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Upfront Ventures

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VC INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
12 PROFESSIONALS
293 INVESTMENTS
87 PORTFOLIO
90 EXITS
Description

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

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
  • Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • United States

+1 (310) 000-0000

Upfront Ventures Investments (293)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MetaCX 05-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 00000 000000
0000000 05-Dec-2018 00000 00000 0000 Other Commercial Services Profitable
000000 0000 000000 27-Nov-2018 00000 00000 000 Medical Records Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 00 23-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Other Consumer Products and Services Stealth
00000000 31-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Startup
00000 30-Oct-2018 00000 00000 0000 Logistics Profitable 0000 0000000000
0000000000 26-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000000 27-Sep-2018 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Profitable 0000000 000000
Rally Rd. 27-Sep-2018 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000
Factual 05-Sep-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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Upfront Ventures Exits (89)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Ring 12-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Completed
00000000 01-Mar-2018 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000 0000 00000 06-Feb-2018 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000 05-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 0000 (0000000000)
00000 25-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 01-Nov-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 27-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 08-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
All Day 01-Aug-2017 Out of Business Completed
Draft (sports) 10-May-2017 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
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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 (31)

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

16 Former Team Members

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Upfront Ventures Co-Investors (554)

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