A  Sand Hill Angels


     Office Locations:

370 Convention Way
Redwood City, CA 94063



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2000, Sand Hill Angels is a 60+ member group of successful Silicon Valley technology professionals dedicated to the formation and growth of startup companies. The group invests in private companies at all stages and favors technology investments in clean technology, Internet startups, information sciences and life sciences. In the Information Sciences, Sand Hill is particularly active in Semiconductors, Enterprise Software, Storage and Communications. In the Life Sciences, the group's interests include medical devices, diagnostics and bioinformatics. Sand Hill Angels typically invests $50K to $1M at a pre-money valuation of less than $5 million. The group either invests as part of a seed or Series A round, or a later-state bridge investment. The group prefers companies that can deliver revenues of $50M to $100M within a four to five year period.

    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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    Chenyu Wang Associate
    Hugo Tam Associate
    Karyn Woodsum Finance and Bookkeeping
    Kate Allison Operations
    Pantelis Takos Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







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      Series A





      Series B


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