Los Angeles isn’t just a movie town anymore.
The city of angels is turning into one of the more alluring destinations for techies and the investors who fund their startup dreams. Hot companies like scooter-sharing firm Bird, pet-sitting service Wag, and Snapchat parent Snap Inc. have all planted their flags in LA, and new venture capital funds are sprouting up at a dizzying pace.
In Silicon Beach, as the city’s startup hub is known, a young crop of venture capitalists are bringing vision, passion, and connections to the entertainment industry, creating a thriving tech scene with a unique vibe that sets it apart from its northern neighbor.
We’ve rounded up a list of those movers and shakers: Venture capitalists, ages 30 and under, who are shaping the LA tech scene into the Silicon Valley of tomorrow.
Business Insider combed the tech investment landscape and talked to entrepreneurs and investors in LA to find the most interesting and noteworthy rising stars. Here they are: