Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Aug 12, 2022

VC Fund Core Documents

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

In raising a fund, you’ll need to set up the legal documents that define how and when the limited partners provide the funds, what the fund manager will do with those funds, and...


Aug 12, 2022

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Dr. Ipshita Mandal-Johnson, Co-founder and CEO, and Giorgio Reggiani, Co-founder and CFO at Global Bio Fund.

GBF is a value-capital fund with a gender smart lens investing in bio sectors, including digital health. They invest and scale women-led bio ventures at early...


Aug 11, 2022

Startup Boards -- Investing in Startups

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

There’s an old angel saying, “Angels like to have a little fun, do a little good, and make a little money.”

Investing is more than just about money. I’ve...


Aug 10, 2022

Startup Boards -- 3X in 3 Terms Sheets

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

The biggest challenge in investing in startups is finding the exit.  

Time value of money is important and should be part of your return metrics.

Startup investors...


Aug 9, 2022

Startup Boards -- Foundation for Startup Investing

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

Startup investing is a risky business. Not all the investments will work out.  

Know your risk tolerance and how much risk you want to take.  

Most...