Investor Connect Podcast

In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Allison Baum of Fresco Capital. Allison Baum is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Fresco Capital.  Prior to Fresco, Allison was an early member of the team at General Assembly, a global network for education and career transformation specializing in today’s most in-demand skills, where she developed and launched the company’s first part-time and full-time programs for technology, business, and design in New York.  In 2012, she relocated to Hong Kong to launch their first business in Asia.  Previously, she was a member of the Equity Derivatives team and Cross Asset Sales teams at Goldman Sachs in New York City. Fresco Capital is a global early stage venture fund. Fresco invests in companies at the seed stage and helps them grow by planning strategy to expand globally.

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In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Brian Parks of Bigfoot Capital. Hall and Brian speak a little bit about Brian's entry into venture funding and how Bigfoot Capital started. Bigfoot Capital provides seed-stage debt capital solutions for SaaS Stallions. Brian's background is a hybrid of Finance Services and SaaS. He has founded two companies, led both operations and finance, led data and analytics as well as contributing to sales and marketing. His background has led him to where he is today, leading Bigfoot Capital. Their purpose is to support the efficient growth of SaaS companies that are providing their product to U.S-based small businesses. In this episode, they also discuss the criteria for Bigfoot Capitals range of funding, some common mistakes seen in startups and how they handle challenges along the way.

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Hall Martin welcomes Paul O’Brien of media tech ventures. In this episode you’ll get to learn all about Paul’s vision of media tech and how he feels the groundwork should be laid for a viable community.

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