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51 Best Los Altos Angel Investors

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Adam Nash

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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 …


Manik Gupta

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Manik Gupta is the Chief Product Officer at Uber. Prior to taking on this role, Manik ran Uber’s Marketplace and Maps product teams, where h…


Shishir Mehrotra

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Shishir Mehrotra is a Co-Founder/CEO of Coda since June 2014 and served as Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer from Decembe…


Sergey Brin

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sergey Brin, President of Alphabet and one of Google’s founders, has served as a member of Alphabet’s board of directors since October 2015….


Robin Vasan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Robin Vasan is the founder and solo partner at Mango Capital, an enterprise focused seed stage firm.


Buddy Arnheim

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Buddy Arnheim – Partner, Chair of Emerging Companies and VC Practice @ Perkins Coie


David Eckstein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Eckstein is Chief Financial Officer of Menlo Security. David had been serving as an advisor to Menlo, helping raise $40M in its Series…


Christopher Nguyen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Christopher Cuong T. Nguyen joinedFulbright University Vietnam as Board Member in 2018. Christopher Nguyen is co-founder & CEO of Adatao, a …


Ash Bhardwaj

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ash has a long and impressive track record in building high growth technology businesses. From 2004 to 2008, Ash was founding CEO of Aricent…


Gerard Williams III

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gerard Williams III is the CEO of NUVIA. Prior to co-founding NUVIA, he was a Senior Director at Apple and Chief CPU Architect for nearly a …


Gary Griffiths

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

A 35-year veteran of the high-tech industry, Griffiths has led some of the web’s most innovative companies. Prior to co-founding Wisdom LLP,…


Oded Hermoni

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Oded Hermoni is the managing partner and co founder of J-Ventures and J-Angels, a Silicon Valley based VC fund, which invested in 38 compani…


Pavel Cherkashin

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

Pavel Cherkashin is a venture fund executive, writer, former business-angel and an entrepreneur with a track record of developing technolog…


Osman Rashid

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Osman is a seasoned entrepreneur in the field of educational technology. He is currently the CEO of Convo Corp. and Founder & CEO of **Galxy…


Jim Scheinman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jim Scheinman is the Founding Managing Partner of Maven Ventures (www.mavenventures.com), the leading seed venture fund for emerging consume…


Guy Miasnik

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

A tech entrepreneur, investor and mentor focused on great teams and high impact opportunities in security, public safety, enterprise softwar…


Michael Tanne

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael is a tech executive, entrepreneur, and angel investor. He’s an advisor to [Pinterest](/company/pinterest), has a fund, [Endeavor Par…


Omar Tawakol

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Omar Tawakol is a leader in Silicon Valley and sees revenue in data. His intellectual blend of technologist, marketer and innovator are uniq…


Shawn Byers

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shawn Byers – Partner @ MITS Fund


Sam Pullara

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sam joined Sutter Hill Ventures from Twitter where he was a senior infrastructure engineer and a strategic technology advisor. He came to T…


Ilana Golan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ilana Golan is the founder of Golan Ventures and Leap, the exclusive program that has been transforming thousands of lives and careers. Tech…


Yuri Milner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Yuri founded Mail.ru Group in 1999 and under his leadership it became one of Europe’s leading internet companies. He took that business publ…


Slavik Markovich

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Slavik Markovich is a serial entrepreneur with a passion to solve hard technology problems. He is co-founder and CEO of Demisto and serves a…


Leonard Speiser

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Leonard Speiser – Board Director @ The Level Hot Pantry


Ben Golub

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ben Golub – Executive Chairman and Interim CEO @ Storj


Peter Hsieh

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Peter Hsieh is a General Partner of Acorn Pacific Ventures, based in Silicon Valley. He did Venture Capital from 1997-2004 in Silicon…


Michael Scharff

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Experienced digital and omni-channel executive with a 25+ year track record of exceeding financial goals and driving high impact strategy, i…


Oudi Antebi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Oudi Antebi is a Co-Founder of RedKix and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Oudi Antebi served as an Executive Vice President of Produc…


Nitin Mangtani

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Nitin Mangtani is Founder & CEO of PredictSpring, a innovative mobile commerce platform. Prior to Founding PredictSpring, Nitin was Grou…


Joe Hurd

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Non Equity Assistance, Seed

Joe Hurd runs marketing, business development and corporate engagement efforts for HAX and IndieBio in San Francisco, working with key compa…


Mikael Berner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mikael Berner is a serial entrepreneur and leader driving innovation in the technology industry. He holds nine patents in wireless technolog…


Jon Herstein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jon Herstein is an SVP, Customer Success and Chief Customer Officer at Box, guiding the client services, technical support, and implementat…


George Haber

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Haber’s Law! “If it can be done in Software it will”. Successful Serial Entrepreneur, Marketing Guru, Strategist, with proven track record, …


David Tsang

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Tsang is the managing member and co-founder of Acorn Campus, an incubator and venture fund in Silicon Valley. Since the 1960s Mr. Tsan…


Balaji Prabhakar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Balaji is Chief Scientist and Co-Founder of Urban Engines. He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford Univ…


Jack Carsten

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jack Carsten – Managing Director @ Horizon Ventures


Joerg Heilig

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joerg Heilig


Terry Eger

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Terry Eger


Saar Gillai

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Saar Gillai is an Independent board director at Xilinx, Semtech, and Liquid Instruments as well as a CEO advisor to multiple companies. Saar…


Federico Faggin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Federico Faggin – Founder @ Peaxy


David Auerbach

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

As a successful entrepreneur, David has also failed enough to appreciate the value of any success — big or small. His current roles as advis…


Maky Zanganeh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Maky Zanganeh has more than 16 years of strategic planning, management, corporate, clinical, business and marketing experience in the pharma…


Eugene Zhang

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Eugene Zhang is the founding partner of TSVC (formerly TEEC Angel Fund) since 2010. Eugene is an entrepreneur himself, his investments …


Bill Moore

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bill Moore – Board Director @ CNEX Labs


Kathleen Estreich

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Kathleen (Loughlin) Estreich was the VP of Marketing & Operations of Scalyr. She is now an Angel Investor.


Anne Johnson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Anne Johnson – VP Business Development @ Xockets


Marina Davidova

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Marina Davidova


Kevin Eyres

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin Eyres


Gary Wipfler

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gary Wipfler


Dr. Harry MIttelman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Harry MIttelman – Director of Medical Advisory Board @ CosmeSys


Troy Detrick

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Troy Detrick currently works as Founder and General Partner at Canyon Oak Ventures.

Written by Mark Kendall

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