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Investments

55

Portfolio Exits

17

Funds

2

About Outlook Ventures

Outlook Ventures, founded in 1996 and based in San Francisco, California, is a venture capital firm focusing on seed, early stage, and growth stage investments. Outlook generally targets its investments in the software infrastructure, applications, services companies. Geographically, Outlook prefers to invest in the Western United States. In terms of investment size, the firm's typical investment tends to be between $500,000 and $1.5 million in seed investments, $1 to $3 million in early stage companies and upto $4 million in growth stage companies. The firm expects that it will invest $3 to $10 million over the life of a company. Outlook aims to be the first institutional investor in a Series A or a small round deal and may co-invest or lead the deal along with other venture capital firms in Series B or greater rounds. Outlook generally aims to take a Board seat.

Outlook Ventures Headquarter Location

135 Main Street

San Francisco, California, 94105-1843,

United States

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Latest Outlook Ventures News

Inc. Receives $6 Million in Series B Funding

Mar 15, 2019

New Cash Infusion Brings Total Investment to $23 Million April 04, 2007 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN RAMON, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Reply!, Inc. ( www.reply.com ), the leading provider of life-stage relevant services for consumers and locally targeted performance-based marketing solutions, today announced that it has secured $6 million in additional funding. The new round of financing includes a major investment from Outlook Ventures, as well as new contributions from existing backer Scale Venture Partners (formerly BA Venture Partners ), and board member Debi Coleman, the former Chief Financial Officer of Apple Computer who currently serves as Chairperson of the Reply! Audit Committee. The company also announced that Randy Haykin, Managing Director, Outlook Ventures, has joined the company's board of directors as well as one of Reply!’s founders John Truchard. Mr. Haykin has previously been involved in numerous consumer Internet companies, including: Yahoo!, Overture, eCircle, eTeamz/Active Network, and Digital Chocolate. “It’s always been our focus to invest in industry-transforming companies that address both consumer and business markets, and Reply! fits perfectly into that model,” Haykin stressed. “This company and its management team combine innovation with a proven strategy, and we look forward to joining them in their continued expansion and evolution.” "We welcome Outlook Ventures’ endorsement of our vision as well as the continued support demonstrated by Scale VP,” said Payam Zamani, Chairman and CEO of Reply! “Over the past five years, we’ve built a solid foundation for long-term growth, and the new financing will further help solidify our leadership position as a provider of performance-based marketing solutions to thousands of locally oriented businesses.” About Reply! Inc. Since its founding in 2001, Reply! has become a leading provider of online consumer services with its commitment to “making life’s big decisions easier™.”Reply! provides consumers with free-of-charge access to valuable services and decision-making tools in two core industries, real estate and automotive, with continuing expansion into other major categories. At the same time, Reply! provides advertisers with highly reliable and scalable locally targeted performance-based marketing solutions offering local advertisers hassle free and profitable access to online consumers. To learn more about Reply!, visit www.reply.com . About Outlook™ Ventures Established in 1996, Outlook™ Ventures actively invests in promising early and growth stage industry-transforming information technology companies on the West Coast. The firm applies its depth of industry experience and resources, unique among early and growth stage firms, to building each individual portfolio company. For more information about Outlook Ventures visit: www.outlookventures.com . About Scale Venture Partners Scale Venture Partners employs a thesis-based strategy to identify innovative development-stage technology and healthcare investments. Representative portfolio companies include Alimera, Frontbridge, Glu Mobile, Good Technology, Monolithic Power Systems, Omniture, Orexigen, Placeware, ScanSafe, Seattle Genetics, Somaxon, Wayport and Xceive. For more information, please visit www.scalevp.com .

Outlook Ventures Investments

55 Investments

Outlook Ventures has made 55 investments. Their latest investment was in Industrious as part of their Series B on August 8, 2016.

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Outlook Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/1/2016

Series B

Industrious

$37M

Yes

MapleWood Partners LP, and Riverwood Capital

10

4/8/2015

Seed VC

Dropr

$1.14M

Yes

2

3/8/2011

Series E

ClairMail

$10M

No

10/22/2010

Series D

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$99M

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10

8/10/2010

Series E - II

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$99M

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10

Date

8/1/2016

4/8/2015

3/8/2011

10/22/2010

8/10/2010

Round

Series B

Seed VC

Series E

Series D

Series E - II

Company

Industrious

Dropr

ClairMail

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Amount

$37M

$1.14M

$10M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

MapleWood Partners LP, and Riverwood Capital

Sources

10

2

10

10

Outlook Ventures Portfolio Exits

17 Portfolio Exits

Outlook Ventures has 17 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Xactly on June 26, 2015.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

6/26/2015

IPO

$991

Public

1

11/14/2013

Acquired

Genesys

2

6/27/2012

Acquired

$991

Monitise

00/00/0000

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$991

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10

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$991

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10

Date

6/26/2015

11/14/2013

6/27/2012

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

Public

Genesys

Monitise

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Sources

1

2

10

10

Outlook Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Outlook Ventures has 2 funds, including Outlook Ventures III, L.P..

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

10/1/2002

Outlook Ventures III, L.P.

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$140M

1

7/14/1999

iMinds Fund II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

10/1/2002

7/14/1999

Fund

Outlook Ventures III, L.P.

iMinds Fund II

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$140M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Outlook Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Outlook Ventures has 5 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Margot M. Giusti.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John W. Glynn

Founder

Current

Grant Inman

Founder

Current

Margot M. Giusti

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Carl Nichols

Managing Director

Current

Randy Haykin

Keiretsu Forum

Managing Director

Former

Name

John W. Glynn

Grant Inman

Margot M. Giusti

Carl Nichols

Randy Haykin

Work History

Keiretsu Forum

Title

Founder

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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