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37 Future of Work 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 future of work-based investors that write checks into Future of Work companies. Here are 37 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) Adam Wong

  • Fund: Starburst Aerospace
  • Title: Accelerator Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Clean Tech, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Electronics, Logistics, Manufacturing, Robotics, Space, Transportation

3) 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

4) 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

5) Anisha Suterwala

  • Fund: B Capital
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Recruiting, Insurtech, Logistics, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Sales Tech, Transportation, Other

6) Barbara Bickham

  • Fund: Trailyn VC
  • Title: Founder & Managing Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Logistics, Internet of Things, Other Tech, Quantum Computing, Social Impact, Transportation

7) Calvin Portley

  • Fund: Dangerous Ventures
  • Title: Venture Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Electronics, Entertainment, eSports, DEI, Recruiting, Internet of Things, Legal, Marketplaces, Media, Enterprise, Other Tech, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Space, Transportation

8) 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

9) 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

10) David Mandel

  • Fund: Emerging Ventures
  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Space, Travel

11) Dela Adedze

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

12) 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

13) 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

14) Helene Servillon

  • Fund: JourneyOne Ventures
  • Title: Founding Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, Cosmetics, Cannabis, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Marketplaces, Sex

15) 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

16) Jacob Peters

  • Fund: House Capital
  • Title: Co-Founder and General Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Communications, Web3, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Fintech, Marketplaces, Media, Enterprise, Consumer

17) 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

18) 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

19) Jesรบs 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

20) 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

21) 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

22) Julie Liu

  • Fund: Toba Capital
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Enterprise

23) 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

24) Lawrence Jen

  • Fund: Anderson Angels
  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Travel, Transportation, Social Impact, Sex, Robotics, Food Services, Proptech, Professional or Technical Services, Media, Consumer, Marketplaces, Internet of Things, Marketing, AI, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, Digital Health and Wellness, Fintech, DEI

25) Matt Francini

  • Fund: Toba Capital
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Enterprise

26) Nkechi Iregbulem

  • Fund: 24VC
  • Title: Angel Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Fintech, Future of Work, Developer Tools, Insurtech, Marketplaces

27) 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

28) 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

29) 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

30) 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

31) 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

32) Tatijana Janko

  • Fund: Fjor
  • Title: VC
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Insurtech, Logistics, Enterprise, Space

33) Thea Pham

  • Fund: OCV Partners
  • Title: Investment Associate
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Internet of Things, Digital Health and Wellness, Fintech, Future of Work, Insurtech, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech

34) Wesley King

  • Fund: Coherent Capital
  • Title: Founder
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Internet of Things, Proptech, Social Impact, Transportation

35) Wilson Kyi

  • Fund: Basis Set
  • Title: Venture Investor
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, Clean Tech, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Food Services, Robotics, Transportation, Travel

36) Wyeth Coulter

  • Fund: K5 Global Capital
  • Title: Investment Associate
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series B, Series A, Seed
  • Sectors: Cloud, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Manufacturing, Other Tech, Social Impact, AI, Quantum Computing

37) Yelena Shkolnik

  • Fund: Jump Capital
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Cloud, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Insurtech, Legal, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Media

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