Investing Profile

Walter Kortschak(54)

VCInvestor

Managing Partner at Summit Partners

kortschak.com/about-1Menlo Park, California
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7 Investors

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
28 CONNECTIONS
California Institute of Technology Network
14 CONNECTIONS
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Summit Partners Managing Partner
$5.0M - $50.0M
$20.0M
49
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Playco
Series ASep 2020$100M
$100M
Co-investors: Josh Buckley (Hyper), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital)
Elliptic
Series BSep 2019$23M
Funding RoundDec 2017$5M
$28M
Co-investors: Stephen Trusheim (SignalFire), Errol Damelin
Bubble
Seed RoundJun 2019$6.3M
$106.3M
Co-investors: Ross Mason (SignalFire), Wayne Hu (SignalFire), David Tisch (BoxGroup), Nasir Jones (QueensBridge Venture Partners), Nat Turner (Operator Partners), Zach Weinberg (Operator Partners), Shana Fisher (Third Kind Ventures), Eric Rosenblum (Foothill Ventures (formerly Tsingyuan Ventures)), Eric Ries, Scott Belsky, Nitesh Banta, Charlie Songhurst
Freshtohome
Series AMay 2019$11M
Convertible NoteJan 2016
$11M
Co-investors: Charles Seely (Real Ventures), Rajan Anandan (Google), David Krane (GV), 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), Charles Seely (Real Ventures), Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs), Vijay Chattha
Frame.io
Series ASep 2016$10M
Seed RoundOct 2015$2.2M
$82.2M
Co-investors: Amish Jani (FirstMark Capital), Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Footwork), Josef Feldman (Tectonic Capital)
SmartHive
Seed RoundAug 2016
Vatomic
Convertible NoteJul 2016
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