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34 Investments in 21 Companies
Born:
April 30, 1968
Gender:
Male
Location:
Los Angeles
Website:
http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/
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Mark Suster is a Partner at Upfront Ventures. He joined the firm in 2007 after having previously worked with Upfront Ventures for nearly 8 years as a two-time entrepreneur.

Before joining Upfront Mark was Vice President, Product Management at Salesforce.com following its acquisition of Koral, where Mark was Founder and CEO.

Prior to Koral, Mark was Founder and CEO of BuildOnline, a European SaaS company that was acquired by SWORD Group.

Earlier in his career, Mark spent nearly ten years working for Accenture in Europe, Japan and the U.S. Mark looks to invest in passionate entrepreneurs in early-stage technology businesses. His interests include Digital Content and Distribution, AdTech, Consumer Internet, and SaaS businesses and he has deep operating experience having started and sold his last two companies.

Mark received a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Mark’s investments include: Adly, awe.sm, Burstly, DataSift, Epoxy, Gravity, Invoca, Maker Studios, Moonfrye, and MyTime. Invoca is Mark’s first investment as a partner at Upfront.

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2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2016$4M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2016$6.6M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Mar, 2016$30M / Series D
Oct, 2015$1.3M / Seed (Lead)
May, 2015$26M / Series C
Apr, 2015$2M / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2015$9.25M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2015$3.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$10M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2014$12M / Series A
Jun, 2014$6.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2014$20M / Series C
Oct, 2013$2.5M / Seed
May, 2013$2M / Venture (Lead)
May, 2013$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$2M / Seed (Lead)
Nov, 2012$3.25M / Venture
Oct, 2012$10.6M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2012$3M / Series A
Dec, 2011$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$4.25M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2011$5.5M / Venture
Oct, 2011$3M / Series A
Oct, 2011$600k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$6.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$1.6M / Venture (Lead)
Dec, 2010$1M / Seed
Nov, 2010$4M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2010$1.1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jul, 2010$1M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2010$5M / Series B
Jul, 2009$2.6M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2009$3.5M / Series A

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