Hercules to Present at the 4th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 10, 2015

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) ("Hercules"), the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to high-growth venture capital-backed companies in technology-related industries, including technology, biotechnology, life sciences, and energy and renewable technology, has been invited to present at the 2015 Liolios Gateway Conference being held September 9 and 10, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.

Hercules' management is scheduled to present at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time on Thursday September 10, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the conference.

Management will discuss the company's recent financial performance and operational developments.

The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.htgc.com and the Gateway Conference website at www.gateway-conference.com/presenters.

To receive additional information, request an invitation or schedule a one-on-one meeting, please email gateway@liolios.com.

About the Gateway Conference

The 4th Annual Gateway Conference is an invite-only conference presented by Liolios, a comprehensive financial communications firm. Gateway was designed to bring together the most compelling companies with the nation's top institutional investors and analysts. This year's event features more than 90 companies from a number of growth industries, including technology, business and financial services, consumer, digital media, clean technology and life sciences. The format has been designed to give attendees direct access to senior management via company presentations, Q&A sessions and one-on-one meetings. For more information, visit www.gateway-conference.com or www.liolios.com.

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 high-growth venture capital-backed companies in technology-related industries, including technology, biotechnology, life sciences, and energy and renewable technology. Since inception (December 2003), Hercules has committed more than $5.5 billion to over 325 companies and is the lender of choice for entrepreneurs and venture capital firms seeking growth capital financing. Companies interested in learning more about financing opportunities should contact info@htgc.com, or call 650.289.3060.

The Company's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HTGC."

In addition, Hercules has three outstanding bond issuances of 7.00% Notes due April 2019, 7.00% Notes due September 2019, and 6.25% Notes due July 2024, which trade on the NYSE under the symbols "HTGZ," "HTGY," and "HTGX," respectively.

CONTACT: Michael Hara Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. 650-433-5578 HT-HN mhara@htgc.comSource:Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.