Directory of local VC’s and Angel Funds

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Anthem Venture Partners

Anthem Venture Partners, is a Los Angeles based venture capital firm with a team that has over 50 years of investing, operational, and entrepreneurial experience.  We have founded successful technology companies and have served as trusted advisors to leading companies across a range of industries.  Most importantly, we have invested as angel or institutional investors in more than 35 companies with a track record of IPOs and M & A events that have produced exceptional returns for our investors.  We bring this collective track record to every investment we make.
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Baroda Ventures

Baroda Ventures is a Los Angeles based venture capital firm founded in 1998 by philanthropist and technology entrepreneur David Bohnett, the founder of Geocities.  Baroda focuses on early stage venture investments (Seed and Series A) in the consumer internet, e-commerce, mobile, SaaS, and digital media industries with a particular interest in Los Angeles based companies.
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Crosscut

A Los Angeles VC that offers a unique approach to VC investing since launching CrossCut in 2008. It’s all about alignment. Successful outcomes only happen when the entrepreneurs and their capital sources are aligned with the vision and outcomes we seek. The large venture fund approach to over-capitalization and unattainable exit values has plagued the industry for the last 10 years.
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DFJ Frontier

DFJ Frontier invests in start-ups with the opportunity to change the world.  We seek out entrepreneurs who have the energy, discipline, and courage to create something from nothing and the desire to work with investment partners who have the experience to help them get there. We are particularly interested in emerging technologies and will consider any market driven technology opportunity including software, information services, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and alternative energy.  We like capable people attacking big markets with a viable strategy for establishing sustainable leadership.
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Upfront Ventures

Upfront Ventures was founded in 1996 with the mission to help entrepreneurs achieve
their goals of building big, transformative businesses. The partners of Upfront Ventures have
been involved with many startups over the years, of which 15 stand out companies
have achieved exit valuations above $1 billion.
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Greycroft

Greycroft Partners is a venture capital partnership, formed to invest in the world’s most promising digital media companies. We serve the founders and investors who have chosen us as their partners, helping them build large, successful businesses.
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Rustic Canyon

Rustic Canyon helps standout entrepreneurs build innovative companies to create and commercialize disruptive change.
We believe great venture capitalists provide the service, support, and resources to assist entrepreneurs realize their vision. We focus our investments on themes that have a transformative impact across industries and sectors within digital media, eCommerce, consumer online services and SaaS.
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Siemer Ventures

Siemer Ventures is a boutique, early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to helping motivated entrepreneurs build sustainable technology-related businesses.  Our founders are start-up entrepreneurs themselves who have built successful businesses in the past, providing them with a thorough understanding of the nuances of early-stage companies.
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MK Capital

MK Capital invests in companies at all stages of the funding lifecycle with a strong sector focus on digital media, data center automation, software, and education technology. The MK Capital team aligns closely with entrepreneurs as a funding partner, a reliable mentor, and a valuable resource to build successful businesses.
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New World Ventures

New World Ventures works side-by-side with entrepreneurs to build market-leading information technology companies.  Founded in 1996, our team brings over 100 years of venture capital and entrepreneurial experience, and has extensive expertise in helping high-growth companies navigate the challenges they face.  Our multi-stage approach provides flexibility and enables us to play an active role in a company’s growth throughout its lifecycle.  As a member of The Pritzker Group, New World Ventures has access to a deep pool of capital and a broad array of strategic connections.
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Nala Investments

NALA Investments was founded by Emilio Diez Barroso as a holding company to identify and manage investments for the Diez Barroso Azcarraga family. The Azcarraga family founded Televisa (NYSE: TV) and Univision, the two largest Spanish language media companies in the world.
In addition to its media and entertainment business ventures in Latin America, NALA invests in consumer internet companies at the seed and series A stage. The investment team is based in Santa Monica and has a geographic focus on Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Rincon Venture Partners

Rincon Venture Partners seeks to partner with extraordinary entrepreneurs and assist them as they build world class businesses. Start-up founders are the heroes of our stories:  we serve in supporting roles to help them achieve success.
We invest in early stage web-based businesses that are located in Southern California, are founded by experienced and cohesive teams, employ proven business models and have a clear path to profitability with modest capital requirements.
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Clearstone

Clearstone has been one of the most active firms in Southern California. We’ve help launch many successful startups. We are the nexus for the entrepreneurial community, with deep connections into Southern California industry. Clearstone embraces a longtime and active role in the Southern California business community as an incubator and financier of early stage startups and continues to incubate companies out of our Santa Monica office.
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Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund. Providing more than just money, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas. Let us help you to turn your vision into a sustainable and successful business. Apply Now.
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Arcturus Capital

Arcturus Capital, 199 S. Los Robles Ave, Ste 535, Pasadena, CA 91101, 626.578.5700, info@arcturusvc.com, finances new technologies developed in sponsored research laboratories. Arcturus’ lab partnerships allow extraordinary access to the most advanced technology.
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Brentwood Associates

Founded in 1972, Brentwood has an extensive history of investing in leading middle-market growth companies. Brentwood’s dedicated private equity team has invested in 40 portfolio companies with an aggregate transaction value of $5 billion.
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California Technology Ventures

CTV makes direct investments in technology and life science companies and has a strong reputation for its entrepreneurial approach to investing and working with companies.
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Palisades Ventures

Centre Palisades is a Los Angeles-based VC fund investing in late-stage companies that provide Broadband infrastructure and enabling technologies.
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