Calvin Broadus Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 25

  • Portfolio
  • 17

  • Exits
  • 4


Calvin Broadus General Information


Mr. Calvin Broadus is the Founder & 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. His 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, he 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 his Upside Ya Head as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997. After leaving Death Row, he 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). He 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. He has starred in motion pictures and hosted several television shows including, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, his Father Hood and Dogg After Dark. He also coaches a youth football league and high school football team. In September 2009, he was hired by EMI as the chairman of a reactivated Priority Records.[5]In 2012, after a trip to Jamaica, he 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.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 12530 Beatrice Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90066
  • United States
+1 (323) 000-0000

Calvin Broadus Investments & Acquisitions (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner 12-Jul-2023 Early Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
HPDG (Hemp and Hemp-Derived Products) 02-Feb-2023 00000 000000 Drug Discovery 000000 0000000
ON Platform 05-Dec-2022 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
MoonPay 13-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Yuga Labs 22-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Death Row Records 09-Feb-2022 000000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Syndicate 12-Jul-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Product In Beta Test 000000 0000000
PearPop 15-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
HiDef (Entertainment Software) 24-Mar-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Yumi 20-Nov-2020 Later Stage VC 000 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 0000000

Calvin Broadus Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Reddit 21-Mar-2024 IPO 00000
Cuca Fresca 01-Dec-2022 000000000 00000000
Robinhood 29-Jul-2021 IPO 00.000
Trellis Solutions 08-Apr-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00.000

Calvin Broadus Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Calvin Broadus Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Calvin Broadus Angel Investor 00 Los Angeles, CA

Calvin Broadus Co-Investors (314)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Andreessen Horowitz 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sound Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Steve Aoki 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
New Enterprise Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tiger Global Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Calvin Broadus FAQs

  • Who is Calvin Broadus?

    Calvin Broadus is an angel Investor who has made 25 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Calvin Broadus?

    Calvin Broadus is an angel investor.

  • What does Calvin Broadus do?

    As an angel investor, Calvin Broadus invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Calvin Broadus invested in?

    Calvin Broadus has made numerous investments in companies like, HPDG (Hemp and Hemp-Derived Products), and ON Platform within the Entertainment Software, Drug Discovery, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Calvin Broadus invested in recently?

    Calvin Broadus's latest investment was on 12-Jul-2023 in, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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