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Kara Nortman(776)

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Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures

upfront.com/team/Los Angeles, California
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Connected to James Currier (NFX), Pete Flint (NFX), Satya Patel (Homebrew), and 105 other investors on Signal.

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Upfront Ventures Managing Partner
$750K - $5.0M
$1M
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$400M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Eterneva
Series AJul 2021$10M
$14.8M
Co-investors: Shilpa Yarlagadda (StartHer), Andy Dunn (Red Swan Ventures), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Brett Hurt (Austin Ventures), Genevieve Gilbreath (Springdale Ventures), Aaron Perman (S3 Ventures), Brian Smith (S3 Ventures), Charlie Plauche (S3 Ventures), Ethan Austin, Mark Cuban, Thomas Vu
Endgame
Seed RoundJul 2021$5M
Seed RoundJan 2021$5M
$108.6M
Co-investors: Jason Warner (Redpoint Ventures), Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Guillaume Cabane (Sequoia Capital), Sandhya Hegde (Unusual Ventures), Lenny Rachitsky (AirAngels), David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners), Garth Timoll (Top Tier Capital Partners), Kenny Van Zant
Britive
Series AMay 2021$10M
Seed RoundSep 2020$5.4M
$15.4M
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
$41.7M
Co-investors: Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Brendan Mathews (Motley Fool Ventures), Jason Stiles (DFE Capital Management), Karl Kerksiek, Drew Koven
Open Raven
Series AJun 2020$15M
Seed RoundFeb 2020$4.1M
$19.1M
Co-investors: Bucky Moore (Kleiner Perkins)
The Wing
Series CDec 2018$75M
$83M
Co-investors: Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Sheel Tyle (Amplo), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC)
Fleetsmith
Series AApr 2018$7.7M
$40.8M
Co-investors: Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins), Kevin Mahaffey (SNR), Michael Dearing (Harrison Metal), Arash Ferdowsi
Skylar
Seed RoundJan 2018$3M
$11M
Co-investors: Beth Ferreira (FirstMark Capital), Jeff Kearl (Pelion Venture Partners), Brian Lee (Bam Ventures), Deborah Benton (Willow Growth Partners LP), Paul Bricault (Amplify.LA)
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