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86 Best Jersey Angel Investors

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Shaquille O’Neal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is an American retired basketball player and NBA Hall of Fame member since 2016. Shaq is also a fo…


Rafael Ilishayev

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Rafael Ilishayev is a first-generation American who grew up with an entrepreneurial family in the New York metro area. Rafael met Yakir Gola…


Kishore Ganji

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kishore Ganji is the Angel Investor & Mentor at Astir Ventures.


Jeffrey Vinik

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeffrey N. Vinik is the current owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Storm, as well as a minority owner of the Boston Red Sox….


Nate Matherson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nate Matherson is the Co-founder/CEO of ContainIQ. ContainIQ is a software platform to monitor, optimize, and maintain kubernetes clusters.


Francis Santora

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Investor in companies like Capbase, Kippo, and Gauge. Former dev in medical software.


Rob Keve

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rob Keve is the CEO & co-founder at Flow Commerce.


Carolyn Everson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Carolyn Everson is the Vice President of Global Business Group at Facebook, where she leads Facebook’s relationships with its top marketers …


Sean O’Sullivan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sean O’Sullivan is Managing General Partner of SOSV in 1994, the pioneering venture capital firm that is a world leader in running vertical …


Geoff Cook

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

If there is a gene for Internet entrepreneurship, then it must run in the Cook family. Geoff Cook, Dave and Catherine’s worldly wise older b…


Ari Paul

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ari Paul – CIO, managing partner @ BlockTower Capital


Paul M. Meister

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Paul Meister is co-founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with diverse investments in healthcare and distri…


Tom Varkey

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tom is a veteran in financial markets and is Principal at Stonehill Capital. Prior to this he has held positions with Lazard Asset Managemen…


Richard Seet

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Richard X. Seet has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RXS Enterprises since October 2007. Mr. Seet co-founded Amity Enter…


Carrie Cox

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Carrie S. Cox is Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of Humacyte, Inc. She joined Humacyte in 2010 and previously served a…


Leonard Mazur

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Leonard Mazur is an accomplished entrepreneur and pharmaceutical industry executive with notable accomplishments in founding, building and c…


Edward Ludwig

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Edward Ludwig has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Boston Scientific since March 2014. Edward is the former Chairman of the Bo…


William Cyr

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

CEO of Freshpet.


Joshua Weinreich

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Josh Weinreich is the CEO New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.


Stuart Udell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Stuart Udell has served as Chief Executive Officer of Catapult Learning since 2010. Stuart has spent the last twelve years as a board membe…


Robert P. Luciano

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Robert P. Luciano served as Chief Executive Officer of Schering-Plough Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceuticals and consu…


Gerard Adams

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gerard Adams – President @ GRA Enterprises LLC


Josh Kushner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Josh Kushner


Jay Whitehead

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jay Whitehead joined League Network, PBC as CEO & Co-Founder in 2016. Jay Whitehead is a serial entrepreneur in IT-enabled workforce service…


Jay Shapiro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jay Shapiro – CEO @ AppMakr – The word’s largest Mobile App Publisher w/over 2 million new apps built by small businesses, entrepreneurs and…


Peter Calderon

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Peter J. Calderon is Founder and CEO of Pureti France, the distributor of proprietary Pureti products, a titanium dioxide-based water solubl…


Brenton Saunders

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Brent Saunders is Chief Executive Officer and President of Allergan plc (formerly Actavis plc). Brenton previously served as Chief Execu…


Elliott Sigal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Elliott Sigal, M.D., Ph.D. joined NEA as a Venture Partner and Senior Advisor in 2014. He is a former Executive Vice President and Director …


Jerry D’Ascoli

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jerry D’Ascoli


Graham Tuckwell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Graham Tuckwell is the Founder and Chairman of the ETF Securities Group. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Gold Bullion Securities Limi…


Mahesh Varavooru

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mahesh Varavooru – CTO and Founder @ WildFire Force


Jeff Frommer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jeff Frommer


Robert Fischell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dr. Fischell received his BSME degree from Duke University and MS and Sc.D. degrees from the University of Maryland. Dr. Fischell was emp…


Bob Hammer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bob Hammer served as Commvault’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.


David McIntyre

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

David has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive and corporate advisor with multinational and growth companies in a wide variety …


Ashley Frangipane

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known professionally as Halsey is an American singer and songwriter.


Basil Iwanyk

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Basil is an American Film producer. He is the founder of Thunder Road Films.


David McCourt

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. David C. McCourt founded Granahan McCourt Capital, LLC and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McCourt is the Founde…


Stephen McDonnell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Stephen McDonnell s the founder of Applegate, a leading producer of organic and natural meats and cheeses sold in supermarkets and natural f…


Christian Joest

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Christian M. Joest (Chris) is the president and owner of Imperial Machine & Tool Co., a 75 year-old advanced manufacturing company based in …


Ilan Kaufthal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ilan Kaufthal served as a Senior Advisor at Irving Place Capital from July 2008 to July 2013. Mr. Kaufthal has over 30 years of experience a…


John Harrobin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Harrobin – Founder & Managing Partner @ Hedwig Associates


Rao (PVLN) Peddada

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Non Equity Assistance

Rao (PVLN) Peddada


William R. Timken

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

William R. Timken


Vineet Madan

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Vineet is Founder and CEO of Junction Education, a market leading adaptive courseware-as-a-service platform that is enabling a broad range o…


J. Christopher Giancarlo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

J. Christopher Giancarlo – Acting Chairman @ Commodity Futures Trading Commission


Mateo A. Morrison

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Mateo Morrison is a serial entrepreneur born and raised in the Dominican Republic and currently living in the United States. Exited his firs…


Meghna Deshraj

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Meghna Deshraj


Marilyn Hirsch

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Marilyn Hirsch Treasurer at Allstate.


Catherine Mazzola

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Catherine Mazzola – Founder @ medEchat


James Russo

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Seed

James Russo – CEO Co-Founder @ MunchOn Eats


Anne-Sophie Whitehead

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Anne-Sophie Whitehead – Founder & President @ League Network | MyPracticeCares | FundMyTeam


Derek Lidow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Derek Lidow – Professor in Entrepreneurship @ Princeton University


Mansi Singhal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mansi Singhal is the co-founder of qplum. Mansi has over 10 years of experience in portfolio management. Before starting qplum, she worked w…


Ashish Bohara

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ashish Bohara – Advisor @ India Running


Thomas Jajeh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Thomas Jajeh is the CEO of twago.com, an online working platform that helps individuals and companies to find the expert help needed for pro…


Rashaad Bajwa

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rashaad Bajwa is the CEO of Integris.


Dr. Srinivas Somanchi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Srinivas Somanchi


Ken Peist

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ken Peist


Bob Lessin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bob Lessin


D. R. Grimes

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

D. R. Grimes is CEO at NetBank.


Tom Scott

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tom Scott leads Billtrust’s Customer sales team. He joined Billtrust in 2005 as VP of B2B Sales and built the team that grew the company ten…


Esteban Perez

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Esteban is the founder and CEO of bitgab. Earlier in life, he worked as the marketing manager and visual designer for DIRECTV. He also wo…


B A Majmudar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Seed Investor & Advisor at BEXPA. Board member at VNL and CureCompanion. Was President (South Asia) at Qualcomm.


Joe Theismann

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joseph Robert Theismann (born September 9, 1949) is an American former professional football player, sports commentator, corporate speaker a…


Diane Gooch

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Diane Gooch – Board Chairman @ Scratch Hard


John Kallis

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John N. Kallis, D.M.D., has been practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for twenty (20) years. He graduated Farleigh Dickinson University’s…


Richard Adamonis

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Richard Adamonis – League Network Board Member, VP, Corp Comm, DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) @ League Network | MyPracticeCares | FundMyTeam


Alan Pollard

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Alan Pollard


Paula Williams

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Paula is a high school graduate. Current occupation is listed as Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations. The residential address f…


Doug Stern

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Doug Stern


Deepinder Singh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Non Equity Assistance

Deepinder Singh


Josh Weinreich

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Josh Weinreich


Musteba Buyukdag

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Crowdfunding, Seed

Musteba Buyukdag


Kevin Gilman

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin Gilman


Jules Gardner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jules Gardner founded PointRoll Inc. and served as its Chief Executive Officer and sole financier. Gardner served as a Principal of West Coa…


Matt Popola

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Matt Popola


John Petkanas

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John D. Petkanas, D.D.S., graduated New York University’s College of Dentistry in 1992 with full academic honors, and then completed his hos…


Todd Hendrickson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Todd Hendrickson


Bob Woodruff, Jr

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bob Woodruff, Jr


Thangamani Seenivassen

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Thangamani Seenivassen


Mark Baltz

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mark Baltz


Ravi Gangavali

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ravi Gangavali


Jyoti Vazirani

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jyoti Vazirani


Mahmood Mosaddeghi

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mahmood Mosaddeghi


Jeffrey Finn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeffrey Finn – Founding Partner @ Pavonis

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