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94 Best Utah Angel Investors

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

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Jeremy Andrus

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeremy Andrus joined Traeger Wood Pellet Grills as President & CEO in January, 2014 and acquired the business alongside private equity fund …


Ryan Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ryan Smith is founder and executive chairman of Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management (XM) c…


Josh James

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joshua G. James is the founder and CEO of Domo, a software-as-a-service company he launched to fix the fundamental problems he saw in the tr…


Jared Smith

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jared Smith is a Co-Founder at Qualtrics.


Davis Smith

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Davis is the CEO of Cotopaxi, an outdoor gear brand with a social mission at its core. Davis was named CEO of the Year 2016 by Silicon Valle…


Greg Warnock

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Greg Warnock, PhD is a co-founder and managing director of Mercato Partners where he is involved on the boards of Altitude Digital, Cymphoni…


Jim Dreyfous

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jim Dreyfous co-founded Pelion Venture Partners in 1986 and has been a managing director since its formation. After more than 25 years, his …


Dave Jensen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Venture

Dave is the Founder & Managing Partner of Sandlot Partners, an independent private investment firm.


Mick Hagen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mick is a tech entrepreneur, angel investor & philanthropist. Mick is currently CEO of Genesis Block — a digital bank powered by blockchain …


John Pestana

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Pestana is the co-founder and CEO at ObservePoint, the leader in marketing technology governance. John’s goal is to enable enterprises …


Todd Pedersen

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Todd Pedersen is the CEO and founder of Vivint Smart Home. He founded the company because he saw an opportunity to sell high-quality product…


Chris Gibson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Chris completed his PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Utah in the fall of 2013 before taking a leave of absence from medical school…


Jeff Burningham

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeff is a Founder and Chairman of Peak Capital Partners, a $2B+ real estate investment firm located in Provo, UT, which was named the 2nd fa…


Steven Boal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

A former Wall Street executive, Steven Boal founded Quotient, formerly Coupons.com Incorporated, in 1998 and is responsible for its strategi…


Elliott Bisnow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Elliott Bisnow is the Founder of Summit Series. He is also the co-founder of Bisnow Media Corporation and the Get Well Soon Tour; and a foun…


Sid Krommenhoek

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Sid is a Founder and General Partner of Album VC. He is an Investor, Board member, and Observer to multiple companies. In 2006, he co-founde…


Karl Sun

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Karl Sun Prior to Lucidchart, Karl spent several years at Google in a variety of roles, including starting Google’s China office and leading…


Scott Cunningham

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Scott Cunningham – Member, Board of Directors @ DisputeSuite


Michael Levinthal

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Levinthal has over 26 years of venture capital investing experience and currently lives in Park City, Utah where he works as an inde…


Aaron Skonnard

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Aaron is a co-founder of Pluralsight where he serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Aaron has spent years developing course materials an…


John Richards

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Richards – CEO / Founder @ Startup Ignition


Dennis Steele

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Dennis Steele – Co-Founder @ Podium


Warren Osborn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Warren Osborn is the Founder & CEO at Osborn Companies.


Greg Butterfield

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr. Butterfield is a highly regarded software industry veteran with more than 23 years of executive-level experience.He is well known for hi…


Josh Coates

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Josh Coates began his career in distributed systems research at the University of California, Berkeley and Microsoft’s Bay Area Research Cen…


David Elkington

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Elkington is the CEO and Founder of InsideSales.com. Dave has a rich background in technology, venture capital and corporate develo…


Steven Barlow

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr. Barlow is a co-founder of Health Catalyst. He oversees all technical client operations. Mr. Barlow is a founding member and former chair…


Joel Peterson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joel Peterson is the Founding Partner of Whitman Peterson.


Robb Kunz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Robb Kunz is the CEO, Glassboard Technology.


Brandon Dewitt

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Chief Technology Officer Brandon Dewitt uses his passion for helping people relieve financial stress to lead the MX engineering team. He has…


Jonathan Johnson

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jonathan Johnson has been the chairman of Overstock’s board of directors since April 2014, transitioning to the position after five years as…


Caleb Hicks

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Caleb Hicks – Cofounder, President @ Lambda School


Chris Klomp

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Private Equity, Secondary Market, Seed, Venture

Chris is Partner at Endurance


Brian Bedol

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brian Bedol


Taysom Hill

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Venture

Taysom Hill


Casey Baugh

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Casey Baugh


Bryce Johnson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bryce Johnson is a Co-Founder of LooLoo, a Homemation product.


Jared Rodman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jared Rodman


Fraser Bullock

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Fraser Bullock – Co-Founder & Managing Director @ Sorenson Capital


Paul Ahlstrom

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mr. Ahlstrom is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Alta Ventures Mexico. Mr. Ahlstrom co-founded the firm in 2010. He was emp…


Alan Hall

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Alan Hall – Partner @ Mercato Partners


Kirk Ririe

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kirk Ririe founded BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. (BFDX) in 1990 and has made key inventive contributions to its products. At BioFire, he has est…


Kevin Samuelson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kevin Samuelson guides the company’s aggressive growth strategy in the $12.8 billion sales acceleration technology market. He joined InsideS…


Jan Newman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jan Newman is the VP of Business Development at Vivint Solar, the second leading residential solar integrator in the United States. In this …


Greg Schenk

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Greg F. Schenk is co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Cookietree Bakeries. Following graduation from Harvard Business School, Mr. Schenk was a …


Eric Rea

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Eric Rea is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Podium.


Rick Alden

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rick Alden is the Co-Founder at Stance Socks.


Thomas Burton

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mr. Burton is a co-founder of Health Catalyst and former President of the company. He brings 14 years of process improvement and IT experien…


Paul Proctor

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Paul Proctor


Dustin Robertson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dustin Robertson is a Co-Founder of Caddis.


Bernard F. Brennan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bernard F. Brennan Also Bernie has been actively involved with Tomax for several years as investor and in guiding development of the Demand-…


Martha Liggett, Esq.

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Martha Liggett, Esq. – Executive Director @ American Society of Hematology


Fraser Smith

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dr. Fraser Smith serves as the President of Sarcos Robotics, where he oversees product development and manages company operations. He is als…


Rob Gallup

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Rob Gallup – Managing Director & Partner @ BoomStartup


Steve Shillingford

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Steve Shillingford is the President & CEO at DeepSee.ai.


Scott Petersen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Scott Petersen is the Chief Academic Officer at RevRoad


Derek Mercer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Derek Mercer is the Founder and former CEO [Vurv](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/vurv-technology), (formerly known as Recruitmax), …


Taft Price

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Taft Price is the Assistant Professor – David Eccles School of Business at University of Utah.


Jeff Danley

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Peak Capital, a real estate private equity firm in Utah. Co-Founder at Peak Ventures (now Album Ventures)…


Michael Margolies

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Margolies is the Board Director HiConversion Inc . He is mostly known for owning and operating old world “forever” businesses. He h…


Paul Fletcher

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Paul has always had a thirst for travel and an intense curiosity about foreign lands. He and his family spent several years living in Tokyo …


Ralph Yarro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Utah based Entrepreneur/Venture Capitalist that runs a high tech incubator called AtuaVentures.


Gary Kennedy

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gary Kennedy


Drew Major

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Drew Major – CTO @ DishWorld


James Endicott

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

James is a seasoned digital executive, leader and strategist. He’s an expert in business communications, product and process development, op…


Gene Scheck

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Gene Scheck joined Nutrien Ag Solutions as Senior Manager of Software Engineering in 2020.


Ryan Sanders

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ryan Sanders is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of BambooHR company.


Josh Weiner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Josh Weiner is CEO at Solutionreach.


Bruce Schechinger

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bruce Schechinger is a Member of Precision Aviation Drones LL.


Eric Morgan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Eric Morgan


Ari Monkarsh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ari Monkarsh is a highly experienced entrepreneur and businessman based in Utah. He served as CEO of an e-learning company. Previously, Ari …


Bert Roberts

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Bert Roberts focuses on deal origination for Sorenson Capital. Previously, he was a Vice President of Institutional Client Services at Wasat…


Patrick Oborn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Patrick Oborn is a co-founder of Telarus, Inc. and a driver in marketing and communication efforts. “What’s next“ is what Patrick does, an…


Kent Thomas

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kent L Thomas is the founder of Advanced CFO Solutions, a firm dedicated to providing the accounting for and financial and operational infor…


Wayne Sleight

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Wayne Sleight


John McEntire

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John McEntire – Corporate Advisor @ Okland Construction


Rick Meeves

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rick Meeves comes from the private sector of Health Services. After completing a Ph.D. in 1997, he began working for some small private comp…


Daniel Sampson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Daniel Sampson is the COO at Marketecture Inc. Dan, 34, is the creative force behind Marketecture Inc. With talents in both software design …


Stephen Day

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

With 30 years’ experience as a tax executive, in both industry (Tax Director for both a public company and a significant operating partnersh…


Rob McMillen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rob is currently Managing Director of Kickstart Peru and CEO of Alta El-Dorado Emprendimiento. Previously Rob was a Principal at Alta Ventu…


Brent Beckley

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brent Beckley – Founder @ Beckley & Company


Mike Bishop

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mike Bishop


Terry Pitts

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Terry Pitts has over 30 years of healthcare technology industry experience working with payers, providers, and some of the largest HCIT soft…


Darby Smith

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Darby Smith


Mike Vargas

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mike Vargas – Consultant / Adviser / Investor @ Travelzoo


Mark van Hartesvelt

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Investor at cityspark.


Evan Richmond

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

A product launch specialist with a knack for recognizing the untapped opportunities within a marketplace. With my experience of having cr…


Deborah Parks

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Deborah Parks


Jason Waldron

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Enterprise SaaS Director, B2B Sales Leader, Sales and Marketer of the Year, Investor Master presenter with a wealth of knowledge about on…


Rod Watson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rod Watson – Requirements Analyst @ HP


JD Campbell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

JD Campbell


Jeff Donovan

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeff Donovan


John Russell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

John Russell is the Director of Human Resources and Founder of Marketecture John, 51, is the man behind the scenes at Marketecture Inc. J…


Andrew Spencer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Andrew Spencer – Founder @ Fivers

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