Charles Chocolates, an Emeryville, Calif. maker of premium chocolate, has raised $1.5 million in a first round of funding from angel investment group, the Keiretsu Forum.

Members of group include former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck, who was a participant in the round, according to the BizJournal:

Charles “Chuck” Siegel, CEO and founder of Charles Chocolates, has been a part of the San Francisco chocolate scene since 1987 when he started his first premium chocolate company, Attivo Confections, at the age of 25.

(This story first posted 1/12)