46 exceptionally talented first time fund managers went through Afore Angel to Fund Manager and learned how to create a brand, fundraise from founding partners who have been there, plan for portfolio construction and much more.

Amber Illig

Amber is an active angel investor and Partner at The Council. She leads Go To Market programs at Cruise and formerly worked at Snap, Apple, Eli Lilly. Purdue Engineering grad.

Tessa Flippin

Tessa founded Capitalize VC (Black & Latinx-focused fund), La Plataforma, (LatAm remittance startup), and is a Sr Associate at seed investor TechNexus. Chicago-based Stanford & Columbia Business School grad.

Joanna Shevelenko

Joanna is Founder and GP of F7. She spent 2006-15 at Facebook scaling multiple ops and business teams; former COO of Atrium and Premise Data.

Rohini Pandhi

Rohini is a product lead @ Square, co-founder and partner @ Transparent Collective, and active angel investor and advisor.

Sue Choe

Sue is Chief People Officer at Petal; formerly ran People at Venmo, Kickstarter, 1stdibs, 12yrs at McKinsey, and part of a LATAM & US seed-stage fin-tech VC. HBS 2003, Princeton 97.

Allison Pickens

Allison invests in SaaS, Digital Health. Formerly COO at Gainsight ($1M to pre-IPO levels), Board director @ Commvault, RainforestQA; EIR at Bessemer; PE @ Bain Capital; BCG; GSB.

Kelly Graziadei

Kelly is an F7 Founder & GP. Prior, she spent 7.5 years at Facebook with a focus on GTM (Sales & Product Marketing).

Brian Hollins

Brian is a Scout @ Lightspeed, Founder @ Takeoff Institute, 2nd yr at HBS. Prev: GS Growth Equity.

Daniel Rumenik

Daniel is a Partner @ Expanding Capital (growth VC), Co-Manage @ AirAngels (airbnb alumni investor syndicate). Previously at Airbnb, Toptal, McKinsey.

Alex Roetter

Alex is an angel (35+ startups), scout, venture partner @ Moxxie Ventures, long-time engineer at Google, several tiny startups, early ads engineer and ultimately SVP Engineering at Twitter, and President of Kitty Hawk (electric flying cars).

Sierra Peterson

Sierra invests in climate tech startups in Europe and N America. Prev. White House Office of Energy and Climate Change, International Energy Agency, corp dev for fintech platforms, and serves on the Board at Climate Neutral.

Megan Ananian

Megan is an investor @ Seedinvest (Black Capital Fund), angel investor, ex-Yale MBA and Wells Fargo Securities (investment banking, CoS of Cap Strategies P&L).

Kate Brodock

Kate is a Founding Partner of the W Fund & CEO of Women 2.0.

Tiffany Zhong

Tiffany is the Gen Z Whisperer, CEO of Zebra IQ, and can be found on Twitter & IG @TZhongg writing about community, creators, content, commerce, culture. Prev youngest VC in the US at $300M seed VC.

Nisa Amoils

Nisa is a Partner at Grasshopper Capital, securities lawyer, and media platform owner.

Allison Barr Allen

Allison is the Co-Founder and COO at Fast, previously lead Payments at Uber, and is an active angel investor.

Meka Asonye

Meka is VP Sales @ Mixpnael, active angel, Accel scout. Prev 4 years building sales org at Stripe, ex-Bain, Cleveland Indians, and Princeton undergrad + HBS.

Tim Chen

Tim is Founder & GP of Essence Fund, former SVP Engineering, Principal Engineer at startups including Cloudera and Founder of Hyperpilot (acq by Cloudera).

Sean Mahsoul

Sean is a Partner @ Polymath Capital (an operator led pre-seed/seed fund) and a Startup/VC attorney at Wilson Sonsini.

Alyson DeNardo

Alyson is currently a Partner at MaC VC, M Ventures, an active angel, Founder and CEO of Alden (consulting for orgs & individuals) and formerly employee #1 at Atrium and product at CenturyLink.

Ankur Pansari

Ankur runs Divide by Zero Rolling Fund, is Venture Principal at Bling Capital, angel in 40+ startups (Carta, Wealthfront, Philz), prev Google, FB, and serial founder with wins and failures.

Aaron Samuels

Aaron is Co-Founder @ Blavity Inc., Product @ TeleSign, Consulting @ Bain. MBA @ Stanford.

Karine Hsu

Karine is a Partner @ Slope (marketing + design agency for startups). Formerly Founder of And Comfort (YC S17), Verishop, Affirm.

Bo Ren

Bo is the Head of Ecosystem and Assitant GM at Samsung NEXT, Alley Angel Group Cofounders, previous PM'd at FB, IG, Tumblr.

AJ Frank

AJ is a Product Director at Facebook (incubating new products), prev CEO of Greylock-backed Verst (acq. Dropbox), GM of Vine (@ Twitter). Angel investor in Vanta, TrueNorth, Ergeon, Copilot, Tone, WhatNot, and Aavia.

Zain Jaffer

Zain invests out of his family office, is a Partner at Blue Field, and founded Vungle (sold for $780M).

Jackson Gates

Jackson is an early stage FinTech investor. Former VP at Affirm, CEO of Sweep, VP at Pandora, investor at Vulcan Ventures, Tenaya Capital.

Jo Zhu

Stanford GSB MBA & MA Ed, previously led product teams at DoorDash and Uber. Co-founded Stryve (YC W20), currently angel investing with Chemistry Capital.

Jon Ma

Jon is a scout fund manager backed by Sequoia, BCV, and Signalfire. Founder of Public Comps and ex-VC at SignalFire and Insight.

Jason Jacobs

Jason runs My Climate Journey podcast, community, newsletter, and rolling fund, writing $100-250k checks into climate tech startups.

Christopher Fong

Christopher is founder of ex-Google community, with 9,000 members helping startup founders and 1,500 investors in AngelList syndicate.

Kingsley Advani

Kingsley is an angel investor in 100+ companies and LP in 10+ funds.

Julian Nachtigal

Julian runs Brussels Sprout Ventures, investing in a sustainable food system; is an angel (Levels, Wild Earth, Orchata, Urban Kissan), LP @ Awesome People Ventures, ran Ops at Good Eggs, founded TEDxSOMA.

Ivan Kirigin

Ivan is the founding partner of, which is focused on seed stage machine learning and robotics, like Cruise Automation.

William Smith

William is Founder @ Euclid (Sold to WeWork 2018) , Product @ WeWork, Investor @ Octave (really just me).

...and 11 more remaining in stealth due to existing commitments, hailing from companies such as: