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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.

May 20, 2022

What You Should Do After You Sign the Check

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

An investor does a great deal of work before the investment is made and must also do work afterward.

Here are some key points to consider:

As an investor, you...


May 20, 2022

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...


May 19, 2022

Nine Types of Angel Investors

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

There are many types of angel investors.

Here are nine types commonly seen in the startup community:

  1. Networkers -- they know a great number of people and can make...


May 18, 2022

Angel Investing Best Practices Continued

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

Angel investing is fun but difficult especially if you want to make a return on your investment.

Here are more best practices to keep in mind:

Take ownership of...


May 18, 2022

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...