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Investor List:

Top Hardware Pre-Seed Investors in Midwest (17)

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About this list
We’ve compiled a list of the top Hardware investors. The goal is to help Founders find the best investors to target and get introduced to.
Photo of Ryan Gembala, Managing Partner at Pathbreaker Ventures
Ryan Gembala
Pathbreaker Ventures·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $500K
Range: $250K - $1M
Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in SF Bay Area (CA), Investors in Palo Alto (CA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Seattle (WA), Investors in Los Angeles (CA), Investors in Atlanta (GA), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Austin (TX), Investors in Indianapolis (IN), Investors in Portland (ME)
Investors in AgTech, Investors in AgTech, Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Food and Beverage, Investors in Food and Beverage, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Robotics, Investors in Robotics, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Space, Investors in Space, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
Photo of David Goldberg, General Partner at Alpaca VC
David Goldberg
Alpaca VC·General Partner
Sweet spot: $1M
Range: $500K - $1.5M
Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Los Angeles (CA), Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Miami (FL)
Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Entertainment & Sports, Investors in Fashion, Investors in Fashion, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in IoT, Investors in IoT, Investors in Lodging/Hospitality, Investors in Lodging/Hospitality, Investors in Parenting/Families, Investors in Parenting/Families, Investors in Raleigh-Durham / Southeast US (Other Lists), Investors in Real Estate/PropTech, Investors in Real Estate/PropTech, Investors in Retail, Investors in Retail, Investors in TransportationTech, Investors in TransportationTech
Photo of Nick Moran, General Partner at New Stack Ventures
Nick Moran
New Stack Ventures·General Partner
Sweet spot: $750K
Range: $400K - $1.5M
Investors in Chicago (IL)
Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in Cloud Infrastructure, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise Applications, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Insurance, Investors in Insurance, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Midwest (Other Lists), Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
Photo of Narimasa Makino, President at Monozukuri Ventures
Narimasa Makino
Sweet spot: $100K
Range: $90K - $900K
Investors in Japan, Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Pittsburgh (PA), Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Consumer Health, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in IoT, Investors in IoT, Investors in Medical Devices, Investors in Medical Devices, Investors in Robotics, Investors in Robotics
Photo of john choi, Managing Partner at WillowWorks
john choi
WillowWorks·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $50K
Range: $15K - $150K
Investors in Seattle (WA), Investors in Salt Lake City (UT), Investors in Minneapolis (MN), Investors in Columbus (OH), Investors in Kansas City (MO), Investors in Detroit (MI), Investors in Lancaster (PA), Investors in Chicago (IL)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Crypto/Web3, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Data Services, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Health IT, Investors in IoT, Investors in IoT, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Web3/Blockchain, Investors in Web3/Blockchain, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
Photo of Precious Drew, Managing Director at gener8tor
Precious Drew
gener8tor·Managing Director
Sweet spot: $1M
Range: $100K - $1M
Investors in Minneapolis (MN), Investors in Milwaukee (WI), Investors in Madison (WI)
Investors in BioTech, Investors in BioTech, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in IoT, Investors in IoT, Investors in Midwest (Other Lists), Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SMB Software, Investors in SMB Software
Photo of Milad Alucozai, Investor at BoxOne Ventures
Milad Alucozai
BoxOne Ventures·Investor
Sweet spot: $300K
Range: $100K - $1M
Investors in Boston (MA), Investors in Chicago (IL), Investors in Montreal, Investors in Toronto (Ontario), Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Analytics, Investors in BioTech, Investors in BioTech, Investors in Digital Health, Investors in Digital Health, Investors in Diverse Investors (Other Lists), Investors in Drug Delivery, Investors in Drug Delivery, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health & Hospital Services, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Health IT, Investors in Pharmaceuticals, Investors in Pharmaceuticals, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)
Photo of Jay Shaffer, Angel at Atlanta Technology Angels
Jay Shaffer
Sweet spot: $10K
Range: $5K - $25K
Investors in Raleigh-Durham / Southeast US, Investors in Charlotte (NC), Investors in Nashville (TN), Investors in Chattanooga (TN), Investors in Atlanta (GA)
Investors in Angel, Scout, and Solo-Capitalists (Other Lists), Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Consumer Internet, Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in EnergyTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in FinTech, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Gig Economy, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Lodging/Hospitality, Investors in Lodging/Hospitality, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Logistics, Investors in Midwest (Other Lists), Investors in Payments, Investors in Payments, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who invested in female founders (Other Lists), Investors in Investors who were founders (Other Lists)