Building Stanford's Startup Community 
in Southern California

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs of Southern California is a Stanford Alumni Association group that seeks to unify and enrich the startup ecosystem by facilitating investment, education and mentorship opportunities for entrepreneurs and alumni investors.

Angel Investors

  • Find and fund exceptional startups
  • Provide guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs 
  • Keep close to nascent trends in the Southern California startup ecosystem 


  • Get feedback and support from Stanford alumni and affiliates
  • Build relationships with investors
  • Gain support from the community

Students & Job Seekers

  • Discover employment and internship opportunities at early stage startups 
  • Get first-hand knowledge of the startup experience
  • Access unique networking opportunities

Virtual Panel

OCTOBER 29, 2020

Learn how four D2C startups are successfully navigating the uncertainties of the COVID-19 crisis. RSVP for details on how to join us!

Virtual Pitch Event 

AUGUST 25, 2020

Presenting Companies:

Fathomd: Business games for better learning.

Hear Here: Location-based platform for sharing stories.

SportzBiz: Data analytics platform for sports marketing.

Worlds Between Worlds: Mobile gaming studio that builds living, breathing worlds for escape, exploration and play. 

Worth: Have your customers advertise to their friends and family.

Virtual Panel: Raising a VC/PE Fund During COVID 

AUGUST 11, 2020

A star-studded, all-Stanford panel of Private Equity and Venture fund investors and advisors  shared their candid perspectives on fundraising during different market environments. 


Juan Bruce (55 Catalyst Capital)
Anne Enna (Beal Private Capital) 

José Feliciano (Clearlake Capital)

William Hsu (Mucker Capital)

Virtual Panel: Overcoming Bias & Risk

MAY 28, 2020

We had a stellar all-female panel of amazing professionals share insights on their experiences in the startup and early stage investing space through a fun, collaborative and inclusive Zoom format. 


Nicole Clark (Trellis Law)

Jesse Draper (Halogen Ventures)

Chelsie Lee (Shipsi)

Helen Reeves (Dentons)

Bridget Vuong (Fuse Inventory)

Angel, Chemist and Education icons by Adrien Coquet from the Noun Project.
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