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49 Best Greater Los Angeles Area Angel Investors

Angel Investors play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Greater Los Angeles Area 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 Greater Los Angeles Area Angel Investors

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Michael Stoppelman

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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…


Gwyneth Paltrow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gwyneth Paltrow is one of today’s most prolific and celebrated actors in both television and film. Additionally, Paltrow continues to develo…


Shaan Sethi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shaan is a Co-Founder / Managing Member of B4L Capital Management and a Co-Founder of Jaanuu by Dr. Neela. Previously, Shaan was an investme…


Marc Weinstein

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

I graduated from Wharton with a BSc in Economics and began my career as an investment banker. In 2012, I left my cushy job at Morgan Stanley…


Brendan Rogers

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Brendan Rogers is currently the Co-Founder of Founder 2 a.m. [Ventures] an early-stage India Fund. Previously, Brendan Co-Founded Wag! the …


John Robinson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

President & COO of 100 Thieves.


Harry Tsao

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Harry Tsao is an internet entrepreneur based in the Pasadena area. Harry started his internet career at GoTo.com and then went on to co-fou…


Karim Mokhtar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Karim Mokhtar – Founder and CEO @ Mokhtar Group Inc.


Phil Quist

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Phil Quist – Agent @ Creative Artists Agency


Connor Theilmann

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Connor Theilmann


Talmadge O’Neill

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Start-up internet entrepreneur and investor. Currently: General Partner at JuvoCapital, VC firm with no LPs that has invested more than $…


Michael Blend

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

I have been starting/growing technology companies since I downloaded Mosaic in 1993. A couple of these companies have reached $1B+ valuation…


Yves Sisteron

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Yves Sisteron – Managing Partner and Co-Founder @ Upfront Ventures


Kevin Gould

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin Gould – Founder & CEO @ Kombo Ventures


Nanea Reeves

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

As CEO of TRIPP, Nanea Reeves brings over 15 years experience in digital distribution, video game technologies and mobile application develo…


Michael Eisner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Eisner has been a leader in the American entertainment industry for more than four decades, beginning his career at ABC where he hel…


Michael Gruen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Michael Gruen is an American entrepreneur, political consultant, Instagram personality, marketer, corporate advisor, and public relations sp…


Jeremy Zimmer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeremy Zimmer is one of the Hollywood agency’s 6 owners and is a UTA co-founder and managing director. The grandson of legendary Hollywoo…


Sean Keegan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

SEAN KEEGAN is the CEO of Digital Asset Strategies and manages Digital Asset Strategies’ investment programs and manages the firm’s overall …


Ryan Kavanaugh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ryan Kavanaugh is an LA-based businessman, serial entrepreneur, film industry veteran, and the Co-Founder of Triller. The AI-enabled app all…


MJ Eng

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

MJ Eng is a co-founder and the president of [ShoeDazzle](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/shoedazzle#/entity), an online e-commerce w…


Amit Kapur

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Entrepreneur and investor. Former CEO/co-founder of Gravity (acq by AOL) and COO of MySpace (acq by News Corp).


Joshua Roth

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

CTO @ Ring


Dusan Miletich

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Debt, Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

Real estate investor with a side gig investing in early stage companies.


Mikael Hed

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Investor, Executive Chairman at Kaiken Entertainment Ltd.


Brian C. Dilley

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Brian likes to create highly scalable and useful web and mobile applications that become a positive part of people’s daily lives. Brian has …


James Veraldi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

James Veraldi


Ross Weber

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Internet Entrepreneur with focus in the travel vertical.


Rick Caruso

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rick J. Caruso is founder and chief executive officer of Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest, privately held real estate companies in the …


J.R. Johnson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

J.R. Johnson is a Strategic Advisor at Women.com. He is a former Founder and CEO at Trippy.com and Lunch.com. Johnson was previously found…


Derek Callow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Derek Callow is the chief marketing officer at Fair.


Joseph Melika

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joseph Melika joined Inspectiv as CEO & Founder in 2018.


Srini Panguluri

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Founder of Agent.


Bret Disend

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bret Disend


Wendy O

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Wendy O – Marketing and Community Growth @ MonetaryUnit


Vince Broady

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Vince Broady is the founder and CEO of thisMoment.com. Prior to founding thisMoment, Broady was Senior Vice President and Head of Yahoo E…


Jimmy Hutcheson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jimmy Hutcheson’s digital publishing company, Hutch Media, was acquired in April of 2015 by Danny Zappin’s holding company, Zealot Networks….


Nick Tran

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nick Tran is the Global Head of Marketing at TikTok.


Zac Park

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Co-Founder at Cubcoats.


Howard Brown

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Howard Brown is a three-time entrepreneur with a proven track record of success and innovation in marketing, sales, and cloud computing. Tha…


Rick Patri

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Rick Patri – President and Chief Executive Officer @ Monsterbass


Rob Santos

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Robert is the founder of AFO Finance Group. He is also the Managing Partner and member of its investment committee. His primary responsibili…


Miles Beckett

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Miles Beckett is the Cofounder and CEO of the social entertainment company, EQAL, and is the co-creator and Executive Producer of the web se…


Vaibhav Puranik

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Vaibhav Puranik


Peter Benedek

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Peter Benedek – Founder @ United Talent Agency


Nick Gross

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nick Gross


Navneet Chugh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Navneet Chugh — chairman of Chugh LLP


Sanjeev Rao

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Sanjeev Rao serves as senior vice president of product at true[X].


Tim Ursich, Jr., D.C.

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tim Ursich, Jr., D.C.

Written by Mark Kendall

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