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General Information


Fund II, 11/2010 $40M


803 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Santa Monica Office
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA, 90401


Managing Partner
General Partner
Geneal Partner
Administrative Director


Rincon Venture Partners

Rincon Venture Partners seeks to partner with extraordinary entrepreneurs and support them as they build world-class businesses. Rincon is an early-stage venture capital firm that targets investment opportunities in Web-based businesses that are led by “serial founding teams”, have proven recurring revenue models and are pursuing capital-efficient operating plans. They typically invest in companies where initial product or service development is largely complete, and the company’s forward-looking focus is on market engagement and expansion. They take an active role in guiding and supporting portfolio companies by committing resources for such activities as Board representation, providing strategic and tactical guidance, filling key management positions, facilitating subsequent financings and achieving liquidity events.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Local Market Launch 3/2014Venture Round$1M3
Invoca 1/2014Series C$20M3 11/2013Seed$1.5M7
Keen IO 10/2013Seed$2.35M10
Ranker 6/2013Venture Round$2M9
Local Market Launch 4/2013Series A$1.5M1
Divshot 3/2013Seed$1.1M2
Rentlytics 3/2013Seed$1M7
Invoca 11/2012Venture Round$3.25M2
The Resumator 10/2012Series B$2.1M5
Tradesy 10/2012Series A$1.5M6
Connexity 8/2012Seed$3M3
SteelHouse 7/2012Venture Round$8.25M6
Gradient X 6/2012Seed$3.75M9
SHIFT 6/2012Venture Round$6M4
DataPop 4/2012Series B$7M5
Wittlebee 4/2012Seed$2.5M6
SteelHouse 12/2011Series B$6.3M4
Burstly 11/2011Venture Round$5.5M3
The Resumator 5/2011Angel$700k5
Ranker 4/2011Series A$1.3M7
SHIFT 2/2011Series A$2M12
Invoca 11/2010Series B$4M2
DataPop 11/2010Series A$1.7M4
Cocodot 5/2010Venture Round$2M2
Burstly 3/2010Series A$1.8M3
Invoca 6/2009Series A$3.5M3
Campus Explorer 2/2009Series B$2.25M3
Digital Performance 10/2008Series A$3.2M3
Campus Explorer 8/2007Series A2
ElephantDrive 3/2007Venture Round2
CADFORCE 12/2006Series B$3.1M3
Packet Island 6/2006Series A$2M3
CADFORCE 2/2006Series A$1.7M2



  1. Rincon Venture Partners Seeks $40M For Second Fund ( [edit]
  2. GraphEffect Raises $2 Million To Increase Brand “Likes” On Facebook ( [edit]
  3. Local Market Launch Secures $1M in Funding ( [edit]
  4. Call Marketing Company Invoca Raises $20M Round Led By Accel ( [edit]
  5. Raises $1.5M Seed To Become The OpenTable For Time And Services ( [edit]
  6. Keen IO Raises $2.35M For Its Custom Analytics Platform ( [edit]
  7. Ranker, ‘The World’s Ranking Platform’, Raises $2M From Lowercase And Others ( [edit]
  8. ValueClick Founder Brian Coryat Raises $1.5M For Business Listings Startup ‘Local Market Launch’ ( [edit]
  9. Web App Interface Builder Divshot Raises $1.1 Million Seed Round ( [edit]
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  11. RingRevenue Raises $3.25M in Funding ( [edit]
  12. Hiring Platform The Resumator Raises $2.1M Series B Round Led By Birchmere Ventures, Rincon Ventures Partners & Salesforce ( [edit]
  13. Tradesy raises $1.5 million Series A to kill clothing resale competition ( [edit]
  14. Connexity Raises a $3 Million Seed Round for Audience Optimization Platform ( [edit]
  15. SteelHouse Takes in $8.25 Million to Expand Best-in-Class Behavioral Analytics and Real Time Ad Targeting Platform ( [edit]
  16. Gradient X Raises $3.75 Million to Unlock Mobile Advertising, Because Someone Needs To ( [edit]
  17. GraphEffect Raises $12m Financing ( [edit]
  18. DataPop scores $7M for custom-built ads ( [edit]
  19. Wittlebee Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  20. SteelHouse Closes $6.3 Million Series B Financing ( [edit]
  21. Burstly Raises $5.5M For In-App Ad Management; Launches Mobile Offer Mediation For iOS & Android ( [edit]
  22. The Resumator Raises $700,000 For Social Recruiting Solution ( [edit]
  23. Ranker Lands $1.3 Million From Tim Draper And Others, Tries To Rank *Everything* ( [edit]
  24. GraphEffect Raises $2 Million To Increase Brand "Likes" On Facebook ( [edit]
  25. RingRevenue Dials Up $4 Million For Call Performance Marketing Platform ( [edit]
  26. DataPop Completes $1.7 Million Series A Financing Round ( [edit]
  27. Cocodot Raises $2 Million For The Stylish, Prettier, More Social Evite. ( [edit]
  28. .App/Ads Gets A Makeover and $1.8 Million ( [edit]
  29. RingRevenue Raises $3.5 Million To “Track Calls Like Clicks” For Affiliate Networks ( [edit]
  30. Secures Series B Funding to Expand Its College Web Search Portal ( [edit]
  31. Momentum Venture Management Announces Series A Funding for Digital Performance Inc. ( [edit]
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  33. ElephantDrive Gets Funding From Intel ( [edit]
  35. VoIP software co., Packet Island, raises $2 million ( [edit]
  36. CADFORCE Secures $1.7 Million in Series A Funding Led By Santa Barbara-Based Venture Capital Firm, Rincon Venture Partners. ( [edit]
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