Investing Profile

Kara Nortman(690)

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Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures

upfront.com/team/Los Angeles, California
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Upfront Ventures Managing Partner
$1M - $12.0M
$4.0M
11
$400M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series BApr 2019$4M
Series AMay 2017$6.7M
Seed RoundFeb 2016$5M
$15.7M
Co-investors: Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Brendan Mathews (Motley Fool Ventures), Jason Stiles (DFE Capital Management), Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Drew Koven, Karl Kerksiek
Series CDec 2018$75M
$83M
Co-investors: Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Sheel Tyle (Amplo), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC)
Series AApr 2018$7.7M
$40.8M
Co-investors: Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Michael Dearing (Harrison Metal), Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins), Kevin Mahaffey (SNR)
Seed RoundJan 2018$3M
$11M
Co-investors: Beth Ferreira (FirstMark Capital), Paul Bricault (Amplify.LA), Jeff Kearl (Pelion Venture Partners), Brian Lee (Bam Ventures), Deborah Benton
Series AJun 2017$8M
Seed RoundApr 2016$4.5M
$12.5M
Co-investors: Katie Haun (Andreessen Horowitz), Shervin Pishevar (Sherpa Ventures), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), Vinny Lingham, Scott Belsky, Mark Cuban
Series AMay 2017$5M
$16.5M
Co-investors: Jim Andelman (Bonfire Ventures), Courtney Broadus (Broadway Angels)
Seed RoundJan 2016$5M
$5M
Venture RoundJun 2015$3.8M
$8.6M
Co-investors: Kara Weber (The Community Fund), Joanne Wilson (Gotham Gal Ventures), Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Seth Berman (Susa Ventures), Chip Hazard (XFactor Ventures), Will Mcclelland (Grace Beauty Capital), Brad Zions (Structure Fund)
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