Search

27 Future of Work Investors Based in Palo Alto

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 Palo Alto-based founders connect with future of work-based investors that write checks into Future of Work companies. Here are 27 investors that match that criteria.

1) Aditya Nishtala

  • Fund: Arka Venture Labs
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Future of Work, AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Logistics, DEI, Robotics, Sales Tech

2) Ajay Ramachandran

  • Fund: Happiness Ventures
  • Title: Founding Partner
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Internet of Things, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, DEI, Recruiting, Insurtech, Logistics, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

3) Aki Jiang

  • Fund: World Innovation Lab (WiL)
  • Title: Investor / Economist
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, Insurtech, Enterprise, Sales Tech, Social Impact

4) Anthony DeCamillo

  • Fund: Meritech Capital Partners
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, Enterprise

5) Arif Damji

  • Fund: Conductive Ventures
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Enterprise, Proptech, Robotics, Sales Tech, Travel

6) Ary Vaidya

  • Fund: Palm Drive Capital
  • Title: Investment Analyst
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Cloud, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Marketplaces, Enterprise

7) Brittany Walker

  • Fund: CRV
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, EdTech, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Insurtech, Logistics, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Sales Tech, Travel

8) Caitlin Bolnick

  • Fund: CRV
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Fintech, Enterprise

9) Chris Huether

  • Fund: PruVen Capital
  • Title: CFO, COO
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, DEI, Insurtech, Proptech, Parenting

10) Elaine Dai

  • Fund: Norwest Venture Partners
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Internet of Things, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Consumer, Enterprise

11) Grace Geng

  • Fund: DST Investment Management
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series B
  • Sectors: Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Marketplaces

12) Hannah McQuaid

  • Fund: PruVen Capital
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, DEI, Insurtech, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Parenting, Proptech

13) Israel Munoz

  • Fund: Acrew Capital
  • Title: Associate Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Developer Tools, Future of Work, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Logistics

14) Jared Katzen

  • Fund: PruVen Capital
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, Clean Tech, Cloud, Future of Work, Fintech, Recruiting, DEI, Insurtech, Proptech

15) Maitree Mervana

  • Fund: Acrew Capital
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, Enterprise, Other Tech

16) Maria Salamanca

  • Fund: Ulu Ventures
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Internet of Things, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Enterprise, Space

17) Marta Saxena

  • Fund: Valo Ventures
  • Title: Finance
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Sectors: Clean Tech, Cloud, Fashion, Internet of Things, Cosmetics, Art, AR/VR, AI, Agriculture Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, Cybersecurity, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Insurtech, eSports, Parenting, Travel, Sales Tech, Robotics, Quantum Computing, Future of Work

18) Matthew Divack

  • Fund: Moment Ventures
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Agriculture Tech, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Robotics, Social Impact, Space, Transportation

19) Michael D’Arrigo

  • Fund: Norwest Venture Partners
  • Title: Growth Equity Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Communications, Developer Tools, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Logistics, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Sales Tech

20) Michelle Nie

  • Fund: Norwest Venture Partners
  • Title: Venture Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, eSports, Marketplaces, Consumer, Proptech

21) Otilia Barbuta

  • Fund: HP
  • Title: Senior Associate / HP Tech Ventures
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Parenting, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Space, Transportation, Travel

22) Rob Hodgkinson

  • Fund: SignalRank
  • Title: Co-Founder / Managing Director
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series B, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, EdTech, Entertainment, eSports, Media, Consumer

23) Sanchana Vasikaran

  • Fund: Norwest Venture Partners
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Internet of Things, Enterprise, Other Tech, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech

24) Stella Zhang

  • Fund: Conductive Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, AR/VR, Cosmetics, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Fintech, Recruiting, Internet of Things, Insurtech, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Robotics, Sales Tech, Transportation

25) Suman Talukdar

  • Fund: AiSprouts.vc
  • Title: Founder, Managing Partner
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Cloud, Future of Work, Enterprise, Other Tech

26) Tiffany Huang

  • Fund: Translink Capital
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Internet of Things, Cloud, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Internet of Things, Logistics, Robotics, Transportation

27) Victoria Cheng

  • Fund: PruVen Capital
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, Insurtech, Legal, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Parenting, Sales Tech

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