Jeff Griffor

Managing Director

Jeff joined Hercules Technology Growth Capital in 2019 as a Managing Director out of the Boston office focusing on Technology and Sustainability Investments. Prior to Hercules, Jeff was a Managing Director/SVP with Square1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, acting as a New Business Development officer driving new client/prospect lead generation throughout New England and Nationally acting as an “ambassador” to entrepreneurs and the start-up ecosystem through his work in various organizations within the startup ecosystem. Jeff has been professionally involved in the financial industry on the investment and banking decision side for over 25 years working with VCs and start-ups as a lender, investor, advisor and consultant.

Jeff previously spent over 15 years at Lighthouse Capital Partners driving new deal origination in its Technology, Healthcare and Clean Technology practices both in Menlo Park, CA and Cambridge, MA. While at Lighthouse, Jeff was involved with and provided over half a Billion Dollars in debt commitments to over 80 different companies throughout the U.S. and Canada through highly structured and creative venture debt facilities.

Jeff holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Ohio University and an MBA from Loyola University – Chicago.