Overview

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Investments
194 Investments in 126 Companies
Exits
12 IPOs & 25 Acquisitions
Founders:
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Headquarters:
Santa Monica, CA
Funds Raised:
$1.28B
Categories:
Venture Capital
Description:
Upfront Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles
Website:
http://upfront.com
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Investor Details

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Founded:
1996
Aliases:
grp-partners, global-retail-partners, Global Retail Partners, GRP Partners
Type:
Angel Group, Private Equity Firm, Venture Capital, and Venture Debt that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, Private Equity, and Debt Financing Investments
Sectors:
SaaS, Consumer, Retail, Marketplaces, Mobile, E-Commerce
Regions:
United States, Europe, Canada

Upfront Ventures is a Los Angeles-based venture capital firm that is focused on investments in early stage technology companies. The firm has been making investments in tech companies like Maker Studios, TrueCar, Overture, CitySearch, BillMeLater, Envestnet, DealerTrack, CyberSource, Qualys, and HDI since 1996.

Upfront Ventures was founded in 1996 by Yves Sisteron, Steve Lebow, and Steven Dietz.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016$4M / Venture
Aug, 2016$5M / Series A
Aug, 2016$2.3M / Seed (Lead)
Jul, 2016$7.5M / Series A
Jul, 2016$4M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2016$5M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2016$6.6M / Seed
Jun, 2016$18.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2016$9.2M / Series A
Apr, 2016$4.5M / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2016$10.2M / Series A
Mar, 2016$30M / Series D and
Mar, 2016$6.5M / Venture
Feb, 2016$17.5M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2016$28M / Series B
Feb, 2016$3M / Seed
Feb, 2016$5M / Seed (Lead)
Jan, 2016$10.2M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2016$5M / Seed (Lead)
Jan, 2016$27M / Series C
Dec, 2015$35M / Series B
Dec, 2015$5.1M / Seed (Lead)
Nov, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture
Nov, 2015$3.3M / Seed
Oct, 2015$3.5M / Series A
Oct, 2015$1.3M / Seed (Lead)
Sep, 2015$24M / Series B
Sep, 2015$12.5M / Series A
Sep, 2015$30M / Series B
Aug, 2015$18M / Series A
Jul, 2015$3.9M / Seed (Lead)
Jun, 2015$3.75M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2015undisclosed amount / Angel
May, 2015$26M / Series C and
May, 2015$2M / Seed
May, 2015$5M / Venture
May, 2015$2.9M / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2015$2M / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2015$8.5M / Series A
Apr, 2015$9.25M / Series B (Lead)

Current Team (15)

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Funds (5)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Unknown DateGRP I$200M
Unknown DateGRP III - UF III$200M
Unknown DateGRP IV - UF IV$200M
Dec 16, 2014Fund V$280M
Unknown DateGRP II - UF II$400M

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  • Office

    Santa Monica, CA

    USA

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