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Top 50 Android Angel Investors in United States

A list of 50 angel investors that invest in Android startups based in United states. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Android companies from United states. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Android Angel Investors in United States

Investor Android United States investments
Raymond Tonsing 5
Paul Buchheit 4
Don Dodge 4
Naval Ravikant 3
Dharmesh Shah 3
Geoff Entress 3
Paul Graham 3
Dave Morin 3
Ashton Kutcher 3
Kevin Mahaffey 3
Jarl Mohn 3
Reid Hoffman 3
Reuven Agassi 2
Jed Carlson 2
Pejman Nozad 2
Scott Banister 2
Maneesh Arora 2
Rick Marini 2
Jay Jamison 2
Christian Hernandez 2
Justin Mateen 2
Garry Tan 2
David Beyer 2
David Assia 2
Yuri Milner 2
Anthony Noto 2
Cam Drummond 2
Andrew Wright 2
Ram Shriram 2
David Blitzer 2
Rick Marini 2
Yanki Margalit 2
Mitchell Kapor 2
Tim Draper 2
Ariel Poler 2
Richard Wolpert 2
Mark Pincus 2
Justin Kan 2
Jyri Engestrom 2
Jonathan Kraft 2
Russell Siegelman 2
Gil Penchina 1
James Sowers 1
Dan Rose 1
Wayne Chang 1
Patrick Husting 1
Jason Warner 1
Othman Laraki 1
Mike McSherry 1
Sean Rad 1
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Raymond Tonsing Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Raymond Tonsing is a San Francisco based venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He founded Caffeinated Capital, an early stage venture capital firm, and now serves as its managing director. Raymond holds a bachelor's degree in Arts from University of Colorado Boulder.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • Polywork — Launch an AI-powered personal website to showcase your work, grow your personal brand, or start your side hustle.
  • Blowfish — Blowfish makes it easy to identify & stop fraud before it happens. Join the leading wallets protecting their users funds with the blowfish security engine
  • Merkle Manufactory — Merkle Manufactory is a software company contributing to the Farcaster protocol and working on clients.
Paul Buchheit Angel · Mountain View, California, United States
Paul Buchheit co-founded social network aggregator FriendFeed, along with three other former Google employees. He is also an investor in FriendFeed and participated in a $5 million Series A round in February 2008.He was the 23rd employee at Google, where he created Gmail and implemented many of its innovative features. He developed the originalprototype of Google AdSense, and was responsible for Google's famous "Don't be evil" motto in a meeting.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Canada, India
Portfolio highlights
  • SiPhox Health — SiPhox offers a handheld testing device with RNA/DNA and protein testing for point-of-care and At-Home solutions. The company's kit is made by multiplexing RNA, antibody, and antigen tests on a single silicon photonic chip which is amplified by plasmon resonance and silicon photonic resonator readout, enabling users to undertake tests fordisease safely and in a disposable point-of-care and at-home manner.SiPhox was founded in 2020 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Character.ai — Meet AIs that feel alive. Chat with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Experience the power of super-intelligent chat bots that hear you, understand you, and remember you.
  • Perplexity AI — Perplexity is a search engine platform that uses artificial intelligence to provide large language models and search engines. The company's platform enables the development of beneficial artificial general intelligence, as well as an open-source environment that is accessible to the public, allowing clients to develop skills and knowledge inartificial intelligence.
Don Dodge Angel · Naples, Florida, United States
Don Dodge
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Software, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Nimble CRM — A G2 Crowd Market Leader, Nimble helps you build relationships everywhere you engage -- from your inbox to across the web. Try it free - no credit card required.
  • Propensity — The ABM library of tools and workflows designed to maximize your ABM strategy. Easy to set up, easy to use, easy to scale.
  • Hubble Network — a Satellite network connecting billions of bluetooth devices. GLOBALLY.
Naval Ravikant Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Naval Ravikant is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions (which went public as part of Shopping.com) and Vast.com. He is an active Angel investor, and have invested in dozens of companies, including Twitter, Uber, Yammer, Stack Overflow and Wanelo.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Blockchain
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, India, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Blush — Blush is a dating app that transforms online connections with community events, virtual courting, and bonding over shared local favorites. It is a dating platform for those valuing meaningful connections, local community, and a shared mission to inspire positive change in the world. The innovative matching algorithm of the company connects theonline and offline worlds. Users share favorite local spots, and the algorithm forms meaningful connections, fostering bonds over common interests. This personal approach grounds online dating in real-life experiences.
  • Sapien — Sapien, established in 2023, is a data labeling company dedicated to enhancing AI model training through scalable, high-quality data labeling services. By combining advanced technology, blockchain rewards, human feedback, and domain expertise, Sapien enables AI model development across multiple industries, including healthcare, finance, andeducation technology, among many others. The company's approach to data labeling through gamification and positive reinforcement ensures superior data quality output and high retention rates from labelers, and cost-effectiveness for customers. Sapien's commitment to quality, scalability, and customer focus, along with its mission to foster ethical and impactful AI advancements, sets it apart as a leading trusted partner for businesses developing high-performance AI models.
  • Mystiko.Network — Mystiko.Network enables users to trade on private DEX just like on Uniswap while users' financial privacy is protected. Users could transfer assets to a brand new secret and ultra-safe address with full privacy. Any wallet could provide its user's such features by implementing Mystiko Wallet SDK.
Dharmesh Shah Angel · Boston, Massachusetts, United States · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Dharmesh Shah is the Founder and CTO at HubSpot. Dharmesh Shah attended University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Defog — Natural language data queries, hosted on your own servers.
  • Recraft — The first generative AI design tool that lets users create and edit digital illustrations, vector art, icons, and 3D graphics in a uniform brand style.
  • FORMLESS — Smart contracts by Formless
Geoff Entress Angel · Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Geoff Entress is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of PSL. He was formerly a venture partner with Voyager Capital and Madrona Venture Group. Prior to PSL, Geoff was the most active angel investor in the region and has invested in over 200 private Pacific Northwest companies during the last two decades.Geoff represents PSL on the Board ofDirectors for JetClosing. He is also a current investor in over eighty private companies in the region and is a board member of Hiya, Meritage Soups, Bonanza, Foodee and LiquidPlanner.Geoff is also a long-time member of the Executive and Screening committees of the Alliance of Angels, the largest angel investor organization in the Pacific Northwest, as well as serves on the advisory boards of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington, the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame and the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.A former securities lawyer and financial analyst, he has also held positions at Perkins Coie, Jones Day, UrbanEarth.com, Salomon Brothers, The Prudential Home Mortgage Company, Mellon Bank, Priority Investment Management and Duquesne Capital Management. Geoff is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Notre Dame.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Migo, Inc. — Founded in 2016, Migo is a free mobile search app for personal transportation, helping consumers choose the best way from Point A to Point B.
  • Lockstep — Connected accounting starts at Lockstep. Eliminate cash traps with our AR automation software and discover our modern, easy-use accounting API platform.
  • Trainiac — Trainiac by Gympass helps you get into an effective exercise routine by pairing you with a dedicated fitness coach for a personalized fitness plan and weekly workouts you can do anywhere. Available exclusively for Gympass members.
Paul Graham Angel · Mountain View, California, United States
Paul Graham
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Investment focus
  • Software, Enterprise Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
Portfolio highlights
  • Novig — Novig is a peer-to-peer sports betting exchange and the first platform to offer commission-free bets.
  • Roforco — Roforco runs a Roblox game accelerator that makes games successful by providing funding, resources and hands-on support. It's YCombinator for Roblox games, built by two YCombinator Alumni. Co-founders Artem and Brain have been building games together since they were 14 were developers on 12 top grossing titles, accounting for over 2.74billion plays/downloads.Prior to building the accelerator, Roforco was a game studio with a portfolio of games that reached benchmarks including 10 million monthly active users and 16,000 concurrent users. Roforco also worked with notable brands such as Unilever, for whom they made an branded game with over 50 million plays.In 2022, Roforco joined YCombinator's coveted startup accelerator and went on to secure a $1.5 million seed funding round from investors including Paul Graham, Dentsu Group, the prev. COO of Activision and the CEOs of Guilded and Jellysmack. Learn more about us at https://roforco.com/For press: tom@roforco.com Based and founded in San Francisco, CA
  • ParadeDB — ParadeDB is a modern Elasticsearch alternative built on Postgres.
Dave Morin Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Dave is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Offline Ventures.He was Founder & Partner Emeritus of Slow Ventures. A leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm that champions long term thinking and innovation. Slow serves a community of over 200 of the most innovative entrepreneurs and companies in the world. Including Slack, Pinterest,Evernote, NextDoor, Postmates, Blue Bottle and more.He was the Co-Founder and CEO of Path which was acquired by Kakao in 2015. He co-founded Path with the mission of being a source of happiness, meaning, and connection through simplicity, quality, and privacy in technology and design. Path continues to serves tens of millions of people each month to this day.Dave has had a lifelong passion for technology, entrepreneurship, culture, design, photography, nature, skiing, and improving society. He served both Apple and Facebook for several years during periods of rapid innovation and growth. Today, he serves on the Board of Directors of Eventbrite, Dwell, and Hinge. And, on the Boards of three Non-Profit Organizations, the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and Montana ExplorationWorks. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He grew up under the big sky of Montana where he was ranked as one of the top downhill ski racers in America. Today, he lives and works in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Brit, son Ansel, and dog Pixel.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Internet, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, France, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Dance — Dance is an electric mobility subscription company that makes it easy to explore your city with an electric bike or moped.
  • Oura — Oura Ring: the most accurate sleep and activity tracker is all about you: it measures the physiological signals of your body, understands your lifestyle, and guides you to make your own optimal daily choices. The ring features scientifically validated sleep tracking and personalized guidance.
  • Dash Radio — 100% Free Music. More Variety. Zero Commercials. The Best DJ's & Stations. No BS
Ashton Kutcher Angel · Los Angeles, California, United States
Ashton Kutcher is an actor, investor, entrepreneur, producer and philanthropist.Kutcher has been named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” as well as being honored by Vanity Fair ‘s “New Establishment List,” which identifies the top 50 of an innovative new breed of buccaneering visionaries, engineering prodigiesand entrepreneurs. Twice, Kutcher was named one of Forbes magazine’s “World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” as well as one of Fast Company magazine’s “Most Creative People.”Kutcher has been investing in technology for over a decade, both as an angel investor and a founding partner of A-Grade Investments and Sound Ventures. His fund portfolio includes Airbnb, Uber, Flexport, Brex, Robinhood, Bird, Airtable and Affirm among others.Kutcher is also the co-founder of Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children (www.thorn.org). Thorn drives technology innovation to fight the sexual exploitation of children.Kutcher currently stars in the Netflix original series, The Ranch. He also serves as Executive Producer. Until 2015, Kutcher starred in the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men. The show ranked as the second most-watched comedy on all of network television. Kutcher first gained recognition as Michael Kelso on the Fox series That 70’s Show, and went on to star in a variety of box office hits on the big screen – including What Happens In Vegas with Cameron Diaz, The Guardian with Kevin Costner, No Strings Attached with Natalie Portman and the cult hit Dude, Where’s My Car.Kutcher served as co-creator and producer of MTV's hit series, “Punk'd,” and The CW's reality series “Beauty and the Geek” and “True Beauty.” He has also produced films such as No Strings Attached, Killers and The Butterfly Effect. Additionally, Kutcher co-founded APlus, a digital media company devoted to spreading the message of positive journalism, a kind of storytelling that focuses on our shared humanity. In 2016, APlus was purchased by Chicken Soup for the Soul.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Apps
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Germany, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • QD-SOL — QD-SOL uses nanoparticles to produce green hydrogen in half the time.
  • HempNFibers — Growing hemp. Making a bio fuel to start. Than also an insulation out of it as well. Will look at doing more as company grows. I also know a way to power a whole warehouse by just the plants it’s self but I need funding to get this started. I’m building the transportation side just so I can gain an income to try and get this started.
  • The Fabricant — A digital fashion house leading the fashion industry towards a new sector of digital-only clothing.
Kevin Mahaffey Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 8 investments in the past 12 months
Kevin Patrick Mahaffey is the Founder of Lookout and SNR. He is also the Executive Chairman of Stork Club and an Investor.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Canada, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Knostic — Knostic provides need-to-know access controls for Large Language Models (LLMs). Its knowledge-centric capabilities enable enterprises to expedite the deployment of LLMs and drive AI-powered innovation while maintaining value, security, and safety.
  • Monomer Bio — Monomer Bio provides solutions for laboratory automation. We specialize in automating biology research with a focus on cell culture. Automate your cell culture workflows by leveraging the Monomer automation software platform in conjunction with readily-available hardware and instrumentation.
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
Jarl Mohn Angel · Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jarl Mohn is the President and Chief Executive Officer at NPR, one of the country's most iconic news and cultural content organizations. In this capacity, Jarl oversees NPR's strategy to continue NPR's mission to create a more informed public by working in partnership with Member stations across the country. Today NPR contentreaches: 32 million people who visit npr.org every month, 26 million people who listen to NPR programming every week, and listeners who download NPR podcasts 72 million times each month. Jarl's deep media experience has spanned all media platforms as well as rapid changes in audience trends. Jarl spent almost 20 years in radio, many as a disc jockey at stations including WNBC in New York. In addition to his on-air work in radio, Jarl served as a programmer, general manager, and owner of a group of radio stations. Jarl created E! Entertainment Television and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer for almost a decade. Jarl is the former Executive Vice President and General Manager of MTV and VH1 where he architected the strategy of long-form programming at the heart of the network today and diversified the networks' audiences by developing innovative programming around alternative music formats. Jarl was also founding President and Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Digital, a public company that invested in cable networks, the Internet and online businesses. Prior to joining NPR in July of 2014, Jarl served the as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) for more than a decade, including two years as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Jarl also spent over 12 years on the board of The Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, including six years as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jarl has also been a Corporate Director and Advisor to a number of media companies, making direct early stage angel and seed investments in digital media/technology ventures. Since 2008 he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors at Scripps Networks Interactive. Jarl and his wife Pamela created The Mohn Family Foundation in 2000. Jarl attended Temple University, where he studied Mathematics and Philosophy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, SaaS
  • Seed, Series B, Series A
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Dack — DACK is the smartest and most complete software solution for optimizing guest experience.
  • Lantern — From proactively planning your end-of-life wishes to navigating what to do after experiencing a loss, Lantern has got your back.
  • Abstract — Abstract is a software-as-a-service company that is developing a next-generation tool for experts to influence politics and policy.
Reid Hoffman Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Reid Hoffman is a Partner at Greylock and a Co-founder and Board Member at Inflection.AI. He was a Chairman and CEO at Linkedin. Reid attended the University of Oxford and Stanford University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Social Media, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Rapport — The smart solution for building superhuman teams. Rapport distills decades of research on high performing teams down to a few smart, simple steps that integrate seamlessly into your workflow.
  • Inflection AI — We are an AI studio creating a personal AI for everyone.
  • Applied Intuition — Applied Intuition enables engineering and product development teams to safely develop, test, and deploy autonomous vehicles at scale.
Reuven Agassi Angel
Chairman at EZSource
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Investment focus
  • iOS, Mobile, Android
  • Angel, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Drippler — Drippler is a personalized tech assistant, helping people make the most of their technology
Jed Carlson Angel · Durham, North Carolina, United States
Jed is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on technology and marketing. He is the CEO of Adwerx, a company committed to providing digital marketing tools that are affordable, effective and accessible to everyone. Previous ventures include SmartPrint, a division of AmeriDisc Inc, and ReverbNation, the music-marketing platform with 3.5 million users.Jed is obsessed with taking on the digital challenges that face small businesses, and building scalable, simple and affordable products to solve them. He is also a trusted advisor and investor in the startup community. He has an MBA from Duke University and lives in Durham with his wife and three children.Before earning his MBA from Duke University, Jed was a successful entrepreneur in Minneapolis with a focus on technology and marketing. His past ventures include The Carlson Print Group, a commercial printing and packaging company, and SmartPrint, a division of AmericDisc Inc. Jed continues to be obsessed with taking on the digital challenges that face small businesses, and building scalable, simple and affordable products to solve them. He is also an active angel investor, mentor and advisor to over ten tech startups.Jed Carlson is also a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences on technology and digital marketing. Jed’s commitment to leveling the playing field for small businesses is equal only to his devotion to guiding other entrepreneurs to success.
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Investment focus
  • iOS, Apps, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • WedPics — After nearly 8 years of being the leading wedding photo and video sharing app, WedPics will be shutting down on February 15, 2019. We greatly appreciate you choosing WedPics to be a part of your special day, and want to thank you for being a part of our journey. You can download all your full resol
Pejman Nozad Angel · Palo Alto, California, United States
Pejman Nozad is the Founding Managing Partner at Pear Ventures. Pejman has over 17 years of experience investing in early stage high tech start-ups. Pejman has invested in over 100 startups and has seeded several multi-billion dollar companies such as Dropbox, Lending Club, Gusto, Addepar, Danger. Pejman was named by Forbes in 2012 as "one ofthe most successful angel investors."Pejman co-founded Pear Ventures with Mar Hershenson, with the mission of helping exceptional entrepreneurs build category-defining companies. The firm embodies Pejman’s values of ambition and conviction, and hold integrity, humility, and trust as central tenets how it operates. Through Pear, Pejman has invested in companies such as DoorDash, Guardant Health, Gusto, Branch Metrics, and One Concern.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Software, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Evergive — Evergive harnesses technology to build stronger communities. We operate a local, trust-based network to foster engagement among members of churches, schools, and community groups.
  • Fieldbook — Fieldbook is the fastest and easiest way to create custom information tools. It’s as easy to get started with as a spreadsheet, but gives you all the power of a database-driven business application. Teams use it to track projects and clients, implement data collection workflows, and create custom content management systems.Our long-term visionis to unlock the long tail of enterprise applications.
  • SoundHound — SoundHound Inc. is the only company offering an independent voice AI platform that delivers a custom branded voice assistant, allowing companies to keep their brand, customers, and data.
Scott Banister Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Scott is an American entrepreneur and angel investor. He is best known as a co-founder of IronPort and an early advisor and board member at PayPal.Scott Banister started his career as a pioneer in the email business. He was Founder and VP of Technology at ListBot, the largest ASP for business email list hosting. ListBot was acquired byMicrosoft. After ListBot, Scott spent his time working with other start-ups as a board member and investor. These start-ups include eVoice, creator of the first email-enabled home voicemail service, which was acquired by AOL in 2001. He served as VP of Ideas at idealab!, where he contributed numerous innovations, including the unique bid-for-placement search engine model that powers Overture. In December 2000, with Scott Weiss, Banister co-founded IronPort, an email appliance provider that was acquired in 2007 by Cisco for US$830 million.Scott Banister is co-founder and Chairman of Other private equity investments include Zappos.com, LiveOps, Facebook, Hi5.com, Tagged.com, iLike, and Causes.com.Banister attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from which he dropped out in 1996 to move to Silicon Valley. He currently lives in Half Moon Bay, California with his wife Cyan.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, India, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Stell — Stell is a platform that digitizes the relationship between aerospace companies and their suppliers with a living specification workflow
  • Together AI — Together will enable researchers, developers & companies to leverage and improve artificial intelligence with an intuitive data, models & computation platform.
  • Highlight — highlight.io is the open source monitoring platform that gives you the visibility you need.
Maneesh Arora Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
Maneesh Arora is CEO & co-founder of MightyText. He is a product builder who previously worked at Google and Zynga.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Internet, Mobile Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Japan, Nigeria
Portfolio highlights
  • HOOKED — HOOKED (formerly Telepathic) is redefining entertainment for the Snapchat generation. We’ve pioneered a new media format called chat fiction, which has become a phenomenon among teens and millennials in the past year. Hooked has reached 50MM readers and has hit the #1 spot in the App Store in 25 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Germany,Italy, Japan, and S. Korea. We’re building the media company of the future - the next Netflix, the next Disney. Hooked has raised venture funding from top investors in Silicon Valley and Hollywood, including Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Mariah Carey, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, William Morris Endeavor, SV Angel, Founders Fund, Cowboy Ventures, Greylock and many more.
  • CloudPeeps — CloudPeeps is a community, marketplace and platform that empowers freelancers and businesses to do their best work. Hire a team of quality professional freelancers to get the job done. Work the way you want, wherever you are!
  • Flex Finance — Flex Finance is a simple, accessible mobile platform that allows SMEs manage and track their expenses, with little-to-no financial knowledge required. Using our inbuilt AI, business owners also receive insights that help them stop waste, save money and make smarter spending decisions. Flex is committed to enabling more SMEs make it past their thirdbirthday, so they can continue to provide the income and jobs that sustain the vast majority of Nigerians.
Rick Marini Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Rick Marini is the Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Catapult Capital.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Pray.com — Pray.com is the #1 app in the world for daily prayer and Biblical audio content. Share inspiration, sleep better and be inspired. Make prayer a priority with Pray.
  • Stronghold — Stronghold creates virtual payment networks that enable instant settlement and interoperability between legacy and new payment networks.
  • Grove Collaborative — Launched in 2016 as a Certified B Corp, Grove Collaborative is transforming consumer products into a positive force for human and environmental good. Grove creates and curates high-performing, planet-first products across household cleaning, personal care, laundry, clean beauty, and pet, serving millions of households across the U.S. The Grove Co.brand helped create the zero-waste home care category and continues to be the market leader. Every item Grove offers, from both brands they craft — like their flagship brand Grove Co., plastic-free personal care line Peach, and clean skincare brand Superbloom — and from exceptional third-party brands, has been thoroughly vetted against strict standards for clean ingredients, efficacy, sustainability, cruelty-free formulas, and ethical supply chain practices. Grove, a public benefit corporation, is on a mission to move Beyond Plastic. Grove is the first plastic neutral retailer in the world and is committed to being 100% plastic-free by 2025. For more information, visit grove.co/beyondplastic.
Jay Jamison Angel · Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Jay Jamison is the current President of Product & Technology of LogicGate. He previously worked at Quick Base as a Chief Product Officer. Jay Jamison attended The Wharton School.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Cloud Infrastructure, Software
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Pachyderm — Pachyderm automates and scales the machine learning lifecycle while guaranteeing reproducibility
  • Neptune.io — I found a great domain name for sale on Dan.com. Check it out!
  • Fathom — Instantly summarizes your meetings so you can focus on the conversation instead of taking notes.
Christian Hernandez Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Christian is a technologist and experienced venture capitalist. He is a founding Partner of 2150, a venture capital fund seeking to make our urban environment more efficient and sustainable through technology.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Energy, Apps
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Portugal
Portfolio highlights
  • AtmosZero — Industrial electric boilers to meet carbon neutral goals. Modular electrified boilers that takes the heat in the air and turns it into decarbonized steam at the temperature you need, when you need it.
  • Mitoo Sports — The platform for the world's sports. > Players, Parents, Friends, Teams, Clubs, Leagues > Governing Bodies, Brands
  • Ampd Energy — Ampd Energy is driven by its vision for an emission-free future for construction. Ampd Energy pioneered the use of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in urban construction with its flagship product, the "Enertainer". The Enertainer electrifies construction sites and provides clean, quiet and fully automated energy delivery, allowingconstruction to transition away from fossil fuels.Compared to fossil fuel generators, the Enertainer: reduces carbon footprint by up to 85%; is 32x quieter; emits zero diesel fumes; eliminates diesel handling and usage risks; has zero maintenance and refuelling downtime; and is economically justified for operational cost savings. As an IoT enabled device, the Enertainer can be remotely monitored anytime and anywhere, providing a deep level of data-transparency for data-driven decision making.Website: www.ampd.energy LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ampd_energy
Justin Mateen Angel · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Justin Mateen is the Founder of Tinder, the world's largest dating platform. In 2021, and 2022 Business Insider ranked Mateen as the best early stage investor in the US, placing him at the number 1 spot on the top 100 list of US Seed Investors both years. In 2020, Forbes included Mateen on their list of the decade's top 10 techentrepreneurs. Fast Company has listed him as one of the most creative people in business.Founded in 2012, Tinder is the highest grossing app on Apple's app store since 2017 and was valued at over $40 Billion dollars in 2021.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Software, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Mexico, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Whop — One-stop-shop for all the latest and greatest digital products to help you earn online. From trading software to reselling communities, we've got you.
  • Urbanic — Urbanic is a fashion brand that sells products online.
  • Somethings — We connect your teen with a professional, trained 20-28 year old mentor who supports your teen via text and video call whenever they need. Start today.
Garry Tan Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 22 investments in the past 12 months
Garry Tan is the incoming President and CEO of Y Combinator. He previously worked at Posterous.com as a Co-Founder. Garry Tan attended Stanford University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Extropic AI — The next era of computing isn't dead. It's alive. More coming soon.
  • Perplexity AI — Perplexity is a search engine platform that uses artificial intelligence to provide large language models and search engines. The company's platform enables the development of beneficial artificial general intelligence, as well as an open-source environment that is accessible to the public, allowing clients to develop skills and knowledge inartificial intelligence.
  • Foundation Health — Foundation Health is a telehealth and nationwide pharmacies and diagnostic distribution centre
David Beyer Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
David is a Partner of Amplify Partners and co-founder of Chartio.com.Before joining Amplify Partners, David spent time as both a venture-backed entrepreneur and an early-stage investor. He began his career in technology as the co-founder and CEO of Chartio.com, a pioneering provider of cloud-based data visualization and analytics. He wassubsequently part of the founding team at Patients Know Best, one of the world’s leading cloud-based personal health record companies. David has been a prolific investor and advisor to entrepreneurs. He has personally invested in more than 50 early-stage companies, including Zymergen, Skycatch, Caribou Biosciences, Rigetti Computing, Casetext, Ginkgo Bioworks, Function of Beauty, Cruise Automation, and Bugcrowd. In addition, he currently serves on the advisory council of Bayes Impact, a nonprofit organization that deploys data science to solve important social challenges.He attended Brown University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Airtable — Airtable is a cloud-based software company that offers an easy-to-use online platform for creating and sharing relational databases.It brings the database out of the realm of power users and into the mainstream, creating a new type of flexible but sophisticated productivity tool that anyone can use. Airtable gives end-users the ability to createand share their own workflows for everything from managing an editorial calendar to planning a major event. The platform helps create flexible checklists, organize collections or ideas, and manage customers or contacts as well as offers a variety of templates ranging from home improvement to store inventory, enabling users to build custom applications without any prior coding experience.The company was founded by Andrew Ofstad, Emmett Nicholas, and Howie Liu in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
  • Astranis — Four billion people still have no internet access. Astranis is here to change that. We're making small satellites for geostationary orbit, recently signed a contract to triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska, and raised our Series A from Andreessen Horowitz.
  • Ginkgo Bioworks — Ginkgo Bioworks is a biotechnology firm. It is a developer of biological engineering products and custom microbes across multiple markets. It designs, engineer, develops, tests, and licenses organisms. It discovers molecules in flavors, sweeteners, cosmetic ingredients, crop treatments, and pharmaceuticals. It also provides probiotic bacteria toprotect the body from dangerous infections, and it generates libraries of molecules. It serves cultured ingredients, carbon mitigation, probiotics, and natural product discovery markets.
David Assia Angel
David Assia is a Chairman at iAngels. David Assia, a member of their Board of Directors since October 2006, is a co-founder of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., and served there in various positions, including as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, from 1983 until 2007. Mr. Assia is currently the CEO of Nadyr Investments,a privately held investment company. Mr. Assia was managing director of Mashov Computers Ltd. between 1980 and 1986 and has served as the Chairman of its Board of Directors since 1989. Mr. Assia also serves as a director of the First International Bank, eToro Group Ltd., Biocatch Ltd., MobeeArt, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Yeda Research & Development Company and The Israel Association of Electronics and Software. Mr. Assia holds a B.A. degree in economics and statistics and an M.B.A. degree, both from Tel Aviv University.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Mobile, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • Israel, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • CodiPark — CodiPark is a mobile-payment platform that focuses on parking lots. CodiPark users scan a barcode, pay, and go without waiting in lines or seeking payment machines. The process speeds up entrance and exit times, resulting in increased revenue opportunities for parking-lot owners, who also no longer have to collect cash.
  • Drippler — Drippler is a personalized tech assistant, helping people make the most of their technology
  • BrandShield — Your brand protection tool should do more than detect counterfeits. BrandShield will detect and takedown all manner of frauds, protecting your company.
Yuri Milner Angel · Los Altos Hills, California, United States
Yuri Milner is the Founder of the Breakthrough Prize. He attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Moscow State University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, FinTech
  • Seed, Series B, Series A
  • United States, China, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • HiNOTE — HiNOTE: modern messaging for any occasion. Customize & send your best text, card, invite, social post with individuality, high-touch humor & style.
  • Lori Systems — Lori is a venture-backed start-up building the cutting-edge logistics infrastructure for trucking in Africa. The start-up is tackling a massive issue - $180 billion is spent annually on haulage across Africa, which means that up to 75% of a product’s cost is due to logistics (compared to 6% in the US).Lori’s tech-enabled and operations-drivenmarketplace efficiently connects transport to cargo. The supply chain management system brings transparency and has pushed significantly improved flexibility, reliability, and cost savings (savings upwards of 18%).The company has experienced 30% month-over-month compounded growth since product launch in May 2017. The market demand for Lori’s platform is increasing exponentially. To continue this pace of growth, Lori recently closed a landmark raise from globally leading institutional and strategic investors. The company won Techcrunch Battlefield Africa.
  • XiaoBangGuiHua — XiaoBangGuiHua is an intelligent investment advisory service platform. Through intelligent robot algorithm and advanced asset allocation model, it provides investors with scientific and systematic financial management solutions, including small help investment app, Bin Xu said investment series, love said finance and economics
Anthony Noto Angel · New York, New York, United States
Anthony Noto is global co-head of the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group. Before that, he was co-head of the Global Media Group for TMT Investment Banking. Anthony rejoined Goldman Sachs in 2010 after serving as the National Football League’s executive vice president and chief financial officer for nearly three years. While at the NFL, heoversaw league-wide finance and strategy functions, including corporate development, labor finance, operational finance and accounting, tax and treasury.Prior to joining the NFL, Anthony was the Internet, Entertainment and Cable Equity Research analyst and business unit leader for the Communications, Media and Entertainment Equity Research team at Goldman Sachs. Anthony joined the firm in 1999 in Equity Research to cover the Internet sector and added coverage of the Entertainment sector in 2003. He was a top- ranked analyst in both the Internet and Entertainment sectors in the annual Institutional Investor poll and Greenwich Survey from his first year covering each sector. Anthony also achieved the distinction of being the No. 1 ranked Internet analyst from 2003 to 2007. He was named managing director in 2003 and partner in 2004.Prior to first joining Goldman Sachs, Anthony worked at Lehman Brothers, where he was part of the Institutional Investor All- American Team covering the Broadline Retailing sector. Before transitioning to equity research, Anthony was a brand manager at Kraft Foods, Incorporated and a captain in the US Army as a telecommunications officer.Anthony serves on the boards of Women’s World Banking and Greenwich Academy.Anthony was a US Army Ranger, an All-East and Academic All-American football player, and the No. 1 graduate in mechanical engineering from the United States Military Academy in 1991. He also earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile Apps, Financial Services, FinTech
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Buzzer — Buzzer is a notification-driven mobile platform for live sports personalized for fans. The company's mission is to simplify the discovery of live moments and make them seamless to watch. Buzzer takes fans from league to league and game to game, instantaneously.
  • Nextdoor — Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services.
  • Lendtable — Lendtable is a financial services company that specializes in providing income-constrained individuals with wealth-building cash advances. The company also specializes in the fields of fintech, tech, investing, and wealth and it gives people cash advances to build their wealth. It was founded in 2020 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Cam Drummond Angel · Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Cameron Drummond is the CIO of Mastodon Capital Management. He attended the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Cornell University.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Dating, Social Media
  • Seed, Convertible Note
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Hinge — Hinge is a social discovery network helping users meet new people through an application. Moreover, Hinge provides an alternative to swipe culture by creating smart matches and natural conversations among people who are on the same page. Founded in 2011, the company is headquartered in New York, New York, United States.
  • RealKey — Go straight to funding with facilitated documentation gathering that ensures underwriters get everything needed for a clean approval.
  • Manufactured — Manufactured is a product sourcing platform that provides access for entrepreneurs to manufacturing companies to find the perfect product and help build and operate digital manufacturing supply chains.
Andrew Wright Angel · Seattle, Washington, United States
Andrew Wright is the Managing Director of Wright Ventures. He attended the University of Southern California.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Apps, CRM
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Blok24 — Providing a surprisingly human shopping experience. Trusted and secure. Millions of domains to choose from.
  • Trainiac — Trainiac by Gympass helps you get into an effective exercise routine by pairing you with a dedicated fitness coach for a personalized fitness plan and weekly workouts you can do anywhere. Available exclusively for Gympass members.
  • Magicflix — Magicflix is a safe, curated video service for kids 12 years and younger. Magicflix aggregates videos from award-winning, original content creators from across the world. Magicflix provides a safe environment for children to view videos by curating them to be safe, age-appropriate and positive. Magicflix is now live on the App store. Magicflixis a Techstars Seattle 2014 startup and is based out of Seattle, WA. Magicflix is led by a strong technology team and 3 of Magicflix' 4 founders are moms including the CEO, Mamtha Banerjee. Together with it's content partners, Magicflix' mission is to make the mobile world a safer place for our children.
Ram Shriram Angel · Menlo Park, California, United States
Ram Shriram has served as a member of our board of directors since September 1998. Ram has been a managing partner of Sherpalo Ventures, LLC, an angel venture investment company, since January 2000. From August 1998 to September 1999, Ram served as Vice President of Business Development at Amazon.com, Inc., an e-commerce company. Prior tothat, Ram served as President at Junglee Corporation, a provider of database technology, which was acquired by Amazon.com in 1998. Ram was an early member of the executive team at Netscape Communications Corporation. Ram is also on the board of trustees of Stanford University. Ram holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Madras, India.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Enterprise Software, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United States, India, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • NocoDB — NocoDB is an open-source Airtable alternative that transforms existing databases into a smart spreadsheet. The company was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.
  • Arta Finance — Arta Finance is a network of innovators, researchers, finance specialists, and business executives who help people get the most of their finances. Arta offers access to financial opportunities that help people to plan and enjoy their financial future but with less complexity and lower fees. It was founded by Caesar Sengupta.
  • Moonhub — Hire Top Talent On Demand With Expert Recruiters and AI
David Blitzer Angel · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
David S. Blitzer is a Senior Managing Director & Head of the Tactical Opportunities group. David Blitzer is based in New York, having established Blackstone’s corporate private equity investment efforts in Europe. Since joining Blackstone in 1991, David Blitzer has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investments in Spirit Group,SULO, Allied Waste, Aspen Insurance Holdings, Houghton Mifflin, Universal Orlando, Centerplate, Cadillac Fairview, Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation, Southern Cross, NHP, Orangina, and United Biscuits. David Blitzer graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. David Blitzer serves as a Director of United Biscuits and Jack Wolfskin.
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Media and Entertainment, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Series C
  • United States, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Whop — One-stop-shop for all the latest and greatest digital products to help you earn online. From trading software to reselling communities, we've got you.
  • Athletes Unlimited — Athletes Unlimited is a network of pro sports leagues where athletes compete in basketball, softball, volleyball, and lacrosse.
  • League One Volleyball — One League. For Youth. For Pro. For Life.
Rick Marini Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Rick Marini is the Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Catapult Capital.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Pray.com — Pray.com is the #1 app in the world for daily prayer and Biblical audio content. Share inspiration, sleep better and be inspired. Make prayer a priority with Pray.
  • Stronghold — Stronghold creates virtual payment networks that enable instant settlement and interoperability between legacy and new payment networks.
  • Grove Collaborative — Launched in 2016 as a Certified B Corp, Grove Collaborative is transforming consumer products into a positive force for human and environmental good. Grove creates and curates high-performing, planet-first products across household cleaning, personal care, laundry, clean beauty, and pet, serving millions of households across the U.S. The Grove Co.brand helped create the zero-waste home care category and continues to be the market leader. Every item Grove offers, from both brands they craft — like their flagship brand Grove Co., plastic-free personal care line Peach, and clean skincare brand Superbloom — and from exceptional third-party brands, has been thoroughly vetted against strict standards for clean ingredients, efficacy, sustainability, cruelty-free formulas, and ethical supply chain practices. Grove, a public benefit corporation, is on a mission to move Beyond Plastic. Grove is the first plastic neutral retailer in the world and is committed to being 100% plastic-free by 2025. For more information, visit grove.co/beyondplastic.
Yanki Margalit Angel · Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Yanki Margalit is an Israeli entrepreneur, investor, and speaker best known for starting the Internet security company Aladdin Knowledge Systems, which was sold in 2009. He is a partner in the seed investment fund Innodo Ventures and a chairman of several technology startup companies, including SpaceIL. SpaceIL is a non-profit space technologyorganization that plans to land an unmanned spaceship on the moon by 2015 and is currently competing for the Google Lunar X Prize.Yanki is also engaged with several non-profit organizations, including Idealist.org, Latet, College4all.org, Meet.mit.edu, Adama.org.il, and SpaceIL.com He has appeared as a professional speaker on technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and human evolution, while studying and working in his more recent interests of biotechnology, clean energy, and space exploration.Described as the Israeli Singularity prophet, Yanki took a key role in introducing Singularity University in Israel. He lectures on such topics as Israel as a startup nation, the future of silicon and carbon, the maker movement, entrepreneurship and innovation, and SpaceIL’s goal to land a spaceship on the moon.
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Investment focus
  • B2B, iOS, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Israel, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • iAngels — Invest in groundbreaking startups with iAngels. Discover cutting-edge technology and join a community of forward-thinking investors shaping the future of entrepreneurship.
  • Drippler — Drippler is a personalized tech assistant, helping people make the most of their technology
  • Digital Layers Inc.
Mitchell Kapor Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Mitchell David Kapor was the founder of Lotus Development Corporation (/organization/lotus-development-corporation) and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3, the "killer application" often credited with making the personal computer ubiquitous in the business world in the 1980s. He is known as an entrepreneur, investor, social activist,and philanthropist.Kapor has been the Chair of the In 1990 Kapor's new company On Technology introduced their new product On Location, an application designed for the Macintosh that contained an indexing system that permit quick retrieval and display of text on the Mac's hard disk. "We think we're being cagey by bringing it out on the Mac first," Kapor said. "It's a richer medium than MS-DOS, and if we have a hot product in the Mac market, it will be easier to get into the PC market."In 2001, Kapor founded the Open Source Applications Foundation, where he is now working on Chandler, a modern personal information manager built using open source tools and methods.In 2006, Kapor founded his latest startup,
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Education
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Japan, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • Toybox Labs — Toybox is the ultimate 3d printing experience for kids. It enables children to print thousands of toys at the push of a button right at home.
  • Spreadsheet.com — The spreadsheet you know with the power of a database and project management system. Gantt, Kanban, Forms, and Automations. Get started free.
  • DuckDuckGo — The Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs.
Tim Draper Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 20 investments in the past 12 months
Tim Draper is the Founding Partner of Draper Associates. He attended Harvard Business School.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Buupass — BuuPass is Kenya's market leader for online bus booking. We enable travelers to reserve seats and make payments in a convenient and timely way. Try BuuPass today!
  • SUN ZU Lab — SUN ZU Lab is a leading independent provider of Quantitative Analytics for Crypto Professionals.
  • SignalRank Corporation — SignalRank Corporation is a FinTech company in the Venture space. It focuses on the seed stage asset class and uses data analytics to allocate capital to the best seed fund managers for their top performing companies. GPRank and CompanyRank are two proprietary algorithms it leverages to automate capital allocation. The company invests from balancesheet. Its customers are seed stage investors with outstanding companies in their portfolio.
Ariel Poler Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Ariel Poler is the Co-Founder of Reveri Health. Ariel is an Internet entrepreneur, mentor, and investor. He was the founder of IPRO, the first web analytics company, and of Topica, one of the first email communities. Ariel was a board member of Kana Software, LinkExchange, Odeo, LOLapps, and StumbleUpon. He currently serves on the boards of FreedomFinancial Network, MixTent, Strava, and Scan Inc. Ariel’s angel investments include AdMob, Flixster, Slideshare, Xobni, RockYou, and Outright, BrightRoll, Instructables, Causes, Kongregate and NexTag. Ariel holds a B.S. in Mathematics with Computer Science from MIT and an MBA from Stanford University. He is originally from Venezuela and lives in San Francisco with his wife and three children.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Social Media, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Mexico, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Reloadly — Reloadly makes it easy for developers to connect with Mobile operator services. We are disrupting a Trillion dollar industry! Mobile Operators are stuck in old school business models, where most of the world is moving to open source platforms for developers to build amazing products. Reloadly is bridging the gap between mobile operators anddevelopers, and at the same time creating new sales channels for the 816 mobile operators around the world.
  • Openlytics — Openlytics is a visual analytics platform. It allows Data Workers to create pipelines for data transformation and analysis, in a visual way. Our mission is to empower everyone in the organization to solve data problems, without waiting for developers.Openlytics is an early-stage company, looking to build a founding team that can shape thedirection of the product. We’re seed-funded, remote-first, and hiring.If you're interested in learning more, email us at hello@openlytics.io.
  • humm — humm harnesses cutting-edge neuroscience into products that allow people to learn faster and perform better.humm is working to bring the incredible results of neuroscience research out of the lab and into non-invasive wearables that improve the quality of life for everyday people. Our first product is a clinically validated patch that you wearfor 15 minutes to get up to 90 minutes of improved working memory, by gently stimulating the signals in the part of the brain that controls your executive thinking. humm improves your ability to learn and be at your best, allowing people to reconnect with the joy of learning and challenge themselves to continue growing at any stage of life, whether it's for work or personal enjoyment!
Richard Wolpert Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Richard Wolpert Founder and Executive Chairman at HelloTech, a pioneer in the fields of technology, consumer digital media and entertainment for more than 25 years, Richard Wolpert has extensive experience as an executive, entrepreneur and as an investor. He is also a Venture Partner at Acrew Capital and an Executive Chairman of Scener.Throughouthis career he has been responsible for many “firsts” including: Conceiving of and teaching CS 193C, the first Macintosh programming class at Stanford University; overseeing and managing the process for the creation of TouchBase, the first multi-user address book for the Macintosh; initiating Disney’s Daily Blast, the first kids Internet subscription service; developing and publishing BitBopTuner, the first Tivo-like product for Internet Radio; helping the launch of MusicNet, the first legitimate music subscription service for the Internet; and debuting Starz! On Demand, the first legitimate online movie subscription service. Wolpert successfully negotiated groundbreaking deals with several major media companies whose content became the basis for many of these products.As an investor, Wolpert is the co-founder and managing director of Amplify.LA; manages personal investment fund Chance Technologies; functions as an advisor to Accel Partners; served as a partner at the Yucaipa Companies; and worked as the managing director of the Mail Room Fund. He has invested in more than 30 companies, a large percentage of which have had successful exits or continue on as successful companies, including: AdECN, AMG, AndroMedia, AudioMill, Data Sage, GameFly, GameSpy, Kongregate, Mob.ly, Scour.net, People Support, Smilebox, Sometrics, Three Rings, Scopely, Playdek and Universal.Wolpert graduated from UCLA in 1985 with a bachelor of science degree in math and computer science. He is a founding board member of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s summer camps for children and sits on the Cedars Sinai Hospital board of governors.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Gaming, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Duffl — Duffl is a 10-minute grocery delivery service for college students. It currently operating at UCLA, USC, UCSB, and UC Berkeley. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
  • Telgorithm — The only messaging API provider to guarantee message deliverability. Upgrade your A2P messaging experience and ignite your ROI with Telgorithm.
  • Looped — Looped is the ultimate virtual venue for interactive live streaming and virtual video call meet & greet experiences. Our platform connects creators and fans on a global level.
Mark Pincus Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Mark Pincus is the founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Zynga. He has served as our Chairman from April 2007 to March 2016 and the company's Executive Chairman since March 2016. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer from April 2007 to July 2013 and from April 2015 to March 2016, and as Chief Product Officer from April2007 to April 2014. In 2014, he founded superlabs, a San Francisco-based product lab focused on developing products that connect and empower people, which was acquired by Zynga in 2015. Pincus also founded Zynga.org in 2009, a non-profit organization dedicated to using social games for social good.From 2003 to 2007, Pincus served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Tribe.net, a company he launched and one of the first social networks in the industry. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Chairman of Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT), a help desk automation software company he founded, and he served as Chief Executive Officer and President from December 1997 to July 1999. From 1996 to 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer of FreeLoader, Inc., a web-based news company he founded.Pincus also made founding investments in Napster, Twitter, and Facebook.Pincus graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an angel investor in multiple Silicon Valley startups and regularly gives lectures to aspiring entrepreneurs.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, FinTech, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Loop — Control your freight spend with Loop. A tech-first audit and pay platform loved by Shippers, Carriers and 3PLs.
  • Tract — Tract is the first for kids, by kids online community for student-directed learning. We are reimagining education by giving kids full control and making learning fun. We offer members (kids age 8+) unlimited on-demand courses (learning paths) and vibrant weekly live events, taught by our inspiring community of accomplished creators. Together, theyenable kids to develop passions through meaningful, real-world lessons giving them the skills and mindset to address 21st-century challenges and opportunities.Tract is based on TRICK, the philosophy pioneered by our co-founder Esther Wojcicki. Esther has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children from her award-winning student-run journalism program and is a mother of three successful women (CEO of YouTube, CEO, and founder of 23andMe, and top UCSF medical researcher) all by applying TRICK.TRICK stands for Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness. These five pillars are at the core of Tract and our mission to empower all kids to become tomorrow's innovators, leaders, and global citizens.Our team is unified by Esther’s lifelong work to evolve education for the 21st century and comes from top Consumer and Education Technology companies (Uber, Microsoft, and Instracture).What We Believe:- The secret to getting kids interested in learning is giving them control - Kids are much smarter and capable than most people think - Successful people believe in themselves and aren’t afraid to take risks - Creative people with great passions don’t follow the rules - Current rates of depression and lack of career-readiness is a global epidemic - Our education system of standardization and obedience limits creativity and a growth mindset - Education is not equitable and the achievement gap is widening - We need a generation of community-minded global citizens to make the world a better place - Education that works for kids, not against them is the silver bullet for the world’s problems
  • Spring Free EV — Fleet managers, high mileage, and gig drivers. No Personal Credit Required. Learn More About Spring Free EV Today! A Stress-Free, Quick, and Unbiased Process to Get You Into an Electric Vehicle. Pay As You Go.
Justin Kan Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Justin Kan is the Co-Founder of Fractal. He previously worked at Justin. tv as a Founder. Justin Kan attended Yale University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Nigeria, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Whop — One-stop-shop for all the latest and greatest digital products to help you earn online. From trading software to reselling communities, we've got you.
  • Proof of Play — We are a team of veteran game developers and entrepreneurs creating onchain games and open source technology. Our vision is simple: to create generation-defining games that fundamentally grant power and ownership to the players who play them.
  • Scenario — Scenario is a developer of application modeling 3D objects for the metaverse. This technology makes and shares 3D experiences that help in scanning and capturing anything in the world with a smartphone.
Jyri Engestrom Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Jyri Engeström is an Investor and Partner of Yes VC. He attended Lancaster University
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United States, Finland, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Jow — Jow is a grocery shopping app that simplifies shopping and gives advice of what to eat. This app offers free and simple recipes that adapt to the customer's taste. It automatically creates a customized menu with delicious recipes and fills the cart with all the ingredients necessary for cooking.Jow was founded in 2017 and is headquartered inParis, France.
  • Spell — Operationalizing AI for NLP, Computer Vision, and Speech Recognition has never been easier
  • Orchid Labs — Orchid Labs is an open-source project committed to ending surveillance and censorship on the internet. Orchid uses an overlay network built upon the existing internet, which is driven by a peer-to-peer tokenized bandwidth exchange, creating a more inclusive, liberated internet. Orchid Labs was founded in 2017 by Dr. Steven Waterhouse, Jay Freeman,Brian J. Fox, Gustav Simonsson, and Stephen Bell.
Jonathan Kraft Angel · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Upon graduation from Williams College in 1986, Jonathan started his career at Bain & Co. After earning his MBA at Harvard Business School, he joined The Kraft Group in 1990. Since that time, he has worked to help drive the growth and diversification of the Group. In his role as President, he is actively involved in the day to day operations ofthe Group's companies.Jonathan serves on the board of directors for several organizations including the Children's Hospital Trust and Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. He is also currently serving as a member of the Overseers' Committee to Visit Harvard Business School and on the Board of Trustees for Williams College, the Belmont Hill School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally, Jonathan coaches Little League baseball and youth soccer in the Boston area.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Advertising, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Splash Sports — Splash Sports is the leading skill-based sports gaming platform built for friends to use their knowledge to compete for real money. Learn more and get started.
  • Mythical Games — We are Mythical Games, a Venture-backed next-generation game technology company at the intersection of video games and economics led by industry veterans.
  • Palm Tree Crew — Palm Tree Crew
Russell Siegelman Angel · Minnesota City, Minnesota, United States
Russell Siegelman is a Lecturer at the Stanford University.
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Investment focus
  • Enterprise Software, Software, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Philippines
Portfolio highlights
  • TeachFX — TeachFX automatically measures teacher talk vs. student talk, wait time, open-ended questions, academic language, and equitable participation using voice AI.
  • Exactuals — Optimizing the payments of residuals, royalties and other complex payments. Exactuals' suite of products optimizes metadata, calculates and processes payments ensuring money gets sent quickly and accurately.
  • Reset Financial Technologies — Reset is an earned-wage access platform that offers employees financial wellness and increases employee retention across industries through mission-driven technology.
Gil Penchina Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Gil Penchina is retired
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, France, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Fairy — Fairy offers 30 minute daily “hotel like” cleanings and is a great service for busy professionals and families -- their mission is to deliver happiness to every home in the world. Their team has started and sold venture-backed startups and have helped scale companies like Instacart, NextDoor, Box, and LinkedIn through their IPOs.
  • Airstack — Every day there are millions of blockchain transactions. Airstack makes sense of them.
  • Origin Protocol — Origin Protocol is bringing NFTs and DeFi to the masses
James Sowers Angel · Pensacola, Florida, United States
James Sowers is a Korean-American businessman and philanthropist. He is a former singer/songwriter who was abandoned at birth who had his music career tragically ended by a reckless driver in a car accident. He is currently a Director @ the GreaterGoodSociety . James is An experienced ICO and blockchain advisor.He has angel invested in over 40startups and initial coin offerings. He is also a contributor to Known Blockchain publications and has been featured in other well known financial publications.James has already made a very positive impact on the project, his vision and professionalism along with his great personality traits complement the SafeCrypt.io team in a very positive way.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Software
  • Initial Coin Offering, Seed, Secondary Market
  • United States, Switzerland, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • BitPay — BitPay provides enterprise-grade bitcoin payment solutions for businesses and organizations. It offers RESTful API, a bitcoin paymet gateway API; and native payment protocol support, signed payment request, direct payment communication, and BIP 73 support solutions. BitPay also provides Copay, a bitcoin wallet solution with Intel hardwaresecurity integration that allows users with hardware-level protection, including private key generation, transaction signing, and private keys. It has a strategic processing relationship with Aliant Payment Systems, Inc. Anthony Gallippi and Stephen Pair founded BitPay on May 1, 2011. It has its headquarters in Atlanta in Georgia.
  • Aave — Aave is an Open Source Protocol to create Non-Custodial Liquidity Markets to earn interest on supplying and borrowing assets with a variable or stable interest rate. The protocol is designed for easy integration into your products and services.
  • Yield Guild Games — Explore the best crypto games, meet people who love the same games you do. Play for free, go on adventures, and win rewards with your crew!
Dan Rose Angel · Palo Alto, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Dan Rose is the Chairman of Coatue Management.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, India, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Superplum — Superplum addresses Indian agriculture’s supply chain problems by designing, building, and digitizing the farm-to-store network. Consumers get fresh and fully traceable food that is free of pesticides and farmers get a better deal.
  • Config — Config combines engineering, operations, and manufacturing to simplify the large-scale shipment of high-quality hardware.
  • Libermans Co — We are the Liberman Siblings: David & Daniil, Anna, and Masha.
Wayne Chang Angel · Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Wayne Chang (born August 3, 1983) is an American entrepreneur, angel investor, film producer, and philanthropist. He is best known for founding Crashlytics, which in little over a year was acquired by Twitter for over $100 million in 2013 (later valued at $259.5 million at Twitter's IPO), creating i2hub, a popular filesharing network, his seedinvestments that include companies like JetSmarter, Draftkings, and Gusto, and his lawsuit against the Winklevoss brothers, who were famously depicted in The Social Network movie.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • T2 — T2 is in early alpha. 280 character text, replies, and likes - that's it for now. Browse content now and sign up for the waitlist.
  • Mural — Mural enables financial teams to manage crypto payouts and invoices for employees, contractors, and vendors worldwide.
  • CryptoTaxCalculator — Online Crypto Tax Calculator with support for over 400 integrations. $49 for all financial years. Money Back Guarantee.
Patrick Husting Angel · Redmond, Washington, United States
Patrick Husting - Founder/CEO @ The Equestrian App
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Investment focus
  • iOS, Apps, AgTech
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • The Equestrian App — The Equestrian is about connecting people to horses to enhance the health and care of the horse. When we joined the equestrian lifestyle, we quickly realized there were a lot of people involved in the care of our horses. We built this app originally for our needs, but when our associates saw it, they wanted to try it too. Now it is available tothe entire equine industry!We know it's not just you taking care of your horse, but a community of specialists. You can connect your trainers, vetinarians, farriers, boarders, and other equine service providers directly to your horse's journal so they can stay updated wherever they are.
Jason Warner Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Jason Warner is the MD at Redpoint. Jason cares deeply about the future of technology, developer experience, and growing companies. He is a people-oriented product technologist, who is passionate about building both the technical and human systems needed for scale and growth. Prior to joining GitHub, Jason was Vice President of Engineering atHeroku, the world’s leading PaaS and one of the largest cloud computing providers in the world. Before Heroku, Jason worked to make Linux accessible to everyone by leading product engineering for Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Phone at Canonical. Jason is also an active speaker, writer, and advisor on cloud computing, technology and leadership. His activities include formally and informally advising startup and established executives, as well as active coaching and mentoring future product and technology leaders.Jason graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Computer Science, and Rensselaer University with an MS in Computer Science. He lives with his family in Victoria, British Columbia, where he writes, sketches and enjoys the water as much as possible.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Developer Tools
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Canada, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • slai — Slai is a self-serve machine learning platform. Instantly connect data sources, train models on GPUs, and deploy to APIs in minutes.
  • Beam — Train and deploy AI and LLM applications securely on serverless GPUs, without managing infrastructure.
  • Series — Series provides full-stack enterprise financial services designed for institutions & enterprises.
Othman Laraki Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Othman Laraki, MS, MBA, is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Color, a health technology company building public health infrastructures such as scaled and efficient testing to contain the COVID-19 pandemic or using genomics for population health. Previously, Othman co-founded Mixer Labs and developed its GeoAPI platform, a powerfullocation engine for developers. After the company was acquired by Twitter in 2009, he served as the social media network’s Vice President of Product and helped expand its user base from 50 to 200 million unique accounts. Before this, Othman spent several years at Google, where he played an integral role developing front-end products, including the Chrome browser.Othman is a long-time investor and advisor to leading companies such as Pinterest, AngelList, Slack and Instacart, and serves as a board member for ESI Group and Frontier Medicines. He holds degrees in computer science and management from Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, India, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Evernow — Real science for real menopause symptoms
  • YardStream — YardStream is a Metaverse company & an all-in-one virtual and hybrid event platform for virtual events, summits, meetups, workshops and in-person events for communities & enterprises. Specializing in augmented reality solutions, spatial mapping and 3D models. Each Business Delivers a Disruptive End-to-End Solution Backed by AI, 3D, AR, andML.
  • Exponential DeFi — Exponential is an investment platform for crypto holders to earn yield on their crypto through decentralized finance (DeFi) safely and easily.
Mike McSherry Angel · Seattle, Washington, United States
Mike McSherry is the CEO at Xealth. He previously worked at Providence Health & Services as a Entrepreneur in Residence. He attended William & Mary in 1986.
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Investment focus
  • iOS, SaaS, Mobile
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Apptentive — Measure shifts in customer emotion and gather actionable feedback across your mobile customer journey.
  • Madrona Venture Labs — Founders like you. Madrona Venture Labs is a startup studio based in Seattle. We partner with founders from day one to build meaningful companies from scratch.
Sean Rad Angel · Los Angeles, California, United States
Sean Rad is the Founder of Tinder, the world's largest dating platform. Founded in 2012, Tinder is the highest grossing app on Apple's app store since 2017 and was valued at over $40 Billion dollars in 2021. Rad served as Tinder's CEO and Chairman at various times from the company's inception until 2017. Rad also foundedCardify in 2012, Adly in 2009, and Orgoo in 2004.In 2020, Forbes included Rad on their list of the decade's top 10 tech entrepreneurs. In May 2016, he was awarded an honoree diploma from the University of Southern California while delivering their undergraduate commencement.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Apps, Consumer
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Scener — Watch shows and movies synced together and hang out over video chat
  • BreachQuest — Stay ahead of BEC with maximum visibility and control of your Office 365 and Google Workspace environments.
  • Queer Spaces — Spaces is a group chat platform for building queer communities, and the first app to serve the entirety of the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
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