Shannon Carter '94 is a co-managing partner with Golden Gate Angels and an active member of US Angel Investors (Photo: fundersandfounders.com)
CSUEB business grad is "angel" to Bay Area start-ups
- June 27, 2012 5:00am
Cal State East Bay alumnus Shannon Carter has over 20 years of startup/turnaround management, corporate development and capital acquisition experience in the software, Internet, telecommunications, mailing/logistics, healthcare and financial services industries. He has scaled 8 early-stage technology companies through high growth and profitable exits.
As an active angel investor and serial entrepreneur, Carter mentors San Francisco based startup and SMB software founders. He also consults hi-tech companies and entrepreneurs through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Putting his marketing degree from Cal State East Bay to good use, Carter is a co-managing partner with Golden Gate Angels and an active member of US Angel Investors. Golden Gate Angels is quickly gaining momentum as the Bay Area’s premier angel investor group. The group provides access to capital, counsel, and networking resources to early stage companies.
He participates in numerous start-up events around the Bay Area. Most recently, Carter served on the panel of Life 3.0 – Augmented Reality and New Media.
Congrats on your success, Shannon!
California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.