VC  Anthem Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

225 Arizona Ave., Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Phone: 310-899-6225
Fax: 310-899-6234



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Anthem Venture Partners provides resources to enhance the development of early-stage emerging technology companies by providing financial investment, operational and management advice, and access to their network of professional relationships. Anthem looks to invest in organizations that are based in Southern California, possess unique and protectable intellectual property, and develop leading products or services with significant market potential. Anthem's typical initial investment is from $500,000 to $2 million. Anthem prefers to take a lead or co-lead position, and frequently co-invests with additional institutions and angels. The firm's partners have participated as angel or institutional investors in more than 35 companies.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription or Southern California Database subscription.
    Brian Mesic Partner
    Claudia L. Llanos CPA CFO & Partner
    John Pina Creative Director
    Jon Bauch Partner
    Samit Farma Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Rollick Outdoor





    Portfolio companies include:

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      How2Media Inc./ Panna
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      Prism Skylabs
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      Rollick Outdoor
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      Surf Air
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