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Fund NameNotes
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13L CapitalExpansion-stage fund focused on media and consumer sectors managed by Dave Leyrer and Shawn Colo
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23RodeoEarly stage venture fund managed by Noah Heller
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3Accelerate-IT VenturesLa Jolla based early-stage and medium-growth IT software investor
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4Acre Venture PartnersCampbell Soup venture capital arm investing in the future of food based in Santa Monica
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5Act One VenturesFocused on community building around LA universities and their alumni,in particular UCLA community
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6Advancit CapitalTechnically, NY based but Jason sure spends a lot of time in LA
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7Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG)Growth equity firm focused on consumer branded products and services
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8Alpha EdisonFund managed by Nick Grouf and Nate Redmond
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9Altpoint CapitalSeed to Series B investment firm founded by Guerman Aliev with office in Santa Monica
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10Amplify.LAAccelerator run by Paul Bricault
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11Ankona CapitalFund led by Jon Bauch and Brian Mesic investing in early growth capital deals for software companies
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12Anthem Venture PartnersLA based VC firm managed by Bill Woodward and Brian Mesic
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13Anthos CapitalInvestment firm focused on growth-stage private companies at the forefront of change
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14Anzu PartnersVenture capital and private equity firm that invests in breakthrough industrial technologies
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15ArcheMatrix VenturesEarly stage investment firm that serves as the US subsidiary of ZhongMei XingYuan (Beijing) Technology
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16Archer VenturesInvestment firm managed by Greg Martin and John Hadl
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17Arena VenturesManaged by Paige Craig and Jeff Lo
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18Arrowroot CapitalGrowth equity investment firm focused on SaaS
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19Atom FactoryTech / media firm managed by Troy Carter
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20Avalon VenturesSan Diego based early stage VC firm
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21AXiomaticeSports fund managed by Peter Guber and Ted Leonsis
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22B CapitalFund managed by Raj Ganguly and Eduardo Saverin
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23Backstage Capital Seed investment fund that backs high-potential, underrepresented startup founders
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24BAM VenturesSeed investment firm for Brian Lee and Richard Jun
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25Basepoint VenturesEarly-stage venture capital firm founded by Nate Redmond and David Travers
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26BDMITechnically, NY based but spends a lot of time in LA
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27BITKRAFTEarly stage investor and company builder focussed entirely on the Esports sector w/ office in LA
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28Blueprint EquitySan Diego based software-focused early stage venture fund
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29Bold Capital PartnersInvestment fund created by Peter Diamandis, targeting exponential companies
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30Bonfire VenturesEarly stage investment firm managed by Mark Mullen and Jim Andelman
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31B. Riley Venture CapitalLate-stage private growth companies with a path towards public markets
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32Brilliant VenturesInvest capital and go-to-market expertise into business transforming the future of commerce
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33Broad Beach VenturesMichael Ovitz led investment firm
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34BryantStibelInvestment firm managed by Jeff Stibel
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35CAA VenturesInvestment arm of Creative Artists Agency
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36Calibrate VenturesEarly stage firm focusing on Connected Platforms, Enterprise SaaS and Commerce companies
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37California Technology VenturesInvestment firm focusing on Information & Communications Technology and Life Sciences
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38Canyon Creek CapitalInvestment firm managed by Buck Jordan
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39Capricorn InvestmentsPrivate investment holdings of Jeff Skoll
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40Caruso AffiliatedPrivate investment holdings of Rick Caruso
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41Casa Verde Capital Early stage fund ocusing on the ancillary cannabis industry founded by Calvin Broadus
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42CerraCap VenturesEarly stage focus on enterprise B2B products and solutions in healthcare, analytics and cybersecurity
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43Chaac VenturesFirst-check venture capital firm focused on the Princeton ecosystem
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44Chaotic InvestmentsInvestment firm managed by Stefanie Narayan
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45ClearVision EquitySan Diego based micro-cap growth equity firm
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46Clocktower Technology InvestorsTechnology investing affiliate of Drobny Capital focused on all sectors of financial services
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47CN2 VenturesEarly stage consumer and retail investment fund manged by Sprinkles founders
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48Collaborative FundLeading VC early stage firm w/ presence in LA, SF + NY
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49Comcast VenturesVenture Capital investment arm of Comcast with footprint in LA managed by Dinesh Moorjani
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50Corazon CapitalEarly stage stage fund founded by Sam Yagan and Steve Farsht. Phil Schwarz based in LA
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51Core Innovation CapitalLeading fintech investment firm based in w/ LA led by Arjan Schutte
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52Cornerstone Innovation FundCorporate venture firm for CSOD
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53Correlation VenturesAnalytics driven VC firm based in San Diego
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54Courtside Ventures Early stage fund focused on sports, digital media, fitness, and gaming
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55Cove FundOrange County based seed stage fund focused on Southern California
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56Craft VenturesEarly stage venture firm founded by David Sacks and Bill Lee. Sky Dayton and Michael Tam in LA
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57Crosscut VenturesEarly stage VC firm led by Rick Smith, Brian Garrett + Brett Brewer
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58Crypto Currency PartnersInvestment firm managed by Brock Pierce
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59Daher CapitalPrivate investment arm of family office
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60Danmar CapitalInvestment firm managed by Ken Salkin
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61Dawn Patrol VenturesSeed stage investment fund, backed by Verizon and AOL run by Amit Kapur
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62DFJ FrontierEarly stage VC firm focused on west coast media + information services
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63Digitalis VenturesEarly-stage VC firm focused technology-enabled human health and well being
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64Disney AcceleratorAccelerator run for Walt Disney Corp
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65Disruptive Technology Advisers Connect private companies and their shareholders with investors managed by Alex Davis
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66Downey VenturesTech / media investment arm for Robert Downey Jr.
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67Draft Venturesinternet technology investment fund focused on seed investments
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68Dyrdek MachineVenture Capital firm founded by Rob Dyrdek
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69Elevation PartnersGrowth tech investment firm w/ presence in LA
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70Embark VenturesEarly stage investment firm managed by Peter Lee and Yipeng Zhao
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71Evolution Media Capital (EMC)Firm who's parters include TPG Growth and Participant Media investing in media, sports and entertainment
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72Extol CapitalFamily office of Forever 21. Makes early stage investments.
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73Fertitta Capital Consumer-facing investment firm managed by founders of UFC
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74Fierce CapitalTech investments for Tyra Banks (we've never met)
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75Fifth Wall Venture fund focused on real estate, hospitality, and travel technology
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76Fika VenturesEarly stage seed fund managed by TX Zhuo and Eva Ho
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77Finistere VenturesInvests in early stage companies across the agricultural and food value chains
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78First Round CapitalTodd Jackson recent addition for the OG of early stage investing
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79FirstMark CapitalChris Ahearn and Dave Leyrer are Venture Partners for the firm based here in LA
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80Flight VenturesFund that was built by leveraging AngelList syndicates. LA office.
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81Founders Fundventure capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies
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82Freeman Spogli & Co.Leading private equity firm dedicated to investing in middle market companies positioned for growth
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83Frost Data CapitalOC based incubator + VC combo run by Stuart Frost
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84Fung CapitalVC fund affiliated with Li & Fung Ltd. LA managed by John Seung
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85Future\Perfect VenturesBig data focused seed fund
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86GeltVCEarly stage venture capital fund investing between $25k and $250k
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87Global Founders CapitalOffice located in Los Angeles
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88Good Growth CapitalVC firm focused on complex science and technology start-ups
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89Greycroft PartnersLeading VC firm w/ offices in LA and NY
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90Griffin Gaming Partners
Focus on investing across gaming ecosystem including platform, infrastructure, and game developers/publishers
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91Group 11Run by Dovi Frances + Devon Morris in Santa Barbara
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92Guggenheim Digital MediaDigital/media/tech investment vehicle for Guggenheim Partners
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93Guthy Ranker VenturesLeading beauty venture capital firm
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94Halogen VenturesFund managed by Jesse Draper primarily on early-stage consumer tech startups
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95Harpoon
Early stage firm that invests in commercially focused startups with a dual-use application in federal markets