Office Locations:

10351 West Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Established in 2010, SMASHD Labs is a 10-week accelerator program in Los Angeles, led by the multi-disciplinary team at Atom Factory. Atom Factory is an entertainment company with a mission: to disrupt culture. Founder and CEO Troy Carter represents top artists and maintains investments in 50+ start-ups in addition to launching Smashd.co, a new venture that combines the Atom Factory's roots in music, technology, and media with great editorial content. SMASHD invites early-stage companies at the intersection of culture and technology to work alongside their team to accelerate growth.

    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
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    Banch Abegaze Chief Operating Officer
    Kai Wright VP of Communications & Business Development
    Lee Loechler Head of Digital Content
    Paul Baek Director of Strategy
    Rob English Co-Founder - A IDEA


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