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ID 2627

Mitch Thrower

Investor

Founder BUMP Network, Active Network, Thrower Ventures
http://www.ironmitch.com

ID 252138

Laurence Dunn, CFA

Investor

Former Hedge Fund Manager and CFO with Private/Public Cross-Over Financial Expertise

ID 23933

Scott Crosby

Investor

co-founded @urchin-software Corp., which is now @google Analytics. ex-COO @euclid Inc.
http://impunity.com

ID 26398

Peter Kravtsov

Investor

Worked at @facebook • Investor @stem-centrx

ID 117242

Damon Way

Investor

Founder/CEO of @tvnnel. Partner/Brand Advisor @incase. Co-founder of @dc-shoes.
http://arkitipintel.com/reporters/damon/

ID 72409

Kane Miller

Investor

Internet Entrepreneur | Lifestyle Designer | Problem Solver Founder @winning-email, @dosocial • Worked at @motorola • Studied at @university-of-victoria
http://im-fun.com

ID 34325

Dan Caulfield

Investor

Helped 6 Companies Navigate hyper-growth and VC funding. TweetPhoto, @mojopages, @dayak. Played interim exec role in all.

ID 476

Paul Kedrosky

Investor

Investor, talker, etc.
http://www.kedrosky.com

ID 53768

Ryan Sit

Investor

Partner at @science
http://science-inc.com/blog/

ID 10239

Scot Chisholm

Investor

CEO & Co-Founder at @classy. Board of @team-rubicon. Partner at @mixture-ventures

ID 35659

Michael Leeman

Investor

Angel investor| Consumer Internet

ID 122968

Neil Chheda

Investor

MD at @romulus-capital • Previously at @zynga • Founder at @lifeguard

ID 119368

Chris Hameetman

Investor

Founder @rainforest-la; Vice President Tech Coast Angels @ Los Angeles

ID 67

Howard Lindzon

Investor

CEO/Co-Founder of @stocktwits..GP of @social-leverage (Angel Investing)..@wallstrip creator (purchased by $CBS)..Momentum, Acceleration & LOL hunter..Love Popcorn
http://www.howardlindzon.com/

ID 270659

Samvit Ramadurgam

Investor

Founder @equidate. @y-combinator alum. Previously Co-Founder @streem (Acquired by Box), Engineering @asana, @livemagic. Studied @berkeley EECS

ID 36000

Tim Drees

Investor

Founder/CEO of @webmetrics (sold to @neustar). Now focused on investing and animal welfare @causes. Engineering background. Mentor @fi.co.

ID 69824

Doug Taylor

Investor

Angel Investor. Expertise in web site performance monitoring and load testing. COO of @webmetrics which sold to @neustar.

ID 34390

Eric Otterson

Investor

Investor in @la-jolla-brewing-company, @taco-del-mar, @bc-abalone, @neighborhood-bar-grills, @moses-graphite, @overland-data, @acucorp, @quintessential-solutions.

ID 22251

John Zdanowski

Investor

Co-Founder at Sightly, Appstack TrustEgg. GP of Foresight Ventures

ID 45206

Craig Lauer

Investor

CTO/Founder of Piccee. Employee #88 at @qualcomm, product successes ( Eudora, OmniTRACS, WhisperNet, Vuforia), ex-CTO for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

ID 223736

Kevin Tom

Investor


ID 162950

Ryan Graves

Investor

Head of Operations @uber Board of Miami University Institute for Entrepreneurship Biz Dev @foursquare

ID 190036

Zachary Lucido

Investor


ID 29077

Kimberly Davis King

Investor

Kimberly Davis King is angel investor and advisor. Lecturer at UCSD and SDSU.

ID 283839

Ken Truesdale

Investor

Advancing Your Passion with Unique Ideas

ID 53732

Brendan Walsh

Investor

7 years in Sales, Marketing, Corporate Development at @maxlinear from Pre-Series A to post-IPO on NYSE. Corp. VC at Philips Electronics & Hikari. Wharton MBA

ID 437933

Mansour Salame

Investor

Entrepreneur: Founder/CEO NextAge (sold to Alcatel NYSE: ALU), Founder/CEO/Chairman Contactual (sold to 8x8 NASDAQ: EGHT). MS @stanford, BS @Northwerstern

ID 8182

Peter Kirwan

Investor

CEO of Collexion, Inc., Entrepreneur in Res. at @neustar. CSO of @webmetrics, sold to @neustar. Founder @servercast, Sold to CMGi/Navisite, CTO through IPO.

ID 37603

Tony Gentile

Investor

CPO eDriving. Advisor: Agile Credit and Rexter.

ID 416805

Reid Tracy

Investor

President Hay House, Inc - 25 years+ building companies - CPA

ID 2885

Bobby Ghoshal

Investor

Founded @flud 1st social news reader, strong award winning product background, contract designed with Apple, Google, Dreamworks. Now a Director at Blue Shield.
http://www.bobbyonboard.com

ID 117036

Chris Corriveau

Investor

CTO at MojoPages. Previous CTO at StockTwits. I'm an adviser and investor of startups.

ID 41418

Russell Hall

Investor

Founder/Chairman - Connequity SVP/Porfolio Management Director - Morgan Stanley Angel investor - Tech Coast Angels

ID 188736

Christophe Vandaele

Investor

Managing Director @ Vandaele Capital

ID 334

Joel Espelien

Investor

Worked at @cooley, @packetvideo • Investor @bizeebee, @balance • Studied at @duke-university, @saint-olaf-college

ID 103124

Mitchell Fox

Investor

Director of Product @intuit, Previously Co-Founder @goodapril. Former marketer @zecco, product guy @endurance-lending-network, and consultant (Bain, Monitor).

ID 50776

Rahul Harkawat

Investor

Venture partner at G2V accelerator and Angel investor in Tech & Software. Experienced exec investing in very early stage companies that will make a difference.
https://www.rebelmouse.com/harkawat/

ID 8361

Steve Hart

Investor

CTO & Co-founder of @viasat, Inc Active in a variety of non-profits

ID 66736

Mark Fidelman

Investor

CEO of Raynforest, Strong sales and marketing background, influencer, Author of SOCIALIZED! Forbes Columnist
http://www.forbes.com/sites/markfidelman/

ID 5705

Dan Meader

Investor

Allowance Manager @inplace NetVisits Ex-Apple Ex-Adobe UCB Economics

ID 424510

Phil Lewis

Investor

CEO of arroWebs.com - Premier Web Solutions. ChE from University of Texas.

ID 126249

Jon Belmonte

Investor

Managing Director: Cursive Labs CEO, COO: Active Network (ACTV) Founder, Principal: Cedar Ridge Ventures Co-founder: LeagueLink BCG Kellogg Wharton

ID 535683

Jason Knapp

Investor

Cofounder of SDC, purchased by News Corp where launched the first Real Time Bidding platform in 2007. Now head of ad systems at Vindico/Specificmedia.

ID 143039

Bryan Hall

Investor

Cofounder/CTO Embarke.com, Shipped code in 100M+ devices, MS + TechStars Graduate, Founder Institute Graduate

ID 41

Shaun Collopy

Investor

Advisor and Investor

ID 194760

Kris Lichter

Investor

Worked at @ibm, @aol-time-warner • Investor @ardica-technologies, @citybot

ID 15337

Ben Pouladian

Investor

President and Co-Founder of @deco-lighting Tech Investment banking at @broadview-international-jefferies Product Dev @cymer UCSD Electrical Engineering

ID 94090

Phil Kelly

Investor

Co-Founder & CEO of Yapert. Angel Investor, Entrepreneur and Author in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Member Tech Coast Angels.

ID 152567

Shaun Cooley

Investor

Distinguished Engineer, @cisco Collaboration • Investor

ID 266015

Alan Cole

Investor

COO @takelessons, formerly SVP @active
http://www.takelessons.com/blog

ID 125999

Olivier Baudoux

Investor

Founder & CEO of DrivAd, CIO/SVP of Encore Capital Group (Nasdaq: ECPG), Serial Entrepreneur.

ID 188289

Taner Halicioglu

Investor

Tech Advisor, Angel. Worked at @facebook, @ebay, @blizzard-entertainment. Working with Computer Science Dept. at @university-of-california-san-diego.

ID 38832

Kris Schlesser

Founder @surf-explorer (currently in beta release). Proven ability to build teams and solve complex problems.

ID 813

Chad Robley

Investor

CEO @mindgruve, Managing Partner @mindgruveVentures
http://mindgruve.com/blog

ID 240868

Richard Tapalaga

Investor

Investment Manager for Qualcomm Ventures

ID 187892

Rodrigo Tinajero

Investor

Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor. Founder, @gusanito • @intro marketing • Advisor at @grupo-manhattan • Investor @ohana

ID 248477

Herb Morgan

Investor

Founder Efficient Market Advisors • Worked at @lpl-financial, @bny-mellon • Studied at @university-of-california-santa-cruz

ID 28397

Roland Ligtenberg

Investor

Co-founder @housecall. Advisor @IceHouseCorp. Managing Partner @light-mountain-partners. Ex-Product/BD for Gimbal @qualcomm Labs.
http://www.rolandligtenberg.com

ID 121738

Abhilash Patel

Investor

Co-Founder of @recovery-brands. Angel, CEO of an SEO/SEM agency. 1st startup while at @columbia-university; MBA from @university-of-california-los-angeles Anderson.

ID 121251

Marti Berg Ritto

Investor

An early Yahoo! Alum, Marti has experience in the growth and management of online products including mobile, commerce, social, entertainment, community, etc...

ID 415687

Joe Chan

Investor

Veteran TMT investor. Focus on TMT and Education.

ID 54728

John Coelho

Investor

Partner at StepStone Group

ID 550006

Neal Reifsnyder

Investor

Mobile web development. peer-to-peer lending, bitcoin, iOS, apple, golf and parcheesi, I'm really quite good at parcheesi.

ID 89343

Warren Paul Anderson

Investor

Co-founder & Head of Product @hedgy. 4th Startup. UX/UI Designer. @northwestern-university & @harvard-university. Former NCAA Div I Athlete. Early Bitcoiner.
http://blog.warpaul.com

ID 116100

David Gilby

Investor

Entrepreneurial BD/sales exec in media advertising, mobile, and software

ID 524781

Kaushal Kulkarni

Investor

Ophthalmologist in San Diego

ID 42844

Wayne Rickard

Investor

Co-founder, @gadzoox-networks. Tech Coast Angels. Storage industry, SaaS, IaaS, Consumer, New Media, and Semiconductor. 1 startup, 5 exits. Blackbelt in origami.

ID 203966

Evelyn Ortiz

Investor

Founder @ec-tech-group-llc • Worked at @study-net-corporation-mcgoodwin-james-co • Investor @ec-tech-group-llc, Run-A-Mutt

ID 35903

Randy Smerik

Investor

Serial Entrepreneur interested in investing in exciting new high tech companies.

ID 73668

Grant Olsen

Investor

Corporate Development at @qualcomm; @life-technologies; @zynga; @emc

ID 352865

Robert Eastlack

Investor

Spine Surgeon; DIrector of Fellowship Training, Scripps Clinic/San Diego Spine Foundation; Chief Medical Officer, Top Doctors Labs; Advisor, FootPrintsMD

ID 33685

James Hickey

James Hickey is a top leader in the Internet Marketing industry. He provides his clients with a @proven Internet Marketing Model for Businesses in San Diego.
http://www.sdccpro.blogspot.com

ID 21363

Steve Iverson

Investor

5-time technology startup CEO (4 as founder): 2 moderately successful exits, 2 died, and 1 is still rapidly growing. Great lessons learned from each.

ID 222770

Kosta Gara

Investor

CEO @vionic, Inc.
http://blog.vionic.com/

ID 45798

Dave DeMink

Investor

Current: RVP, Sales - North America at @ringcentral. 12 years SMB Sales/Marketing experience - Loudcloud, WebEx, SuccessFactors, @ringcentral

ID 18308

Matt Spiegel

Investor

Co-Founder & GM of @MyCaseInc(Acquired by AppFolio), practice management for lawyers. Lawyer, golfer, and angel investor.

ID 102880

Thomas Carter

Investor

Capserve Ventures LLC. We serve entrepreneurs to build great companies.
http://www.capitalwindow.com/blog

ID 171858

Mark Ollila

Investor

Worked at @nokia • Investor @betterdoctor • Studied at @london-business-school, @university-of-queensland

ID 99554

James Smith

Investor

CFO @invitedhome

ID 38212

Gavan Woolery

CTO @ @isosurf, Appstem Media Founder @ Kiwi64, @genesis BS in Computer Science from @university-of-california-santa-barbara / @cleveland-state-university CI
http://altdevblogaday.org/author/gavan-woolery/

ID 22252

John Zdanowski

Investor

Investor in Jambool, @rentjuice, PixelFish.

ID 11892

David Aferiat

Investor

Founded Trade Ideas LLC. http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidaferiat
http://maisonmarcel.blogspot.com

ID 8750

Nik Souris

Investor

http://lnkd.in/niksouris

ID 284487

Michael Anderson

Investor

12+ years working with early-stage companies, 5 years VC and 10 years Seed/Angel. 13 companies, 5 exits (so far).

ID 111956

Warren Roddy

I thrive in startups environments having grown little companies into big ones. Management experience began with Cisco as Director, NSP Western Operations and have since been EVP Sales & Marketing for startups in the mobile, SaaS and Cloud infrastructure

ID 477450

Benjamin Chen

Investor

Startup Entrepreneur and Venture Capital / Private Equity Advisor. CEO at myIDkey.

ID 116024

Jonathan Moss

Investor

Active member of Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investment network in the US.

ID 64073

Ping Wang

Investor

Managing Partner at @ansir-innovation Center (A I Center)

ID 89567

Rod Turner

Investor

CrowdFunding GuruIssimo

ID 38073

Cliff Boro

Investor in @saymedia, @msnap, @vermont-com.

ID 224594

Doug Hecht

Investor

President & COO, Digitaria, A JWT Company

ID 217300

Micha Mikailian

Investor


ID 213609

Andreas Roell

Investor

Managing Partner Carib Ventures, founder of multiple successful technology exits. Deep advertising, brands and international tech market experience. Youngest recipient of Advertising Leadership Award. Philanthropist with my global non-profit: lovefutbol

ID 478973

Eduardo Esquenazi

Investor

Adviser to other startups and investment funds. Founder Sirenas Marine Discovery • Studied at @vanderbilt-university, @university-of-california-san-diego PhD 2010, BS 1998.

ID 327759

Noreen Rucinski

Investor

15 Yrs Sales & Development in Wireless, Telecom, SMS, NFC, SDN • Aeronautical Engineer USAF /CCIE –VOIP, SMS, Networks • Mobile & Telephony Expert

ID 247166

Tom Caldwell

Investor

Founder CyberFlow Analytics, LonoCloud • Worked at @microsoft, @cisco-systems • Studied at @california-polytechnic-state-university-san-luis-obispo

ID 246163

Chris J. Snook

Investor

Serial Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author, & Venture Catalyst...Co-Founder-Managing Partner at www.launchha.us, Hired-Gun and Angel/Founder at Parallel6,
http://www.chrisjsnook.com

ID 266045

Dave Karlman

Investor

Experienced start-up founder, Board member and financed several start ups.

ID 254480

Mark Wells

Investor

Wireless Tech Entrepreneur, at Nokia in 90's, raised $100M+ in funding, just exited Procon, in acquisition by Bertram Cap. Now in www.freelawyer.com & others

ID 53630

Susie Harborth

Co-Founder, BioInnovation; CFO at @gnubio; Sr Mgmt Team at @cequent-pharmaceuticals and @boston-heart-diagnostics-1, Alum at @leerink-swann

ID 22746

Jason Akatiff

Investor

President @brockway-media. Founder & CEO @a4d, Founded @pixlwise-1. Director of Franchise Development @blimpie-international.

ID 145255

SDInvestor

@starsvu Web Application streamlines the video production process by creating socially connected online communities that collaborate on producing wide varieties

ID 160013

Jan LeBoss

Investor


ID 11364

Tuvia Rosenthal

product manager and entrepreneur, web and mobile products. cofounder of TROS interactive; ran the TFL - tech accelerator for the Technion alumni (Israel).

ID 129776

Miguel Ramírez Lombana

Investor

Internet/Digital Media Entrepreneur

ID 325511

John Plavan

Investor

Founder (and CEO) EarthRisk Technologies, Founder MRV Systems, SEAR Technologies, P Fleet (sold), Plavan Petroleum (sold), others.

ID 702258

Jack Bell

Investor

Founder of Pantek Partners and Pandexa.com. Advising American companies on doing business in China as a management consultant and investment banker since 2004.

ID 331554

Kevin Eagan

Investor

Serial corporate entrepreneur, advisor, investor. Co-founder Sidewalk.com (sold to Ticketmaster), eHome (merged with Windows Division), MS Online Stores.

ID 561627

Marian Dusan

Investor

Founder @luly-inc, @luly-inc • Studied at @columbia-university
http://www.mariandusan.ro/despre-mine/

ID 231463

Christian Hochfilzer

Investor

Director of UX & Strategy @netconstructor, Inc.
http://talent.adweek.com/christian-hochfilzer

ID 104365

Polachary Madupu

Co-Founder @ www.saambaa.com / Backend Architect / iOS Ninja / Algorithmic Trading Hacker / An Alright Guy

ID 572803

Kevin Davis

Investor

worked at @EnvisionSolar and @NobleEnvironmentalTechnologies ; past politico

ID 227586

Jaime Ravelo

Investor

Entrepreneur, Advisor & Investor • Strong business background

ID 225554

Daniel Khabie

Investor

CEO of @digitaria • Studied at @university-of-maryland-college-park

ID 21544

Matt Marcin

Investor

Founder @zeeto-media

ID 85015

Craig Lee

Investor

Worked at @ameritech, @nuera • Studied at @stanford-graduate-school-of-business, @williams-college

ID 219135

Jeff (J.D.) Davids

Investor

Worked at @organic, @chromatin • Studied at @the-ohio-state-university-1

ID 58099

Aryeh Elbaz

Investor

Entrepreneur | Investor | Fitness/MMA junkie

ID 302803

VINCE FERRARO

Investor

Senior Marketing and General Manangement Executive with over 25 years of experience at HP and Kodak

ID 205912

Steven Zhou

Investor

Associate Director of Sales & Trading; $5MM in Personal Sales; 150+ Transactions; Capital Markets; Private Equity; M&A Advisory Background

ID 170588

John Culligan

Investor

Studied at @university-of-manitoba

ID 600411

Bill Unrue

Investor

Principal GTD Acquisitions, Previously CEO Anonymizer, Board of Director/Advisor several companies, MBA Kellogg Graduate School Northwestern University

ID 146482

Vlad Kroutik

Investor

Founder @fitcommerce, @momentix • Worked at @sapient, @motorola • Investor @fitcommerce, @momentix • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego

ID 860405

Andrew Bart

Investor

Entrepreneur, Tech Investor, Advisory Board Member, Digital Marketer focusing on SEO, SEM, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Software Platforms and Apps.

ID 144974

FNF Investors

Investor


ID 740427

Nicholas Urbani

Investor

Digital marketing background turned software and online advertising entrepreneur. 3 for 3 growing companies to > 8 figures in revenue in <2 years.

ID 87502

Phil Ohme

Investor

Principal Interaction Designer @intuit, Mobile UX'er, Innovation Catalyst, Design Thinker, Gamification'er. Previously @independa, @wingcast, Ford, GM, HP.
http://mobilemojitos.com

ID 223878

Adrian Reyes

Investor


ID 102607

Mike Elconin

Investor

Executive

ID 181593

Alex Roizen

Investor

Founder @edrinkit-com, @sfinx • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego

ID 55974

Benny Baltrotsky

Advisor at @loudie

ID 94262

Seamus Garland

Investor

Chief Financial Officer

ID 46403

Chad Schwartz

Investor

Schooled in making it happen, specializing in investor relations

ID 296154

Lada Rasochova

Investor

Managing director, Rady Venture Fund, student-assisted VC fund at the Rady School of Management at UCSD

ID 33892

Kevin Hell

CEO On-Ramp Wireless, Former CEO at DivX, Former Chairman EvoNexus

ID 241824

Arnold Sanchez

Investor

Founder @archinomist • Worked at @nbc-universal, @anheuser-busch • Studied at @cornell-university

ID 7085

Richard Headley

Founder of @trellisoft, @dimeric-development-corp Investor in @trellisoft.

ID 72754

Shahin Enayati

Investor

Driven by Sustainable Solutions in Education, Environment & Health

ID 416359

Sean Patrick

Investor

Career professional in technology businesses, including angel investing for prior decade. Successful exits, board, and executive leadrship experience. Currently a board member at Tech Coast Angels.

ID 98886

Stephen Cassar

Investor

CEO TICKETsage

ID 26209

Michael Solorio

Investor


ID 86754

Joseph Lesko

Investor

President at BlackCastle Strategies, P.C.

ID 19394

Tom Lafleur

Investor


ID 21254

Paul Filsinger

Investor

Coder+Biz. PPC/Ad expert ($100M's).

ID 255818

Randy Peerson

Investor

VP at Teradata. Serial entrepreneur, worked at MarkMonitor (acq. by Thomson Reuters), Responsys, Intuit, Sun Microsystems. Univ of Pitt, UCSB.

ID 39135

Marc Friedmann

Investor


ID 201866

John Sarkisian

Investor


ID 225805

Evan Malter

Investor

Co-founder & CEO @ ZipCap • Studied @columbia-university, entrepreneur focus on finance, technology, small business, marketing & personal passions

ID 620115

Michael Davidovich

Investor

Founded Direct EDI (sold to SPSC), Founded Kantora (Sold to IT@ONCE), Mentor, Technologist, Product Strategist

ID 86911

John Fowler

Investor

Founded @cyva-research. Sr. Solutions Architect @cray. Investor @cyva-research, @cyva-com.

ID 553030

brandon aldridge

Investor

Internet Marketing Co-Cofounder... Avid Data junkie

ID 568503

Bill Ralston

Investor

Deal maker & payments consultant @visa, previously built world's largest restricted access network at @tacobell.

ID 411650

Rick Hernandez

Investor

Founded I DRIVE SAFELY, the largest provider of e-learning in the driver training/education industry. Over 20 years experience in tech, e-commerce, online marketing, government/legislative affairs.

ID 218917

Dawn Boquet

Investor

Studied at @san-francisco-state-university

ID 687088

Alan Noche

Investor

CEO-Bubbakush International, CFO-Santo Reyno De La Noche, Marketing Director-Mr. eJuice, Certified Coach- Life Purpose Institute San Diego, All Around Bad-Ass

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