Investing Profile

Kara Nortman(834)


Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures Angeles, California
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Princeton University Network
Stanford Graduate School of Business Network
Upfront Ventures Managing Partner
$750K - $5.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series BFeb 2022$30M
Seed RoundJul 2021$5M
Seed RoundJan 2021$5M
Co-investors: Guillaume Cabane (Sequoia Capital), Jason Warner (Redpoint Ventures), Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Lachy Groom (LGF), Sandhya Hegde (Unusual Ventures), Laura Yao (EQT Ventures), Lenny Rachitsky (AirAngels), Ken Minihan (Paladin Capital Group), David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners), Garth Timoll (Top Tier Capital Partners), Yvonne Wassenaar, Zhenya Loginov, Kenny Van Zant
Series AJul 2021$10M
Co-investors: Brett Hurt (Austin Ventures), Genevieve Gilbreath (Springdale Ventures), 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), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Brian Cruver, Ian Lopatin, Thomas Vu, Ethan Austin, Mark Cuban
Series AMay 2021$10M
Seed RoundSep 2020$5.4M
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
Co-investors: Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Brendan Mathews (Motley Fool Ventures), Jason Stiles (DFE Capital Management), Vernon Davis, Drew Koven, Karl Kerksiek
Open Raven
Series AJun 2020$15M
Seed RoundFeb 2020$4.1M
Co-investors: Bucky Moore (Kleiner Perkins), Oliver Friedrichs
The Wing
Series CDec 2018$75M
Co-investors: Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Serena Williams (Serena Ventures), Elizabeth Cutler (Dopamine Ventures), Sheel Tyle (Amplo), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Andy Brown
Series AApr 2018$7.7M
Co-investors: Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins), Kevin Mahaffey (SNR), Michael Dearing (Harrison Metal)
Seed RoundJan 2018$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
Princeton University AB