CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-8 (No. 333-144002 and 333-146445) of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. of our report dated February 28, 2013 relating to the financial statements
and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, which appears in this Form 10-K.
/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
San Francisco, CA