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Los Angeles, USA


Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Fund Manager


A-Grade Investments

A-Grade Investments is a venture capital fund founded by long-time friends Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, and Ron Burkle to opportunistically invest in technology start-up companies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
BloomThat 2/2014Seed$2M9
Panorama Education 10/2013Seed$4M20
InteraXon 8/2013Series A$6M6
Citymaps 8/2013Series A$1.5M2
invi 6/2013Seed$2.25M6
YPlan 6/2013Series A$12M10
The Hunt 4/2013Venture Round$700k5
SmartThings 12/2012Seed$3M23
Getaround 8/2012Series A$13.9M7
Sonic Notify 7/2012Series A$4.25M7
Couple 5/2012Seed$4.2M13
Socialcam 4/2012Angel38
Votizen 2/2012Venture Round$750k6
Fab 8/2011Series A$7.7M19
Amen. 4/2011Seed$2M2
Tinychat 1/2011Debt$1.5M7
Fashism 11/2010Series A$1M8



  1. Bloomthat, the “Uber-For-Flowers,” Pulls In $2M From SV Angel, Ashton Kutcher ( [edit]
  2. Panorama Education Wants To Help Fix Schools With Surveys And Analytics, Gets $4M From Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education, Google Ventures And More ( [edit]
  3. InteraXon Raises $6M Series A Round From Horizon, A-Grade And Others For Its Brainwave-Sensing Headset ( [edit]
  4. CityMaps Announces $1.5M In Additional Series A Funding From A-Grade Investments, Endeca’s Founder & Others ( [edit]
  5. Android-First Mobile Messenger Invi Raises $3 Million For Its SMS Replacement App ( [edit]
  6. With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London’s YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous ( [edit]
  7. Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional $700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors ( [edit]
  8. SmartThings Closes $3M Seed Round, Led By First Round Capital, Launches Competition To Grow Community Of Smart Object Developers ( [edit]
  9. Getaround Raises $13.9M Series A Led By Menlo Ventures, Launches Getaway For Managed Car Rentals ( [edit]
  10. Sonic Notify Raises $4.25 Million, Partners With Interscope To Deliver Interactivity To Mobile Apps ( [edit]
  11. Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, CrunchFund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M ( [edit]
  12. Socialcam Nabs Angel Funding From The A-List: Yuri Milner, Tim Draper, Laurene Powell Jobs, And More ( [edit]
  13. Votizen Raises $750k From Sean Parker, Others, To Turn Elections From Fundraising To ‘Friendraising’ ( [edit]
  14. Ashton Kutcher-Backed Closes $7.7 Million ( [edit]
  15. Ashton Kutcher and Madonna's manager invest in tiny Berlin startup. What gives? ( [edit]
  16. Tinychat Raises $1.5M From Kutcher, Diddy And Others, Is Just Getting Started ( []
  17. Fashism Raises $1 Million To Grow Social Shopping Business ( [edit]
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