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Upfront Ventures

Upfront Ventures
VC INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
12 PROFESSIONALS
320 INVESTMENTS
93 PORTFOLIO
102 EXITS
Description

Founded in 1996, Upfront Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Santa Monica, California. The firm focuses on investing in companies operating in the digital media, retail innovation, consumer good, service, advertising technology, consumer, SaaS and software sectors.

Website
Formerly Known As
GRP Partners
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Year Founded
1996
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Growth/Expansion
Primary Office
  • 1314 7th Street
  • Suite 600
  • Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • United States

+1 (310) 000-0000

Upfront Ventures Investments (320)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ping (App) 12-Nov-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue
000000 07-Nov-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 0000000000 05-Nov-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 000000 24-Oct-2019 0000 00000 000.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup
000000 17-Oct-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 10-Oct-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Clothing Generating Revenue
0000 000 07-Oct-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Managed Care Startup 00000 00000
00000000. 01-Oct-2019 0000 00000 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Startup
The Landline Company 21-Sep-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Automotive Generating Revenue
Cloudvirga 18-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
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Upfront Ventures Exits (101)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Seriously 26-Aug-2019 Buyout/LBO 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000 00000 11-Aug-2019 0000000000: 000000 Completed
00000 (00000 00000 09-Aug-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
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00000 07-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 01-Mar-2019 0000000000 00000 Completed
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00000000000 30-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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00000000 0000 16-Jan-2019 0000000000 00000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
000000 000 0000000 12-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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Ring 12-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
DataSift 01-Mar-2018 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Upfront Ventures Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Upfront Ventures Team (35)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Yves Sisteron JD Founder & Managing Partner 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Mark Suster Managing Partner 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Greg Bettinelli Partner 00 0 00 Santa Monica, CA
Kara Nortman Partner 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Dana Kibler Partner & Chief Financial Officer Santa Monica, CA

19 Former Team Members

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Upfront Ventures Co-Investors (556)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Daher Capital 10 0 0
Bonfire Ventures 0 0 0
Greycroft 0 0 0
Accel 0 0 0
Ludlow Ventures 0 0 0
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