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101 Best & Most Active California Investment Partners

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Investment Partners play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top California Investment Partners. We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top California Investment Partners

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Jason Calacanis

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jason Calacanis – Founder @ Launch Accelerator


Naval Ravikant

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Naval Ravikant is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions (which went public as part of Shopping.com) and V…


Edward Lando

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Edward Lando is the Managing Partner at Pareto Holdings.


Marc Benioff

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Marc Benioff is Chair, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Salesforce and a pioneer of cloud computing. Under Benioff’s leadership…


Paul Buchheit

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paul Buchheit co-founded social network aggregator [FriendFeed](/organization/friendfeed), along with three other former [Google](/organizat…


Alexis Ohanian

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Alexis Ohanian, born April 24, 1983, is an entrepreneur and investor in Brooklyn, NY, best known as the co-founder and executive chair of re…


Shervin Pishevar

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shervin Pishevar is the Co-Founder at Virgin Hyperloop.


Wei Guo

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Wei Guo, managing partner of UpHonest Capital and founder of Wei Fund, was recognized in the 2016’s Top 20 Global Cross-Border Early Stage C…


Elad Gil

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Elad Gil is a serial entrepreneur, operating executive, and investor or advisor to private companies including AirBnB, Pinterest, Square, an…


Gokul Rajaram

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gokul Rajaram is the Product and Business Helper at Doordash and currently in Pinterest and Coinbase as board member.


Max Levchin

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Max Levchin is an investor and advisor to emerging technology companies. He was previously the chairman and chief executive officer of HVF, …


Ronald Conway

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ronald Conway has been an active angel investor for over 15 years. He was the Founder and Managing Partner of the Angel Investors LP funds (…


Cyan Banister

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Cyan Banister is a partner at Founders Fund, where she invests across sectors and stages with a particular interest in augmented reality, fe…


Tim Draper

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Timothy Draper is founding partner of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ. Tim’s original suggestion to use “viral marke…


Peter Thiel

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Peter Thiel Is The Member, Board of Directors At Facebook.


Kevin Hartz

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin is the Co-Founder & Chairman of Eventbrite and an EIR & Venture Partner at Founders Fund. Prior to joining the firm, Kevin was Co-Fo…


Kevin Lin

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Lin is the COO of Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. He was instrumental in the 2011 launch of the …


Reid Hoffman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Reid joined Greylock Partners in 2009. He focuses on building products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and businesses th…


Lee Linden

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Lee is an entrepreneur and early stage investor. Previously, he lead Facebook’s emerging initiatives in commerce, including Gifts and the…


Sam Altman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sam Altman is the co-founder and CEO of OpenAI. Sam was previously the Chairman of Y Combinator, a leading silicon valley startup accelerato…


Mark Pincus

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mark Pincus is founder and Executive Chairman of the Board. He has served as our Chairman from April 2007 to March 2016 and our Executive Ch…


Benjamin Ling

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ben Ling is a founder and partner at Bling Capital. Previously he was an Investment Partner at Khosla Ventures, where he is focused on mobil…


Lachy Groom

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

i did some stuff at stripe. chairman of Compound.


Brendan Wallace

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

Brendan Wallace is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall, where he guides the firm’s strategic vision. Prior to starting Fifth Wa…


Brad Flora

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brad Flora is a Visiting Partner at Y Combinator. He is a former Co-Founder and CEO of Perfect Audience. Mr. Flora received a BA from Princ…


Arjun Sethi

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed

Arjun Sethi – Co-Founder & Partner @ Tribe Capital


Justin Kan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Justin Kan is the CEO and co-founder of Atrium, a technology company and corporate law firm providing fast, transparent, and price-predictab…


Tom Williams

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed

Tom Williams


Ashton Kutcher

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ashton Kutcher is an actor, investor, entrepreneur, producer and philanthropist. Kutcher has been named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most I…


Dave Morin

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Dave is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Offline Ventures. He was Founder & Partner Emeritus of Slow Ventures. A leading Silicon Valle…


Garry Tan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Garry is a designer, engineer, and founder turned early stage investor, co-founding Initialized Capital in 2012. The firm has invested at th…


Spencer Rascoff

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Spencer Rascoff is an entrepreneur and company leader who co-founded Zillow, Hotwire and dot.LA, and who served as Zillow’s CEO for a decade…


Keith Rabois

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Keith Rabois is the General Partner at Founders Fund. He has a unique background as an entrepreneurial executive and investor. Since 2000, h…


Dave McClure

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Venture

Dave McClure is the founder of Practical Venture Capital and has been an investor and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley for over twenty-five ye…


Mitchell Kapor

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mitchell David Kapor is the founder of [Lotus Development Corporation](/organization/lotus-development-corporation) and the designer of Lotu…


Raymond Tonsing

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Raymond Tonsing is a San Francisco based venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He founded Caffeinated Capital, an early stage venture capital…


Balaji Srinivasan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Balaji S. Srinivasan is the CTO of Coinbase and cofounder of Counsyl, Earn, Teleport, and Coin Center. He was previously CEO at Earn.com, wh…


Justin Waldron

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Seed

Justin Waldron is Co-Founder & President of Playco, and previously Co-Founder / EVP of Product of Zynga, the world’s largest mobile game com…


Paige Craig

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paige Craig Is The Partner at Outlander.


David Sacks

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David O. Sacks Is The Co-Founder At Craft Ventures.


Eric Kwan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Eric Kwan – Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Locus Ventures


Ullas Naik

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ullas Naik is the Founder & General Partner at Streamlined Ventures.


Eric Schmidt

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Eric Schmidt has served as the Executive Chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors since October 2015. He has served as the Executive Chairm…


Steve Chen

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Steve Chen was an internet entrepreneur and the co-founder and previous Chief Technology Officer of YouTube. Born in August 1978 in Taiwan. …


Ryan Petersen

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ryan Petersen is the CEO and Founder of Flexport. Prior to starting Flexport to fix the user experience in global trade, Ryan was co-founder…


Biz Stone

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Biz is a co-founder of Twitter, Medium, and Jelly. A progenitor of social media, and early Google employee, Biz has been developing large sc…


Jeremy Stoppelman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeremy Stoppelman joined Yelp as CEO in 2004.


Theo Osborne

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture, Private Equity, Venture

Theo Osborne – Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ 9Yards Capital


Immad Akhund

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Immad Akhund is the co-founder of Heyzap.com. He was previously the co-founders and CTO of Clickpass.com (sold to Synthasite http://www.t…


Jeff Weiner

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeff Weiner is the executive chairman of LinkedIn, where he continues to help LinkedIn realize its vision of creating economic opportunity f…


Chris Sacca

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Secondary Market, Seed, Venture

An accomplished venture investor, company advisor, and entrepreneur, Chris manages a portfolio of over seventy consumer web, mobile, and wir…


Edith Yeung

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

Edith is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and creator of the China Internet Report, and Silicon News. Edith is a General Partner…


Allen DeBevoise

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Allen DeBeviose started Third Wave in 2014 after more than 30 years experience incubating and investing in digital media companies. He has i…


Bill Tai

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Bill Tai started in VC in 1991 and has had 22 IPOs from his early stage investments. He has served a Board Director for 8 publicly listed c…


Ali Partovi

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ali Partovi heads Neo, a mentorship community and VC fund that brings together tech veterans to invest in the diverse leaders of tomorrow. A…


Marc Andreessen

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Marc Andreessen is a cofounder and general partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He is an innovator and creator, one of t…


Jacob Gibson

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Co-founded NerdWallet. Without any outside funding, helped it grow from 2 guys into a world-class, mission-driven team, working to build the…


Zach Coelius

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Zach Coelius – advisor @ Branch


Jeff Kearl

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Jeff Kearl is a Managing Director at Pelion Ventures. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Stance. He previou…


Michael Ovitz

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Ovitz co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 1974 and served as its Chairman until 1995. Over that 20-year period, he grew the …


Scooter Braun

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Scooter Braun is one of the entertainment industry’s biggest entrepreneurs and innovators and the founder of SB Projects, a diversified ente…


Michael Seibel

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Seibel is a Partner at YC and CEO of YC’s startup accelerator. He was the cofounder and CEO Justin.tv and Socialcam. Socialcam sold …


Kevin Durant

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin Durant is a 12-year NBA veteran who plays for the Brooklyn Nets. He is a 2x NBA Champion and Finals MVP; having also won an NBA MVP A…


Darian Shirazi

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Darian is a Partner at Gradient Ventures. At the age of 15, he interned at eBay as a code tester working on the third version of Sell Your …


Paul Graham

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paul Graham is a co-founder of Y Combinator, a startup accelerator in Mountain View, California. He is also a programmer, venture capitalist…


Owen Van Natta

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Owen Van Natta is currently Founder and Managing Partner of Prefix Capital, an early stage investment fund founded in 2019. Owen is also a F…


Adeyemi Ajao

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Adeyemi (“Ade”) is Co-founder & Managing Partner at Base10 Partners. Before Base10, Ade had a successful career as an entrepreneur and inves…


Joe Montana

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Managing Director at Liquid 2 Ventures, Joseph C. Montana was borm on June 11, 1956, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. A former Notre Dame quart…


Brian Requarth

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Brian Requarth co-founded Viva Real and was the company’s CEO from 2009 to July 2016 when he became Chairman. The company bootstrapped its o…


Michael Stoppelman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Stoppelman is an active angel/seed investor in Los Angeles. He’s the former Senior Vice President of Engineering at Yelp. He started…


Howard Lindzon

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Howard Lindzon – Founder & General Partner @ Social Leverage


Ruchi Sanghvi

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ruchi Sanghvi – Founder, Partner @ South Park Commons


Geoff Ralston

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Geoff Ralston is the Founder & Partner of Imagine K 12. Geoff has been an Investor in, Board Member of, and Advisor to a variety of start-u…


Adam Nash

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Adam Nash was the president and chief executive officer of Wealthfront, a software-based financial advisor from 2012 to 2016. He originally …


Timothy Ferriss

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Timothy Ferriss is a start-up angel investor Twitter, Posterous, RescueTime and others, blogger and entrepreneur. Tim’s best-known writt…


Bobby Goodlatte

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Angel investor in 40+ startups. Early product designer at @Facebook & former Designer in Residence at @Greylock Partners


Neeraj Arora

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Neeraj Arora is responsible for “all things business at WhatsApp”. He is an IIT graduate as well as a management graduate from the Indian Sc…


Fred Ehrsam

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Fred Ehrsam is co-founder of Coinbase. He’s been named to both Forbes 30 Under 30 and TIME Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Who Are Changing the Worl…


Dan Rose

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dan Rose is the Chairman of Coatue Management.


Chamath Palihapitiya

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership – a venture capital fund based in Palo Alto, CA t…


Patrick Collison

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Patrick Collison is the co-founder, content strategist, and CEO of Stripe, the simple developer-friendly way to accept payments online. Patr…


Dick Costolo

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Since October 2010, Dick has been the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, where he was responsible for the growth and management of the over…


Ram Shriram

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ram Shriram has served as a member of our board of directors since September 1998. Ram has been a managing partner of Sherpalo Ventures, LLC…


Matt Ocko

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Matt has nearly three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist, with over 20 patents g…


Ben Narasin

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ben Narasin is a Venture Partner at NEA. A prolific entrepreneur and highly regarded early-stage investor with three decades of company-buil…


Avichal Garg

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Avichal is Managing Partner at Electric Capital. He is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive. Avichal sold two companies and was mo…


Caterina Fake

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Caterina Fake is an investor at Yes VC, a pre-seed and seed stage venture capital fund, and is the host of the #1 Tech Podcast Should This E…


Gil Penchina

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gil Penchina is retired


Jack Dorsey

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jack Dorsey is the creator, co-founder, and Chairman of Twitter and co-founder & CEO of Square. Originally from St. Louis, Jack’s early fasc…


John Thompson

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Thompson currently works as the Venture Partner for Lightspeed Venture Partners. He previously worked at Riverwood Capital Management …


Anthony Pompliano

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Anthony Pompliano is a Product Manager at Facebook. Previously, Pompliano successfully founded and sold two software companies in Raleigh, N…


Mark Leslie

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mark is a lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches courses in entrepreneurship and sales organization. He is also …


Erik Moore

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Erik Moore is the founder and Managing Director of Base Ventures, an early-stage tech venture fund. He was one of the first investors in Za…


Harris Barton

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Harris Barton As the founder and managing director of H. Barton Asset Management, Harris Barton actively manages a $30 million fund that spe…


Andy McLoughlin

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Andy is a Partner with Uncork Capital (formerly known as SoftTech VC), one of Silicon Valley’s most active seed stage venture capital firms …


Michael Jones

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mike Jones is an internet executive, investor, and strategic advisor. A long-time entrepreneur, Mike founded his first successful company in…


Ilya Sukhar

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ilya Sukhar currently works as the General Partner for Matrix Partners. He previously worked at Y Combinator as a part-time partner.


Ben Orthlieb

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ben Orthlieb – Head of Corporate Development @ LinkedIn


Roham Gharegozlou

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Roham is founder and CEO of Axiom Zen, an award-winning venture studio that specializes in emerging technology. Axiom Zen’s first public blo…


Sundeep Ahuja

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sundeep Ahuja is a tech founder, advisor & investor. Most recently he spent 3 years in BD @ AWS focused on Startups & AI/ML. Before that, he…


Pejman Nozad

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Pejman Nozad is the Founding Managing Partner at Pear Ventures. Pejman has over 17 years of experience investing in early stage high tech st…

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