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Investor Connect: Daran Herrman of Goboto and Establishing Your Empire Podcast

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Daran Herrman, CEO at Goboto and the Host of Establishing Your Empire Podcast. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, and founded in 2018, Goboto is a full-service marketing company with 100+ clients all over the world including China, Australia, UK, Indonesia, Singapore, and Kansas. Clients range from nonprofits that […]

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Investor Connect: Dan Gonzales of Startup Mindsets Podcast

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Dan Gonzales, Executive Producer and Host of Startup Mindsets Podcast. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2020, Startup Mindsets has interviewed more than 50 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and innovation leaders since April 2020 and has inspired people to take entrepreneurial action across the world. Week […]

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Investor Connect: Scott (Shalom) Klein of Get Down to Business

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Scott (Shalom) Klein, Host of the Get Down to Business radio show and podcast.  Dr. Scott (Shalom) Klein is a well-regarded community activist and entrepreneur. Shalom is a published author who hosts the popular “Get Down to Business” radio show in Chicago and serves as an Officer […]

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Investor Connect: Jaime Moreno de Los Rios of Secfi

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jaime Moreno de Los Rios, Chief Operating Officer at Secfi. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2017, Secfi is trusted by thousands of startup employees for equity planning and financing. Secfi is the first to provide a proprietary suite of equity planning tools, 1:1 guidance […]

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Investor Connect: John Livesay, Best-Selling Author and Host of The Successful Pitch Podcast

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes John Livesay, aka “The Pitch Whisperer”, best-selling author, host of The Successful Pitch podcast, and sales keynote speaker.  The Successful Pitch is heard in over 60 countries, and interviews successful thought leaders and entrepreneurs who share their stories so you can have a road map to success. […]

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Investor Connect: Devin Miller of Miller IP Law and The Inventive Journey Podcast

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Devin Miller, Founder of Miller IP Law and Host of The Inventive Journey Podcast. Headquartered in Mountain Green, Utah, and founded in 2019, Miller IP Law is a law firm that assists startups and small businesses with patents and trademarks across the US and worldwide. Miller IP […]

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Investor Connect: Matt DeCoursey of Full Scale and The Startup Hustle Podcast

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Matt DeCoursey, Co-founder and CEO of Full Scale, the Host of the Startup Hustle podcast, top-selling author of “Million Dollar Bedroom” and “Balance Me”, as well as the co-author of “The Realist’s Guide to a Successful Music Career”. Headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas, and founded in 2018, […]

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Investor Connect: Coss Marte of CONBODY

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Coss Marte, Founder, and CEO at CONBODY. Headquartered in New York, NY, and founded in 2014, CONBODY is a prison-style boot camp that employs formerly incarcerated individuals as fitness instructors.  CONBODY was founded by Coss Marte, a former drug kingpin who created the CONBODY method while serving […]

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Investor Connect: Lawrence Chavez of EveryDay Contacts

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Lawrence Chavez, CEO at EveryDay Contacts.  EveryDay Contacts is a premium daily disposable contact lens, doctor-enabled, subscription-based, direct-to-consumer company designed for both patients and eye care professionals. Built around a unique technology that enhances the wettability of the silicone hydrogel daily disposable lenses, EveryDay Contacts is coming […]

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Investor Connect: David Narrow of Sonavex

In this our 700th episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes David Narrow, CEO at Sonavex. Sonavex is a venture-backed clinical stage Medtech company spun out from Johns Hopkins with two FDA clearances. The company’s technology uses deep learning to improve arteriovenous fistula (AVF) maturation times for patients with end-stage renal disease. Despite the fact that […]

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Investor Connect: James Wagoner of Joule Case

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes James Wagoner, CEO at Joule Case. Joule Case is a portable power station that replaces gas generators and provides power wherever the power grid is unavailable or unreliable. Joule Case has developed a patented alternative energy technology solution that will make it the standard oil of the […]

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Investor Connect: Michael G. Hiles of 10XTS

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Michael G. Hiles, Founder, and CEO at 10XTS. 10XTS helps capital markets participants leverage the emerging global decentralized capital market infrastructure. Their solutions are built upon XDEX, an institutional-grade asset tokenization platform and network that puts the power of holistic data ownership back into the hands of […]

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Investor Connect: Bill Flynn of Catalyst Growth Advisors

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Bill Flynn, CEO, and Chief Catalyst at Catalyst Growth Advisors. Started in 2016, Catalyst Growth Advisors is based in Boston, MA, and serves leaders worldwide by predicting the future through deliberately creating it, leveraging, and teaching a growth framework largely influenced by the greatest thought leaders in […]

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Investor Connect: Jeremy Miller of Health-E Commerce

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jeremy Miller, Chairman, and Founder of Health-E Commerce. Health-E Commerce is the parent brand of a portfolio of brands that consists of its brand FSA Store, HSA Store, WellDeserved Health, and Caring Mill. Health-E Commerce’s mission is to make it simple and convenient for the 35 million […]

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Investor Connect: Adam Judelson of mePrism

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Adam Judelson, President and COO at mePrism. Founded in 2019, me​Prism believes that your online data is your property and that you have a natural right to privacy and the freedom to make choices without hidden influence. me​Prism hopes to help its clients collect all of this […]

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Investor Connect: Patrick Michael Snyder of BizStarts

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Patrick Michael Snyder, Executive Director at BizStarts. BizStarts brings entrepreneurs together from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and beliefs to create a collaborative learning environment that embodies positivity, inspires confidence, and develops people’s capacity to achieve personal success and business growth. Working together, they are creating economic opportunity, communities […]

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Investor Connect: Raymond Luk of Hockeystick

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Raymond Luk, CEO, and Founder of Hockeystick. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Hockeystick connects startups with funders. Startups need capital and connections to grow fast. Hockeystick makes the process easier, faster, and more intelligent by using data to drive connections. Raymond is a serial […]

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Investor Connect: Thomas Madden of TransMedia Group

In this episode, Hall welcomes Thomas Madden, CEO at TransMedia Group. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, TransMedia Group is a full-service public relations and marketing firm serving clients worldwide since 1981. TransMedia has conducted highly successful PR campaigns for many of the largest companies and organizations in the country, including for The City of New […]

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Investor Connect: Ryon Anderson of Ryon Esquire

In this episode, Hall welcomes Ryon Anderson, CEO and Founder of Ryon Esquire. Ryon Esquire strives to help organizations, teams, and individuals achieve operational excellence through focusing on mindset, systems, discipline, culture, and creative solutions. The company works with entrepreneurs, athletes, and founders, and creatives hire him to improve their mental game and achieve peak […]

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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Pitch Decks 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: Carolyn Lowe of ROI Swift

In this episode, Hall welcomes Carolyn Lowe, CEO & Founder at ROI Swift. Founded in 2015, ROI Swift is an agency made up of fun and approachable digital marketing experts who are passionate about growing small and medium businesses. They offer expert management in Google Adwords, Google Shopping, remarketing, Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, Pinterest – pretty […]

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Investor Connect: Paul Glover of Paul Glover Coaching

In this our 600th episode, Hall welcomes Paul Glover, Author of “WorkQuake” and Executive Coach at Paul Glover Coaching. Paul is the “no BS work performance coach”, a “recovering trial lawyer”, an ex-felon, an unabashed Starbucks addict, a Chicago Bears fanatic, the author of WorkQuake, a speaker on business and leadership topics, and a member […]

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Investor Connect: Avetis Antaplyan of HIRECLOUT

In this episode, Hall welcomes Avetis Antaplyan, Founder & CEO of HIRECLOUT. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, HIRECLOUT is a technology recruiting and consulting firm focused on building relationships that deliver results. They utilize their proprietary process and a team of recruiters and Client Success Managers to find and deliver top technology professionals with their […]

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Investor Connect: Robert Norton of AirTight Management

In this episode, Hall welcomes Robert Norton, CEO at AirTight Management. Headquartered in Round Rock, Texas, AirTight Management prepares and assists entrepreneurs in launching new companies and products, scale through consulting, and training and coaching to create high-performance cultures.  Robert has been a serial entrepreneur since 1989. He has founded and scaled several companies as […]

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Investor Connect: Karen Vandiver of New Healthworks

In this episode, Hall welcomes Karen Vandiver, Owner of New Healthworks and Founder of Mindful Meditation Training Institute. New Healthworks services include corporate and executive coaching, professional telehealth services, and mindful meditation training. Karen provides in-office therapy in Harker Heights and in Austin, Texas. Karen is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Texas-approved supervisor […]

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Investor Connect: John Oamen of CutStruct Technology Limited

In this episode, Hall welcomes John Oamen, Co-founder & CEO at CutStruct Technology Limited.  CutStruct Technology is a proptech company aimed at unlocking the next one million homes in Africa by improving the construction business environment, leveraging technology as an enabler in the specific areas of how stakeholders buy, hire for, and manage their projects. […]

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Investor Connect: Ken Hubbard of The Pitch Company

In this episode, Hall welcomes Ken Hubbard, CEO of The Pitch Company. As investors, The Pitch Company feels that business leaders would be more successful if they could get their company story out more concisely and with the pertinent information they need, in an expedited and organized structure.​ The Pitch Company’s frustration with the process […]

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Investor Connect: Angel Ribo of The CEO Confidant

In this episode, Hall welcomes Angel Ribo, Founder of The CEO Confidant. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, The CEO Confidant helps clients create a salesforce that will not only guarantee and improve their own company’s profitability, but also that of their clients. Angel Ribo, known as The CEO Confidant, is a business influencer, LinkedIn strategist, international […]

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Investor Connect: Joseph Edgar of TenantCloud

In this episode, Hall welcomes Joseph Edgar, Founder of TenantCloud. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, and founded in 2014, TenantCloud is a cloud-based property management system that allows you to manage up to 75 units for free, accept and manage rental applications, store accounting, collect and track rent, manage visual maintenance requests, get a personal listing […]

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Investor Connect: Luke Hohmann of FirstRoot, Inc

In this episode, Hall welcomes Luke Hohmann, CEO & Founder of FirstRoot. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, FirstRoot teaches financial literacy and budgeting – through a process known as Participatory Budgeting – and civics, as kids decide how to invest real money in their school.  Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which a group […]

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Investor Connect: Reyn Aubrey of PocketChange

In this episode, Hall welcomes Reyn Aubrey, CEO of PocketChange. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, PocketChange is a social media platform created to reverse the chaos created by social media 1.0. They do many things differently, including paying for a donation to charity every time someone posts, likes, or comments on something on the platform. They […]

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Investor Connect: Bharat Kanodia of Veristrat

In this episode, Hall welcomes Bharat Kanodia, Founder and Chief Appraiser at Veristrat. Veristrat is a professional services company, headquartered in Pleasanton, California. They provide various valuation and advisory services. Veristrat provides services to value various tangible, intangible, and financial assets for the purposes of financial and tax reporting purposes, fairness opinions, purchase price allocations, […]

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Investor Connect: Troy Schlicker of Reserve Realty & Host of the Austin Spotlight Podcast

In this episode, Hall welcomes Troy Schlicker, Owner, Broker, and Real Estate Advisor at Reserve Realty, and Host of the Austin Spotlight podcast.   Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Reserve Realty is an Austin real estate company specializing in residential buying and selling for homeowners and buyers. Started in 2014, they have helped clients navigate hundreds of […]

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Investor Connect: Brandon C. White of Build a Business

In this episode, Hall welcomes Brandon C. White, Host and Editor of Build a Business Success Secrets podcast and playbook. Headquartered in Half Moon Bay, California, Build a Business Success Secrets is a monthly print playbook revealing the inner game about how to build a business. Readers get monthly articles on how to perfect their […]

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Investor Connect: Chris Fronda of Logictry

In this episode, Hall welcomes Chris Fronda, CEO of Logictry. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Logictry, the first-ever Logic Management system, is a no-code, low-code application platform that allows anyone to build business Logic Apps that combine learning and productivity for instant expertise. Logictry helps businesses systematize their processes and institutional knowledge into interactive, actionable content. […]

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Investor Connect: JC Otero of Change4Change

In this episode, Hall welcomes JC Otero, COO & Co-Founder of Change4Change. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Change4Change’s mission is to democratize the political fundraising process by broadening the donor base, making fundraising more accessible to all, while combating the influence of big money in politics. It is this monumental challenge that compelled JC to join […]

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Investor Connect: Ganesh Padmanabhan of BeyondMinds

In this episode, Hall welcomes Ganesh Padmanabhan, VP, Global Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at BeyondMinds, technologist, entrepreneur, and early-stage investor. Founded in 2018, BeyondMinds has built the first enterprise AI solution that is universally applicable and easily adaptable. They deliver hyper-customized, production-ready AI systems that enable sophisticated companies to overcome the massive failure rate […]

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Investor Connect: Phil Pelucha of Billionaires in Boxers

In this episode, Hall welcomes Phil Pelucha, Chief Empowerment Officer at Billionaires in Boxers. Billionaires in Boxers currently provides podcast publicity for circa 100 current and future industry leaders, produces over 50 business podcasts, and manages award-winning podcasts, TV, and movie business content for 15+ satellite TV networks globally. Ranked as one of the Top […]

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Investor Connect: Tom Byrnes of ThreatSTOP

In this episode, Hall welcomes Tom Byrnes, Founder and CEO of ThreatSTOP. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, ThreatSTOP uses real-time curated threat intelligence to block threats at firewalls, routers and DNS servers, which isn’t new, but until now has required large security teams, expensive threat intel feeds, and significant manual effort. ThreatSTOP’s cloud platform uses security […]

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Investor Connect: Harlan T. Beverly of Disruptive Labs

In this episode, Hall welcomes Harlan T. Beverly, Ph.D., Ambassador and Advisor at Disruptive Labs, and author of “Lean Startings: A novel about creating a lean startup and life’s interruptions” and “Navigating Your Way to Startup Success”.  Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Disruptive Labs is a new startup studio making investments in startups by building […]

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Investor Connect: Isidoros Sideridis of Pobuca

In this episode, Hall welcomes Isidoros Sideridis, CEO and co-Founder at Pobuca. Pobuca offers a go-to-market platform for brands and retailers that helps them boost their customer experiences. With Pobuca you can engage your customers and empower your people in sales, marketing, and customer service. Pobuca offers a state of the art AI-based software and […]

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Investor Connect: John-Mark Collins of Electric Playhouse

In this episode, Hall welcomes John-Mark Collins, Co-Founder, Owner, and Operator of Electric Playhouse. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Electric Playhouse is an experiential platform company building easily replicable distributable content and operational facilities for families and adults to enjoy. Electric Playhouse has one open location in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and two more in the […]

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Investor Connect: Matthew Sullivan of QuantmRE

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Matthew Sullivan, CEO and Founder of QuantmRE.   Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, QuantmRE is a real estate finance platform that originates and funds Home Equity Agreements. This new financial tool enables qualifying homeowners to get a cash lump sum from their home equity with no monthly payments, no interest […]

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Investor Connect: Igor Khmel of Brik.exchange

In this episode, Hall welcomes Igor Khmel, Founder and CEO of Brik.exchange. Brik.exchange is a platform where you can trade stablecoins. BRIK is liquidity protocol for real estate that they are working on. They want to implement the power of the DeFi market and stable coins to automate the biggest asset class in the world […]

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Investor Connect: Robert Davidson of CURE Pharmaceutical

In this episode, Hall welcomes Robert Davidson, CEO of CURE Pharmaceutical. CURE Pharmaceutical is an innovative drug delivery and development company committed to improving drug efficacy, safety, and the patient experience through its proprietary drug dosage forms and delivery systems. CURE has an industry-leading full-service cGMP manufacturing facility and is a preeminent developer and manufacturer […]

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Investor Connect: Andrew Bilinsky of Lensabl

In this episode, Hall welcomes Andrew Bilinsky, Co-founder & CEO of Lensabl.  Five years ago Lensabl pioneered the concept of “lens replacement”. Before that, when someone with prescription glasses needed to replace their lenses, they typically had to visit a store and spend hundreds of dollars to buy new frames with their new lenses.  Lensabl […]

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Investor Connect: Vernon Howard of Hallo

In this episode, Hall welcomes Vernon Howard, CEO & Co-Founder at Hallo. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Hallo is an online events platform that builds authentic relationships with diverse candidates. Hallo’s versatile platform helps teams and passionate employers connect with candidates in natural ways.  Vernon was a math prodigy, who graduated high school at 16 […]

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Investor Connect: Raleigh Melancon of StylizeNOW

In this episode, Hall welcomes Raleigh Melancon, Founder & CEO of StylizeNOW. Located in Austin, Texas, Raleigh’s company owns and operates a platform (available on iOS Apple Store, Google Play Store, and a website www.stylizenow.com.) called StylizeNOW. Their platform provides on-demand mobile hair and nail salon services that cater to customers’ residences. For now, the […]

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Investor Connect: Eyal Amir of Parknav

In this episode, Hall welcomes Eyal Amir, Founder and CEO of Parknav. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2015, Parknav revolutionizes real-time on-street parking with a highly accurate and scalable solution. Using big data and AI, Parknav brings the most advanced precise parking availability information for mobility, smart city, transportation, and automotive. They […]

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Investor Connect: Professor Ariel Evans of Cyber Innovative Technologies

In this episode, Hall welcomes Professor Ariel Evans, CEO and Founder of Cyber Innovative Technologies. Cyber Innovative Technologies is a technology innovator that provides an integrated cyber risk management platform that allows organizations, governments, regulators and their third-parties to become more cyber resilient. 85% of a business is a digital asset. The VRisk platform quantifies […]

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Investor Connect: JR Guerrieri of NYNJA

In this episode, Hall welcomes JR Guerrieri, CEO & Co-Founder at NYNJA. Headquartered in Lavallette, New Jersey, NYNJA is a unified communications platform for remote work (Enterprises and SMBs)  that solves the problem of fragmented communications, combining the best features of Zoom (voice and video conferencing), Slack (team collaboration), and YouSendIt/Hightail (large file transfers). NYNJA […]

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Investor Connect: Will Ciolino of Anthology Corp.

In this episode, Hall welcomes Will Ciolino, Founder and CEO of Anthology Corp. Headquartered in Union City, New Jersey, Anthology is a brand new portfolio management system that provides powerful organization for all of your photos. Anthology provides a fully customizable profile UI, which allows artists to extend their creativity beyond just their photos and […]

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Investor Connect: Jonathan Spangler of Ciari Guitars

In this episode, Hall welcomes Jonathan Spangler, CEO & Founder of Ciari Guitars. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Ciari Guitars is the creator of the Ascender, the world’s first pro-play, gig-ready guitar with foldable convenience. It is also the only guitar company approved for in-airport experiential marketing via the “Music Oasis” free guitar lounge. A […]

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Investor Connect: Braden Barr and Charles Reinert of PostitPlayit

In this episode, Hall welcomes Braden Barr, seed investor and Board Member at PostitPlayit, and Charles Reinert, Co-founder of PostitPlayit. Based in Dallas, Texas, PostitPlayit Inc. is a startup offering a first of its kind alternative to fantasy sports and peer-to-peer gaming. With PostitPlayit, users are able to research and pick their favorite teams, set […]

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Investor Connect: Jane Zhang of Remmie

In this episode, Hall welcomes Jane Zhang Ph.D., Founder & CEO of Remmie. Remmie Health is a medical technology startup targeting the most common reason for a sick child visit – otitis media (ear infection), with 16 million episodes per year in the U.S. alone. Remmie’s first product is an at-home smart otoscope that enables […]

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Investor Connect: Brandon Knicely of Xcite

In this episode, Hall welcomes Brandon Knicely, CEO of Xcite.  Recently headquartered in Austin, Texas, Xcite is a gamified engagement platform in pro sports and conferences that engages and monetizes online events. They are the only enterprise-class platform empowering both mobile apps and within a browser experience. It is a big data platform with AI […]

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Investor Connect: Greg Spillane of Fancy

In this episode, Hall welcomes Greg Spillane, CEO of Fancy. Fancy is inspiration made shoppable. They are a highly-curated, discovery-based, social marketplace consisting only of verified sellers. Users come to Fancy to discover, share, and shop the best fashion, accessories, skin care, decor and more from emerging brands across the globe. No other platform offers […]

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Investor Connect: Behind the Science of Optios featuring David Bach, M.D. & Paul Sajda, Ph.D.

In a follow-up to our recent episode featuring Optios’ CEO David Bach, M.D., today Hall welcomes both David and Paul Sajda, Ph.D. professor at Columbia University to discuss the science behind Optios. Optios is a leader in the rapidly-emerging neuro-­performance industry. Based on more than a decade of work at DARPA, hundreds-of-millions of dollars of […]

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Investor Connect: Kevin Keck of J.J. Pfister Distilling Company

In this episode, Hall welcomes Kevin Keck, President of J.J. Pfister Distilling Company. With its headquarters in Sacramento, California, J. J. Pfister is a fast-growing premium craft spirit producer in Sacramento that produces top-quality spirits. The company has been well established and has incredibly effective sales and marketing strategies. The J.J. Pfister story spans more […]

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Investor Connect: David Bach, MD, of Optios

In this episode, Hall welcomes David Bach, MD, CEO and Founder of Optios. Optios is a leader in the rapidly-emerging neuro-­performance industry. Based on more than a decade of work at DARPA, hundreds-of-millions of dollars of proprietary research, and close partnerships with the world’s most elite organizations, Optios’ guiding mission is to build an intellectual […]

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Investor Connect: Reagan Rodriguez of WORTHYdomes

In this episode, Hall welcomes Reagan Rodriguez, Founder & Chief Volunteer Officer at WORTHYdomes. WORTHYdomes designs and manufactures sustainable long-term dome structures providing near-immediate housing relief in hard-hit areas. The domes are easy-to-assemble dwellings that can be erected in one hour by a team of two unskilled laborers allowing for entire communities to re-stabilize speedily […]

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Investor Connect: Adam Weiler of Sunken Stone

In this episode, Hall welcomes Adam Weiler, CEO of Sunken Stone. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Sunken Stone is a turnkey performance-based Amazon marketing solution that handles everything from marketing, to brand launch, content, inventory, and customer service on the platform.  Sunken Stone’s proven four-pillar process gives sellers the ability to dramatically increase sales and […]

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Investor Connect: Sajol Ghoshal of Advanced TeleSensors/Cardi/o

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Sajol Ghoshal, CEO & President at Advanced TeleSensors/Cardi/o. Cardi/o is the first-to-market touchless cardiac sensing solution, making in-home health & wellness accessible to over 100 million people. Cardi/o makes everyday health and wellness monitoring accessible in the home to all ages, independent of any wearable device. Cardi/o patent-protected radar […]

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Investor Connect: William Santana Li of Knightscope

In this episode, Hall welcomes back William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO of Knightscope. Knightscope builds Autonomous Security Robots in Silicon Valley (Made in the USA!) and their long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world, changing everything for everyone. Their vision is to develop a technology […]

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Investor Connect: Beau Flowers of Flowtex Energy

In this episode, we welcome Beau Flowers, Chief Executive Officer of Flowtex Energy.  Flowtex Energy is an Austin, Texas independent oil & gas producer. They maximize the unique tax benefits and tremendous cash-on-cash returns available through private oil & gas production. Utilizing today’s science and technology, they have built a track record of success that […]

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Investor Connect: Dylan Penebre of PointOS

In this episode, Hall welcomes Dylan Penebre, CEO and investor of PointOS. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PointOS is a restaurant management platform designed to help restaurants and bars operate more efficiently and profitably. PointOS stands out in the SaaS restaurant POS space by offering its entire platform at one competitive and all-inclusive rate. The PointOS […]

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Investor Connect: Nish Krishna of Lend-Grow

In this episode, Hall welcomes Nish Krishna, CEO of Lend-Grow. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Lend-Grow is a complete digital growth platform for local lenders. Lend-Grow aims to connect consumers with 1000+ local lenders that are often harder-to-find online and usually have better deals on loans. Lend-Grow was founded by executives that successfully built multi-billion dollar […]

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Investor Connect: Monica Brady of VUniverse

In this episode, Hall welcomes Monica Brady, Co-Founder of VUniverse. VUniverse is a female and minority-founded company headquartered in New York and is a Delaware corporation. VU by VUniverse provides programming recommendations based on individuality as well as engaging, fun, and insightful features that connect users with every corner of the streaming universe. As a […]

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Investor Connect: James Mulford of acQyr eXchange

In this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes James (Jim) Mulford, President & CEO of acQyr eXchange. Located in Denver, Colorado, acQyr eXchange (QX) is the first digital asset marketplace that allows gamers to manage, trade, and sell in-game rewards across multiple games for cash. QX helps mobile and online gaming publishers to increase gameplay […]

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Investor Connect: John Quinn of EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies

In this episode, Hall welcomes John Quinn, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies. Located in Greenville, Texas, EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies is a small Defense Department Trade Commission (DDTC) registered privately-owned space hardware and operations company. The EXOS team has developed hundreds of rocket engines, over a dozen reusable […]

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Investor Connect – Garin Toren of ping

In this episode, Hall welcomes Garin Toren, CEO & Founder of ping. Headquartered in New York, ping is a four-time-patented messaging platform that automatically reads your texts, emails, and all other message types out loud when touching your phone is unsafe, illegal, or inconvenient. Deployment is currently through Android and iPhone apps with Alexa already […]

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Investor Connect – Jackie Kapur and Dr. Simon Mills of BiorganicPharma

In today’s episode of Investor Connect, host Ashley Matthysse speaks with therapeutics company BiorganicPharma. Therapeutics continues to advance across the board. In today’s show, you’ll hear about a new company in the pharma space called BiorganicPharma who develops and makes nutritional supplements in liquid form using natural ingredients. Our featured guests are: Jackie Kapur, Strategic […]

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Investor Connect – Brendan Nugent of Adrenaline

In this episode, Hall welcomes Brendan Nugent, CEO of Adrenaline. Adrenaline is the leading online supplier of awesome and unique gifts and they have sought out life-defining experiences for their clients for over 8 years. Adrenaline connects experience seekers and gift-givers with over 1,300 heart-pumping things to do across the United States.  The company enables […]

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Investor Connect – Jef Sharp of Qnect

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Jef Sharp, CEO of Qnect. Located in Hadley, Massachusetts, Qnect is an intelligent, cloud-based connection app that gives fabricators, detailers, and engineers fast and flexible connections with significant cost and schedule savings. In minutes, users can connect most steel buildings without capital cost and with minimal initial training. Two […]

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Investor Connect – Robert Tushinsky of 2XL Swagger Brands

In this episode, Hall welcomes Robert Tushinsky, Founder and CEO of 2XL Swagger Brands. Founded in 2012, 2XL Swagger Brands is a spirit and lifestyle brand that produces herb-infused spirits for him and her with highly-differentiated branding. 2XL’s vodka-based liqueurs are infused with a blend of herbs with known benefits in the libido and mood-boosting […]

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Investor Connect – Brendan Manley of iCAMP

In this episode, Hall welcomes Brendan Manley, Co-Founder of iCAMP. iCAMP is a STEAM (approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking) program that focuses on transforming students from consumers to creators. Since launching in 2018, they have had thousands […]

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Investor Connect – Spencer Graff of NFuzed

In this episode, Hall welcomes Spencer Graff, Co-founder and CEO of NFuzed. With its headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, NFuzed is a cannabis manufacturer with licenses in Colorado and California specializing in value and innovative products. In the first ten months of production, NFuzed has grown to over $1.7M in total revenue, $300K in March 2020 […]

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Investor Connect – Smoke Wallin of Vertical Wellness

In this episode, Hall welcomes Smoke Wallin, CEO of Vertical Wellness. Vertical Wellness is a leading, vertically integrated, consumer-focused health and wellness brand company with innovative hemp cannabinoid solutions. Their mission is to help people by bringing the most innovative and effective portfolio of cannabinoid (CBD and others) brands to the market. Initial VWEL brands […]

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Investor Connect – Stephen Rice of Upskill Enterprise

In this episode, Hall welcomes Stephen Rice, President and CEO of Upskill Enterprise. Located in Belfast, United Kingdom, Upskill Enterprise helps companies overcome the inertia of traditional HR processes with TalentSensus, an online, intuitive and multidimensional talent management tool for visualizing current and future skills beyond the conventional organizational chart. Stephen is a pioneer and […]

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Investor Connect – Elena-Cristina Conacel of BootstrapBay

In this episode, Hall welcomes Elena-Cristina Conacel, Co-founder and Managing Partner of BootstrapBay. Located in Buzău, Romania, BootstrapBay is a marketplace for premium Bootstrap themes and templates and they “build beautiful websites in minutes using our feature-packed, fully responsive, and customizable themes and templates.” In addition to the marketplace, they publish high-quality content and resources […]

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Investor Connect – Maggie Sprenger of Green Cow Venture Capital

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Maggie Sprenger, Managing Director at Green Cow Venture Capital (GCVC).  GCVC is an early-stage venture fund based in San Francisco and New York City. They invest at the Seed and Series A stages into dynamic founders that combine unparalleled drive, talent, and diverse perspectives to solve problems around scarcity […]

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Investor Connect – Dougal Cameron of Golden Section Ventures

In this episode, Hall welcomes Dougal Cameron, Director of Golden Section Ventures (GSV). GSV is a seed-stage venture investment group focusing on B2B SaaS companies that are posted revenue and post product, but still early in the revenue cycle. Dougal is an experienced founder and CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the software, […]

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Investor Connect – Vikram Lakhwara of Green Cow Venture Capital

In this episode, Hall is joined by Vikram Lakhwara, Co-founder and Managing Director of Green Cow Venture Capital (GCVC) which is a sector-agnostic, early-stage, micro venture capital fund “backing dynamic founding teams solving global market problems around inefficiency and scarcity using greenfield technologies.” They invest at the Seed+ and Series A stages and their average […]

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Investor Connect – Christopher Hugman of System Surveyor

In this episode, Hall is joined by Christopher Hugman, CEO of System Surveyor, established in 2017 in Austin, Texas. System Surveyor is an award-winning, cloud-based platform Software as a Service (SaaS) which helps system-integration contractors and technology professionals in the electronic physical security industry, as well as other markets.  He gives his three top pieces […]

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Investor Connect – Eric Smith of AppBrilliance

In this episode, Hall welcomes back Eric Smith, Founder and CEO of AppBrilliance. Established in 2015 and located in Austin, Texas, AppBrilliance has created a platform which “unlocks the future of money by removing the barriers between technology companies and the financial institutions.” Eric speaks about the “whirlwind” of the past few months with the […]

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Investor Connect – Matt Gallant of tribeOS

In this episode, Hall welcomes Matt Gallant, Founder and CEO of tribeOS which is “a real-time, full-featured, and decentralized advertising marketplace [which] can be constructed with the prudent use of blockchain technology combined with an independent peer-to-peer network.” Matt has always been passionate about advertising and speaks at length about detecting and fighting the “invisible […]

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Investor Connect – Pierre Rogers of Yahyn

In this episode, Hall welcomes Pierre Rogers of Yahyn powered by Puro Trader, the platform that brings together retailers, vineyards, and sinners with a focus on Amazon-like convenience to purchasing as well as providing the first true price and inventory discovery mechanism for these regulated industries. It is the first of its kind online aggregator […]

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Investor Connect – Jared Augustine of Thuzio

In this episode, Hall welcomes Jared Augustine, CEO and Co-Founder of Thuzio. Thuzio is a sports events and media company based in New York that hosts pop-up events and produces live shows with iconic athletes. Alongside Jared, Thuzio is run with the combined work of Tiki Barber (New York Giants) and Mark Gerson (GLG). Jared […]

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Investor Connect – Brad Payne of Walker Trolleys

In this episode, Hall welcomes Brad Payne, CEO and Founder of Walker Trolleys, a designer golf pushcart company based in Austin, Texas. Brad, who worked at Apple for many years is an avid golf player and over the years has used many types of golf pushcarts. He realized that there were many improvements that could […]

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Investor Connect – Dana Myers of Myers EV

In this episode, Hall is joined by Dana Myers, founder of Myers EV. Myers EV builds and services electric vehicles, something that Dana states he has been obsessed with for decades. The mission of Myers EV is to “make electric vehicles affordable and practical to everyday people”. Dana provides facts, statistics and comparisons between gas […]

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Investor Connect – Andrew Coors of Steelhead Composites

In this episode, Hall welcomes Andrew Coors, CEO and Founder of Steelhead Composites which was founded in 2012. During his career, Andrew has managed a multi-million dollar fund, held an executive position at a Fortune 500 Company and more. Steelhead Composites engineers, designs, manufactures and tests their products in-house in Colorado. They currently export fluid […]

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Investor Connect – Josh Rasmussen of Monday Motorbikes

In this episode, Hall welcomes Josh Rasmussen of Monday Motorbikes. Josh is the co-founder and CEO of Monday Motorbikes, an electric motorbike company which is based in California. The story of where Monday Motorbikes was founded is very similar to that of one of the Big Four technology companies in the world. Josh is driven […]

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Investor Connect – Maggie Sprenger of Green Cow Venture Capital

In this episode, Hall welcomes Maggie Sprenger of Green Cow Venture Capital. Green Cow Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that backs dynamic founding teams using greenfield technologies to solve big problems around scarcity and inefficiency. Green Cow is sector agnostic, and all of their startups are trying to solve big global market problems […]

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Investor Connect – Anurag Ahuja of TakeOut7

In this episode, Hall welcomes Anurag Ahuja of TakeOut7. Anurag is a serial entrepreneur, founder, and CEO with over 20 years in the SaaS platform, internet marketing, retail, eCommerce, and data & analytics. TakeOut7 is an AI-based platform that handles ordering and traditional/digital marketing for independent restaurants. By using TakeOut7’s solutions, restaurants get their online […]

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Investor Connect – Nick Iovacchini of KettleSpace Inc.

In this episode, Hall welcomes Nick Iovacchini of KettleSpace, a New York City-based drop-in coworking that partners with local businesses. A former college baseball player, Nick has been an entrepreneur since leaving college. He used his experience in the restaurant space to co-found KettleSpace as a way to provide affordable coworking spaces as well as […]

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Investor Connect – Brian Morin of Soteria Battery Innovation Group

In this episode, Hall is joined by Brian Morin of the Soteria Battery Innovation Group. Soteria Battery Innovation Group is dedicated to enabling portable electric power without the risk of fires, no matter the circumstances. Their material architecture eliminates the spark on the inside of a battery that can cause fires. Soteria’s goal is to […]

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Investor Connect – Rob Wray of BlueStar SeniorTech

In this episode, Hall welcomes Rob Wray, CEO of BlueStar SeniorTech. BlueStar provides aging-in-place technologies to seniors, particularly those in families with veterans. Multi-faceted businessman/admiral: fluent in technology, people, processes, energy, defense, and general P&L business Rob is a Mechanical Engineer from the Naval Academy, Admiral Wray. He spent seven years of active duty as […]

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Investor Connect – Amrit Robbins of Axiom Exergy

In this episode, Hall welcomes Amrit Robbins of Axiom Exergy. Axiom Exergy’s cloud-based platform provides active power management services for buildings with large thermal loads. Today, 60-70% of a typical building’s electricity bill is driven by w it consumes power, and 28% of all electricity consumed by US commercial and industrial buildings is used for […]

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Investor Connect – Larry Cynkin of GreenBar

In this episode, Hall welcomes GreenBar founder Larry Cynkin. Larry ​is a serial entrepreneur who has been CTO or VP Engineering at five startups, with experience in industries ranging from health care to personalized e-commerce to ed-tech. Larry started his career as a software developer, with a degree in Computer Science from Brown University. He […]

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Investor Connect – Pierre Rogers of PuroTrader

In this episode, Hall is joined by Pierre Rogers of PuroTrader, an online cigar-trading platform. PuroTrader was created by two aficionados to bring more transparency and access to the global cigar market. The site aims to educate connoisseurs, stimulate conversation and more importantly monitor market trends within the industry. In this episode, Pierre shares exciting […]

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