5 Media Investors Based in Seattle

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 Seattle-based founders connect with media-based investors that write checks into Media companies. Here are 5 investors that match that criteria.

1) David Zager

  • Fund: Pioneer Square Labs
  • Title: Partner & Chief Design Officer
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Travel, Other

2) Lowery Thomas

  • Fund: Lighter Capital
  • Title: Investment Director
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

3) Peter Mueller

  • Fund: SeaChange Fund
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, 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, Travel

4) Wyatt Dudgeon

  • Fund: WestRiver Group
  • Title: Investments Analyst
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Stages: Series A, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AR/VR, Art, AI, Clean Tech, Internet of Things, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Entertainment, Hospitality, DEI, Internet of Things, Logistics, Media, Marketplaces, Food Services, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Travel, Transportation, Food and Beverage

5) Yoko Okano

  • Fund: First Row Partners
  • Title: Founding Partner
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Art, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Recruiting, Marketplaces, Media, 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