Investing Profile

Kara Nortman(433)

VC

Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures

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7 Investors

Connected to Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork), Phin Barnes, Xuezhao Lan (Basis Set Ventures), and 4 other investors on Signal.

Princeton University Network
83 CONNECTIONS
Stanford Graduate School of Business Network
25 CONNECTIONS
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Upfront Ventures Managing Partner
$1M - $12.0M
$4.0M
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$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), Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Jason Stiles (DFE Capital Management), Brendan Mathews (Motley Fool Ventures), Drew Koven
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: Ilya Fushman (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Naomi Ionita (Menlo Ventures), Michael Dearing (Harrison Metal), Kevin Mahaffey
Seed RoundJan 2018$3M
$11M
Co-investors: Brian Lee (Bam Ventures), Paul Bricault (Amplify.LA), Paul Bricault (Amplify.LA), Beth Ferreira (WME), Deborah Benton
Series AJun 2017$8M
Seed RoundApr 2016$4.5M
$12.5M
Co-investors: Shervin Pishevar (Sherpa Ventures), Katie Haun (Andreessen Horowitz), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), Vinny Lingham, Scott Belsky, Mark Cuban
Series AMay 2017$5M
$16.5M
Co-investors: Courtney Broadus (Broadway Angels), Jim Andelman (Bonfire Ventures)
Seed RoundJan 2016$5M
$5M
Venture RoundJun 2015$3.8M
$8.6M
Co-investors: Brad Zions (Structure Fund), Will Mcclelland (Grace Beauty Capital), Chip Hazard (XFactor Ventures), Seth Berman (Susa Ventures), Maxine Kozler (LDR Ventures), Joanne Wilson (Gotham Gal Ventures), Kara Weber (The Community 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