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Founder @
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25 Investments in 13 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.upsidevc.com/
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Kent Goldman is the founder of Upside Partnership, a true seed-stage investment firm. Kent has been partnering with founders since seed investing became a category. He has had the opportunity to work alongside founders who have spawned more than 200 companies.

Kent was formerly a partner at First Round Capital, where he led investments such as Airware, Artillery, Cabana (acquired by Twitter), Cluster, Hotel Tonight, HotPotato (acquired by Facebook), Liftopia, MemSQL, MessageMe, Path, Storenvy and Threadflip. He also served on the board of Mashery (acquired by Intel).

Earlier in his career, Kent was a member of Yahoo!’s corporate development team. He also led business strategy for Yahoo! Products, generating $1 billion in annual revenue.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2015$21M / Series B
Feb, 2015$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$13M / Series B
Jun, 2014$18M / Series C
Jan, 2014$35M / Series B
Jan, 2014$25M / Series C
Oct, 2013$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$5M / Venture
Sep, 2013$45M / Series D
Aug, 2013$1.6M / Seed
May, 2013$10M / Series A
Mar, 2013$1.9M / Seed
Aug, 2012$2.5M / Venture
Jun, 2012$23M / Series C
Jun, 2012$6.5M / Series A
Apr, 2012$1.6M / Seed (Lead)
Nov, 2011$9.1M / Series B
Oct, 2011$1.3M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2011$2.1M / Seed
May, 2011$3.59M / Series A
Mar, 2011$5.4M / Series B
Feb, 2011$8.65M / Series A
Nov, 2010$2.5M / Seed
Oct, 2010$1.14M / Series A
Nov, 2009$1.42M / Series A

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