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69 Best Connecticut Angel Investors

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Barry Sternlicht

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Barry Sternlicht is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Capital Group, the private investment firm he formed in 1991 focused on g…


Ray Dalio

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ray Dalio is the Founder, Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bridgewater Associates. He started Bridgewater out of his two-bedroom …


Ken Cron

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ken Cron is the Chief Executive Officer of Structured Portfolio Management, LLC (SPM), which is a specialist fixed income manager focused on…


Roger Farah

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Roger N. Farah is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tory Burch LLC (lifestyle brand), a position he has held since September 2014. …


Steven A. Cohen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Steven A. Cohen is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Point72 Asset Management, L.P. He founded S.A.C. Capital Advisors, L.P. in 19…


Ratmir Timashev

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ratmir Timashev possesses a rare combination of proven business savvy, forward-looking technical knowledge and market vision. Ratmir brings …


Ursula Burns

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ursula Burns is a Senior Advisor at Teneo Holdings. She is also Chairman of the Board at VEON, and director of Uber, American Express, Exxon…


Keith Melnick

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Keith Melnick – CEO @ The Zebra


Pen King

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Pen King – Co Founder and Partner @ Innovating Capital


Sam Palmisano

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Palmisano was promoted to CEO in March 2002 and named chairman effective January 1, 2003, succeeding the retiring Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. aft…


Steve Hafner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Steve Hafner is the CEO at KAYAK, Opentable.


Marie Rocha

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Marie Rocha – Co-founder/Managing Director @ Realist Ventures


Zac Zeitlin

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Zac has been an active investor in an exciting group of impact-minded, early stage companies, with a focus on food, health and wellness, edu…


Larry N. Feinberg

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Larry Neil Feinberg serves as the President at Oracle Investment Management, Inc. Feinberg founded the firm in 1993. He is a Managing Partne…


Bandel Carano

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bandel Carano, Managing Partner, joined Oak Investment Partners in 1985 and became a General Partner in 1987. Bandel’s investment focus is o…


Paul Tudor Jones II

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Paul Tudor Jones II is the Co-Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Tudor Investment Corporation and Founder since 1980. He has opera…


Austin McChord

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Austin McChord is the founder and chief executive officer of Datto, a provider of backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity solutio…


Gary Loveman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gary Loveman joined Caesars Entertainment Corporation as Chief Operating Officer in 1998, after serving as an associate professor at the Har…


Thomas Mangas

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Tom Mangas is a strategic and finance grounded leader with an exceptional record turning around and driving global growth in underperforming…


Ryan Spoon

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ryan Spoon joined [ESPN](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/espn) as Senior Vice President, Product Development in July 2012. In this r…


Chloe Steinberg

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Chloe Steinberg is a partner at Sapphire Sport, where she focuses on investing in early-stage companies shaping the future of consumption. …


Jay Galluzzo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jay Galluzzo is a Managing Director with over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Since joining North Castle…


Jon Rubinstein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jon Rubinstein is a senior VP and general manager at Hewlett-Packard, following its 2010 acquisition of Palm, where he was CEO. Rubinstein l…


Stephen Mandel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Stephen Mandel is Managing Director at Lone Pine Capital, LLC


Stuart Subotnick

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Stuart Subotnick, also known as Stu, serves as Managing Director of Kluge & Co. Mr. Subotnick served as the Chief Executive Officer and Pres…


Thibauld Favre

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Thibauld Favre is a co-founder and CEO at Fairmint.


Ray Iglesias

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ray Iglesias is the executive chairman of Ubiquity. He has deep leadership experience, having previously held key roles in several successfu…


Mitch Barns

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mitch Barns is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Appointed in January 2014, Mitch leads the efforts of Nielsen…


Bret Laporte

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bret Laporte


Konrad Kruger

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

CEO of SwiftConnect | Chairperson of Covercy | Managing Partner of Five Mile Capital | Former Group CEO Investment & Corporate Bank at NatWe…


Seth Weinstein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Seth Weinstein is a Managing Member at ZAX LLC.


David Peterson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Peterson


Marty Isaac

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Marty Isaac – Advisor @ Slidejoy


Venetia Kontogouris

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Venetia Kontogouris has been associated with Trident Capital since 1995. She joined Trident Capital in 1999 as a Managing Director. Prior to…


Don Kendall

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Don Kendall – Co-Founder & Chairman @ Social Venture Partners


Chris Mayle

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Chris Mayle is the Founding Partner & Executive Vice President, Operations at Advanced Grow Labs.


Patrick LaVecchia

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Patrick LaVecchia is the CEO of Oasis Pro Markets/Oasis Pro, Inc.


John Owen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Owen


Chiney Ogwumike

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Chinenye “Chiney” Ogwumike is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for the Connecticut Sun of the Women’s National Basketball …


Alain Benzaken

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

During his career, Alain Benzaken has been involved in some of the most successful startups on the East Coast. Prior to joining Decisyon in …


Ian Smith

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ian Smith


Robert Voreyer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Robert Voreyer – Managing Director @ Spencer Holt Advisors, LLC


Steven Bean

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Steven Bean is a Principal at Claris Real Estate Advisors.


Jacob Herschler

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jacob Herschler – Owner @ Sound Sailing Charters


Marc Gare

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Marc Gare is a Founder at Advanced Grow Labs.


Thomas Zipp

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Thomas Zipp is an experienced investor, corporate executive, and board member with a strong background in accounting and finance. His extens…


Vincent J. Dowling

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Vincent J. (VJ) Dowling currently works as Managing Partner at Dowling & Partners.


Paul Keblish

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paul has over 20 years of financial services experience in investment banking, consulting and securities operations. Through approximately 1…


Julie Roehm

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Julie Roehm – Marketing @ Speak With Me


Shawn Nelson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Shawn Nelson founded Lovesac in 1998 and is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as a member of the Board of Dire…


Robert Braun

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Established in 2009, by Robert Braun, RateMAX has quickly become one of the leading aggregators of wholesale and retail VoIP traffic.RateMAX…


Kevin Kinyon

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Kevin Kinyon


Nicholas Christakis

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Nicholas Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, is a social scientist and physician who conducts research in the areas of biosocial science, network scie…


Carolyn Wall

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Carolyn Wall – President @ Narrowstep


Michael Nicastro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Nicastro – CEO and Board of Directors @ Continuity


Zeke Emanuel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Zeke Emanuel – Venture Partner @ Oak HC/FT


Jon Canarick

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jon Canarick serves as a Managing Director at North Castle Partners.


Drew Marcus

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Drew Marcus – Managing Partner @ Sugarloaf Rock Capital


Dan Donovan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dan Donovan


Patrick Sweeny

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Private Equity

Patrick Sweeny


Porter Collins

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Porter Collins is a Portfolio Manager at Seawolf Capital.


Fay Vincent

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Francis T. Vincent, Jr. was elected baseball’s eighth Commissioner in a unanimous vote of major league owners on September 13, 1989. Vincent…


Tom Brophy

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tom Brophy


Joseph Tranfo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joseph Tranfo – Founder and Managing Principal @ Benedict Capital


Patrick Weil

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Patrick Weil is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a senior research fellow at the French National Research Center at the Pa…


Meera Kapur

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Meera Kapur – Vice President of Finance & Resource Mangement @ Kadenze


Brian Higgins

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brian joined Clarity in November of 2007. Under Brian’s direction, the Clarity application platform was designed from the bottom up to be ea…


Barry Kaplan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Barry Kaplan


Joel Douglas

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Prior to Loon, Mr. Douglas was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Engineered Carbon Solutions (ECS) – a company that commercialized a hybrid …

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