Kara Nortman - Global Conference 2019

Kara Nortman

Partner, Upfront Ventures; Founding Member, AllRaise

Kara Nortman joined Upfront Ventures as a Partner in November 2014. Kara is also 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. Kara received her AB in Politics from Princeton University and her MBA from Stanford University.

Panel Appearances

Global Conference 2019

Venture Capital and the Year of the Unicorn IPOs