Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) (“Hercules”), the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related markets, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and cleantech industries, at all stages of development, announced today that Manuel A. Henriquez, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Hercules, and Jessica Baron, chief financial officer, will participate in one-on-one investor meetings at the 2012 Sterne Agee Small-Mid Cap Conference at The Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia, PA on Monday, November 12, 2012. About Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.:Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) (“Hercules”) is the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related markets, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and cleantech industries, at all stages of development. Since inception (December 2003), Hercules has committed more than $3.0 billion to over 215 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—the April 2019 Notes and September 2019 Notes—which trade on the NYSE under the symbols “HTGZ” and “HTGY,” respectively. Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact email@example.com, 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.