The below list of angels and fund managers are noted for their innovative approaches to the market. As you vote and provide feedback managers will be added to our database with further details.
Jason Calacanis: An American Internet entrepreneur, angel investor, author and blogger. His first company was part of the dot-com era in New York, and his second venture, Weblogs, Inc., a publishing company that he co-founded together with Brian Alvey, capitalized on the growth of blogs before being sold to AOL. As well as being an angel investor in various technology startups, Calacanis also presents at industry conferences worldwide.
Andrea Zurek: Ms. Andrea Zurek has been an active angel investor since 2006. Ms. Zurek has been named one of the top 25 tech angels by Businessweek. In addition, she has been named one of "25 Influential Business Women in San Francisco/Silicon Valley You Should Follow on Twitter 2010". She has also been profiled in the 2009 Top 40 Under 40 in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and most recently in San Francisco Magazine.
Shawn Merani: Founder @Parade Ventures Prev: Founder/Partner @Flight Ventures @ReachLocal (NASDAQ: RLOC) – Investor @Dollar Shave Club @Cruise Automation @HOOKED @Sapho
Joey Krug: Currently co-managing the Pantera ICO and Digital Asset funds and decentralizing prediction markets via Augur to make the best possible forecasting + derivatives tool.His AngelList syndicate can be found at https://angel.co/joeykrug/syndicate
Lou Kerner: (blogger) Lou Kerner is a Partner at Flight VC where he manages the Israeli Founders Syndicate on AngelList. Lou is also the Founder and Managing Partner at The Social internet Fund, which invests in the primary or secondary shares of private social media or mobile companies.
Steve Huffman: Prior to founding Hipmunk, Steve founded the social news site reddit in 2005 with his college roommate, Alexis Ohanian. Reddit has since grown into the largest social news site and one of the largest communities on the Internet. In 2010, Adam pulled Steve out of retirement to start Hipmunk.
Olaf Carlson-Wee: Olaf Carlson-Wee is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Polychain Capital. He is the former Head of Risk at Coinbase, the largest bitcoin company in the world, where he was the first employee. He received a BA in Sociology from Vassar College after completing his thesis on distributed networking and financial cryptography.
Cyan Banister: Banister is a partner at Founders Fund, where she invests across sectors and stages with a particular interest in augmented reality, fertility, heavily regulated industries and businesses that help people with basic skills find meaningful work. Prior to joining Founders Fund, Cyan was an active angel investor with a portfolio including Uber.
Scott Banister: Scott Banister is an American entrepreneur and angel investor. He is best known as a co-founder of IronPort and an early advisor and board member at PayPal.
Mark David Bakacs: Co-founder at Ideapod
Ryan Feit: Ryan Feit is the CEO and Co-Founder of SeedInvest.
Kavita Gupta: Ms. Gupta is a recipient of UN social finance innovator award in 2015 for being an integral part of the founding green bond team at The World Bank. At ConsenSys, Kavita heads the unique VC-hedge fund, investing in next-generation blockchain technologies revolutionizing our current systems. Previously she has been running over $250M fund aligned with.
Paige Craig: Mr. Craig is a venture capitalist and general partner at Arena Ventures, a founder-focused, seed stage venture capital firm based in Los Angeles.
Fabrice Grinda: Mr. Grinda is a French entrepreneur, blogger for Business Insider and super angel, with more than 200 investments around the world, including Alibaba Group, Airbnb, Beepi, FanDuel, Palantir, and Windeln.
Ash Rust: Mr. Rust is a partner at Alchemist Accelerator. He was the former CEO of SendHub and a mentor at Alchemist, is also an entrepreneur-in-residence with Trinity Ventures.