22 EdTech Investors Based in Los Angeles

Your odds of raising from local investors are better than trying to raise capital from outside your city. We put together this list to help Los Angeles-based founders connect with edtech-based investors that write checks into EdTech companies. Here are 22 investors that match that criteria.

1) Adam Ned

  • Fund: LvlUp Ventures
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation

2) Alifya Valiji

  • Fund: launch house
  • Title: Senior Program Manager, Metaverse
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Logistics, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Sales Tech

3) Ana Carolina Scalercio

  • Fund: Watertower Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Travel

4) Camden McRae

  • Fund: Nextwave X Partners
  • Title: Co-Founder
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Agriculture Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Robotics, Space, Transportation

5) Christian Hostetter

  • Fund: Palisades Growth Capital
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Sex, Space, Transportation, Travel

6) Erick Guajardo

  • Fund: Satya Capital LLC
  • Title: Analyst
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Art, Cosmetics, Clean Tech, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, EdTech, Marketplaces, Media, Social Impact

7) Erik Chu

  • Fund: Mirae Asset Global Investments
  • Title: Venture and Growth Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series B
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Communications, Web3, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Insurtech, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Sales Tech

8) Harrison Horn

  • Fund: Bracket Capital
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

9) Harry Morris

  • Fund: Alpha Edison
  • Title: Investment Analyst
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Robotics

10) J.J. List

  • Fund: n/a
  • Title: Angel
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Art, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, DEI, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Proptech, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact

11) Jake Casas

  • Fund: Silicon Beach Investment Group
  • Title: Co founder & Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Other, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

12) Janet Lee

  • Fund: TenOneTen Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, EdTech, E-Commerce, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Proptech, Sales Tech, Transportation

13) JesΓΊs Salas

  • Fund: Slauson & Co.
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech

14) Jonathan Moore

  • Fund: TCG
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series B
  • Sectors: Art, Cosmetics, Fashion, Web3, Cybersecurity, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, DEI, Internet of Things, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Sex, Social Impact

15) Jordan Weiss

  • Fund: Plus Capital
  • Title: Head of Platform
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Web3, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Parenting, Other Tech, Enterprise, Proptech, Professional or Technical Services, Food Services, Sex, Social Impact, Sales Tech, Travel

16) Ka Wai Ho

  • Fund: Alive Ventures
  • Title: Venture Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Art, Cosmetics, Fashion, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Legal, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Sex, Social Impact, Transportation, Travel, Other

17) Patrick Harmon

  • Fund: B Capital
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Clean Tech, Cloud, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Recruiting, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Enterprise, Other Tech, Proptech

18) Phil Quist

  • Fund: Connect Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Hospitality, Insurtech, Legal, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Other Tech, Sales Tech, Sex

19) Rafael Tavarez

  • Fund: Watertower Ventures
  • Title: Investor – Platforms & Sourcing
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Art, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Food Services, Sales Tech, Travel, Other

20) Rafael Tavarez

  • Fund: Watertower Ventures
  • Title: Investor – Platforms & Sourcing
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, AR/VR, Fashion, Cosmetics, Art, Communications, Web3, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Hospitality, Insurtech, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Proptech, Food Services, Sales Tech, Travel, Other

21) Steven Roussey

  • Fund: Embarc Capital
  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Space, Sales Tech, Robotics, Quantum Computing, Other Tech, Enterprise, Consumer, AI, AR/VR, Cybersecurity, Web3, Cloud, Clean Tech, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, EdTech, Electronics, Fintech, Government Tech, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals

22) Stu Smith

  • Fund: Coughdrop Capital
  • Title: General Partner & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Insurtech, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Quantum Computing, Sales Tech, Space, Transportation

Hopefully this list helps you find more local investors that invest in companies in your sector. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC