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49 Best & Most Active Oregon Investment Partners

Investment Partners play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Oregon 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 Oregon Investment Partners

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Thomas Gonser

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Initial Coin Offering, Seed, Venture

Tom Gonser is founder at DocuSign, The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™.Tom founded DocuSign in 2003 with the goal of hel…


Angela Jackson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Angela Jackson is an active angel investor and coach to emerging companies and entrepreneurs. Her background is in marketing/sales, strategy…


Dylan Boyd

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Dylan Boyd is currently the Director, New Program Development of R/GA Ventures where he works with global brands to develop in house, partne…


Jaime Schmidt

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

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

Jaime Schmidt is an entrepreneur and the founder of Schmidt’s Naturals, a brand of natural personal care products that she started in her ki…


David Flanagan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Dave is Sr. Managing Director Intel Capital & Vice President of Intel. Dave is a voting member & chair of Intel Capital’s investment committ…


Matt Abrams

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Matt Abrams is a technologist, investor, advisor, speaker and outdoor adventurer who inspires startup founders and C-level executives to thi…


Steve Barham

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Steve is an experienced sales and marketing executive focused on launching, building and scaling pioneering technology companies. As co-foun…


Nitin Rai

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Nitin is an entrepreneur. He came to Oregon as a Software Engineer at Mentor Graphics after having worked for three software startups in Sil…


Dino Vendetti

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dino has spent his career as an entrepreneur, investor, and exec in leading technology companies and is focused on building and growing the …


Jennifer Ard

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jen is Managing Director, Head of Investment Operations, for Intel Capital. She is responsible for managing Intel Capital’s investment-relat…


Sean Cunningham

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Cunningham serves as the Intel Capital Board of Director Observer on Agiliance, Anitianm, Cloakware, Credant Technologies, Crossbeam Sys…


Scott Grout

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Scott Grout joined RadiSys in 2002. Prior to joining RadiSys, Scott was President and Chief Executive Officer of Chorum Technologies, Inc., …


Ricardo J. Echevarria

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Rick J. Echevarria is vice president of the Intel Security Group and general manager of the Intel Security Division at Intel Corporation. He…


Chris Capdevila

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Chris Capdevila is a Principal at FoundersPad. Chris Capdevilla is a co-founder and managing partner at FoundersPad. He co-founded Logical A…


Bobby Kandaswamy

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Bobby Kandaswamy joined Intel Capital in 1999 and currently works closely with Intel’s Healthcare Strategy and Solutions Group, leading the …


Mike Jackson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Mike Jackson has been an investor, entrepreneur, board member, and advisor to companies in the clean energy, food & agriculture, buildings, …


Robert Pease

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Robert Pease is a Managing Director of the Cascade Seed Fund and has over 20 years of experience as an investor, founder, operational execut…


Eric Rosenfeld

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Eric Rosenfeld – Founder: Eric launched the Oregon Angel Fund with Bob Ward in 2007 to combine the collective wisdom and horsepower of a sel…


Stephen McKeon

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Finance faculty at University of Oregon


Derek Schloss

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

As an 8th grade ballboy for the Los Angeles Clippers, Derek famously wept after tripping an NBA player with a mop during a televised game. D…


Tony Abena

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tony joined Insite as CEO in 2014. He has a 20-year track record of accelerating product, sales and talent growth in both small and large co…


Julie Harrelson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Julie Harrelson is a Managing Director of the Cascade Seed Fund. As an entrepreneur and investor in Oregon’s startup community, she has navi…


Diane Fraiman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Diane Fraiman joined Voyager Capital Managing Director as in 2007.


Gerry Langeler

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Gerry Langeler joined OVP Venture Partners in 1992 and focuses on investments in the semiconductor, software, imaging and digital biology se…


Eric Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Eric Smith is a Director at Neglected Climate Opportunities.


Adam Sussman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Adam Sussman


Paul Weinert

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Crowdfunding, Early Stage Venture, Initial Coin Offering, Seed

Paul Weinert – Managing Principal / Founder @ GRAYBOX


Frank Gill

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Frank C. Gill served as an Executive Vice President of Intel Corporation since 1988. Frank Gill was employed with Intel Corp. in a variety o…


Jim Huston

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jim Huston is a Managing Director with Blueprint Ventures. Jim brings more than 20 years of technology industry experience, having worked an…


Eric Boothe

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Eric currently works for JLL Technologies in product strategy and corporate development, covering real estate big data product strategy, AI/…


Nicholas Walrod

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Nicholas Walrod serves as Principal of 3×5 Special Opportunity Fund, L.P. Mr. Walrod serves at RiverVest Venture Partners, LLC. He has b…


Drew Bernard

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Drew’s a rabid advocate for making the world healthier, more just and joyful. He spends his days supporting ActionSprout’s team and partners…


Travis Merrill

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Travis Merrill – President, Commercial Business Unit and CMO @ FLIR Systems


Miles Kingston

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Miles Kingston


Bradley A. Zenger

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Brad Zenger is co-founder and a Managing Director of Pivotal Investments where he focuses on resource efficiency. Prior to Pivotal, Brad was…


Corey Schmid

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Corey is a General Partner with Seven Peaks Ventures and Director, Management & Operating Engagements, with the Cascadian Consulting Group. …


Doug Lefever

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Doug Lefever president and CEO of Advantest America.


Hugh Kirkpatrick

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Hugh Kirkpatrick Vice President at Banneker Partners.


Keith Larson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Keith Larson is vice president of Intel Capital and managing director of Manufacturing and Intel Labs Sectors at Intel Corporation. He direc…


Matthew McDonald

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Matthew McDonald Partner at Banneker Partners.


Victor G. Petroff

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Victor G. Petroff – Partner @ Riverlake Partners


Scott Sandler

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Scott joined the Oregon Angel Fund in 2012 and manages the day-to-day activities of the Oregon Angel Fund including generating deal flow, ev…


Jennifer Sheasgreen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jennifer Sheasgreen is a President at Siena Healthcare Finance.


Dusty Lieb

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Dusty Lieb is a Partner at Echo Health Ventures.


Martin Daum

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Martin Daum – CEO @ Daimler Trucks North America


Sudhir Bhagwan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Sudhir Bhagwan – Investor @ Oregon Venture Fund


Joe Franzi

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Joe has been SPV’s CFO since its beginning days and recently retired this Spring. Believing in the foundational importance of supporting com…


Curt Fintel

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Curt Fintel is a Principal at Variant Investments.


Damian Uecker

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Damian Uecker

Written by Mark Kendall

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