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Investments

29

Portfolio Exits

8

About Karlin Ventures

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. Karlin is a value-add partner helping entrepreneurs who take contrarian approaches to create impactful solutions to big, interesting problems. Karlin Ventures is an affiliate of Karlin Asset Management, a private investment firm managing over $1.4 billion of unleveraged equity capital.

Karlin Ventures Headquarter Location

11755 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1400

Los Angeles, California, 90025,

United States

310-806-9700

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Latest Karlin Ventures News

Pathmatics Secures $3M in Strategic Funding

Oct 26, 2018

Pathmatics , a Santa Monica, CA-based marketing intelligence platform, received a $3M strategic investment. Backers included Mintel and SPH Ventures, which joined existing investors Upfront Ventures, BDMI, Baroda Ventures, Daher Capital, and Karlin Ventures. Founded in 2011 by Gabe Gottlieb, Pathmatics provides a marketing intelligence platform that gives users visibility into the digital ad performance of brands, their competitors, and entire industries. It brings together display, social, video, mobile, and native advertising data, allowing users to optimize media and marketing decisions. Brands and agencies get access to the creative used by all advertisers, spend and impression data, and path from publisher to viewer. This enables them to minimize waste from their budgets, position their marketing, and predict the next moves of their competitors. Pathmatics data powers Nielsen’s digital ad intelligence offering, Kantar Media’s Facebook intelligence, and is used by agencies like Mindshare, Mediacom and Possible. FinSMEs

Karlin Ventures Investments

29 Investments

Karlin Ventures has made 29 investments. Their latest investment was in ScholarMe as part of their Seed VC on November 11, 2019.

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Karlin Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/19/2019

Seed VC

ScholarMe

Yes

Baroda Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Daher Capital, Double M Partners, Launchpad LA, Tribeca Early Stage Partners, and Upfront Ventures

5/24/2017

Series C

PolicyGenius

$30M

No

AXA Venture Partners, Fika Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Revolution Growth, Susa Ventures, and Transamerica Ventures

3

5/10/2016

Seed VC

Bark Technologies

$0.5M

Yes

Social Starts

1

3/9/2016

Series A - II

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$99M

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10

1/14/2016

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

11/19/2019

5/24/2017

5/10/2016

3/9/2016

1/14/2016

Round

Seed VC

Series C

Seed VC

Series A - II

Series B

Company

ScholarMe

PolicyGenius

Bark Technologies

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Amount

$30M

$0.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Baroda Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Daher Capital, Double M Partners, Launchpad LA, Tribeca Early Stage Partners, and Upfront Ventures

AXA Venture Partners, Fika Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Revolution Growth, Susa Ventures, and Transamerica Ventures

Social Starts

Sources

3

1

10

10

Karlin Ventures Portfolio Exits

8 Portfolio Exits

Karlin Ventures has 8 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Pathmatics on May 24, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Sources

5/24/2021

Acquired

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$991

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5/24/2021

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Exit

Acquired

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Valuation

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

8

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10

10

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Karlin Ventures Team

2 Team Members

Karlin Ventures has 2 team members, including current Managing Partner, TX Zhuo.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

TX Zhuo

Managing Partner

Current

Erin Shipley

Investment Partner

Former

Name

TX Zhuo

Erin Shipley

Work History

Title

Managing Partner

Investment Partner

Status

Current

Former

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