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LA / OC Venture Capital and Angel Fund Directory


Firm Team Location Size Type Areas of Focus
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
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
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
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
Palisades Growth Capital (formerly Centre Palisades Ventures) Paul D'Addario
Bruce Pollack
Los Angeles, CA Growth Stage Information Technology, Communications, Media Technologies
Clearstone Venture Partners Bill Elkus
Jim Armstrong
Sumant Mandal
Santa Monica, CA $600M Early & Growth Stage Infrastructure, eCommerce, social, mobile
D. E. Shaw Group David Shaw Newport Beach, CA Early Stage Financial Services
Finaventures focuses Rachid Sefrioui
Sam Lee,
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage/Growth IT Services, Software
Frontier Venture Capital 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 David Britts
Keyur Patel
Roland Van der Meer
Santa Monica, CA Early Stage Digital Media, Communications
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
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
Miramar Venture Partners Bruce Hallett
Bob Holmen
Heiner Sussner
Rick Fink
Corona Del Mar, CA $1B + Early and Expansion Stage IT Services/Software
Momentum Venture Management Andy Wilson
Matt Ridenour
Stuart MacFarlane
Jonathan Niednagel
Altadena, CA $100M + Early Stage No longer seeking new investments
O'Connor Ventures Kevin O'Connor Santa Barbara, CA Startup/Seed, Early Stage No longer seeking new investments
Okapi Ventrure Capital B. Mark Averitt
Sharon Stevenson
Laguna Beach, CA Startup/Early Stage Life Sciences and IT
Palomar Ventures Jim Gauger
Bob Obuch
Amanda Reed
Scott Walters
Irvine, CA $500M+ Startup Seed, Early Stage IT
Pasadena Angels Pasadena, CA Startups Various
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
St. Cloud Capital LLC Marshall Geller
Kacy Rozelle
Los Angeles, CA Early and Later Stage Services, Products, Proven Technologies, and Market Niches
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)
Sherman Oaks, CA Startup/Seed, Early Stage Business Products and Services, Consumer Products and Services, Internet, Media and Entertainment, Retailing/Distribution, Software, Technology, Telecommunications
Wedbush Capital Partners Geoff Bland
Peter Shoemaker
Eric Wedbush
Los Angeles, CA $100M Later Stage Business & Financial Services, Consumer Products & Services, Manufacturing

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