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11755 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA, 90025


Managing Partner
Senior Analyst


Karlin Ventures

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. They are value-add partners helping entrepreneurs who take contrarian approaches to create impactful solutions to big, interesting problems. Karlin Ventures is an affiliate of Karlin Asset Management, a private investment firm managing over $1.4 billion of unleveraged equity capital.

Focus on enterprise software, eCommerce, marketplaces, advertising technology, and education technology but are open to exciting ideas in other verticals. Typical investments range from $100,000 to $2,000,000. Prefer co-investor roles and will participate in follow-on rounds.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Preact 4/2014Series A$4.6M5
Bitium 3/2014Series A$6.5M8
Amplify.LA 1/2014Series B$8.1M15
Prevoty 12/2013Venture Round1
Markkit 11/2013Venture Round2
Gyft 9/2013Series A$5M6
StrikeAd 9/2013Series A$7M7
True Link Financial 9/2013Series A1
GameMix 8/2013Venture Round1
NearWoo 8/2013Seed$1.2M1
Amplify.LA 8/2013Venture Round2
Victorious 8/2013Venture Round1
FIGS 7/2013Seed$2M5
Kaleo Software 7/2013Seed$1.5M5
Ecinity 4/2013Series A$1.8M1
Bitium 4/2013Seed$2.4M13
WaveMaker Labs 3/2013Venture Round1
ChowNow 1/2013Series A$3M4
ADOMIC (formerly YieldMetrics) 1/2013Seed$1.7M9
Invested.in 11/2012Seed$830k17
Wallaby Financial 8/2012Seed$1.1M7
Saygent 8/2012Series A$1M2



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  1. With $4.6M In New Funding, Preact Helps Software Companies Keep Customers Happy (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Bitium Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. As The LA Tech Scene Heats Up, Accelerator Amplify Raises $8 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  10. Karlin Ventures Invests in PageWoo (karlinvc.com) [edit]
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  13. FIGS Raises $2M In Seed For Fashionable Scrubs (socaltech.com) [edit]
  14. Kaleo Closes $1.5M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  16. Bitium nets $2.4 million, rolls out an elegant solution to provisioning SaaS apps in the enterprise (pandodaily.com) [edit]
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  18. ChowNow Raises $3M To Provide A Facebook And Mobile Food Ordering Platform For Restaurants (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. YieldMetrics closes buzzy $1.7 million Seed round, delivers radical transparency to online advertising (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  20. Prettiest girl at the crowdfunding dance, Invested.in raises an $830k seed round (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  21. Wallaby Raises $1.1 Million For Cloud-Based, Universal Credit Card (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  22. Karlin Ventures Invests in Saygent (karlinvc.com) [edit]
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