Ed Engler

Investment Partner , Angel


Investor Type
Investment Partner,Angel

Ed Engler is Managing Partner at Pittsburgh Equity Partners and focuses on early stage investments in information technology companies in the Western Pennsylvania region.

He has been an investor and entrepreneur in Western Pennsylvania for almost 3 decades, having founded and exited several successful technology companies. Ed's experience at startup companies started in 1989 when he joined Transarc Corporation, a CMU spinout that was sold to IBM Corporation in 1994. Ed founded Summa Technologies in 1996, serving firms of all sizes, from small entrepreneurial firms to Fortune 100 companies. In 2001, the Pittsburgh Business Times named Summa Technologies the fastest growing private company in Pittsburgh and Summa was among the region's fastest growing private companies for many years. Summa was sold to CGI in 2017. Other notable investments include Peak Strategy (sold to Morgan Stanley), mSpoke (sold to LinkedIn), Laminar Software (sold to Quest), WorldDealer (sold to Stream) and Think Through Math (sold to Imagine Learning).

He is also active in the Western Pennsylvania community, serving as Director for Bike Pittsburgh and lending guidance and support to other CEOs through his participation in Vistage, a CEO networking and support organization. He frequently serves as a panelist and speaker at local business and venture capital events.

Ed has a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and has completed the Entrepreneurial Management Program at CMU's Tepper School of Business.

Personal Investments

Number of Investments
Ed Engler has made 2 investments. Their most recent investment was on Jun 29, 2018, when Honeycomb Credit raised $1M.
Date Company Name Round Money Raised Industry
Mar 15, 2021 Honeycomb Credit Seed $1.75M Finance Detail
Jun 29, 2018 Honeycomb Credit Seed $1M Finance Detail


Number of Current Jobs
Ed Engler has 2 current jobs including Director at Iron Condor Capital , Director at Honeycomb Credit and .
Organization Name Title At Company Start Date End Date
Iron Condor Capital Director Nov 1, 2018 Detail
Honeycomb Credit Director Jun 1, 2018 Detail