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Upfront Ventures

Upfront Ventures
VC INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
12 PROFESSIONALS
269 INVESTMENTS
84 PORTFOLIO
83 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 (269)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TheWaveVR 19-Apr-2018 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Startup
0000000000 10-Apr-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
00 000000 23-Mar-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Clothing Generating Revenue
0000 09-Mar-2018 00000 00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000
00000 00000000 14-Feb-2018 00000 00000 000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000
0000 08-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Footwear Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000
00000 07-Feb-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Startup
Fair.com 05-Feb-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Application Software Generating Revenue
Happy Returns 29-Dec-2017 Early Stage VC 000 Logistics Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000
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Upfront Ventures Exits (83)

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
00000 05-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000.000
0000000 27-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 08-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
000 000 01-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 (000000) 10-May-2017 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000 00000 000000
00000 16-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
Epoxy (TV) 17-Oct-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Dollar Shave Club 10-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition 000 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 Managing Partner 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Mark Suster Managing Partner 00 0 00 Santa Monica, CA
Greg Bettinelli Partner 00 0 0 Santa Monica, CA
Kara Nortman Partner 0 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 (458)

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