Investing Profile

Walter Kortschak(55)

VCInvestor

Managing Partner at Summit Partners

kortschak.com/about-1Menlo Park, California
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Connected to Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork), Dave Samuel (Freestyle Capital), Jenny Lefcourt (Freestyle Capital), and 4 other investors on Signal.

UCLA Anderson School of Management Network
30 CONNECTIONS
California Institute of Technology Network
14 CONNECTIONS
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Summit Partners Managing Partner
$5.0M - $50.0M
$20.0M
57
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Elliptic
Series COct 2021$60M
Series BSep 2019$23M
Funding RoundDec 2017$5M
$88M
Co-investors: Stephen Trusheim (SignalFire), Richard Seewald (Evolution Equity Partners), Errol Damelin
Sightline Payments
Private Equity RoundAug 2021$240M
Private Equity RoundApr 2021$100M
Venture RoundSep 2016$3.2M
$350M
Torpago
Seed RoundAug 2021$2M
$2M
Bubble
Series AJul 2021$100M
Seed RoundJun 2019$6.3M
$110M
Co-investors: Wayne Hu (SignalFire), David Tisch (BoxGroup), Ross Mason (SignalFire), Ali Partovi (Neo), Shana Fisher (Third Kind Ventures), Michael Katz (mParticle), Nasir Jones (QueensBridge Venture Partners), Nat Turner (Operator Partners), Zach Weinberg (Operator Partners), Eric Rosenblum (Foothill Ventures (formerly Tsingyuan Ventures)), Scott Belsky, Nitesh Banta, Eric Ries
Zeotap
Series CNov 2020$19M
$80M
Co-investors: Chris Scoggins (SignalFire), Taylor Barada (SignalFire), Julien-David Nitlech (Iris Capital), Eric Franchi (Math Capital), Christer Andersson (Sommet AB)
Playco
Series ASep 2020$100M
$100M
Co-investors: Will Smith (Dreamers VC), Keisuke Honda (Dreamers VC), Josh Buckley (Buckley Ventures), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital)
Freshtohome
Series AMay 2019$11M
Convertible NoteJan 2016
$11M
Co-investors: David Krane (GV), Charles Seely (Hoxton Ventures), Rajan Anandan (Google), Mark Pincus
Zume Pizza
Series BOct 2017$48M
Series AJul 2016
Seed RoundSep 2015
$48M
Co-investors: Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Grant Allen (SE Ventures), Guimar Vaca Sittic (FJ Labs), Vijay Chattha (VSC Ventures), Charles Seely (Hoxton Ventures), Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs)
Executive Chairman SignalFire2013 - Present
Producer/Principal End Cue2013 - Present
Managing Partner Kortschak Investments2010 - Present
Founder, USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity University of Southern California2009 - Present
Vice President/Associate Crosspoint Venture Partners1985 - 1989
Principal Software Engineer MSC Software1982 - 1985
UCLA Anderson School of Management M.B.A. Finance
California Institute of Technology M.S. Engineering
Oregon State University B.S. Engineering