Taj Eldridge

Senior Director of Investment at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Taj Eldridge’s background spans all sides of the startup equation, from founder to advisor to investor.

He was an equity partner and interim CEO of corporate venture funded ILTG Media, as well as equity partner and COO of the global online fashion brand for Waraire Boswell. Earlier in his career, Eldridge was a venture partner with Los Angeles-based investment firm TRW, and a UBS investment manager who worked with startup founders.

He has served as a judge for the UCLA Anderson Accelerator’s Knap Venture Competition, and also headed UC Riverside’s ExCITE (Center for Innovation Technology & Entrepreneurship) Program.  

In his current role at LACI, Taj works with energy, transportation, and sustainable smart city startups.

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