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89 Best & Most Active Maryland Investment Partners

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Ron Gula

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Frequently sought out by media such as the New York Times, Bloomberg and Forbes, Ron Gula is one of the leading cybersecurity thinkers in th…


Jason Palmer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jason Palmer is a General Partner at New Markets Venture Partners with twenty years of experience as an education technology entrepreneur, e…


David Zaslav

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Zaslav is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors at Discovery Communications LLC. since 2007. A…


Bruce A. Peacock

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bruce Peacock joined Ophthotech in September 2010 as the Chief Business Officer. Bruce Peacock brings a wealth of business development and l…


Andy Slavitt

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Andy Slavitt is the Principal Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As Principal Deputy Administr…


Ashton Newhall

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ashton Newhall – General Partner & Co-Founder @ Greenspring Associates


Frank A. Bonsal, Jr.

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Bonsal has been an active advisor to Outcome Capital since its inception in 1998. Mr. Bonsal is a Co-Founder and General Partner at New …


Paul Palmieri

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Paul Palmieri plays a dual role of investor and advisor to seed and venture stage companies. He serves as both a General Partner of Grit Cap…


Hunter Somerville

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Hunter is a Senior Associate at Greenspring Associates where he assists in the due diligence for both fund and direct investments as well as…


Michael Rubin

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Founder and CEO, Northpond Ventures Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Sands Capital Ventures


Raj Date

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Raj Date, 47, is the founder of Fenway Summer LLC, a hybrid advisory and venture investment firm focused on innovation in highly regulated i…


Ron Laufer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ron started his career as a physician and entrepreneur, before moving into venture capital. He was a co-founder of Lilly Ventures, the v…


Alex Kinnier

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Alex Kinnier is the Board Director at Solum Inc. Alex Kinnier is the Senior Vice President of Product Management at Opower. Alex Kinni…


Robert Nye

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Robert Nye is a General Partner at JMI Management Inc. Robert joined JMI in 2005 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. Robert’s primary areas…


Sean Ellis

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sean Ellis is the CEO of GrowthHackers, a company that provides software and resources to help businesses drive sustainable growth. Pri…


Paul Silber

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paul Silber is the Founding Member and Executive Committee Member of Blu Venture Investors. Launched and grew In Vitro Technologies, Inc. fo…


Frank Bonsal III

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Frank Bonsal III is a pioneer in the field of education technology and investment. He has 25 years of experience advancing efficacy, innovat…


Jim Lim

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jim Lim – Managing Partner @ Greenspring Associates


John Avirett

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

John Avirett – General Partner @ Greenspring Associates


Andrew Davis

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Andrew Davis is an investment analyst in the U.S. Equity Division of T. Rowe Price, covering airlines, railroads, and trucking companies. He…


Tim Krongard

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tim joined QuestMark as Chief Financial Officer when the company was founded in 1998. Through the end of 2005, he managed all internal finan…


Alan Tu

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Alan Tu currently works as Portfolio Manager, Global Technology Fund at T. Rowe Price.


Harry Gruner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Harry Gruner co-founded JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in software, internet, business services and healthcare IT com…


Jonathan Perl

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Perl is a General Partner at Boulder Ventures and has more than 12 years of investing experience, focused primarily on early-stage infor…


Jeffrey Cherry

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

As a CEO, hedge fund manager, designer, entrepreneur, educator, mentor and consultant Jeff has a diverse and unique career spanning more tha…


Bradford Woloson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bradford Woloson


Ziad Bakri

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Ziad Bakri – Vice President @ T. Rowe Price


Benjamin Schapiro

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

In 1966, Ben began his career in investment banking at Robert Garrett & Sons, which merged into Alex. Brown & Sons in 1974. Throughout h…


Seth Shuldiner

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Seth is a Co-Founder and Partner at SaaS Ventures. Previously, Seth managed the University of Maryland’s angel investor group, Dingman Ang…


Christopher College

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Christopher College is an experienced venture capital professional with deep expertise in structuring, negotiating, and executing transactio…


Lauren Morton

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Lauren Morton


Benjamin Jealous

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Benjamin Todd Jealous is the former president and CEO of the NAACP. He stepped down from his post at the end of 2013. Ben has been a leader …


Corey Shull

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Corey helped establish T. Rowe Price’s earlier-stage consumer internet investment efforts.


David Warnock

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David is a Senior Partner of Camden Partners and co-founded the firm in 1995. He has over 25 years of investment experience and focuses on i…


Alex Acree

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Alex brings to Fenway Summer Ventures significant experience advising financial institutions and investment funds and holding senior leaders…


Don Hebb

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Don is the Chairman and Founding Partner of ABS Capital Partners. His investment interests and experience span the business services, health…


Jacob Vogelstein

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jacob Vogelstein is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Catalio Capital Management, LP.


Jason Tagler

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mr. Tagler is a Partner and Managing Member of Camden Partners and joined the firm in 2005. He focuses on growth equity and growth buyout in…


Robert Lord

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Robert began his career designing and managing analytical systems for the world’s most successful hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. Rob…


Jit Sinha

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Jit Sinha co-founded Resolve Growth Partners in 2018. Prior to Resolve, Jit spent 10 years executing growth equity investments as a General …


Diane Harvey

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed, Venture

Investor and advisor to Karim Harvey CEO & Founder of 133T.


Deric Emry

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Deric Emry – Venture Partner @ Greenspring Associates


Frank Glover

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Frank is an Associate at Greenspring Associates where he is responsible for performing due diligence on fund, direct, and secondary investme…


Julia Klein

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Julia is a Vice President at March Capital and brings experience in venture and entrepreneurship to the firm. At Greenspring Associates, she…


Steve Schovee

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Steve Schovee – Managing Member @ Telecom Partners


Gil Crawford

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Gil Crawford is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of MicroVest, investment advisor specializing in pro-poor financial institution…


Arti Santhanam

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Arti Santhanam


Martine Rothblatt

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Martine Rothblatt – Founder and CEO @ United Therapeutics


Peter Kiener

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Peter Kiener has deep experience in both biologics and immunotherapy, and is the former Chief Scientific Officer at Sucampo. Prior to joinin…


Hugh Evans

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Hugh Evans is an Additive Manufacturing Investor, Entrepreneur and Operator.


Russ Ray

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Russ Ray – Investment Committee @ Health Innovation Capital


Phil Clough

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Phil is a Managing General Partner at ABS Capital. He also oversees the firm’s business and tech-enabled services investment efforts. With e…


Robb Doub

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Robb joined New Markets Venture Partners as a General Partner in 2003. Robb is the lead administrative partner and serves as Board Director…


Mike Ward

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mike has 16 years of experience in venture capital. He joined QuestMark Partners in 2004, became a Partner in 2006, and a General Partner in…


Jennifer K. Hsin

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Mrs. Hsin is the CFO at CNF Investments LLC where she is responsible for the financial management of the fund as well as actively sourcing, …


Vincent Prajka

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Vincent Prajka – Partner @ JMI Equity


Christopher J. Meyers

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Christopher Meyers is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hull Street Capital.


Michael Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Michael Smith leads Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital investing arm of Exelon Corp., where he oversees CTV’s port…


Rob Runett

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Rob Runett – Vice President @ Motley Fool Ventures


Zixuan Pang

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Vice President at IDG Capital


Larry Contrella

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Larry Contrella – General Partner @ JMI Equity


Thomas Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tom has more than 20 years of experience in the venture capital business, spanning early- and expansion-stage venture investing, as well as …


Sean Eagle

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Sean Eagle joined American Capital in April 2001 and has been a member of the Bethesda buyouts team since then, focusing on investments in a…


Charles Newhall

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Charles Newhall is the founder and chairman emeritus at [Mid Atlantic Venture Association – MAVA](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mi…


John Stobo

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

John Stobo John is a Managing General Partner at ABS Capital Partners, where he oversees health care investing efforts with a focus on healt…


Daniel Klein

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Daniel Klein is a President at Klein Enterprises.


Susan Ganz

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Suzy is Chairman and CEO of Lion Brothers, and is a passionate Entrepreneur, Board Director, Corporate Advisor and Public Sector leader. She…


Terrence (Terry) McDonough

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Terrence (Terry) McDonough


Vinzenz Ploerer

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Vinzenz Ploerer – President & CEO @ Brace Pharma


Sally Rockey

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dr. Rockey is the Deputy Director for Extramural Research, leading extramural research activities at NIH. The Office of Extramural Research …


Songbae Lee

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Songbae Lee


Cal Wheaton

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Cal is a General Partner at ABS Capital where his primary focus is health care companies. Cal has over two decades of experience working clo…


David Wise

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

David Wise


Mike Leffer

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Early-stage technology investor and operator, experienced in sourcing opportunities, building networks, leading investments and managing por…


Jorge Acevedo

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Prior to his current role, Acevedo was senior vice president, Retail Strategy. In that role, he oversaw retail pricing, analytics, sales str…


Tim Johnson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tim Johnson – Partner @ BroadOak Capital Partners


Wayne Bryden

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Wayne Bryden


Cyndi Gula

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Cyndi Gula is a Managing Partner at Gula Tech Adventures which focuses on cyber technology, cyber policy, and recruiting more people to the …


Bill Snider

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Bill Snider – Partner @ BroadOak Capital Partners


Glenn Dixon

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Glenn S. Dixon served as Managing Director of Shawmut Capital Partners Inc. Prior to joining Shawmut, Mr. Dixon was a Principal of Fleet Equ…


Diane Bovenkamp

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Diane Bovenkamp


Maria Kozloski

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Maria Kozloski


Pradman Kaul

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Pradman P. Kaul is president of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS). Hugh…


Michael Antone

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Michael Antone – Partner – Patent Attorney @ Grande Ventures


Hans Riemer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Hans Riemer At-large Councilmember at Montgomery County Council.


Vikas Gupta

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Vikas Gupta is a Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Developments at Omega Healthcare Investors.


Michael W. Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Michael W. Smith is a Program Director at National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).


Andrew Drake

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Andrew Drake


Tracy Kartye

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Investor Type: Investment Partner

Investment Stage:

Tracy Kartye Director of Social Investments at Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Written by Mark Kendall

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