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Top 50 Infrastructure Angel Investors in United States

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

Top 50 Infrastructure Angel Investors in United States

Investor Infrastructure United States investments
Mark Tompkins 2
Jana Messerschmidt 2
Todd Jackson 2
Shervin Pishevar 2
James Lindenbaum 2
Whitney Bouck 2
Brian Nichols 2
Amichai Shulman 2
Tom Williams 2
Ariel Maislos 2
Arash Afrakhteh 2
Lily Sarafan 2
Gaurav Garg 2
Rajeev Madhavan 2
Jaan Tallinn 2
Shlomo Kramer 2
Adrian Kunzle 2
Eyal Ofer 1
Justin Mateen 1
Henrique Dubugras 1
Tod Sacerdoti 1
Tom Gonser 1
Dan Romero 1
Russell Smith 1
Peter Thiel 1
Ludwig Pettersson 1
Lakshman Sankar 1
Jeffrey Drazan 1
Joshua Ma 1
Edward Lando 1
Nadav Ben-Chanoch 1
Jake Hartnell 1
Guillaume Poncin 1
Dan Hesse 1
Maxime Bucaille 1
David Young 1
Tom Mendoza 1
Keith Masback 1
Joe Graziano 1
Spencer Kimball 1
Joe McCann 1
Matthew Ocko 1
Dylan Taylor 1
Simon Taylor 1
Jonathan Seaton 1
Dave Hitz 1
Atin Batra 1
Zaki Manian 1
Terrence Rohan 1
Bob Morrell 1
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Mark Tompkins Angel
Mark Tompkins has served as the senior financial officer at several large companies.Mark was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Innovene, a petroleum refining and chemical polymer business and subsidiary of BP, from May 2005 to January 2006, when Innovene was sold to a strategic buyer. From 2001 to 2005 Tompkins was SeniorVice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vulcan Materials Company, a publicly traded construction materials and chemicals company. From 1998 to 2001, Mark N Tompkins was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chemtura Corporation (formerly Great Lakes Chemical Corporation), a publicly traded specialty chemicals company. From 1996 to 1998, he was Vice President of Finance and Business Development for the polymers division, and Vice President of Finance and Business Development for the electronic materials division of Honeywell Corporation. From 1990 to 1996, Mark worked at Monsanto Company in various management level finance and accounting positions, including Chief Financial Officer of the growth enterprises division.Mark received a BS in business, with majors in finance and management, and an MBA from Eastern Illinois University. Mark is a CPA, and a director of W.R. Grace & Co., and CVR Energy Inc. Mark N Tompkins is also Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Sensor, Genetics
  • Funding Round, Angel, Private Equity
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Aeluma — Aeluma operates as a semiconductor company that specializes in sensors and communications.
  • Guerrilla RF — Guerrilla RF is a fabless semiconductor company providing high performance, differentiated products. With a strong background in Wi-Fi discrete MMIC's, the Wi-Fi Access Point market is the initial target market for their products. They design and sell the absolute best in class high-performance RF and Microwave IC's, enabling new levelsof performance, range, and coverage in wireless systems. Through patented technology and deep domain expertise, Guerrilla RF addresses the ignored and unmet performance and functionality you need.Guerrilla RF was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
  • Exicure — Exicure is Formerly Known as AuraSense Therapeuticsis. Exicure is developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene silencing drugs against validated targets. Our 3-dimensional, spherical nucleic acid (SNA™) architecture unlocks the potential of nucleic acid therapeutics in multiple organs. Our lead programs address diseases from inflammatorydisorders to oncology.SNA constructs overcome one of the most difficult obstacles to nucleic acid therapeutics: safe and effective delivery into cells and tissues. SNA constructs exhibit unparalleled transfection efficiency into numerous cell and tissue types including the skin without carriers or transfection agents. Moreover, SNAs can be used as potent immunotherapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer or infectious disease.
Jana Messerschmidt Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Jana Messerschmidt - Founding Partner @ #Angels
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Panobi — Supercharge your growth with Panobi, the product observability platform designed specifically for growth teams. Gain valuable real-time insights, improve visibility and enhance your decision-making process. Discover how Panobi can help drive your business forward today.
  • Magic — Unlock the benefits of web3 with highly scalable, battle-tested, secure wallet infrastructure
  • Roam — Roam is the platform for affordable home ownership. Roam helps homebuyers purchase their next home with a low-interest rate mortgage included.
Todd Jackson Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Todd Jackson is the Partner at First Round Capital.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, SaaS
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • dot.LA — dot.LA is a digital newsroom covering L.A.'s startup and tech community. dot.LA’s mission is to celebrate and empower the Los Angeles startup and tech community, fueling innovation around the world.
  • Neyborly — Neyborly offers wide variety of spaces according to your needs
  • Hava Health — The Hale Vaporizer system is intended to help people who are battling nicotine addiction.
Shervin Pishevar Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Shervin Pishevar is the Co-Founder at Virgin Hyperloop.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Pipe — Get up to the full annual value of your booked monthly and quarterly contracts. Scale your business without dilution or debt.
  • Limit Break — Limit Break is a blockchain game company.
  • NUE Life Health — NUE Life aims to improve mental wellness by enhancing brain function, performance, and longevity through evidence based and scientifically proven mental health treatments and products.
James Lindenbaum Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
James is a hacker and serial entrepreneur with a background in product development, user experience design, platform marketing, and cloud technology. He is one of the founders of Heroku, an advanced platform for application development and deployment. James is known as an "OCD perfectionist", and is chiefly responsible for the look andfeel of Heroku’s brand and products. Following Heroku's acquisition by salesforce.com, James founded Heavybit, a San Francisco-based community and program for developer-focused businesses.He speaks regularly about cloud technology, entrepreneurship, and design, and is an advisor to and investor in many technology companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Developer APIs, Cloud Computing
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Israel, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Doppler — Doppler is the easiest way to securely manage all your environment variables in one encrypted place. No more sharing secrets over Slack or copying .env files.
  • Appwrite — Appwrite is an open-source platform for building applications at any scale, using your preferred programming languages and tools.
  • MobileCoin — MobileCoin is a cryptocurrency platform that develops P2P payment tokens and digital payment systems for mobile. It combines privacy, security, and distributed trust with a great user experience. MobileCoin is designed so that a mobile messaging application like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, or Signal could integrate with a MobileCoin wallet.
Whitney Bouck Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Whitney Bouck joined Insight Partners in 2022, where she is a Managing Director. She brings more than 30 years of operating experience to venture capital, with her most recent role being the COO of HelloSign, where she was responsible for growing and scaling the company in partnership with the CEO, CTO and the executive team. HelloSign was acquiredby Dropbox in 2019, and Whitney continued to serve as COO of the business inside Dropbox. Whit serves on the boards of Trengo, PlayPlay, BlueOcean and Paycor; she was previously on the board of Ekata (acquired by Mastercard in 2021), is advisor to ARC and Anvilogic, and invester in LogDNA as well as early stage VC funds.Before joining HelloSign, she ran the global marketing organization at Box and built Box’s Enterprise business from the ground up, helping pivot the company from being an SMB-oriented product. Whitney also spent 15 years with Documentum and then EMC (via acquisition) and held a variety of leadership positions, including CMO of the Information Intelligence division at EMC. Previously, Whitney held a variety of technology and leadership roles at both Sybase and Oracle. She was recognized in 2017 as one of the top 40 Women in Revenue, in 2015 as one of the World’s 100 Most Innovative CMOs, previously recognized with the Silicon Valley Women of Influence award in 2009 and received the Top 40 Under 40 award in 2003.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Software, B2B
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Mezmo — LogDNA is a centralized log management solution that helps application owners operate more harmoniously in a DevOps world.
  • Trengo — Shared Multi-Channel Team Inbox
  • BlueOcean — BlueOcean goes beyond traditional brand trackers to provide always-on brand intelligence and actionable recommendations.
Brian Nichols Angel
Brian Nichols is an author "Taking Charge with Value Investing (McGraw-Hill, 2012), venture capitalist and investor, CEO of HADE Technologies, LLC, and the President of ODP Solutions IncHADE Technologies is a successful startup that develops software (Hade Platform) for equity Research, Finance professionals, and financial institutions thatcombine information technology with powerful applications in data analytics and machine learning. Brian Nichols is also a founder and the President of ODP Solutions, Inc, a company that develops infrastructure for online fiat and blockchain payments to consolidate the payment sector into a single application for businesses and individuals.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, FinTech, Payments
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Sky Systemz — Sky Systemz allows businesses to accept card payments in store or online with its cloud POS and online store technology with no contracts or monthly fees and local support.Business customers can access their data from anywhere with a login and can manage all of their user permissions, products, inventory, or customer data. Innovative paymenttechnology allows you to accept and process any payment in store through our desktop or mobile application; seamlessly connect with your online store; create and send estimates and payable invoices; card on file and recurring payments
Amichai Shulman Angel
Amichai Shulman - Co-Founder, CTO @ AirEye
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Investment focus
  • Cyber Security, Security, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • SecBI — SecBI gives security analysts the intelligence they need to investigate and respond faster. We’re putting the latest advances in machine learning to work – refining, contextualizing and prioritizing the most valuable information from all of your SIEM and log data so that everything you need is at your fingertips.Then, based on our data analysisand your investigation, we provide highly targeted remediation recommendations that show you exactly what traffic will be blocked and how it will impact your users.
  • Panorays — Panorays automates, accelerates and scales your third-party security evaluation and management process so you can easily manage and remediate risk.
  • Entro — Entro is an enhanced solution for keys and secrets security management, with total control over all lifetime cycles and entitlements.
Tom Williams Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Tom Williams
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Unito — Discover 2-way integrations to empower your digital organization to sync securely in under 12 minutes with a no-code solution.
  • Delphia — Invest with your data, not your money.
  • NorthOne — NorthOne is an online Business Account with built-in features to make business banking fast and easy. No overdraft fees. No minimum balance. No hidden fees.
Ariel Maislos Angel · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Ariel has been leading technology innovation and entrepreneurship for over 30 years, leading teams, founding companies and mentoring entrepreneurs. He is an active angel investor in startups, and supports technology education as a philanthropist. Ariel is a graduate of the prestigious Talpiot program, and holds a BSc from the Hebrew University ofJerusalem in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science (Cum Laude) and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Israel, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Cypago — End-to-end intelligent compliance solution for any security standard including SOC 2, ISO 27001, SOX-ITGC, and HIPAA
  • Configu — Open source & cloud configuration management platform letting developers automate & test application configurations with Configuration-as-Code
  • Unity SCM — Data across your entire supply chain easily collected and organized in one place
Arash Afrakhteh Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Arash Afrakhteh currently works as a Partner for Cleveland Cavaliers. He previously worked at Phoenix Suns as a VP of Engineering, Co-Founder, and board of Directors. Arash Afrakhteh attended Sharif University of Technology.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Infrastructure, Cloud Computing
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Mezmo — LogDNA is a centralized log management solution that helps application owners operate more harmoniously in a DevOps world.
  • Orby AI — It's like having an efficiency expert scanning the enterprise, identifying repetitive tasks and then automatically generating the related automation scripts
  • Aklivity — A Universal API Layer for Event-driven Architectures.
Lily Sarafan Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Lily Sarafan is the Executive Chair of TheKey. She is also an Operating Partner at Cota Capital.An active Stanford alum, Lily serves on the Stanford Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Freeman Spogli Institute Council, and the Stanford Undergraduate Education Cabinet. She is also Founding Partner of Project BIG: The Stanford Brain ImmuneGut Initiative. Lily's board service extends to other high-impact nonprofits including the Women's Alzheimer's Movement and the BerkeleyHaas Center for Innovation Economies, where she is board chair. An appointee to the California Governor’s Alzheimer's Task Force, Lily serves in various leadership roles to advance economic development, civic engagement, and precision health.Lily holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University, where she was Eben Tisdale Fellow and Class President. She has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Health Care Executives Woman of the Year, and a Silicon Valley 40 Under 40. Lily is a Member of Young Presidents' Organization, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Wellness, Enterprise Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Seniorly — Seniorly helps families and older adults find the right senior living for their needs and budget. Combining the power of machine learning with the high-touch support of a national network of local advisors, Seniorly is modernizing senior living discovery. Through its online platform, Seniorly provides access to thousands of senior livingcommunities, expert insights, and personalized recommendations based search preferences. Seniorly also has a growing marketplace of trusted companies, offering other services and products that are helpful to families at this stage of life. Founded in 2014, Seniorly currently supports over 5 million visitors every year on their senior living journey. Visit http://www.seniorly.com for more information.
  • January AI — Founded in 2017 by Silicon Valley veteran Noosheen Hashemi, January is a Menlo Park based pre-launch precision health start-up. Born in response to a healthcare system designed to address decline and disease, January is creating a completely new upstream consumer health category focused on an integrated approach to taking charge of one’s ownbiology through the multi-omic science of health. Together with the personal health data and a strong underpinning of machine learning, January provides individuals multidimensional information about their health in a simple and actionable way through their suite of software and consumer products.
  • NeuraLight — Transforming clinical development, diagnostics, and precision medicine in neurology with AI. We are building an AI-driven platform to accelerate and improve drug development and patient monitoring, as well as introduce precision care for patients with neurological disorders using oculometric data captured with a standard webcam or smartphone.
Gaurav Garg Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Gaurav Garg is a Founding Partner of Wing since February 2011. Gaurav has led investments in a number of early stage technology companies and currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Ruckus Wireless (NYSE: RKUS), FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), MobileIron (Nasdaq: MOBL), Jasper, Shape Security, Instart Logic, Cohesity, Apprity andpreviously Netscaler (acquired by CTXS). Gaurav has helped build Ruckus and FireEye over 10 years each from incubation into public companies, and he incubated Jasper and Instart Logic from concept stage. Gaurav was a Partner at Sequoia Capital from 2001 to 2010 and a Special Limited Partner from 2010-2012. Gaurav worked extensively with Sequoia Capital’s investments in Aruba Networks (Nasdaq: ARUN), Jawbone (aka Aliph), and RingCentral (NYSE: RNG). Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Gaurav founded Redback Networks (Nasdaq: RBAK) in 1996, and served as a board member and Senior Vice President of Product Management. Prior to Redback Networks, Gaurav held various engineering positions at SynOptics and Bay Networks. Gaurav holds a B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science, all from Washington University in St. Louis.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Artificial Intelligence, Software
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, India, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • iTribe — iTribe is a one-stop solution for customers to get news related to stocks, advisors, and investment ideas in real-time without any bundle.
  • Workspot — Our Enterprise VDI platform delivers virtual desktops and apps across multiple clouds and on-prem data centers with industry-leading reliability.
  • Tempo AI — Tempo AI is a developer of a smart calendar application used to enhance work activities and schedules.In February 2013, Tempo AI launched the Tempo Smart Calendar mobile app, the first intelligent calendar that’s like having a personal assistant prepare what’s next to save users time and eliminate hassles. Tempo is context-aware to personalizeexperiences so routine tasks take the fewest taps. It learns patterns and behaviors to constantly optimize the smart calendar experience.
Rajeev Madhavan Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Rajeev Madhavan is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Clear Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that provides startups capital, connections and company-building assistance from the earliest stages of company creation so their visions can grow intro market-leading companies. Clear Ventures launched its debut fund with $120 millioncommitted capital from a world-class investor base and an active portfolio that includes early positions in Cyphort, Espresa, Falcon, Paysa, Reflektion, Robin Systems, Swift Navigation, and Vera.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Machine Learning
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • DRIVEU — Hire professional car drivers for local and outstation drives. Services available 24x7 on-demand. Download the app to book now and explore many car services on your fingertips such as car wash, car servicing, insurance renewal, FASTag recharge & much more... Get rewarded for every transaction.
  • Reflektion — Reflektion’s AI-powered personalization platform listens to the behaviors of each individual shopper, utilizes artificial intelligence to calculate their preferences and intent, and then responds to every moment-to-moment interaction by displaying the most relevant content and products in real-time and across the digital touchpoints that mattermost—including site search, product recommendations, category and landing pages, and email. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in San Mateo, California.
  • Robin.io — Automate deployment of complex 5G & enterprise apps to improve productivity and reduce cost with cloud native Kubernetes storage on the Robin platform.
Jaan Tallinn Angel · Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
Jaan Tallinn is the Co-Founder of the Centre for Study of Existential Risk and Future of Life Institute.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Estonia, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Aerones — Robotic wind turbine service company offering maintenance, inspection and repairs worldwide. Reduce downtime and improve the efficiency of your wind park
  • Anthropic — An AI safety and research company that's working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems.
  • TENYX — Tenyx is developing the next generation of voice-based intelligent systems based on proprietary neuroscience-inspired AI technology
Shlomo Kramer Angel · Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Shlomo is co-founder and CEO of Cato Networks. He is a network security expert and a serial entrepreneur. Shlomo has co-founded Check Point Software, who created the first commercial Firewall, and Imperva, the innovator of the Web Application Firewall. Shlomo has made early investments in successful cybersecurity companies including Palo AltoNetworks, Trusteer, and numerous others. He was named CEO of the Year by SC Magazine in 2008, one of “20 luminaries who changed the network industry” by Network World in 2006, and was inducted into the InfoSec Hall of Fame in April 2013.Shlomo holds a master’s degree in computer science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from Tel Aviv University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Cyber Security, Security
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Port — Port allows DevEx teams to build a catalog of assets empowering everyone to perform self-service actions
  • Silk Security — Silk Security is a platform that enables businesses to adopt a comprehensive strategy for addressing code, infrastructure, and application risk. It incorporates AI technology to automate prioritizing, combining, and contextualizing data from various detection systems.
  • Backslash Security — 360 application security including code, configuration and deployment, built for AppSec teams.
Adrian Kunzle Angel · New York, New York, United States
Adrian's full-time role is Head of Product and Strategy at OwnBackup. He was formally EVP of Platform Products at Salesforce and befor that the CTO of JPMorgan Chase. He is an active private investor with a variety of companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Enterprise Software, Sales
  • Series A, Seed, Angel
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • NS1 — NS1 makes it easy to use next-generation DNS for advanced traffic routing, automation & application resiliency. Optimize your websites, apps & infrastructure.
  • Apiary — Apiary provides the leading API-First platform designed specifically to help companies accelerate and control the design, development, and documentation of APIs.
  • TruckPay — Job Board, E-Tickets, Dispatch & Fleet Management. Built for Trucking Companies, Aggregate Producers, Material Suppliers & Scrap Metal Processors.
Eyal Ofer Angel
Eyal Ofer (born 1950) is Chairman of Ofer Global, leading the group’s private portfolio of international businesses in shipping, real estate, energy, technology, banking and investments. In 2017, Eyal launched O.G. Venture Partners, a single LP Venture Capital fund focused on investing in early-growth-stage technology start-ups, demonstrating hislong-standing support for tech entrepreneurs.In 2022, O.G. Venture Partners announced Fund II of $400M following the successful $100m Fund I, later expanded to $150m. Fund I has invested in 21 companies since its 2017 launch, with 5 exits already. The Fund I portfolio includes: LendBuzz, WSC Sports, BlueVine, Bringg, Paxos, Connecteam, Elementor, Coralogix, Candivore and SuperPlay. Eyal Ofer (born 1950) is Chairman of Ofer Global, leading the group’s private portfolio of international businesses in shipping, real estate, energy, technology, banking and investments. In 2017, Eyal launched O.G. Venture Partners, a single LP Venture Capital fund focused on investing in early-growth-stage technology start-ups, demonstrating his long-standing support for tech entrepreneurs. In 2022, O.G. Venture Partners announced Fund II of $400M following the successful $100m Fund I, later expanded to $150m. Fund I has invested in 21 companies since its 2017 launch, with 5 exits already. The Fund I portfolio includes: LendBuzz, WSC Sports, BlueVine, Bringg, Paxos, Connecteam, Elementor, Coralogix, Candivore and SuperPlay.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, SaaS, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Home365 — Home365, Is a Property Management Company. Our Goal Is Making Renting Out More Profitable, Predictable And Hassle Free. Click Here For More Information.
  • Connecteam — Communicate, operate and train your non-desk employees with Connecteam's all-in-one employee app. Easy to use, customizable and affordable like no other!
  • Lightbits Labs — Software-defined NVMe/TCP storage that performs like local flash. Scalable High Performance Storage - accelerate IT operations, and reduce cost.
Justin Mateen Angel · 7 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
  • Software, E-Commerce, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Mexico, 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.
  • 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.
Henrique Dubugras Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Henrique Dubugras is Founder and Co-CEO of Brex — the first of its kind corporate card for startups. A Brazilian entrepreneur, Henrique built payments company Pagar.me — the Stripe of Brazil — when he was sixteen years old. In just three years, Pagar.me grew to $1.5 billion in volume of transactions processed. In the fall of 2016, Henrique soldPagar.me and enrolled at Stanford University. After eight months, he left school and founded Brex, which raised $215M in funding across three rounds in its first 22 months and was the fastest U.S. business-to-business company to be valued at over $1bn.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, SaaS
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, Brazil, Saudi Arabia
Portfolio highlights
  • Parcha AI — Parcha is an AI-powered enterprise software that enables businesses to automate their scale compliance and operations.
  • Exponential DeFi — View risk assessment ratings and expert research for 500+ decentralized finance pools from Exponential DeFi.
  • Portal — One integration opens the entire world of Web3 to your users. DeFi, games, NFTs, and more.
Tod Sacerdoti Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Tod Sacerdoti is the Founder and CEO of Pipedream.com. He attended Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Computer, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Aside — Aside is the company that builds cloud-based platforms. Daffy Charitable is its first not-for-profit community platform.
  • Cal.com — Open Source Scheduling: Send a link and meet or build an entire marketplace for humans to connect
  • 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.
Tom Gonser Angel · Bend, Oregon, United States
Tom is a General Partner and an entrepreneurial executive with a strong track record in technology leadership and innovation with more than 15 years’ experience participating on boards of directors of fast-growing companies.Prior to joining SPV in 2017, Tom was founder and chief strategy officer of DocuSign, The Global Standard for eSignature. Hebegan his career at Apple Computer, Wildfire Communications, McCaw Cellular, and AT&T Wireless, then launched and ran several companies focused on SaaS, Financial Services, and GPS Technology. Experienced in corporate development, raising venture capital, strategic business planning, M&A, international business expansion, and business model development.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • minu — In minu, we are revolutionizing the financial health of Mexican employees, offering them access to their already worked salary when they need it, instead of having to wait for payroll. We work with HR areas of companies that offer the provision of minu to improve satisfaction, retention, and attraction of talent. minu is supported by FinTech'sleading institutional investors globally, including QED.
  • Superblocks — Superblocks is the fast, easy and secure way for developers to build custom internal tools fast. Connect your databases & APIs. Drag and drop UI components. Extend with Python or Javascript. Deploy in 1-click. Secure and Monitor using your favorite tools
  • Symmetry Systems — Symmetry Systems delivers Data Store and Object Security (DSOS) purpose-built to provide full visibility and unified access control over your most valuable data assets, no matter where or how they are stored. Symmetry DataGuard maintains authority over data even when all else fails, whether that be exploited insider credentials, maliciousapplications, or security fatigue from the rapid onset of remote work.
Dan Romero Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Angel investor. Former VP and early employee at Coinbase.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Software, Messaging
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Airstack — Every day there are millions of blockchain transactions. Airstack makes sense of them.
  • Hyper — Hyper is an avatar-based social network. We're building the metaverse.
  • Meanwhile — Licensed and regulated life insurance in Bitcoin. Leverage the value of crypto today and pass it to the next generation without passing on a huge tax burden.
Russell Smith Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Russell Smith is a Supporter at Beam. He attended Durham University.
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Investment focus
  • IaaS, Human Resources, Unified Communications
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States, Canada, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Afriex — Send and receive money to and from Africa at no cost. Get a completely free multi-currency Afriex e-wallet and begin sending and receiving money to Africa instantly.
  • Rise — We make it easy for you to find, hire, pay, and manage contractors internationally while ensuring full compliance. Pay your team in fiat or crypto.
  • Practice — Sell your expertise online, and manage your business, all in one place.
Peter Thiel Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 14 investments in the past 12 months
Peter Thiel Is the Managing Partner of The Founders Fund. He previously worked at Stanford Law School as a Visitor. Peter Thiel attended Stanford University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United States, Germany, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lindus Health — Lindus Health. From recruitment to delivery, we accelerate clinical trials. Our mission is to make health research accessible for everyone, everywhere.
  • Enhanced Games — Enhanced Games Home
  • Alias Technologies — Here at Alias Technologies our goal is to help organizations tackle complex IT goals and initiatives in an ever-changing landscape. Leveraging our Partner relationships and extensive experience we are able to help position our customers for the future.
Ludwig Pettersson Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Ludwig Pettersson is the founder at Quill.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Internet, Security
  • Seed, Angel
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Eight Sleep — The #1 Smart Mattress with bed cooling technology, designed to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep. Try it at home for 100 nights, risk-free.
  • Castle — Instantly stop automated and human-originated account takeovers, fake accounts, and any behavior that violates your platform policies.
  • Conduit — Deploy fully-managed, production-grade rollups on Ethereum, no code required.
Lakshman Sankar Angel
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Portfolio highlights
  • Conduit — Deploy a scalable, customizable, and robust rollup in seconds with Conduit.
Jeffrey Drazan Angel · Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Jeffrey Drazan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Bertram Capital. He previously worked at Sierra Ventures as a Managing Director. Jeffrey Drazan attended Princeton University.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, TV, Infrastructure
  • Private Equity, Angel, Series A
  • United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Center'd — Center'd is a local search and discovery site that organizes and distributes content based on SentimentAnalysis - its unique approach to analyzing conversations about local places on the Web. By analyzing millions of conversations from multiple online sources, Center'd is able to surface detailed insights about local businesses that giveconsumers a faster way to determine the tone of what people are saying about a place. Based on its contextual understanding of these conversations, Center'd has created a unique and growing index of more than 5 million U.S. places with sentiment data.Center'd formerly owned and operated Center'd uses its technology platform to create local applications on its website, mobile devices and social media websites, and to distribute unique local content through publicly available APIs and widgets.Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Center'd is led by former Microsoft and Yahoo! executives, and is funded by Norwest Venture Partners and KeyNote Ventures. Center'd was formerly named
  • Pertino — Cradlepoint unlocks the power of LTE and 5G to wirelessly connect fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, field forces, and IoT devices, anywhere. Learn more!
  • Solo Stove — Experience the ultimate in backpacking, camping and outdoor fires through our patented, efficient and eco-friendly wood burning stoves. Our stoves have been engineered with an airflow system that is second to none. Our patented designs create secondary combustion in each of our stoves for a near smokeless burn that is as efficient as it ismesmerizing.Whether you’re a bushcraft adventurer, a solo hiker or a casual family camper, our award-winning stoves will be ready to show you just how efficient an outdoor wood burning stove can be. Join the thousands of Solo Stove users and discover how we changed fire forever!
Joshua Ma Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Joshua Ma is a Co-Founder at Benchling.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, E-Commerce
  • Series A, Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Opal — Trusted by world-class companies, Opal enables companies to accelerate approval workflows, automate least privilege without custom code, and make SOC-2 a breeze!
  • Rutter — One API to integrate with every commerce, accounting and payments platform.
  • Conduit — Deploy fully-managed, production-grade rollups on Ethereum, no code required.
Edward Lando Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Edward Lando is the Founder of Pareto Holdings. He previously worked at Horizons School of Technology as a Co-Founder. Edward Lando attended the Wharton School.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • micro1 — We help companies hire and manage the best software engineers easily.
  • Skedway — Every work experience should be great! Skedway is the complete platform to optimize the hybrid work experience.
  • NewHomesMate (formerly Propertymate) — Find, compare and buy a new construction home - all in one place.
Nadav Ben-Chanoch Angel · Miami, Florida, United States · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Nadav Ben-Chanoch - Partner @ Pareto Holdings
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Swaap — We build the market-neutral AMM protocol.
  • micro1 — We help companies hire and manage the best software engineers easily.
  • Skedway — Every work experience should be great! Skedway is the complete platform to optimize the hybrid work experience.
Jake Hartnell Angel · Berkeley, California, United States
Jake Hartnell is co-founder of Public Awesome.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Cryptocurrency, Infrastructure
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Skip — Skip is a infrastructure to enable blockchains to harness MEV (Miner Extractable Value) to achieve financial sustainability and power better user experiences.
Guillaume Poncin Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Guillaume Poncin is the Head of Engineering of Alchemy. He previously worked at Stripe as a Head of Engineering, Banking & Financial Products. Guillaume Poncin attended Stanford University.
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Investment focus
  • Infrastructure
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Conduit — Deploy fully-managed, production-grade rollups on Ethereum, no code required.
Dan Hesse Angel · Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Dan Hesse currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), where he serves as chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) where he chairs the Technology Subcommittee.Dan served as President and CEO of Sprint Corporation from December 2007 toAugust 2014. Previously, Hesse was the Chairman and CEO of Embarq Corporation, Chairman, President and CEO of Terabeam Corporation, and he spent 23 years at AT&T, where from 1997 - 2000, he served as the President and CEO of AT&T Wireless Services, at the time the United States' largest wireless carrier.He received a BA from Notre Dame, an MBA from Cornell, and an MS from MIT where he was awarded the Brooks Thesis Prize. He holds a Carnegie Mellon University/NACD CERT certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight.In addition to receiving Corporate Responsibility magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award, he has been named "Most Influential Person in Mobile Technology" by LAPTOP magazine (Steve Jobs was #2), Wireless Industry "Person of the Year" by RCR magazine, "Executive of the Year" by Wireless Business and Technology magazine, "CEO of the Year" by the National Eagle Leadership Institute, “Kansas City’s Best CEO” in a readership poll by Ingram’s Magazine, one of the five "Best Turnaround CEO's of All Time" by Fierce Wireless, one of "10 Inspirational Leaders who Turned Around Their Companies" by Entrepreneur magazine, and he has twice received Wireless Week magazine's Leadership Award. Glassdoor regularly named Hesse one of America’s highest rated CEO's by employees. He serves on the National Board of Governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and on the board of directors of the JUST Capital Foundation.The 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index recognized Sprint as the most improved U.S. company in overall customer satisfaction, across all 43 industries, over the previous six years. During Dan’s years at Sprint, the company was recognized 20 times by J.D. Power and Associates for excellence in customer service, and the Reputation Institute recognized Sprint as the most improved company in overall corporate reputation among all of the 1000 largest global public companies it evaluates. For his last two full calendar years as CEO, Sprint’s Total Shareholder Return, assuming reinvested dividends, ranked #1 among all S&P 500 companies (Netflix was #2).
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Investment focus
  • Water, Railroad, Cyber Security
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Xaptum — Xaptum is the telecom for the internet of things, providing the infrastructure behind real-time, smart-thing communication.
Maxime Bucaille Angel
Maxime Bucaille
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Investment focus
  • Payments, Freelance, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rise — We make it easy for you to find, hire, pay, and manage contractors internationally while ensuring full compliance. Pay your team in fiat or crypto.
David Young Angel · La Jolla, California, United States
David Young is the CEO and Founder of Joyent. David founded Joyent in 2004 to provide a comprehensive suite of internet-delivered software and on-demand infrastructure for small to medium organizations. Prior to Joyent, David worked at Moody’s Investor Service (1989-1999) in the Structured Finance,International, and Digital Media groups asGeneral Manager and corporate Vice President and was co-founder and CTO of manageStar (2000-2004), an enterprise services management software company whose customers included TimeWarner, Sodexho, and Global Signal. David was the principal architect of manageStar’s Harmony platform for service delivery and managed a team of 80+ developers in San Francisco and Bangalore, India. via:
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Software, Automotive
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Joyent — Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, helps its customers build and operate modern cloud native applications across multiple clouds. With Joyent, users can experience a new level of operational dexterity and control by leveraging a single infrastructure for managed private cloud, on-premise cloud, or managed hardware cloud, or acombination. It is the cloud infrastructure that delivers bare-metal performance from a virtual machine, enabling applications to run faster and more reliably than on traditional public or private cloud infrastructure. In addition, as the corporate steward of Node.js, Joyent offers exclusive debugging and performance tools for Node.js applications. These capabilities, combined with its expertise and global support, transform companies’ ability to manage and scale cloud applications.Joyent was founded in 2004 by Dean Allen, Jason Hoffman, & David Young. It is headquartered in San Francisco, C.A.
Tom Mendoza Angel · New York, New York, United States
Tom Mendoza - Board Vice Chairman @ NetApp
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Investment focus
  • Infrastructure
  • Funding Round
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Caw Networks — Caw Networks is a new Internet infrastructure company.
Keith Masback Angel · New York, New York, United States
Keith J. Masback is Principal Consultant at Plum Run LLC, providing strategic advisory services to startups working in geospatial intelligence and related fields. He is a prolific angel investor in early stage companies in the sector, where he also serves as a board member and advisor. Immediately prior, for over a decade, he served as CEO of theUnited States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. Before USGIF, he spent over 20 years as an officer in the U.S. Army and as a government civilian, culminating as a senior executive at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. He holds a BA in Political Science from Gettysburg College. He is a past Chair of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, a member of the Geographical and Geospatial Sciences Committee of the National Academies, a member of the Landsat Advisory Group, a former member of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing, a Counselor and Fellow of the American Geographical Society, and a member of the Advisory Board of the International Spy Museum.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Geospatial
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Seasats — Seasats autonomous ocean vehicles provide remote monitoring and data collection for defense and commercial customers at a fraction of the cost, logistics, and risk compared to traditional methods.
  • AirWorks — AirWorks was founded in 2017, and spun out of MIT in the summer of 2018. The company has developed a patented algorithm and web application that converts aerial datasets into engineering base plans in CAD. This way, clients don't need any local processing resources, virtually no training and thanks to the automation we ensure the fastestturn-around times in the industry – saving hundred millions of hours of manual data labeling time.
  • Danti — Danti is a search engine that focuses on allowing both novice and expert users to ask basic inquiries and discover the vast amount of information being generated throughout the world.
Joe Graziano Angel
Joe Graziano was formerly CFO of Apple
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Internet, Security
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Pertino — Cradlepoint unlocks the power of LTE and 5G to wirelessly connect fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, field forces, and IoT devices, anywhere. Learn more!
  • Talk City — Talk City is a telecommunication services company. It provides online communities and interactive services for businesses and consumers. For businesses, Talk City's services, includes designing integrated customized communities, producing online events, conducting online market research, and facilitating online meetings. The company offersconsumers a combination of chat rooms, home pages, web-based clubs, online events, discussion boards, and other community tools.Talk City was founded by Bernard Bernstein and is headquartered in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Spencer Kimball Angel · New York, New York, United States · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Spencer Kimball is the co-founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs, where he maintains a delicate balance between a love for programming distributed systems and the excitement of helping the company grow smoothly. While in university, he was one of the original authors of the GIMP. He cut his teeth on databases during the dot com heyday, and had a frontrow seat at Google for a decade’s worth of their evolution.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Database, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Chroma — the AI-native open-source embedding database
  • Cognosys — Your AI Copilot for Productivity
  • Quadratic — Spreadsheet with Python, JavaScript, and SQL built-in. Data Connectors to pull in your data. Take your data and do something powerful with it now!
Joe McCann Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Joe McCann is the Founder, CEO, and CIO of Asymmetric. He was a Founder and Chief Executive Officer at NodeSource. He attended Portland State University.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Gaming
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Spice AI — Designed for apps and machine learning, Spice AI is helping developers working with web3 and blockchain data to build the next generation of apps.
  • Delta One — Delta One is a yield generation protocol on Solana that offers novel delta-neutral and impermanent loss-free farming markets. Its mission is to create novel, easy-to-use Defi primitives that democratize the best risk-adjusted yield opportunities to achieve mass adoption of crypto investing.
  • Arkive — Arkive is a web3 museum of real world items, curated by a community of passionate hobbyists, collectors, artists, designers, and creators.
Matthew Ocko Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Matthew Ocko has nearly three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist, with over 20 patents granted or pending in areas as diverse as hardware systems and social games. He still reads C++ code but admits to occasional struggles with Erlang. Matthew is a co-founder & co-managing partner ofData Collective, a venture fund with a unique team of experienced venture capitalists, technology entrepreneurs and practicing engineers, investing together in seed and early stage Big Data and IT infrastructure companies. During his venture capital tenure, he has invested in and/or helped grow a variety of companies including XenSource (CTRX), Zynga (ZNGA), Impermium, Verisign (VRSN), Facebook (FB), Virtuata (CSCO), Akimbi Systems (VMW), Cotendo (AKAM), Tango.me, MetaWeb (GOOG), FlashSoft (SNDK), DataMirror (IBM), UltraDNS (NSR), Kenshoo, Metamarkets, Fortinet (FTNT), SupportSoft (SPRT), Alantro (TXN), CouchBase, Spool (FB), BranchOut, On-Ramp Wireless, and many others.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, New Zealand
Portfolio highlights
  • Toku — Seamless employment, built for Web3. WorkDAO is the only Web3-native employment service that provides legal employment, token payroll, and employee benefits that make a difference, globally. We're building the infrastructure to scale DAOs and Web3 organizations so you can focus on building.
  • Mesh — Mesh enables safer, easier crypto transfers and payments from 300+ leading exchanges and wallets, all without leaving your platform
  • VMind AI — VMind is a frontier technology company building artificial general intelligence (AGI).
Dylan Taylor Angel · Denver, Colorado, United States
Dylan Taylor is a global business leader, commercial astronaut, thought leader and philanthropist. Currently, Dylan serves as Chairman & CEO of Voyager Space, a multi-national space exploration firm focused on building the next generation of space infrastructure for NASA and other global space agencies.Dylan has been recognized by HarvardUniversity, SpaceNews, the BBC, the Financial Times, Pitchbook, CNBC, CNN and others as having played a seminal role in the growth of the private space industry. As an early-stage investor in more than 50 emerging space ventures, including Axiom, Kepler, York, Astrobotic, LeoLabs, Relativity, and Planet, Dylan is widely considered the most active private space investor in the world.Dylan’s technical background, global business experience and unbridled passion for space make him a unique figure within his industry. As a thought leader and futurist, he has written many popular pieces on the future of the space industry for Forbes, FastCompany, Newsweek, SpaceNews, The Space Review, and Space.com. As a speaker, Dylan has keynoted many of the major space conferences around the world and has appeared regularly on Bloomberg, Fox Business, and CNBC.Dylan has extensive global business experience as both a board director and CEO in several industries, including advanced electronics, finance and real estate. He previously served as a Director for UMB Bank, a Fortune 500 company based in Kansas City and as a mutual fund director for the Jackson Funds where he oversaw assets of $8B across 130 distinct funds. He has also served in the roles of CEO, President and Board Director for multinational companies like Prudential PLC, Honeywell, Colliers and Jones Lang LaSalle. Dylan was recognized as a Fortune 1000 CEO with P&L responsibility in excess of $3B and operations encompassing 15,000 employees in over 60 countries. In addition, Dylan has participated in 4 IPOs over the course of his career. Dylan is a leading advocate of space manufacturing and the utilization of in-space resources to further space exploration and settlement. In 2017, he became the first private citizen to manufacture an item in space when the gravity meter he co-designed and commissioned was 3D printed on the International Space Station. The historic item is now housed in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.Dylan is an explorer of note. On December 11th, 2021 Dylan became just the 606th human to go to space as part of the crew of Blue Origin’s NewShepard Mission 19. Accordingly, Dylan earned his commercial astronaut wings with the FAA and his universal astronaut wings from the Association of Space Explorers.He is also one of only a handful of humans to have descended to the deepest part of the world’s oceans, Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench as part of the Limiting Factor Expedition in July of 2022. In that mission, Dylan descended with pilot Victor Vescovo to a depth in excess of 10,800 meters (35,500 feet) into an area of the Mariana Trench that had never been visited by humans. Dylan is the youngest human to have been to the deepest part of the world’s oceans and crossed the Karman line into Space. Dylan has been a member of the Explorers Club since 2014.Dylan maintains an extensive philanthropic impact on the space industry. In 2017, Dylan founded the nonprofit and social movement, Space for Humanity, which seeks to democratize space exploration and develop solutions to global issues through the scope of human awareness to help solve the world’s most intractable problems. Space for Humanity has successfully sent two citizen astronauts to space via Blue Origin including both the first Mexican-born woman (Katya Echazareta), and first African-born woman (Sara Sabry). Building upon his passion and support for the space industry, Dylan serves as a strategic advisor for both the Archmission and the Human Spaceflight Program and is a co-founding patron of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, which promotes the growth of commercial space activity. Additionally, he is also a leading benefactor to the Brooke Owens Fellowship, Patti Grace Smith Fellowship and Mission: Astro Access.Dylan is the founder and Chairman of Multiverse Media, an integrated global media company focused on science and technology, with an emphasis on space. Multiverse is the parent company of the popular space philosophy website 2211.world as well as the Ad Astra Dinners, a Jeffersonian-style dinner series featuring some of the world’s leading influencers discussing the future of humanity in space. Another subsidiary of Multiverse Media, Multiverse Publishing, publishes books by leading authors including Frank White, Isaac Asimov and Gerard K. O’Neill. Multiverse is also the executive producer of the documentary film, The High Frontier and the forthcoming film, Fortitude. For his influence as a global leader and his commitment to creating a positive impact on the world, Dylan has been honored with numerous personal and professional accolades in recent years. The World Economic Forum recognized Dylan as a Young Global Leader in 2011 and a full member of the World Economic Forum in 2014. That same year he was named a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. In 2020, Dylan was recognized by the Commercial Spaceflight Federation with their top honor for business and finance, following in the footsteps of 2019’s inaugural winner, the late Paul Allen and subsequent winners Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.Dylan Taylor earned an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Booth School of Business at University of Chicago and holds a BS in Engineering from the honors college at the University of Arizona, where he graduated Tau Beta Pi and in 2018 was named Alumnus of the year. He is also a graduate of the Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century program at Harvard University.Dylan and his family reside in Denver, Colorado where he is active locally with Colorado Concern and the Colorado Spaceport. In his spare time, Dylan enjoys hiking, competing in triathlons and spending time outdoors. As a weekend warrior athlete, Dylan has more than 25 top ten finishes and 25 age group wins to his credit, and he regularly interviews world class athletes whom have shown extraordinary resilience as the host of the Legendary Podcast. He is married to legal expert, consultant and author Gabrielle V. Taylor with whom he has two teenage daughters.
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Investment focus
  • Aerospace, Space Travel, Satellite Communication
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Xplore — Xplore is flying commercial missions in Earth orbits with their XCRAFT™, and they invite you to join us. They take civilian, commercial and national security payloads to their desired orbit around Earth for their science or reconnaissance missions.
  • Space Forge — Space Forge make super materials in space that cannot be made on earth.
  • Spaced Ventures — Spaced Ventures is a public investment platform for the space industry. Their platform gives direct access to investment deals and lets them back the hottest space startups. It was founded in 2020 and is based in Florida.
Simon Taylor Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Simon is Co-Founder and Director of Blockchain at 11:FS. Previously at Barclays, he established the bank as one of the leaders in blockchain thought and action.Simon also serves as an advisor to central banks and governments, in addition to consulting the top 20 banks on blockchain. He's helped a variety of startups flourishthrough the Barclays Accelerator.
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Investment focus
  • Payments, Freelance, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rise — We make it easy for you to find, hire, pay, and manage contractors internationally while ensuring full compliance. Pay your team in fiat or crypto.
Jonathan Seaton Angel · Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Jonathan Seaton is the co-founder and chief executive officer at Twinkl.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Bippit — Bippit is a financial support system for employees, which provides them with a 1-1 financial coach, powerful tools, and practical resources.Research has shown that 3/4 staff members have financial concerns that directly affect them at work, but only 1/10 have been able to speak to an expert about them. This has a huge impact onbusinesses, as 15% of payroll cost can be lost from reduced productivity, presenteeism, and an increase in staff turnover, due to the financial worries of their workforce.Bippit makes professional financial support completely free for employees, whenever and wherever they need it, and is backed by early stage investors in Monzo, Freetrade, and Calm.
  • Wally Health — Unlimited dental cleanings and whitening for $199/year
  • Growth Kitchen — Growth Kitchen offers the best locations, satellite kitchens, and digital tools for restaurants that want to scale their delivery network.
Dave Hitz Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
As Executive Vice President, David Hitz is responsible for the future strategy and direction of NetApp.Dave Hitz and James Lau founded NetApp in 1992 with a desire to simplify storage the way Cisco simplified networking. Dave and James believed that general-purpose computing systems were too complex, so they built dedicated devices calledappliances. These appliances were designed to handle one thing well: storage.Prior to 1992, Dave worked as a senior engineer at Auspex Corporation, an enterprise storage solutions provider, where he was responsible for file systems and microkernel design. He also held engineering positions at MIPS Computer, focusing on file system and I/O subsystem design for the System V kernel development effort.Before his career in the computer industry, Dave worked as a cowboy, getting valuable management experience by herding, branding and castrating cattle. Dave documented these and other formative business experiences in his autobiography, “How To Castrate A Bull, Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, and Success in Business.“Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and electrical engineering from Princeton University.
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Investment focus
  • Infrastructure
  • Funding Round
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Caw Networks — Caw Networks is a new Internet infrastructure company.
Atin Batra Angel · Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Atin Batra is the Founder & solo GP at 27V, where he's backing a group of thoughtful founders building the future of learning and labor (EdTech + Future of Work). 27V is the perfect marriage of Atin's passion for education, entrepreneurship and helping founders build 0->1. He has been a venture investor for 7 years, havingpreviously worked at a corporate accelerator and a deep tech VC firm. An ex-entrepreneur and an ultra-marathon trail runner, Atin lives by the maxim "company building, same as a life well-lived, is not a sprint, it's a marathon".
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, E-Learning
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, Canada, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Unit — Unit is the banking-as-a-service platform that lets you embed powerful financial features into your product. Build in minutes, launch in weeks.
  • Toggle — How will we build the next generation of cities and infrastructure when key construction methods have remained unchanged for a generation? As the built environment grows larger and more complex Toggle is introducing industrial robotics and automation to critical construction methods and materials. Starting with rebar for reinforced concrete Toggleis reinventing the way we build our world.
  • Byteboard — A technical interview redesigned to be more effective, efficient, and equitable for all. Request a demo today!
Zaki Manian Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Zaki Manian is the co-founder of Sommelier Protocol.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Apps
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Canada, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Berachain — Berachain claims that its technology will enable staked assets to be utilised in DeFi protocols, increasing on-chain liquidity and capital efficiency. Staked assets, such as staked ether (ETH), are now locked while being utilised to safeguard the underlying blockchain's network. Berachain claims that its "proof of liquidity"consensus will allow users to stake assets on Berachain while also trading, borrowing, or lending on-chain.
  • Fairblock — Building blockchain infra for applications with "programmable privacy" using applied cryptography in all ecosystems
  • Capsule Wallets — At Capsule, we thrive on challenging the design of products we use every day. In doing so, we hope to introduce you to a simpler way of living.
Terrence Rohan Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Terrence Rohan is an early-stage investor and the Managing Director of Otherwise, a Founder-Angel Fund that discretely empowers a network of today’s top founders to make multi-stage venture investments. In addition to running the firm’s operations, Terrence also invests from the Fund.Terrence has supported some of the top founders of the lastdecade, typically first investing at the earliest stages. He invested in the seed and growth rounds of Figma, where he also served as the company’s first Board Director, as well as in Notion (seed), Hugging Face (seed), Vanta (seed, growth), Robinhood (seed, growth), Patreon (venture, growth), Front (seed, growth), Pachama (seed), Justworks (seed, fmr Board Observer), Circle (seed), Browser Company (venture), to name a few. Terrence began his venture career in 2010 at Index Ventures, where he co-created and led the firm’s first Seed Fund. He later incubated an Angel Fund for Index, serving as General Partner and Co-Founder. In 2017 he launched Otherwise, a novel Founder-Angel Fund inspired by the one he created for Index.Before becoming an investor, Terrence held various roles in product marketing and development at Google and YouTube from 2005-2010. He holds an MS in Management from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, an MS in Philosophy from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in Philosophy from Colgate University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, Portugal
Portfolio highlights
  • AiSDR — Create and send email campaigns on auto-pilot. Move prospects down the funnel faster with the help of AI. Build-up your pipeline in days with AiSDR. Reduce costs by 90%.
  • Dexa AI — Dexa was created to address a bigger shift in how people consume material and search for things online, particularly when they need assistance or direction.
  • Class Companion — AI to help teachers give instant, personalized feedback written assignments. Engaged practice for students, time savings and insights for teachers. Use built-in assignments or add your own. Supported subjects include Social Studies, English, Science, and World Languages.
Bob Morrell Angel · Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Bob Morrell is a leading authority on risk management technology solutions. He co-founded Riskonnect in July 2007 with a vision to develop and market comprehensive software solutions addressing strategic and traditional, insurable risk management. Morrell is widely regarded as the pioneer of cloud-computing in risk and insurance management, and heis recognized for his visionary leadership and innovation. Under his direction, Riskonnect has grown from a revolutionary idea into the leading technology solution for the risk management industry.Morrell started programming professionally as a 15-year-old high school student who had to take the school bus to a job where he was the first employee without a college degree. His early taste for technology and a lifelong penchant for programming led Morrell to co-found his first risk management software firm, Risk Laboratories, while a sophomore at Georgia Tech. That firm has since been divested and is now part Aon Corporation, the number two brokerage worldwide.Morrell continues to lead the technology revolution for risk and safety professionals with Riskonnect’s cloud-computing platform and world-class team of risk technology innovators. Morrell was named the winner of Risk & Insurance magazine’s 2008 Risk Innovators Award for the utility sector. Riskonnect also won CIO Risk Management Solution Provider 2014, the coveted Best Fit Integrator Award 2013, the GRC Value Award 2013 in Insurance & Claims, the TAG Top 40 Innovative Company in Georgia Award in 2011 and 2013, the Risk & Insurance Risk Innovator Award 2011, and the Salesforce.com 2008 Appy Award for the Force.com Breakthrough App of the Year.As a thought-leader in the risk management industry, Morrell speaks on numerous Enterprise Risk Management and risk management-related topics to local, national and international groups.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Water, Software
  • Angel
  • United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Citiri — The CitiriOS Platform for Construction Owners Minimizes Operational Disruptions and Maximizes Operational Readiness. ORAT, Operations Intelligence, and More.
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