvel of Two Hop Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Alex Fauvel, Founder and General Partner at Two Hop Ventures. Headquartered in Amsterdam, North Holland, Two Hop Ventures is a traditional investment firm that invests capital in projects from around the globe that aim to secure the internet on a blockchain. The fund focuses on pre-seed to […]

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Investor Connect: Brom Rector of Empath Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Brom Rector, Founder of Empath Ventures. Empath Ventures is a venture capital fund that invests in psychedelic medicine startups. They specifically focus on pre-seed and seed-stage psychedelic startups that are doing novel psychedelic molecule development and pick-and-shovel plays in the psychedelics industry. To date, Empath has invested […]

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Investor Connect: Peter Bruce Clark of Social Impact Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Peter Bruce Clark, Partner at Social Impact Capital. Headquartered in New York, New York, Social Impact Capital specializes in impact investing, which they define as investments that can deliver top decile returns in addition to a positive social impact. They focus on the “essentials of human need”​ […]

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Investor Connect: Robert Toker of Lantha Sensors

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Robert Toker, Chairman, and CEO at Lantha Sensors. Founded in 2019 by a team of world-class business people, scientists and technologists, Lantha Sensors offers an alternative to high-cost, slow trace chemical analysis such as NMR and Karl Fischer titrations. They offer a range of portable, durable, and […]

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Investor Connect: Ander Iruretagoyena of Impact Engine

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Ander Iruretagoyena, Senior Associate at Impact Engine. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Impact Engine is a women-owned and led venture capital and private equity firm investing in companies driving positive impact in education, economic empowerment, health, and environmental sustainability. Impact Engine was launched in 2012 as an accelerator […]

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Investor Connect: Prem Bodagala of Michigan Rise

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Prem Bodagala, Director at Michigan Rise. Michigan Rise is an early-stage focused venture capital fund investing in high-tech startups across Michigan. The fund is backed by the Michigan Strategic Fund and Michigan State University Foundation and is one of the most active early-stage investors in the Midwest […]

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Investor Connect: Peter Storment of Cedar Street Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Peter Storment, Co-CEO at Cedar Street Capital. Cedar Street Capital provides top-tier services to companies seeking growth capital and/or merger and acquisition services. They also assist institutional private equity investors in identifying, assessing, and closing prospective investments. Cedar focuses across industries in emerging and frontier markets and […]

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Investor Connect: Gurdeep Prewal of Rocana Venture Partners

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gurdeep Prewal, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Rocana Venture Partners. Rocana Venture Partners is an LA-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage consumer packaged goods brands. They find truly disruptive, hyper-growth, mission-driven brands that provide consumers with better living choices. Their primary area of focus is […]

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Investor Connect: Craig Martin of The Family Wealth Consulting Group

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Craig Martin, Founder, and President at The Family Wealth Consulting Group. The Family Wealth Consulting Group is a family-owned and operated fee-only financial planning firm that has been a fiduciary with clients in Silicon Valley, California, for over 35 years. This family-centric team focuses on helping families […]

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Investor Connect: Maan Hamdan of Hexa Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Maan Hamdan, Managing Director at Hexa Ventures. HEXA provides its portfolio partner companies with a scope of services that support the entrepreneur and help to accelerate the growth of their early-stage investments, while at the same time, de-risking the investments made and increasing the return on investment. […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Preparing Financial Projections Q&A

Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We’ll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising topic, then we’ll answer questions […]

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Investor Connect: Kate Mitselmakher of Bloccelerate VC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Kate Mitselmakher, CEO and General Partner at Bloccelerate VC. Bloccelerate VC is a platform for blockchain products and services to actualize their true potential, providing them with world-class mentoring, go-to-market solutions, access to peers, developers pool, academic evaluation and research, access to markets, regulatory compliance, and funding […]

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Investor Connect: Mark H. Goldstein of Advisors.Fund LLC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Mark H. Goldstein, Managing Partner at Advisors.Fund LLC. Advisors.Fund LLC invests in hyper-focused entrepreneurs that are disrupting entrenched legacy incumbents and an accepted status quo. They love the entrepreneur that is “all in”, knows the business that he or she wants to break, and can surf and […]

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Investor Connect: Seren Rumjancevs and Rain Kivisik of Dealum

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Seren Rumjancevs, CEO, and Rain Kivisik, Founder at Dealum. Dealum provides a superior investor group collaboration platform to build a vibrant early-stage investing ecosystem. Their objective is to become the leading global deal-flow source for early-stage investors by creating meaningful connections between investors and startups. Seren has […]

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TEN Capital Presents AMA: Supporting and Partnering with Diverse Founders

TEN Capital Presents AMA: Supporting and Partnering with Diverse Founders This is the TEN Capital AMA show. I’m Hall T Martin, the host of the show in which we interview investors and founders on current topics.  Our guests are: J.P. Keating of VU Venture Partners Kim Folsom of Founders First Capital Partners Diane Yoo of […]

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Investor Connect: Shahab Samimi of 7 Gate Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Shahab Samimi, Senior Associate at 7 Gate Ventures. 7 Gate Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Vancouver, Canada, and Silicon Valley, investing in early-stage startups from Seed to pre-Series A in the technology industry, with a sector focus on software, SaaS, cloud services, marketplaces, mobile […]

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Investor Connect: Redg Snodgrass of 5of5.vc

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Redg Snodgrass, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of 5of5.vc. 5of5.vc is a partnership of multi-exit founders across a range of industries including Saas, e-commerce, mobile, wearables/IoT, logistics, fintech, and APIs. As senior-level subject matter experts and analysts, 5of5.vc provides market intelligence, actionable recommendations, and skilled support around the […]

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Investor Connect: Gary Nacht of Sterling Advisory Services, dba CAFÉ Central

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gary Nacht, Co-founder at Sterling Advisory Services, dba CAFÉ Central. Sterling Advisory Services, dba CAFÉ Central, advises troubled and underperforming companies, helping them return to cash-flow positive. They also acquire “corporate orphans”, distressed and underperforming companies no longer wanted by their owners and looking for a fast, […]

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Investor Connect: Gerardo Legorreta of Altum Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Gerardo Legorreta, CEO at Altum Capital.  Founded in 2014, Altum Capital is a senior secured private debt fund manager (managing three funds, one private fund in Mexican pesos, another private fund in USD, and an ALTUMCK-19 public fund in Mexican pesos) focused on structuring and managing credit […]

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Investor Connect: Bill Reichert of Pegasus Tech Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Bill Reichert, General Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures. Pegasus Tech Ventures is a global venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley with over $1.5 billion in assets under management. Pegasus offers intellectual and financial capital to emerging technology companies around the world. In addition to offering institutional […]

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Investor Connect: SC Moatti of Mighty Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes SC Moatti, Managing Partner at Mighty Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Mighty Capital is an early-growth Silicon Valley venture capital firm. They deliver exceptional returns by investing in great products that are also great businesses, like Airbnb, MissionBio, and Amplitude. SC is the Founding Managing Partner […]

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Investor Connect: Zacary Sherman of cielo24 inc.

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Zacary Sherman, Director of Strategy and Business Development at cielo24. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, cielo24 has blended the best of human intelligence with AI technology to create caption, transcription, and intelligence data at scale to make video and audio accessible, searchable, and more engaging. They are […]

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Investor Connect: Ashmeet Sidana of Engineering Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Ashmeet Sidana, Founder and Chief Engineer at Engineering Capital. Founded in 2015, Engineering Capital partners with great entrepreneurs driven by technical insights and boldly invest before traditional venture firms are willing. They lead and anchor the seed round in companies with the ambition to shape the future […]

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Investor Connect: Joe Tonnos of Ketch Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Joe Tonnos, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Ketch Ventures. Headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, Ketch Ventures partners with early-stage entrepreneurs and management teams to add value and grow businesses to the next level. Ketch focuses on emerging consumer-facing businesses that have established a foundation, are differentiated, […]

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Investor Connect: Denise Dunlap of Sage Growth Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Denise Dunlap, Founder and Managing Partner at Sage Growth Capital. Founded in 2019 and headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Sage Growth Capital makes revenue-based investments in companies that need growth capital. It is their mission to provide a more flexible funding option to growing companies that do not […]

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Investor Connect: Barbara Clarke of The Impact Seat

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Barbara Clarke, Angel Investor, and Founder and President at The Impact Seat. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, The Impact Seat invests in ideas that solve the world’s biggest problems – focusing on the most innovative, diverse, early-stage startups. Their approach combines advocacy, philanthropy, and investment to build a […]

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Investor Connect: Erwin Jager of Barrows Hotel Enterprises

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Erwin Jager, Chairman, and CEO at Barrows Hotel Enterprises. Headquartered in Dubai, Barrows is a family-owned private company, established in 2008, with a successful track record in property investment, development, and strategic land promotion in the Middle East, Africa, and the USA.  The hotel company focuses on […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Setting Valuation Q&A

Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We’ll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising topic, then we’ll answer questions […]

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Investor Connect: James Pringle of Goldsmith Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes James Pringle, Managing Partner at Goldsmith Ventures. Goldsmith Ventures invests in and provides support to early-stage UK companies developing innovative technology across fintech and insurtech. The Goldsmith Ventures Fund I is targeted exclusively at investors who understand the risks of investing in early-stage businesses and can make […]

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Investor Connect: Wesley King of Coherent Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Wesley King, Co-Founder of Coherent Capital. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Coherent Capital is focused on supporting successful late Seed and Series A fundraises ($4m to $20m raises) with a health and wellness technology focus. The company exists to support early-stage entrepreneurs in raising capital and forming […]

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Investor Connect: Adrian Mendoza of Mendoza Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Adrian Mendoza, Founder and General Partner at Mendoza Ventures. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, and founded in 2016, Mendoza Ventures is women-owned and the first LatinX-owned venture fund on the East Coast. They are an early-stage and growth fintech, AI, and cybersecurity venture fund that provides an actively […]

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Investor Connect: AJ Shepard of Uptown Properties

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes AJ Shepard, Co-owner of Uptown Properties. Uptown Properties offers a full range of property management services tailored to you as an investor, homeowner, or landlord. They have an extensive portfolio of single-family homes, townhouses, and condos in the Portland Metro area. They offer to fill vacancies, advertise […]

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Investor Connect: Nick Spiller of Beta Business

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Nick Spiller, Podcast Host and Fundraising Coach at Beta Business. Beta Business is “The essential podcast for first-time entrepreneurs”. Through multiple episodes per week as well as in-person events, Beta Business helps entrepreneurs gain practical tactics and meaningful connections for starting their company.  Nick moved to Texas […]

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Investor Connect: Elizabeth Edwards of H Venture Partners

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Elizabeth Edwards, Managing Partner at H Venture Partners. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and founded in 2017, H Venture Partners is a seed, venture, and early growth equity fund that invests in consumer products and devices. H Venture Partners invests across the US and Canada, focusing primarily in […]

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Investor Connect: David A. Rosen of Acrelic Group

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes David A. Rosen, President and CEO at Acrelic Group. Acrelic Group is a strategic advisory firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with additional locations in Philly, Chicago, Cleveland, and Tel Aviv. Their principals are experienced business owners, operators, executives, and board directors who are focused on “Helping People […]

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Investor Connect: Brett Brohl of Bread & Butter Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Brett Brohl, Managing Partner at Bread & Butter Ventures. Bread & Butter Ventures is an early-stage VC firm based in Minnesota – the “Bread and Butter State” – investing globally while leveraging the State and region’s unparalleled access to strong corporate connections, commercial opportunities, and industry expertise […]

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Investor Connect: Matteo Scarabelli of L Marks

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Matteo Scarabelli, Director of Insight at L Marks. Headquartered in London, England, and founded in 2014, L Marks is an investment and innovation advisory firm, specialising in applied corporate innovation. Working with some of the worlds’ best-known brands, including, BMW Group, Lloyd’s of London, Arsenal FC, and […]

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Investor Connect: Matt McGraw of Anthropocene Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Matt McGraw, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Anthropocene Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Anthropocene Ventures is a global, early-stage VC firm investing in founders that leverage exponential technologies and hard science to make humanity more resilient.  Matt is a successful leader, CEO, entrepreneur, and investor. He […]

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Investor Connect: Carlos Gutierrez of Simma Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Carlos Gutierrez, Managing Partner at Simma Capital. Headquartered in Bogota, Columbia, and founded in 2019, Simma Capital invests in early and growth-stage companies that are cofounded by outstanding teams, are scalable, have solid unit economics, and are connected with Colombia and the rest of Latin America. Simma […]

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Investor Connect: Fred Walti of The Network for Global Innovation

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Fred Walti, CEO of the Network for Global Innovation (NGIN). The Network for Global Innovation is an international network of entrepreneurial support agents. Its mission is to accelerate the expansion of new sustainable technologies while simultaneously generating significant economic growth in both developed and emerging markets. NGIN […]

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Investor Connect: Giuseppe Liberati of Bridging Value

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Giuseppe Liberati, Executive Director at Bridging Value, Board Member of the Houston Angel Network, and Author of “Next: How to Innovate From Within”. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and founded in 2012, Bridging Value has successfully helped global startups, business units, and small-to-large global organizations facilitate product, organizational […]

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Investor Connect: Philip Webb of Investors In Community Limited

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Philip Webb, Managing Director at Investors In Community Limited (IIC). Headquartered in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, and founded in 2015, Investors In Community Limited is a for-profit company operating a B2B SaaS platform, providing businesses with the measurement and verification tool for all community support and giving. As […]

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Investor Connect: Brian Parks of Bigfoot Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes back Brian Parks, Founder & CEO of Bigfoot Capital. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and founded in 2017, Bigfoot has provided over $30M in non-dilutive capital commitments to growth-stage software companies across the U.S. Their relationships with their portfolio companies tend to last 2 to 3 years and […]

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Investor Connect: Eric Stegemann of TRIBUS Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Eric Stegemann, Managing Partner at TRIBUS Capital. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, TRIBUS Capital provides advisory services and investment in early-stage proptech companies. The fund looks to leverage the network effect of the TRIBUS portfolio which has relationships with nearly 100,000 realtors across the United States and […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: TENFL Setting Your Fundraise Target Q&A

Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We’ll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising topic, then we’ll answer questions […]

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Investor Connect: David Goldberg of Alpaca VC

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes David Goldberg, General Partner at Alpaca VC. Headquartered in New York, New York, Alpaca VC is a seed-stage venture capital firm that believes that layering technology over daily life transforms how the real world works so they invest in the people, products, and processes that power commerce […]

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Investor Connect: Allison Piper Kimball of Wave 27 Ventures

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Allison Piper Kimball, Managing Partner at Wave 27 Ventures. Allison, MSPH, MBA is also the founder of the Blue Catalyst Group. Angel investing is Allison’s third career, after first working as an environmental and occupational health consultant and then spending almost two decades as an executive in […]

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Investor Connect: Michael Nogen of Overton Venture Capital

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Michael Nogen, Managing Partner at Overton Venture Capital. Overton Venture Capital is a woman-led fund that invests in seed and early-stage, revenue-generating companies whose entrepreneurs break the world’s confines and reimagine it with transformational solutions for next-generation businesses. They partner with ambitious entrepreneurs who are meeting the […]

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Investor Connect: Heeten Doshi of Doshi Capital Management

In this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Heeten Doshi, Founder and Managing Partner at Doshi Capital Management. Headquartered in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, Doshi Capital Management, LLC (‘DCM’) is a private investment management firm, that was incorporated in 2011. DCM relies on its decades of extensive research in understanding different market cycles and the […]

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Investor Connect: John Zic of EQUIAM

In this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes John Zic, Partner and Founding Team Member at EQUIAM. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, EQUIAM is a non-traditional, systematic VC firm. They use deeply researched, proprietary, data-driven algorithms to make their investment decisions. EQUIAM focuses on finding great firms and capturing the high returns associated with these […]

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Investor Connect: Sarah Jennings of Beyond Angel Network

In this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes back Sarah Jennings, Director at Beyond Angel Network and Fund. As a national community for faith-driven investment and entrepreneurship, Beyond provides increased access to faith-aligned capital for founders of faith-based companies as they seek to invest in scalable, for-profit companies. Beyond’s investment thesis is to invest in […]

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Investor Connect: Adam Haber, Angel Investor/Trellus

In this episode, Hall welcomes Adam Haber, angel investor and CEO and Co-Founder of Trellus. Headquartered in Long Beach, New York, Trellus is a team of business owners who created a service to assist small retail and home-based businesses compete with the fast-growing online delivery business. Trellus has created an integrated same-day delivery system that […]

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Investor Connect: John McEvoy of Tribeca Early Stage Partners

In this episode, Hall welcomes John McEvoy, Managing Partner at Tribeca Early Stage Partners (ESP). Headquartered in New York, New York, and founded in 2014, Tribeca ESP is an early-stage venture group primarily focused on pre-A and A-stage companies in FinTech. They have brought together a network of entrepreneurs and business leaders with deep domain […]

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Investor Connect: Tom Wisniewski of Newark Venture Partners

In this episode, Hall welcomes Tom Wisniewski, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Newark Venture Partners. Newark Venture Partners identifies, invests in, and supports the best in class B2B software founders from all over the country as they build innovative solutions for some of today’s most complex business challenges. They lead or participate in Seed rounds […]

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Investor Connect: Kareem Elsirafy of Modus Capital

In this episode, Hall welcomes Kareem Elsirafy, Managing Partner at Modus Capital. Modus Capital is a global venture capital and venture builder firm that combines the operational and financial capital needed to build ideas into scalable and sustainable tech companies. Modus Capital partners with founders, emerging startups, and corporates to transform innovative ideas into venture-backed […]

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Investor Connect: Sam Silvershein of Alpha Partners

In this episode, Hall welcomes Sam Silvershein, Associate at Alpha Partners. Headquartered in New York, New York, Alpha Partners is a next-generation growth equity firm that focuses on accelerating private technology companies. To these companies and their investors, they offer an option to quickly fill out a growth or expansion stage financing round in a […]

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Investor Connect: Carolyn Lowe, Book Review

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Carolyn Lowe, Founder of ROI Swift, and Author of “Business Growth Do’s and Absolute Don’ts”. What is “Business Growth Do’s and Absolute Don’ts”? Markets fluctuate and trends come and go, but some principles of the business world are here to stay. Founders and leaders need to know—and cannot ignore—the […]

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Investor Connect: Dr. Raymond Levitt of Blackhorn Ventures LP

In this episode, Hall welcomes Dr. Raymond Levitt, Operating Partner at Blackhorn Ventures LP. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Blackhorn Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in companies using breakthroughs in engineering and science, coupled with the infrastructure of the information revolution, to redefine resource productivity. They have three funds: an early-stage seed […]

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Investor Connect: Mike Audi of TIKI Inc.

In this episode, Hall welcomes Mike Audi, Co-Founder and CEO of TIKI Inc. Tiki was founded by Mike Audi and Brian Gagnon at the beginning of 2020 to address fundamental issues in how user data is stored, consumed, and monetized. With decades of experience building massive-scale data-driven solutions, Tiki began with research into the thousands […]

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Investor Connect: Richard Teideman, Angel Investor

In this episode, Hall welcomes angel investor, Richard Teideman. Richard is the Commercial Director and an investor with a private family office based in the UK. He has owned 7 companies, with one trade sale and one IPO on the London Stock Exchange. He has been personally investing since 2008 and currently has six investments […]

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Investor Connect: Davron Karimov of FunderHunt

In this episode, Hall welcomes Davron Karimov, CEO of FunderHunt. Funderhunt specializes in getting capital to business owners across America who are doing $5,000 and above in monthly revenue. If you take a look at their website, there is no application in order to get a business loan, there is no printing, or faxing, or […]

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Investor Connect: Ross Darwin of Owl Ventures

In this episode, Hall welcomes Ross Darwin, Principal at Owl Ventures. Founded in 2014, Owl Ventures is the largest venture capital firm in the world focused on the education technology market with over $1.3 billion in assets under management. The Silicon Valley-based firm was purposely built to partner with and help scale the world’s leading […]

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Investor Connect: Nikita Demidov of the Houston Angel Network

In this episode, Hall welcomes Nikita Demidov, Venture Associate at the Houston Angel Network. The Houston Angel Network (HAN) is the oldest angel network in Texas and the most active angel network in the USA. HAN is also a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the innovation ecosystem in Houston, Texas by supporting founders and startups […]

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Investor Connect: Neil Senturia of Blackbird Ventures

In this episode, Hall welcomes Neil Senturia, CEO at Blackbird Ventures. Blackbird Ventures is a California-based principal investment firm specialized in funding technology and real estate companies. Their mission is to work with high-tech entrepreneurs who are passionate about the relentless pursuit of their dreams. With over 30 years of diverse entrepreneurial endeavors, Neil brings […]

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Investor Connect: Ron Thompson of CAIL

In this episode, Hall welcomes Ron Thompson, CEO of CAIL. Headquartered in Winnetka, Illinois, CAIL successfully enables organizations to leverage the considerable investment in current systems and services with solutions that provide an evolutionary strategy to evolve and improve information services. This approach provides clients with immediate and important advantages with products having extensive flexibility, […]

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Investor Connect: Brad Aelicks of Pyfera Growth Capital Corp.

In this episode, Hall welcomes Bradley Aelicks, Co-founder and President at Pyfera Growth Capital Corp. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Pyfera Growth Capital Corp. is an investment corp specializing in investing in private technology companies with a near-term objective of accessing the public markets. The Pyfera Capital team is comprised of investors, operators, and proven […]

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Investor Connect: Rohit Gupta of Future Communities Capital

In this episode, Hall welcomes Rohit Gupta, Managing Director at Future Communities Capital. Headquartered in Berkeley, California, Future Communities Capital looks for technology entrepreneurs focused on disrupting legacy industries such as government, healthcare, finance, and real estate. Portfolio companies are tackling problems ranging from smart city infrastructure to disease outbreak management. Rohit has led investments […]

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