Founded in 2009 by experienced angel, Ronald Conway, SV Angel calls themselves a micro VC firm that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, Equity Crowdfunding, Product Crowdfunding, Private Equity, and Debt Financing Investments. Similar to SoftTech, this firm doesn’t do hundreds of investment deals per year. They prefer to build a lasting relationship with the startups they help. SV Angel also specializing in startup advising too.
They offer this service as a compliment to those they invest with, to help build the best team and business expansion strategy possible, but also advise companies who need help yet don’t require their brand of seed funding. Ron and his team have invested and worked with several notable startups including Facebook, Google, PayPal, Dropbox, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, SnapChat, Square, Cloudera, Harry’s (ecommerce shaving company), Delighted, and several others.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~ $146 billion
Focus industries: Software, mobile, consumer, marketplaces, sharing economy