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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.

Sep 29, 2021

In this episode, Hall welcomes angel investor Richard Teideman.

Richard is the Commercial Director and an investor with a private family office based in the UK. He has owned 7 companies, with one trade sale and one IPO on the London Stock Exchange. He has been personally investing since 2008 and currently has six investments including wastewater engineering, railroad engineering, digital assets custody, AI-based healthcare, and intelligent data integration.

Richard began his business career by sub-contracting a newspaper round to a friend at the age of 9 years old. He was part of a group running PA systems in London at the age of 13. At heart a polymath, he has knowledge of a broad range of industries.

Richard is an accredited MCIM former marketer, and during his marketing career gained the following awards: Winner London International Advertising Awards, Snapshot OTC (digital) Winner Travel Marketing Awards X3, (TV / Digital), (Digital),(Integrated), (Marketing / Social) Franchise Marketing Awards (Retail) Judging Panel of the New York Festivals X3 promoted to the New York Festivals Grand Jury, Freeman of the City of London, a member of the Company of World Traders, and the Worshipful Company of Marketors. During his career, he also has been involved with the launch of over 40 motion pictures (credit list available) and 10 computer games. He is also a well-established professional voice-over with two international agents over the past 20 years.

Richard attended his first angel investment round in London in 2009 and has been a regular investor since.

Richard discusses how he sees the angel industry evolving, the biggest change he has seen, and some of the challenges angel groups face. He also shares with Hall some good opportunities for investors to pursue.

Richard can be contacted via LinkedIn at

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