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35 Best Pittsburgh Angel Investors

Angel Investors play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Pittsburgh Angel Investors. 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 Pittsburgh Angel Investors

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Geoff Entress

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Geoff Entress is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of PSL. He was formerly a venture partner with Voyager Capital and Madrona Venture Group…


Luis von Ahn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Louis von Ahn is the CEO and Co-Founder of Duolingo. He is an associate professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and he’…


Bob Meese

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bob Meese


William Guttman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

William Guttman – Chairman @ Axioma


Severin Hacker

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Severin Hacker a computer scientist with a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon, has created a technology that could transform the way we communicate …


Herb Shear

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Advisor Former CEO of GENCO (FedEX Supply Chain) Herb now spends time making interesting supply chain company investments, usually at priva…


J. Andrew Bagnell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dr. J. Andrew (Drew) Bagnell is an Assistant Research Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute and National Robotics Eng…


Andrew Rabin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Creator of innovative platforms that are changing the playing field for healthcare performance improvement.


Ed Engler

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ed Engler is Managing Partner at Pittsburgh Equity Partners and focuses on early stage investments in information technology companies in th…


Ashok Trivedi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ashok Trivedi is a seasoned entrepreneur and a visionary thinker. Over the last 30 years, Ashok has been involved in recognizing impactful d…


Vicki Cheung

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Vicki Cheung


Carter Sharer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Carter has extensive knowledge on how to establish and build a brand. His quick adaptive thinking allows him to come up with long term solut…


Jason Hong

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jason Hong was a fellow in New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative. He is an associate professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute …


Sean Ammirati

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sean Ammirati is an entrepreneur with experience building business both in the media and software industries. As ReadWriteWeb’s COO over…


James Haluszczak

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

James Haluszczak joined numoola as Founder, CEO, & Chairman of the Board in 2017.


Brad Sileo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brad Sileo


Dave Mawhinney

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dave Mawhinney is an Executive Director, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University since 2011.


Brian Arnone

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brian has over 25 years’ experience in the event technology space. His career has consisted of performing in key leadership roles for compan…


Jeff Pepper

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeff Pepper – Founder and Chief Executive Officer @ ElderVision


Siddharth Kothari

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Siddharth Kothari – Founder and CEO @ Appbase.io


Larry Weidman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Larry is a successful executive entrepreneur with more than 25 years of C-level experience leading high performance teams launching and comm…


Glen Meakem

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Realizing that there was no way for people to permanently store and share their family photos, videos, and other media in the cloud, Glen la…


Matt Newton

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Prior to co-founding Everest in 2015, Matt was the Vice Chairman of TriStar Investors, Inc., one of the largest and most successful acquirer…


Scott Russell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Scott Russell’s 25 year career has been in information technology, first as a senior manager of technology for some of the world’s largest f…


Barry Rabkin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Barry Rabkin is the Director of Marketing at Near Earth Autonomy


Bill Besselman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Retail Executive


Kevin McAliley

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin is passionate about building teams that create breakthrough technologies that powerfully improve learning. He has led four educational…


Katy Lanz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Katy Lanz


Tom Jones

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

D. Thompson Jones (Tom) is a Managing Director of Draper Triangle. Seasoned entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of sales & mark…


Stanley M. Marks

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dr. Marks attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he received his bachelor’s degree in biology in 1969, and his medical degree in 1973….


Valerie S. Gaydos

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Valerie is an active angel investor and Founder of the Angel Venture Forum. She has been involved with many start-up companies in the areas …


Cheryl Heller

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Cheryl is the Founding Chair of the first MFA program in Design for Social Innovation at SVA and the founder of the design lab CommonWise. S…


Takeo Kanade

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Takeo Kanade is the U. A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics and the director of Quality of Life Techn…


William Thomas McClellan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

William Thomas McClellan – CEO @ Figure 8 Surgical


Prof. R. Ravi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Distinguished Professor at Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University

Written by Mark Kendall

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