Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC), the leading specialty finance company providing senior secured loans to venture capital backed companies in technology-related markets at all stages of development, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and clean-tech industries, announced today it has scheduled its third quarter 2012 financial results conference call for Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET). Hercules will release the company's financial results after market close that same day. To listen to the call, please dial (877) 304-8957 or (408) 427-3709 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A taped replay will be made available approximately three hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for seven days. To access the replay, please dial (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406 and enter the passcode 24141891. The Hercules financial results conference call will also be available via a live webcast on the investor relations section of Hercules' website at www.htgc.com. An archived webcast replay will be available on the Company's website for 90 days. About Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.: Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) ("Hercules"), is a leading specialty finance firm providing loans to technology-related companies at all stages of development including technology, life science, and clean-tech industries. Since inception (December 2003), Hercules has committed more than $3.0 billion to over 210 companies and is the lender of choice for entrepreneurs and venture capital firms seeking growth capital financing. Hercules' common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the ticker symbol "HTGC." In addition, Hercules has two outstanding bond issuances of 7.00% Senior Notes due 2019, which trade on the NYSE under the symbols "HTGZ" and "HTGY." Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 650.289.3060. Forward-Looking Statements: The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements including, without limitation, the risks, uncertainties, including the uncertainties surrounding the current market turbulence, and other factors we identify from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe that the assumptions on which these forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, any of those assumptions could prove to be inaccurate and, as a result, the forward-looking statements based on those assumptions also could be incorrect. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made as of the date hereof, and Hercules assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements for subsequent events.