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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.

Oct 31, 2019

In this episode, Hall welcomes David Chaplin of Searchdex. SearchDex is a Dallas based SEO Service and Technology company with over 15 years in the eCommerce solutions space. They believe that every search should produce meaningful outcomes. No other company can identify and solve issues as SearchDex does. Today,...

Oct 31, 2019

Figure out what you want to invest in then look for resources to help

Today, we’ll talk about investing in startups

Should you invest in startups?

Startups are very risky and it’s a lot harder than it looks. 

If you have already invested in mutual funds, index funds, stocks, bonds, real estate etc. then you may want...

Oct 30, 2019

In this episode, Hall welcomes Dr. Scott Augustine, CEO of Augustine Surgical. Augustine Surgical is dedicated to developing innovative products that target surgical safety to improve outcomes.

Dr. Scott Augustine is the inventor of the HotDog Patient Warming technology and is the world’s expert on patient temperature...

Oct 30, 2019

Use Metrics to show your progress

Today, we’ll talk about knowing your metrics

Investors look for the metrics in your business so it’s important to know them. There are three levels of metrics you can use:

Activity metrics show the basic activity of the business

Unit economic metrics show the unit economic model...

Oct 29, 2019

In this episode, Hall welcomes David Blankman of Title 3Funds provides investment opportunities in curated startups and growing businesses. They work with leading incubators to find the next big idea for their subscribed investors to hit home run after home run.

David is an experienced...