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Investor Connect Podcast

Investor Connect is for investors interested in learning more about investing in startup and growth stage companies. Experienced investors share their experiences and advice with those who are considering an investment into startups and growth companies. It includes a podcast series of interviews with investors to inform others about the process of funding startups as well as a resource list and a discussion board.  

Topics include sourcing, analyzing, and researching companies. Other topics include valuations, terms Sheets, board of directors, board of advisors, due diligence, syndicates, venture capital, angels, angel networks, family offices, crowdfunding, exits, and more.

Investor Connect is a community program. We welcome your suggestions for speakers and topics which you can send to us through the Contact page. No registration is required to use the resources.  Discussion boards are available to post and answer questions about startups and growth company investing through which registration is required.

Investor Connect is a program under the Texas Open Angel Network which is a 501(c3) non-profit dedicated to the education around startup funding.

Disclaimer: Hall T. Martin is the Director of Investor Connect which is dedicated to the education of investors for early stage funding. All opinions expressed by Hall and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of Investor Connect. This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions.

Dec 12, 2017

In this episode, Hall T. Martin interviews Julie Smith, director of Medici Ventures. Medici Ventures is a wholly owned subsidiary of, Inc., created to manage and oversee the company’s investments in firms building solutions leveraging and servicing blockchain technologies. Hall and Julie speak about...

Dec 12, 2017

In this episode, Hall T. Martin interviews Chris Marks, the founder and managing partner of Blue Note Ventures. Chris has been investing in early-stage technology companies and working with entrepreneurs for over 15 years. They speak about Blue Note's investments, and Chris talks a little about the company, as well...

Dec 5, 2017

In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Randy Goldsmith, founder and director of Rapamycin Holdings. Rapamycin Holdings is a San Antonio-based company that is developing and commercializing a patented oral formulation of Rapamycin for the prevention of cancer progression and recurrence. Hall and...

Dec 5, 2017

In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Brett Hurt of is an Austin-based platform that helps people who work with data solve problems faster by creating new ways to discover, prep, and collaborate. Brett and Hall speak about Brett's journey in angel investing and he came to...

Dec 5, 2017

In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Vaughn Blake, the managing director of Autochrome Ventures, an inception and seed stage venture capital fund. They speak about Autochrome and their VC model and focus on applied frontier and emerging technologies. Hall and Vaughn also discuss how Autochrome came...