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Partner @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Female
Location:
Los Angeles
Social:

Person Details

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Kara joined Upfront as a partner in November 2014. Before joining Kara was co-founder of Seedling where she currently serves as Chairman. Prior to starting Seedling, Kara spent close to seven years at IAC where she acted as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Urbanspoon and Citysearch. Prior to Urbanspoon/Citysearch, Kara co-headed the M&A group at IAC where she lead some of their most successful acquisitions, notably Urbanspoon, Dictionary.com and Aston Hotels. While at IAC, Kara also served as a board member to Hatch Labs, IAC’s mobile technology incubator, where she recruited and advised Tinder. Kara also spent time at Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, and Battery Ventures.

Jobs (10)

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Current

Partner

Nov, 2014 - Current   (almost 2 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
2014
Unknown
Co-Founder
Jul, 2011
Unknown
GM
May 27, 2009
Unknown
SVP, Publishing
Feb, 2013
Oct, 2014
Founder and CEO
Jun, 2009
Feb, 2013
SVP, Publishing
2006
2009
VP, M&A
1999
2006
Senior Associate
2003
2003
Intern

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2016$5M / Seed (Lead)

Education (2)

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