Investor FAQs

When was Hercules founded and when did Hercules complete its Initial Public Offering?

What exchange is Hercules listed on?

How can I buy additional shares of Hercules Capital common stock?

Is Hercules Capital a Business Development Company ("BDC")?

What is a Business Development Company ("BDC")

How is Hercules' different than other BDCs?

What is Hercules' investment strategy?

What are the sectors in which Hercules invests?

Does Hercules focus on investing in a specific stage of development?

What is "venture debt"?

What are the benefits of "venture debt" compared with traditional equity venture capital funding?

Where can I find information on Hercules' net asset value?

Does Hercules pay a Dividend?

Does Hercules offer a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?

Will I receive a Form 1099 or a K-1 for dividends and distributions?

Who generates my 1099, and whom should I call if I did not receive one?

Is Hercules Capital's dividend a "qualified dividend"?

Where do I find out about tax information from Hercules?

Where do Hercules' 7.00% senior unsecured notes trade, what interest rate is paid on the notes and what is the cusip?

Where do Hercules' 6.25% senior notes trade, what interest rate is paid on the notes and what is the cusip?

Who is the transfer agent for Hercules?

How do I contact Hercules?

How do I sign up to receive News about Hercules?

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