San Mateo, California

Overall Rank: 98
Category: Investing
Category Rank: 3


  • Top Fintech Company of 2023
  • Top Fintech Company of 2022


Propel(x) is a digital alternative investment platform that enables accredited investors to invest in startups, venture capital funds, and hedge funds. Their customers range from individual accredited investors writing checks as small as $5,000 to some of the largest family offices and funds writing checks of a million dollars or more.

Backed by Franklin Templeton, investors in Propel(x)’s portfolio startups include BlackRock, QED, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Data Collective Ventures. Propel(x) portfolio companies have cumulatively raised over $2 billion from the Propel(x) platform and other sources. The average amount invested per investor was over $73,000 in 2021.


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Key Products

Where Investors Connect with Technology Startups​

An alternative investment platform focused on scientific discovery and meaningful innovation.​

Democratizing Access to Private Markets

Propel(x) sources co-investment opportunities from our network of leading financial institutions and top-tier venture capital firms to help you build a diversified portfolio.​

Customer Insights

I am a big fan of Propel(x). Via Propel(x) I am able to invest in potentially world-changing companies in a very efficient and user-friendly way — thanks both to the Propel(x) platform and the great customer service of the Propel(x) team! — German Uribe, Angel Investor


The companies are well vetted and the deal terms are reasonable. I think it’s the best platform out there for investing in this space. These startups provide a nice opportunity for both financial return, while making a positive contribution to society. — Larry Wray, Angel Investor


Propel(x) is a great site and a great service for both seasoned investors and individuals seeking to enter the world of start-up investing. The user interface is friendly and the process is idiot-proof. And the staff is incredibly responsive. — Bill Craumer, Angel Investor


I love the combination of hard science and high quality deals, which is supported by an active base of experts and investors. Overall Propel(x) is not only a great platform to have access to deals but also to connect with like-minded investors and technologists. — Mariano Troccoli


I value and continue to use Propel(x) as the main platform for identifying investment opportunities because it aligns very well with my mission driven focus to identify founders who are using the power of technology to tackle the big problems that we face. Whether it is climate change or dealing with issues around health and well-being — Likoebe Maruping, Angel Investos


It’s a great team at Propel(x) and I have always felt very supported by the team. The amount of due diligence that the team. The amount of due diligence that the team helps an investor or do online is good and they’re accessible so that’s really helpful for me. — Kiki Tidwell, Angel Investor


My experience with Propel(x) has been incredibly positive. THere are highly vetted startups that are presented on that platform and at any point in time, there are excellent opportunities for me to look at and invest my capital into. — Ajay Gupta, Angel Investor