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75 Best Houston Angel Investors

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Matt Mullenweg

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Matt Mullenweg is a co-founder of WordPress, an open-source blogging platform on the web. He is also the founder of Automattic, the company …


Ratan Tata

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Heading the Tata Group since 1991, Ratan Tata is the Chairman of Tata Sons, holding company of the Tata Group and major Group companies incl…


Michael Dell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Dell is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Dell, the company he founded with $1000 in 1984 at the…


Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chamillionaire is a Grammy-winning American rapper & CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment. After his success in the recording industry, he parl…


Charlie Chanaratsopon

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Charlie Chanaratsopon is a Thai-American entrepreneur and investor. He is most notable for founding Charming Charlie, the colorful 290 natio…


Larry Lawson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

In his role as eCardio’s Chief Executive Officer, Larry Lawson leads the company’s strategic direction and vision. With more than 35 years o…


Thomas J. Edelman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Thomas J. Edelman is a managing partner of White Deer Energy, an energy private equity fund. He founded Patina and served as its Chairman a…


Mohsin Ali

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Debt, Early Stage Venture, Seed

Marketer, Strategist & Founder at Clayive Digital marketing, entrepreneurship, and chai enthusiast. I battle careless business and marketi…


Brad Jenkins

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed, Venture

Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor, Angel Investor, Founder


Bradley Radoff

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bradley Radoff – Partner @ Fondren Management


Andrew Bursten

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Andrew Bursten Co-Founded and served as President of Coastal Telephone Company, a long distance telecommunications company in 1985, which wa…


Mauricio Jimenez

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Late Stage Venture

Mauricio Jimenez started his YouTube channel in 2016 known as Maurikus nation he started making money of Adsense in 2019 which he became a g…


Shantanu Agarwal

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Shantanu Agarwal – President & Co-Founder @ Susteon


Matt Arnold

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Matt Arnold is a Co-Founder and member of the Board of Directors for Solid Biosciences Matt Arnold’s background is in energy commodities. H…


Richard Yoo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Richard Yoo is the founder, and was previously the CEO, of Rackspace Managed Hosting. Through his vision and influence, Rackspace has become…


Beyoncé Knowles

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, actress, songwriter, record producer, director, model, dancer, fashion designer and bu…


Marc Geller

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Marc Geller is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sternhill Partners. He has been managing venture capital funds since 1995. Prior to the f…


Juliana Garaizar

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Juliana Garaizar – Launch Director, Houston @ Greentown Labs


Kemal Farid

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kemal Farid


Shahid Ullah

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shahid Ullah is Chief Operating Officer, Afren Plc. Afren is an African focused independent oil and gas exploration and production company l…


Shayan Zadeh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Debt, Early Stage Venture, Seed

Shayan Zadeh is a serial entrepreneur who has founded, built, managed, and turned around multiple companies in different industries. Most r…


Gary Stimac

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gary Stimac


Matthew Morris

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Matthew Morris is a Board Member at Stewart Title.


Oliver Harriehausen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Oliver Harriehausen is the SVP Sales Enablement at Golden Pear Funding


Don Byrne

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

President, Endoscopy Business Group at MEDIVATORS .


Carlos Gutierrez

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr. Gutierrez serves on the Boards of MetLife, Inc. and Occidental Petroleum Corporation. He also serves as a trustee to several non-profit…


David Steakley

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Steakley is an investor in real estate and private equity in Houston. David was a partner at the consulting firm Accenture, focusing …


Iain Cooper

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Iain Cooper is the Manager of Corporate Venturing at Schlumberger Limited since September 2007 in Mergers and Acquisitions Group in Houston,…


Miguel Calatayud

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Has over 18 years of experience in the food and beverage and health and wellness industries. As a founder of two start-ups and leader of wor…


Trenton Thornock

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Trenton is an owner of Hyperfuels LLC, a specialty fuel retailer and the US distributor of TOTAL ELF Professional Racing Fuels. On his most …


Jan Senderek

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jan is a Co-Founder & CEO at Loom.


Jason Hodges

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Secondary Market, Seed, Venture

Entrepreneur and technology investor. Founded ShipStation, the leading shipping solution for eCommerce sellers.


Michael Margolis

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Margolis – Managing Member @ Maric Fund Management


Rakesh Agrawal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rakesh Agrawal – Founder, CEO @ SnapStream Media


Alex Robart

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Alex Robart


Brian Kapiloff

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Brian is the President & CEO of Insgroup. He advises and oversees the servicing of major Property and Casualty and Risk Management clients …


Sebastien Long

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

I grew up in the hospitality industry, and working for my family’s vacation resort I’ve interacted with over 30,000 travelers. I’ve worked w…


Machine Gun Kelly

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Machine Gun Kelly is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and actor.


Desikan Sundararajan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Desikan Sundararajan


Hallie Vanderhider

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Hallie is Managing Partner of Catalyst Partners. She has an extensive career in both oil and gas as well as private equity, serving both in…


Jim Farnsworth

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

James W. Farnsworth has served as our President, Exploration since August 2016, after having served as our Chief Exploration Officer and Exe…


Mathew Knowles

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mathew Knowles is the founder and CEO of Music World entertainment, and also teaches courses on entertainment management, the recording indu…


Amitav Misra

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Prior to Arundo, Amitav was a partner in Cardinal Advisors, a boutique investment banking, and strategic advisory firm. Prior to Cardinal, h…


Robert Beauchamp

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Robert Beauchamp is Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of BMC Software, the recognized leader in IT m…


Smith Johnston

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Smith Johnston, from Woodstock, Georgia, received a Bachelor of Science in biology in 1976 and a Doctor of Medicine in 1981 from Emory Unive…


Karun Sreerama

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

An accomplished engineer and executive, Karun Sreerama has helped numerous Houston-based companies through successful startup cycles in his …


Ezequiel Reyna

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Ezequiel Reyna’s significant accomplishments include the commencement of the first multi-million dollar settlement in the South Texas area. …


Chip Davis

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chip Davis is a managing partner at Houston Ventures, L.P., an investment firm that funds companies that apply technology solutions in the e…


Srini Katta

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Srini Katta


Uzi Halevy

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Uzi Halevy – CEO @ The Litwin Engineering Group


Rod Canion

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rod Canion – Director @ Invesco


Shaoqing Sun

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shaoqing Sun – Founder & Chief Geoscientist @ C&C Reservoirs


Fred Poses

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Fred Poses – Independent Director @ Chesapeake Energy


Charles Powell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Charles Powell – Partner @ Norton Rose Fulbright


Todd Scholl

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Before founding Trivia Duel in May 2014, Mr. Scholl was an international capital markets professional with 15+ years experience split betwee…


David Gow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Gow is Founder at Touch Bionics.


Elliott Nunez

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Nunez has 25 years of multi-industry executive leadership, brand marketing, business development, and finance experience. Most recently,…


Sungwuk Kim

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sung-wuk Kim has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since the founding of ImmunoMet Therapeutics…


James Woodhill

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

James Woodhill – Founder & Chairman @ Authentify


Nimi Abili

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nimi Abili


Vanita Shettar

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Vanita Shettar


Shaun Baker

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shaun Baker


Wes Cossick

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Wes is the founder and CEO of Sparksuite. He provides the vision, guides the growth, and sets the company culture for this company and its s…


Milton Boniuk

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Boniuk is an astute and highly successful businessman and entrepreneur, in addition to being an accomplished eye surgeon, educator, and …


Calvin McKnight

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Calvin McKnight


Ron Barshop

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ron Barshop CEO of Beacon Clinics.


Andy Pechacke

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Andy Pechacke – President & CEO @ R4 Enterprises


Duncan R. O’Donnell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Duncan R. O’Donnell


Femi Adegbola

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Femi Adegbola


Craig Massey

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Craig Massey


Lee Zieben

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Lee Zieben


Gary Horn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gary Horn is a CEO at Horn Solutions, Inc.


John Dennis

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Dennis – Managing Partner @ Woodrock & Co


Maxim Pushkarev

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Maxim Pushkarev


Luisger Lopez

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Luisger Lopez – Co-Founder, Director @ LatinMedios

Written by Mark Kendall

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