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Kara Nortman(851)

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Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures

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Upfront Ventures Managing Partner
$750K - $5.0M
$1M
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$400M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Endgame
Series BFeb 2022$30M
Seed RoundJul 2021$5M
Seed RoundJan 2021$5M
$130M
Co-investors: Guillaume Cabane (Sequoia Capital), Jason Warner (Redpoint Ventures), David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners), Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Lenny Rachitsky (AirAngels), Laura Yao (EQT Ventures), Sandhya Hegde (Unusual Ventures), Ken Minihan (Paladin Capital Group), Garth Timoll (Top Tier Capital Partners), Lachy Groom (LGF), Yvonne Wassenaar, Zhenya Loginov, Kenny Van Zant
Eterneva
Series AJul 2021$10M
$15M
Co-investors: Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Lydia Jett (SoftBank Vision Fund), Eric Engineer (S3 Ventures), Cotter Cunningham (Next Coast Ventures), Aaron Perman (S3 Ventures), Brian Smith (S3 Ventures), Charlie Plauche (S3 Ventures), Shilpa Yarlagadda (StartHer), Andy Dunn (Red Swan Ventures), Dan Graham (Springdale Ventures), Brett Hurt (Austin Ventures), Genevieve Gilbreath (Springdale Ventures), Mark Cuban, Ian Lopatin, Suhail Doshi, Brian Cruver, Thomas Vu, Ethan Austin
Britive
Series AMay 2021$10M
Seed RoundSep 2020$5.4M
$15M
Co-investors: Matt Bigge (Crosslink Capital)
Territory Foods
Series BApr 2021$22M
Series BApr 2019$4M
Series AFeb 2019$4M
Series AMay 2017$6.7M
Seed RoundFeb 2016$5M
$42M
Co-investors: Jason Stiles (DFE Capital Management), Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Brendan Mathews (Motley Fool Ventures), Vernon Davis, Drew Koven, Karl Kerksiek
Open Raven
Series AJun 2020$15M
Seed RoundFeb 2020$4.1M
$39M
Co-investors: Nancy Wang (Felicis Ventures), Seksom Suriyapa (Upfront Ventures), Jeff Kearl (Pelion Venture Partners), Bucky Moore (Kleiner Perkins), Oliver Friedrichs
The Wing
Series CDec 2018$75M
$86M
Co-investors: Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Serena Williams (Serena Ventures), Elizabeth Cutler (Dopamine Ventures), Sheel Tyle (Amplo), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Andy Brown
Fleetsmith
Series AApr 2018$7.7M
$41M
Co-investors: Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins), Kevin Mahaffey (SNR), Michael Dearing (Harrison Metal)
Strive
Seed RoundJan 2018$3.8M
$3.8M
Security, future of work, engineering tools that enable the future of work, marketplaces with strong SaaS elements.
D2C brands, media
General Partner Upfront Ventures2014 - Present
CEO Moonfrye2013 - 2014
VP M&A IAC2004 - 2013
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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