Manuel A. Henriquez

Co-Founder at Hercules Capital, Inc.

Manuel A. Henriquez

Manuel A. Henriquez

Co-Founder at Hercules Capital, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Comdisco, Inc.
Inforobica Consulting
Hercules Capital, Inc.

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Number of Boards

19

Birthday

1964

Age

57

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Hercules Capital, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Hercules Capital, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Infinera Corp.

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Senior Managing Director & Group Head Life Science at Hercules Capital

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Marketing Director at Dell EMC, Inc.

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Managing Director, Technology Group at Hercules Capital

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Fund Advisor at Fletcher Spaght, Inc.

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General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Hercules Capital

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General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary at Hercules Capital, Inc.

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Associate General Counsel at Hercules Capital

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Manuel A. Henriquez
Co-Founder at Hercules Capital, Inc.
Education
BS in Business Administration
Class of 1987

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs—our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning—build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Northeastern University's accreditation information

Career History
President & Chief Investment Officer of Comdisco Ventures
1997 - 2000

Comdisco, Inc., part of Comdisco Holding Co., Inc., is an American company located in Rosemont, IL, that provides desktop management, business continuity, network services, and equipment leasing and marketing.

Vice President
1987 - 1990

BancBoston Ventures invests in media, communications, software, technology, infrastructure, e-commerce, Internet and information, healthcare, medical devices and biopharmaceuticals. The firm generally invests in North America and Europe. Investments range from 41 million to $3 million

Founder
Prior

Healthypets is an American private company located in Norfolk, NE, with a presence in US. The firm retails pet supplies and pet supplements through online. It was founded by Manuel A. Henriquez.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Hercules Capital is an Independent Venture Capital firm provides growth capital to companies across all stages of development and specializes in venture debt in the forms of senior and subordinated working capital loans, senior revolving loans and bridge loans, venture leasing and select direct equity capital investments. The firm invests primarily in the technology and life sciences sectors such as computer hardware and software, networking systems and information technology infrastructure, internet services and telecommunications, medical devices, biopharmaceuticals and healthcare services. They provide financing in the form of senior secured term loans, senior lien loans, senior or junior mezzanine subordinate term loans, traditional growth capital loans, asset-based loans or revolvers, asset specific equipment loans, acquisition finance loans, public to private financing, PIPEs mezzanine loans and select private equity co-investments.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

E-Band Communications LLC designs and manufactures wireless telecommunications equipment. Its products include E-link eagle, E-link mini, 1000Q, 1000Q-CPRI, 1000LR, multiport and antennas. The company was founded by Sam Smookler and Saul Umbrasas in 2003 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2019

Hercules Capital, Inc. is a business development company. The firm specializing in providing venture debt, debt, senior secured loans, and growth capital to privately held venture capital-backed companies at all stages of development from startups, to expansion stage including select publicly listed companies and select special opportunity lower middle market companies that require additional capital to fund acquisitions, recapitalizations and refinancing and established-stage companies. The firm provides growth capital financing solutions for capital extension; management buy-out and corporate spin-out financing solutions; company, asset specific, or intellectual property acquisition financing; convertible, subordinated and/or mezzanine loans; domestic and international corporate expansion; vendor financing; revenue acceleration by sales and marketing development, and manufacturing expansion. It provides asset-based financing with a focus on cash flow; accounts receivable facilities; equipment loans or leases; equipment acquisition; facilities build-out and/or expansion; working capital revolving lines of credit; inventory. The firm also provides bridge financing to IPO or mergers and acquisitions or technology acquisition; dividend recapitalizations and other sources of investor liquidity; cash flow financing to protect against share price volatility; competitor acquisition; pre-IPO financing for extra cash on the balance sheet; public company financing to continue asset growth and production capacity; short-term bridge financing; and strategic and intellectual property acquisition financings. It also focuses on customized financing solutions, emerging growth, mid venture, and late venture financing. The firm invests primarily in structured debt with warrants and, to a lesser extent, in senior debt and equity investments. The firm generally seeks to invest in companies that have been operating for at least six to 12 months prior to the date of their investment. It prefers to invest in technology, energy technology, sustainable and renewable technology, and life sciences. Within technology the firm focuses on advanced specialty materials and chemicals; communication and networking, consumer and business products; consumer products and services, digital media and consumer internet; electronics and computer hardware; enterprise software and services; gaming; healthcare services; information services; business services; media, content and information; mobile; resource management; security software; semiconductors; semiconductors and hardware; and software sector. Within energy technology, it invests in agriculture; clean technology; energy and renewable technology, fuels and power technology; geothermal; smart grid and energy efficiency and monitoring technologies; solar; and wind. Within life sciences, the firm invests in biopharmaceuticals; biotechnology tools; diagnostics; drug discovery, development and delivery; medical devices and equipment; surgical devices; therapeutics; pharma services; and specialty pharmaceuticals. It also invests in educational services. The firm invests primarily in United States based companies and considers investment in the West Coast, Mid-Atlantic regions, Southeast and Midwest; particularly in the areas of software, biotech and information services. It invests generally between $1 million to $40 million in companies focused primarily on business services, communications, electronics, hardware, and healthcare services. The firm invests primarily in private companies but also have investments in public companies. For equity investments, the firm seeks to represent a controlling interest in its portfolio companies which may exceed 25% of the voting securities of such companies. The firm seeks to invest a limited portion of its assets in equipment-based loans to early-stage prospective portfolio companies. These loans are generally for amounts up to $3 million but may be up to $15 million for certain energy technology venture investments. The firm allows certain debt investments have the right to convert a portion of the debt investment into equity. It also co-invests with other private equity firms. The firm seeks to exit its investments through initial public offering, a private sale of equity interest to a third party, a merger or an acquisition of the company or a purchase of the equity position by the company or one of its stockholders. The firm has structured debt with warrants which typically have maturities of between two and seven years with an average of three years; senior debt with an investment horizon of less than three years; equipment loans with an investment horizon ranging from three to four years; and equity related securities with an investment horizon ranging from three to seven years. The firm prefers to invest through its balance sheet capital.The company was founded by Manuel A. Henriquez in December 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Current

THE LUCILE PACKARD FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH WORKS IN ALIGNMENT WITH LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL STANFORD AND THE CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS OF STANFORD UNIVERSITY. OUR MISSION IS TO ELEVATE THE PRIORITY OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH AND INCREASE THE QUALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE THROUGH LEADERSHIP AND DIRECT INVESTMENT.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2019

Children's Health Council (CHC) has been helping children, teens, and families in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area for more than 60 years. Founded in 1953 by Dr. Esther B. Clark, one of Palo Alto's first female pediatricians, CHC started as a small organization committed to providing families access to multidiscipline, integrated care for disabled children. CHC's focus has evolved over time to serve children and teens with behavioral, emotional, developmental, and learning challenges. At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and potential of every child and teen. Our mission is to remove barriers to learning, helping children and teens become resilient, happy, and successful at home, at school, and in life. CHC helps kids with ADHD, Learning Differences (LD), Anxiety & Depression, and Autism Spectrum Disorders by promoting Social Emotional Learning, Academics, Executive Functioning, and Physical Development. Our quest is to remove social emotional and learning barriers for kids and families regardless of language, location or ability to pay.We serve 2,000 families each year, and another 2,000 individuals participate in our free parent and professional education workshops. CHC's five major divisions include: The Center for child/teen evaluation and therapy; Sand Hill School for K-7 students with language based learning differences; Esther B. Clark School, a therapeutic day school for kids grades 2-10; The Community Clinic providing behavioral health services to underserved families in Santa Clara County; and Parent and Professional Education, offering free classes and workshops to parents and teachers.

Member, Northeastern University Corporation
2011 - Prior

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs—our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning—build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Northeastern University's accreditation information

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2015

Children's Health Council (CHC) has been helping children, teens, and families in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area for more than 60 years. Founded in 1953 by Dr. Esther B. Clark, one of Palo Alto's first female pediatricians, CHC started as a small organization committed to providing families access to multidiscipline, integrated care for disabled children. CHC's focus has evolved over time to serve children and teens with behavioral, emotional, developmental, and learning challenges. At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and potential of every child and teen. Our mission is to remove barriers to learning, helping children and teens become resilient, happy, and successful at home, at school, and in life. CHC helps kids with ADHD, Learning Differences (LD), Anxiety & Depression, and Autism Spectrum Disorders by promoting Social Emotional Learning, Academics, Executive Functioning, and Physical Development. Our quest is to remove social emotional and learning barriers for kids and families regardless of language, location or ability to pay.We serve 2,000 families each year, and another 2,000 individuals participate in our free parent and professional education workshops. CHC's five major divisions include: The Center for child/teen evaluation and therapy; Sand Hill School for K-7 students with language based learning differences; Esther B. Clark School, a therapeutic day school for kids grades 2-10; The Community Clinic providing behavioral health services to underserved families in Santa Clara County; and Parent and Professional Education, offering free classes and workshops to parents and teachers.

Political Donations
$750
2013

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$500
2008

Former President of United States

$500
2008

Former Senator from New York

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Hercules Capital purchases Gibraltar Business Capital LLC

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Sungevity, Inc., Hercules Capital, Bindley Capital Partners LLC, Northern Pacific Group LLC purchase Horizon Solar Power, Inc. from G3W Ventures LLC

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Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc. purchases NaviSite, Inc. /Lawson/Kronos Application Services Ops from NaviSite, Inc.

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Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. The firm's products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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