Hercules Capital, Inc., formerly Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is a specialty finance company. The Company is focused on providing senior secured venture growth loans to venture capital-backed companies in a range of technology, life sciences and sustainable and renewable technology industries. The Company is an internally managed, non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Company focuses its investments in companies active in the technology industry sub-sectors characterized by products or services, including computer software and hardware; networking systems; semiconductors; semiconductor capital equipment; information technology infrastructure or services; Internet consumer and business services; telecommunications; telecommunications equipment, and media. Within the life science sub-sector, the Company focuses on medical devices, bio-pharmaceutical, drug discovery, drug delivery, healthcare services and information systems companies.