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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 1, 2014

Mr. Larson has over 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles.  He has well-rounded experience inSales, Finance, Operations, and Human Resources. Since 2006, Keith has been the president of SKiLBusiness Advisors where he has helped companies increase sales and improve profitability. In addition,he has coached several startups and early stage companies to success. Mr. Larson has excellent people &analytical skills, and is a leader with exceptional problem-solving ability.

Prior to joining SKiL, he was the President of Sales & Marketing at a $2 billion firm, a CFO for an $800million division, and President of a $200 million division. With a proven track record of achievingoutstanding results, Mr. Larson has experience in identifying company issues and determining solutionsfor superior performance. He has a strong ability to analyze, interpret and communicate problems,solutions and future direction.

In addition, he has developed the strategy and then implemented the acquisition of five companiesincluding the American Express $85 million per year print center. He has held positions with Procter &Gamble, DuPont, Gruner & Jahr, and Cenveo prior to SKiL. Mr. Larson holds an undergraduate degree inIndustrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a graduate degree in Industrial Engineeringfrom Iowa State University. He graduated with honors from both universities. He has an Executive MBAfrom IMI in Geneva, Switzerland. He was a sergeant in the US Air Force as an electrician. Keith is also
the author of the book “The Exceptional Manager” which is sold on and Barnes &