Manny Fernandez is a Silicon Valley angel investor, serial entrepreneur, and bestselling author featured on CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor. He has been successful investing in his own ideas as well as taking companies from startup to exit. Fernandez was named by Inc. Magazine as one of 33 entrepreneurs to watch in 2016. —In 2013, Fernandez founded SF Angels Group and has been an angel investor with TiE Angels since 2012. In 2014, he was named SF Angel Investor of the Year and received the Equity Crowdfunding Leadership Award. In 2016, Menlo College Named Fernandez Silicon Valley Equity CrowdFunding Pioneer. He has been featured on main stream media including CNBC Squawk Box, Wall Street Journal, NBC, CNN Latino, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Fox News and many more.
RealtyReturns Co-Founder and COO Rexford R. Hibbs co-founded San Francisco's 1st Title III equity crowdfunding platform, DreamFunded.com. Rexford wanted to combine his background in real estate and his expertise in equity crowdfunding. He launched RealtyReturns in 2016 with the goal of offering every investor (both accredited and non-accredited) access to quick, low-risk returns in real estate. Rexford is an investor who comes from a real estate and angel investing background, making and managing real estate investments in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and California through his family office.
Rob Robinson co-founded Topaz Management in 2010, Kolohala Ventures in 2006, and is the founder of Hawaii's ongoing premier angel investor network, Hawaii Angels (2002). He is co-author of Angel Investing: Matching Startup Funds with Startup Companies (2000), and is a charter member of the Angel Capital Association out of Kansas City. The various funds and organizations that he has lead have invested over $100MM in mostly Hawaii-based companies since 2001.
Mr. Hibbs is active and well known in West Coast real estate circles providing legal representation for owners and for lenders, and currently as an owner/developer for his family office. "You have to wait for the right piece of property because the quality of the property determines the ultimate outcome" He has worked for the last 20 years on some of the Pacific Northwest’s, Oregon's and Arizona's premier real estate projects. Mr. Hibbs now devotes his time toward real estate projects for his family office.