Speaker Spotlight

Charlie Paparelli

Founder/Director of Angel Lounge

Charlie spoke at our Leadership Breakfast on Friday, September 18 from 7:30AM-9:00AM at The 1818 Club. You can listen to a recording of his presentation here.

Charlie’s purpose is to help entrepreneurs take the next steps in business and life.

His occupation is professional angel investor. He invests in experienced managers whose dream is to start and own their own multi-million-dollar business. He specializes in seed-stage startup investing with a focus on services companies with technology as a differentiator. His strengths include go to market strategy and getting a startup out of the ground to profitability.

Charlie has invested in over twenty-two early-stage companies. He has three active investments. He also coaches entrepreneurs as part of his community service and deal lead generation. He began his career with a successful startup and exit, enhanced his experience with 10 years in general management of major technology companies, and finally became a professional angel investor. He served on the boards of fifteen companies over the last twenty-three years.

He is also an avid blogger. His articles are aimed at helping and encouraging entrepreneurs in their next step to success in life and business. In these articles Charlie shares his personal experiences and the wisdom gained from thirty five years as an entrepreneur, general manager and angel investor. You can review the articles and subscribe at www.paparelli.com.


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