Dick Blanc, director of the Beyond program

Beyond Program Featured on Investor Connect Podcast

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by Nicole Hackett, Student Public Relations Writer

Dick Blanc, board chair of the Beyond Angel Investor Network and Fund and executive director of the Beyond Entrepreneurship program at Cedarville University, is featured on the Investor Connect podcast, hosted by Hall T. Martin. 

To listen to Blanc’s episode, click on the play button below: 

Martin is the founder and CEO of the TEN Capital Network. Martin launched TEN as the Texas Entrepreneur Networks in 2009. Today, the TEN Capital Network has over 12,000 investors in its network and has helped startups raise over $740 million.

Martin serves as the vice-chair of the Baylor Angel Network and previously led the Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN) as its first executive director, achieving an over 40 times return for the investors. He is the founder and director of the Texas Open Angel Network, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to education angel investors. As a part of that program, he hosts the Investor Connect podcast series.

“Martin is a key voice among entrepreneurs and angel investors throughout the nation,” said Blanc. “It's significant for Cedarville to be invited to represent our vision for what God is doing through Cedarville and the Beyond program to such a large network of entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, angel investors and family offices.”

In June, Beyond at Cedarville University presented its mission through a Zoom webinar to 115 investors across the globe. In addition, Blanc recently shared Beyond’s mission on the Faith Driven Investor podcast.

“We are part of a rapidly growing national faith-driven ecosystem of entrepreneurs and investors, desiring to be a hub in the Midwest for faith-driven investment and entrepreneurship,” said Blanc.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about Cedarville University, visit www.cedarville.edu.