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Los Angeles Venture Capital Directory

LA / OC Venture Capital and Angel Fund Directory

As a service to entrepreneurs in Southern California, Cayenne Consulting has created a directory of local Angel Investor Groups, Venture Capital Firms, and Private Equity Firms. If you are seeking to raise capital from investors in this region, please feel free to contact our business plan consultants in Los Angeles and Orange County. We can help you prepare a compelling pitch deck and financial forecast.

Firm Team Location Size Type Areas of Focus
A-Grade Investments Ashton Kutcher
Guy Oseary
Ron Burkle
Los Angeles, CA $100M + Early Stage Consumer Technology
Ankona Capital Josh Harmsen
Brian Mesic
Newth Morris
Jared Smith
Newport Beach, CA $100M + Early Stage B2B Software
Anthem Venture Partners William Woodward
Brian Mesic
Samit Varma
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage Information Technology, Internet, New Media
Arcturus Capital Stevan Birnbaum
Donald Hall
Stephen Watkins
Pasadena, CA Early Stage Medical Devices, Biotech, Hardware, Software, Internet, Automation, Optics
Baroda Ventures David Bohett
Peter Lee
Beverly Hills, CA Seed, Series A Consumer Internet, SaaS
Blade Ventures Craig Gunther
Brain Flucht
Rajeev Varshneya
Ram Parameswaran
Mission Viejo, CA Later Stage Ventures IT Services, Media and Entertainment, Technology
Bonfire Ventures (formerly Double M Partners and Rincon Venture Partners) Jim Andelman
Mark Mullen
Brett Queener
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage B2B Software
Brentwood Associates William Barnum
Anthony Choe
Los Angeles, CA $650m Private Equity Branded consumer products; consumer and business services; direct marketing, including direct mail and e-commerce; education; health and wellness; restaurants; and specialty retail
Connect Ventures (formerly CAA Ventures) Rick Yang Menlo Park, CA Early Stage Consumer Internet
California Technology Ventures Alexander Suh
William Hanna
Dorothy Pavloff
Pasadena, CA Early Stage Information & Communications Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics, Semiconductors, Software & Systems, Multimedia, Internet, Life Sciences, Biotech, Medical Devices
Caltius Equity Partners Jim Upchurch
Michael Kane
Los Angeles, CA Later Stage Healthcare Services and Products, Food and Beverage, Consumer Services and Products, Business Services, Light Manufacturing
Canyon Creek Capital Buck Jordan Santa Monica, CA Bridge to A; Series A Technology, Consumer Products
Carlyle Group William Conway Jr.
Daniel D’Aniello
David Rubenstein
Glenn Youngkin
Adena Friedman
Jeffrey Ferguson
Los Angeles, CA $5B + Private Equity – Late Stage Aerospace/Defense, Automotive and Transportation, Consumer and Retail, Energy and Power, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrial Infrastructure, Real Estate, Tech and Business Services
Clearstone Venture Partners Bill Elkus
Jim Armstrong
Sumant Mandal
Santa Monica, CA $600M Early & Growth Stage Infrastructure, eCommerce, social, mobile
Crosscut Ventures Maureen Klewicki
Nick Kim
Venice, CA Seed/Early Stage Technology, Media, Consumer Products
D. E. Shaw Group David Shaw Newport Beach, CA Early Stage Financial Services
Finaventures Rachid Sefrioui
Sam Lee
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage/Growth IT Services, Software
Frontier David Cremin
Scott Lenet
Frank Foster
Sherman Oaks, CA $5B+ Startup/Seed Business Products and Services, Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services, Internet Media and Entertainment, Retailing/Distribution, Software, Technology
Fuse Capital (possibly defunct since their website has been down) David Britts
Keyur Patel
Roland Van der Meer
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage Digital Media, Communications
Greycroft Alan Patricof
Dana Settle
Ian Sigalow
Los Angeles, CA $600M + Early through Growth Stage Technology & Media
Hamilton Apex Ventures Robert Ellsworth
Richard Crosby
Donald Grimm
Kerry Dance
Malcolm Finlayson
Solana Beach, CA $100M + Startup Seed, Early Stage BioPharma, Therapeutic Med Devices, BioTech Platforms, Drug Delivery
Karlin Ventures TX Zhuo
Erin Shipley
Arteen Arabshahi
Los Angeles, CA Early Stage Enterprise Software, Commerce Platforms, Marketplaces
Lovell Minnick Partners Jeffrey Lovell
James Minnick
Jennings Newcom
John Cochran
El Segundo, CA $500M + Later Stage Business Products and Services, Financial Services, Industrial/Energy, IT Services, Software
March Capital Partners Jim Armstrong
Sumant Mandal
Gregory Milken
Jamie Montgomery
Santa Monica, CA Undisclosed Early through Late Stage Technology
Miramar Venture Partners Bruce Hallett
Bob Holmen
Heiner Sussner
Rick Fink
Corona Del Mar, CA $1B + Early and Expansion Stage IT Services/Software
Mucker Capital Erik Rannala
William Hsu
Santa Monica, CA Seed and Pre-Seed Internet Software, Services and Media
Okapi Ventrure Capital B. Mark Averitt
Sharon Stevenson
Laguna Beach, CA Startup/Early Stage Life Sciences and IT
Outlander VC Paige Craig
Jeff Lo
West Hollywood, CA Early Stage No longer making investments
Palisades Growth Capital (formerly Centre Palisades Ventures) Paul D’Addario
Bruce Pollack
Los Angeles, CA Growth Stage Information Technology, Communications, Media Technologies
Palomar Ventures Jim Gauger
Bob Obuch
Amanda Reed
Scott Walters
Irvine, CA $500M+ Startup Seed, Early Stage IT
Pasadena Angels Chris Wadden Pasadena, CA Startups Various
Pritzker Group Venture Capital Tony Pritzker
J.B. Pritzker
Chris Girgenti
Los Angeles, CA Seed, Early Stage, Growth Consumer Products, Consumer Tech, Enterprise Tech, Digital Health, AI, VR/AR
Redpoint Ventures Allen Beasley
Jeff Brody
Satish Dharmaraj
Tom Dyal
Joel Englander
Los Angeles, CA $500M Startup, Early Stage, Growth, Expansion Consumer Products and Services, Industrial/Energy, Internet, Media and Entertainment, Semiconductors, Software, Technology
Rustic Canyon Partners Tom Unterman
Nate Redmond
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage Internet and Digital Media, Energy and Efficiency
Sail Venture Partners Henry Habicht
Walter Schindler
Alan Sellers
Michael Hammons
Chris Rhoades
Irvine, CA $1B+ Startup/Seed, Early Stage, Expansion, Later Stage Financial, Energy, IT Services, Software
ScOp Ventures (formerly O’Connor Ventures) Kevin O’Connor Santa Barbara, CA Startup/Seed, Early Stage Pre-Growth SaaS companies
Smash Ventures Evan Richter Hollywood, CA Later Stage Consumer Internet & Software
St. Cloud Capital LLC Marshall Geller
Kacy Rozelle
Los Angeles, CA Early and Later Stage Services, Products, Proven Technologies, and Market Niches
Stage Venture Partners Rob Vickery
Alex Rubalcava
Los Angeles, CA Seed Stage B2B Software; SaaS
Steamboat Ventures John Ball Glendale, CA Early Stage, Growth Stage Technology, Media, Consumer
Tech Coast Angels Steve Flaim Los Angeles & Orange County Startups
Upfront Ventures (formerly GRP Partners) Steven Dietz
Brian McLoughlin
Yves Sisterton
Mark Suster
Los Angeles, CA Financial Services, Technologies, Consumer and Retail Innovation, Digital Media and Performance Based Marketing, SaaS and Cloud Infrastructure, Mobile Applications
Versant Ventures Barbara Lubash
Bradley Bolzon
Brain Atwood
Camille Samuels
Newport Beach, CA $1.6B Early Stage Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals
Vicente Capital Partners Jay Ferguson
Klaus Koch
Nicholas Memmo
Los Angeles, CA Later Stage Business Products and Services, Healthcare, Internet, Networking and Equipment, Telecommunications
Wavemaker Partners
(formerly Frontera Group)
Eric Manlunas
Kris Bjornerud
Buck Jordan
Los Angeles, CA $265M Startup/Seed, Early Stage Business Products and Services, Consumer Products and Services, Internet, Media and Entertainment, Retailing/Distribution, Software, Technology, Telecommunications

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