65 VC Firms and SaaS Angel Investors to Fund Your B2B Startup

If you want money, ask for advice, and if you want advice, ask for money. – Unknown

When raising money for your B2B startup, it’s important to realize that, beyond terms, B2B investors won’t all bring the same value to your business.

Some investors will be very involved while others will not. Some will open gates for you, help recruit top employees, show you the ropes, and remain solid partners all throughout the life of your startup. And again, some will not.

In B2B, the best investors understand how B2B and B2C startups differ, they have connections in your industry, and know what it takes to win in B2B. Those investors can significantly improve your odds of success.

To help you find the right partners, I’ve put together a list of SaaS angel investors and partners at leading VC firms actively investing in B2B SaaS companies. This is a list I wish I had when we raising money for Psykler.

SaaS Angel Investors Investing in B2B Startups


Name Location B2B Investments for SaaS Angel Investors
Alex Khein London, UK Automatic, Talkdesk, MediaCore
Andy Yang Toronto, Canada TribeHR, Kera, Fuse Powered
Auren Hoffman San Francisco Aardvark, Flowtown, Rapleaf
David Cancel Greater Boston Area Rapportive, Help Scout, Appcues
David Hauser Las Vegas Intercom, Buffer, Unbounce, Drift
David O. Sacks San Francisco Palantir Technologies, Yammer, PayPal
Dharmesh Shah Greater Boston Area Hubspot, Appcues, Buffer
Francois Gaouette Montreal, Canada Taleo, Airborne Mobile, Amilia
Francois Gilbert Quebec, Canada Taleo, Coveo
Keith Rabois San Francisco Affirm, HelloSign, Jetty
James Geshwiler Greater Boston Area Influitive, TimeTrade
Jean-François Gagné Montreal, Canada Element AI, Planora
Jerry Neumann New York City Taleo, Simple, DataHero
Jim Moran Greater Boston Area Paydiant, MixRank, Edocs
John Landry Greater Boston Area Unica, docTrackr, Jingle Networks
Magdalena Yesil San Francisco Salesforce.com, 3Ware, Securify
Mitch Kapor Oakland Optimizely, Twilio, Asana
Rasool Rayani Victoria, Canada Unbounce, MediaCore, Versly
Robert Shaw New York City Box, Streem, Revolve Robotics
Roham Gharegozlou San Francisco Intercom, ToutApp, Zozi
Ty Danco Greater Boston Area Crashlytics, CardMunch, Incentive Targeting
Victor Belfor San Francisco Influitive, MixRank, CodingTechnologies

B2B Venture Capital Firms Investing in B2B Startups


Name Location B2B Funding of SaaS Companies
Adam Rothenberg New York City Kustomer, Fundera, CrowdAI
Ajay Agarwal Palo Alto Optimizely, Kiva Systems, Symphony Commerce
Brian Christopher Yee San Francisco Box, Appirio, AuditFile
Brian Jacobs San Francisco SuccessFactors, Yammer, Veeva
Bruce Cleveland San Francisco Marketo, Totango, Amplero
Byron Deeter San Francisco Twilio, Involver, Bizo
Cindy Padnos
San Francisco Bedrock Analytics, Influitive, Pex
Charley Lax Boston Colubris Networks, Incpient, GSI Commerce
Chip Hazard Greater Boston Area Mattermark, Crashlytics, MongoDB
Christoph Janz Stuttgart, Germany Zendesk, Geckoboard, Typeform
Craig Hanson Menlo Park GoodData, Host Analytics, Zuora
David Adderley Ottawa, Canada Camilion Solutions, Synad Technologies and ViXS Systems
David Nault Montreal, Canada Lightspeed, Unsplash, Chronogolf
David Skok Greater Boston Area Hubspot, TribeHR, AppIQ
Devdutt Yellurkar Palo Alto Zendesk, Wave, Rethink Robotics
Eliot Durbin New York City LivePerson, GoToMeeting, Greenplum
Eric Martineau-Fortin Guernsey, United Kingdom Betaworks, Klaxoon, TheGuarantors
Eric Vishria San Francisco Amplitude, Contentful, Confluent
Ethan Kurzweil San Francisco SendGrid, Twilio, Skybox Imaging
Garry Tan San Francisco Meta, Origin Protocol, Taplytics
Jason Green San Francisco Salesforce.com, SuccessFactors, Box
Jason M. Lemkin Palo Alto Talkdesk, SalesLoft, Pipedrive
Jean-Francois Marcoux Montreal, Canada Salesfloor, IMMUNIO, mnubo
Josh Stein Palo Alto Front App, Periscope Data, Talkdesk
Kevin Spain Palo Alto Veeva Systems, Zettics, VigLink
Manu Kumar Palo Alto Twilio, Indextank, Boomerang
Mark MacLeod Toronto, Canada Freshbooks, Context.io, Engagio
Mark Suster Los Angeles Burstly, Gravity, Invoca
Matt Golden Toronto, Canada Guardly
Megan Quinn San Francisco InVision, Pendo, Slack
Mike Cegelski Montreal, Canada Taleo, iBwave, Beltron
Mike Volpi San Francisco Zuora, Confluent, Optimizely
Neeraj Agrawal Greater Boston Area Amplitude, Optimizely, Yesware
Peter Fenton San Francisco Zuora, Zendesk, Optimizely
Reza Malekzadeh
San Francisco AB Tasty, Bestmile, Platform.sh
Rob de Heus Almere Stad, Netherlands Box, BlazeMeter, Streem
Scott Sandell San Francisco Workday, Tableau, Coursera
Simon Chong Toronto, Canada FreshBooks, Influitive, ScribbleLive
Stacey Bishop Palo Alto Hubspot, ExactTarget, Box
Tae Hea Nahm San Francisco Marketo, Engagio, Talkdesk
Thomas Korte San Francisco Heroku, Buffer, Periscope Data
Tomasz Tunguz San Francisco Dremio, Expensify, Looker
Vas Natarajan San Francisco Atlassian, Lightspeed, Qualtrics

I expect this list to grow and evolve over time. If you see any mistakes or have suggestions of SaaS angel investors or B2B investors to add, just tweet at @leanb2b.

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