Fri, 15 September 2023
On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Jacob Kehoe, Associate Director of the Baylor Angel Network.
Located in Waco, TX, USA, Baylor Angel Network (BAN) is an investment network that provides early-stage capital to entrepreneurial companies. As an active investment network, BAN provides a collaborative platform for experiential learning by students of Baylor University, creating a mutually beneficial experience for investors, students, and entrepreneurs.
Jacob Kehoe is the Associate Director of the Baylor Angel Network (BAN). In this role, Jacob assists with the operations of the network, deal sourcing and assessment, investment and communications strategies, and operational oversight of BAN’s student analysts.
Before this role, Jacob gained experience in various industries, including technology, finance, and automotive, by working with multiple startups. During his collegiate years, he founded a machine-learning startup that utilized drones for roofing damage assessments. This venture ended with a successful acquisition shortly after his graduation from Baylor University in 2019. Additionally, Jacob possesses Series 63 and SIE licenses.
Jacob discusses various aspects of angel investing and startups. He talks about BAN's investment approach, focusing on strong teams with market validation. Jacob emphasizes the importance of authentic representation for startups seeking funding, cautioning against exaggerations. Jacob also expressed interest in white-labeled technology and discussed the need for meaningful AI applications.
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