Calvin Broadus Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 20

  • Portfolio
  • 15

  • Exits
  • 3


Calvin Broadus General Information


Mr. Calvin Broadus serves as General Partner at Casa Verde Capital. He is a Co-Founder of Merry Jane.He has also Co-founded Eaze and LeafLink. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre. He collaborated on Dre's solo debut The Chronic (1992) and on the theme song to the feature film Deep Cover. Snoop's debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. Selling almost a million copies in the first week of its release, Doggystyle became certified 4 platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including What's My Name and Gin & Juice. In 1994, Snoop released a soundtrack on Death Row Records for the short film Murder Was The Case, starring himself. His second album Tha Doggfather (1996), also debuted at No. 1 on both charts with Snoop's Upside Ya Head as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997. After leaving Death Row, Snoop signed with No Limit Records, where he recorded his next three albums. Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998), No Limit Top Dogg (1999) and Tha Last Meal (2000). Snoop then signed with Priority/Capitol/EMI Records in 2002, where he released Paid the Cost to Be da Boss. He then signed with Geffen Records in 2004 for his next three albums R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece, Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, and Ego Trippin'. Malice 'n Wonderland (2009) and Doggumentary (2011), were released on Priority. Snoop Dogg has starred in motion pictures and hosted several television shows including, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg's Father Hood and Dogg After Dark. He also coaches a youth football league and high school football team. In September 2009, Snoop was hired by EMI as the chairman of a reactivated Priority Records.[5]In 2012, after a trip to Jamaica, Snoop announced a conversion to the Rastafari movement and a new alias, Snoop Lion. Under the new moniker, he released a reggae album, Reincarnated and a documentary film of the same name, of his Jamaican experience, in early 2013.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 750 North San Vicente Boulevard
  • Suite 800
  • West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • United States
+1 (424) 000-0000

Calvin Broadus Investments & Acquisitions (20)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Bored Ape Yacht Club 22-Mar-2022 Seed Round 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000 000 0000000 09-Feb-2022 000000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 27-Oct-2021 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000000 (0000000 12-Jul-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Product In Beta Test 000000 0000000
0000000 15-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
00000 (00000000000 24-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Entertainment Software Startup 000000 0000000
0000 29-Jan-2021 00000 00000 000 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 19-Dec-2019 00000 (00000 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Reddit 11-Feb-2019 Later Stage VC 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Klarna 17-Jan-2019 Angel (individual) Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Calvin Broadus Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Robinhood Markets 29-Jul-2021 IPO 00.000
0000000 (0000000) 08-Apr-2020 000000000000000000 00.000
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Calvin Broadus Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Calvin Broadus Angel Investor 00 0 West Hollywood, CA
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Calvin Broadus Co-Investors (289)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Andreessen Horowitz 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Quiet Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sound Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Steve Aoki 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightspeed Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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