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49 Best Brooklyn Angel Investors

Angel Investors play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Brooklyn Angel Investors. We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top Brooklyn Angel Investors

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Howard Schultz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company, first walked into Starbucks in Seattle’s Pike P…


Steve Schlafman

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Steve Schlafman


Reggie James

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Reggie James is the founder and CEO of Eternal.


Denis Nazarov

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Denis Nazarov – Co-Founder @ Mediachain


Gabi Lewis

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Gabi is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Magic Spoon, a high protein, low carb ‘childlike cereal for adults’. Gabi Lewis Born in Israel and raise…


Karim Atiyeh

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Karim Atiyeh is the Co-Founder and CTO of Ramp, the fastest growing spend management platform and corporate card. Launched in 2020, Ramp giv…


Lars Rasmussen

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Lars Rasmussen is a co-founder and ‘Chief Espresso Officer’ at Weav Music, Inc in Brooklyn, New York. Formerly, he was a director of enginee…


Jake Lodwick

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jake Lodwick has been involved with a number of internet startups. He is best known for founding Vimeo. Lodwick’s first internet success …


Carly Strife

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Carly Strife is founder at Bark & Co.


Alexandre Winter

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Alex is both a computer vision geek and a repeat tech entrepreneur. Born and raised in France, a proud Brooklynite today, Alex is currently …


Joshua Stylman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Joshua Stylman – Co-Founder, Managing Partner & CEO @ Threes Brewing


Ben Uretsky

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Ben Uretsky is the Co-Founder and CEO of DigitalOcean. He has a passion to simplify the complexities of infrastructure and building new open…


Felix W Ortiz III

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Felix Ortiz III is founder, chairman and CEO of Viridis Learning, an educational technology company aimed at building the middle-skill workf…


Greg Sewitz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Greg Sewitz is the co-founder of Magic Spoon. Greg Sewitz is a native of Los Angeles, Greg studied Cognitive Neuroscience and English at Br…


Benji Rogers

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Benji Rogers is a British-born, New York-based entrepreneur, technologist, musician, and the CEO and co-founder of the dotBlockchain Music P…


Spencer Dinwiddie

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Spencer Dinwiddie is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He playe…


John Griffin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

John is the founder and trustee of Blue Ridge Foundation New York. He is the President of Blue Ridge Capital, an investment partnership that…


Joe Lallouz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joe Lallouz is the chief executive officer of Bison Trails.


Max Haot

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Founder Livestream. Now Founder & CEO at Launcher


Sam Kass

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Sam Kass – Partner @ Acre Venture Partners


Chris Muscarella

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chris Muscarella is a Founder of the Field Company. He was previously one of the founders of Kitchensurfing. And prior to that was a cofound…


Janna Meyrowitz Turner

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture

Entrepreneur, angel investor, publicist + agency founder turned Personal Brand Aligner


Matthew Brimer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Initial Coin Offering, Seed, Venture

Matthew Brimer is a social entrepreneur, community builder, educator, investor, and cultural instigator. He co-founded General Assembly (ht…


Adam Erlebacher

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Adam Erlebacher – Co-Founder, CEO @ Fabric Technologies


Tim Geisenheimer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Tim Geisenheimer is a Co-founder & CEO of Correlated.


Linda Rottenberg

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Linda Rottenberg is the Co-Founder & CEO at Endeavor.


Mike Germano

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mike Germano is the Chief Digital Officer at VICE Media Inc. since December 2013. Leading the the commercialization of all Vice Digital prop…


Daniel Miller

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dan Miller is the Founder & CEO at Steward.


Steve Kupfer

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Steve is the Founder and Managing Director at Red House Education, a K-12 knowledge brokerage and social venture capital firm. Most recentl…


Chad Dickerson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chad is the former CEO, President and Chairman of Etsy, leading the company in its mission and growing it into a global community of creativ…


Jennifer “Jenny” Lawton

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jenny Lawton is the founder of Old School Ventures. She is a Board Member at Sphero & Member of the Board of Trustees at Union College, als…


Aaron Henshaw

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Aaron is a Grand St. Co-Founder and application engineer. He handles back-ends and makes the company’s websites look exactly like they’re de…


Derick Thompson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Seed

Founder of StartupRunner Capital


Scott Breitenother

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Scott Breitenother is the Founder of Brooklyn Data Co.


Jimmy Kimmel

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jimmy Kimmel is a comedian and late-night host.


Roy Malkin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Roy Malkin have Fortune 500 experience in Developing and Managing Global Business across 20 markets – including USA, Europe, Japan, Russia, …


Chris Fischer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Chris Fischer


David Cross

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and sma…


David Nemetz

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

David Nemetz – EVP/GM, Culture + Innovation Collection @ Bustle Digital Group


Tina Roth Eisenberg

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Tina Roth Eisenberg is a Swiss born designer working and living in Brooklyn, New York. Tina is the author of the popular design blog SwissM…


Seungah Jeong

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Seungah Jeong


Colleen Wachob

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Colleen Wachob is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of mindbodygreen.


Aleksey Korzun

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Aleksey is the Vice President of Technology at BaubleBar. He oversees several teams, including engineering, data, infrastructure, security, …


Justin Ridgely

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Justin Ridgely Director of Operational Finance at BlockFi


Nick Rockwell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Nick is the Chief Technology Officer at The New York Times. Previously he was Chief Technology Officer of Conde Nast, and Digital CTO at MT…


Jason Wachob

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jason Wachob – Founder & Co-CEO @ mindbodygreen


Piera Gelardi

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Piera Gelardi


Doug Ellin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Doug Ellin is a writer, producer, and director. His works include Entourage (2004), Kissing a Fool (1998) and Life with Bonnie (2002).


Daniel Wiener

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Daniel Wiener

Written by Mark Kendall

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