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Alsop Louie Partners

Alsop Louie Partners

Alsop Louie Partners is an early-stage technology venture capital firm.

Company Overview

Alsop Louie Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital and early stage investments. It seeks to invest in Security, Analytics, Consumer Technology, Fintech, Disruptive Technology, cybersecurity, technology, cloud, infrastructure, digital media, enterprise software, and mobile sectors.



It seeks to invest between $0.5 million and $1.5 million in its portfolio companies. Alsop Louie Partners was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California. It was founded by Gilman Louie and Stewart Alsop.

History

Alsop Louie Partners is an early-stage, risk-oriented technology venture capital firm. It was founded on December 1, 2006.



Alsop Louie Partners is a partnership between Stewart Alsop and Gilman Louie designed to provide venture capital to promising entrepreneurs. It is structured as a traditional limited partnership, where the partnership between Stewart and Gilman manages the investments of the firm and the investors are the limited partners.

Investments

Alsop Louie Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital and early-stage investments in the Fintech Sector. It seeks to invest in Security, Analytics, Consumer Technology, Disruptive Technology, cybersecurity, technology, cloud, infrastructure, digital media, enterprise software, and mobile sectors. It seeks to invest between $0.5 million and $1.5 million in its portfolio companies.



Alsop Louie Partners has made over 70 investments. A notable investment was on Aug 1, 2018, when they invested in Remedy. Alsop Louie Partners has had 20 exits. Notable exits include Twitch, Sapho, and CleverSafe. The firm has raised a total of $273.6M across 4 funds, one of them being Alsop Louie Capital IV. Alsop Louie Partners has $12.2M in revenue annually.

Timeline

May 15, 2018

RunSafe Security

$2,400,000

SEED FUND

February 28, 2018

Ascent Technologies

$6,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A

January 4, 2018

Drop

$8,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

October 29, 2017

Alsop Louie Capital IV

August 28, 2017

Lookingglass

$26,300,000

SEED FUND

July 18, 2017

Karmic

$17,200,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

April 18, 2017

Sapho

$14,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

January 18, 2017

DigiLens, Inc

$22,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

October 16, 2016

Device Authority

UNDISCLOSED FUNDING

September 21, 2016

Gfycat

$10,000,000

SEED FUND

September 8, 2016

Blackstorm Labs

$33,500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

June 14, 2016

Sapho

$9,500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

April 18, 2016

Mixed Dimensions Inc

$4,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

March 30, 2016

Mixed Dimensions Inc

$4,300,000

SEED FUND

February 24, 2016

Niantic

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

January 19, 2016

LoanHero

$2,500,000

SEED FUND

November 18, 2015

HOVER, Inc.

$6,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

March 23, 2015

Lookingglass

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

August 21, 2014

Alsop Louie Capital 3, L.P.

$100M

June 23, 2014

aerospikedb

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

February 10, 2014

Device Authority

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

January 29, 2014

Net Power & Light

VENTURE CAPITAL

September 29, 2013

Twitch

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

August 31, 2013

Twitch

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

June 29, 2013

Jetlore

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

January 30, 2013

Toopher

$2,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

December 31, 2012

KeyssaTech

$15,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

August 31, 2012

Twitch

$15,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

August 26, 2012

aerospikedb

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

May 15, 2012

Zephyr Anywhere

$8,864,965

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

January 29, 2012

Lookingglass

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

July 25, 2011

Phizzle

$3,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

July 18, 2011

Ness

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

June 30, 2011

KeyssaTech

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

May 24, 2011

Resilient Network Systems

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

March 2, 2011

Ruckus Media Group

$3,500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

February 24, 2011

Kidlandia

$2,500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

November 30, 2010

Elastic Intelligence

$3,400,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

October 10, 2010

Alsop Louie Capital 2

$98.6M

September 27, 2010

Redux, Inc.

$1,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

February 28, 2009

Justin McMorrow

$7,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

September 8, 2008

Sportgenic

$10,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

June 30, 2008

Sportgenic

$1,489,687

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

June 16, 2008

Justin McMorrow

$3,200,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

April 6, 2008

Redux, Inc.

$3,500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

February 26, 2008

Gowalla

$2,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

November 10, 2007

Cleversafe

$5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

September 30, 2007

Justin.TV

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

February 28, 2007

Redux, Inc.

$1,650,000

SEED FUND

December 31, 2006

Cake Financial

Cake Financial

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

December 31, 2006

Sportgenic

SEED FUND

November 30, 2006

Alsop Louie Partners Fund I

$75M

Funded Companies

20 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Twitch provides a live streaming video platform and community for gamers. Amazon acquired Twitch in 2014.

Next Big Sound provides a dashboard, charts, and reports to monitor popularity, activity, and metrics for musicians, albums, authors and books across social media, sales and events.

Justin.tv is a company founded by Justin Kan.

Karmic Labs is a San Francisco-based company founded by Garrett Blythe, Ryan Weidenmiller and Chris Agerton.

Gowalla is an Austin, Texas-based photography company.

Lookingglass Cyber Solutions is a security company.

Smith & Tinker is a Bellevue, Washington-based company founded by Jordan Weisman, Jeremy Bornstein and Joe Lawandus.

Aerospike is a Mountain View, California-based company.

Cake Financial is a San Francisco-based company.

Associated investment funds

3 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
20,250,000
20,250,000
December 23, 2009
125,000,000
October 30, 2017

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Bill Coleman

Venture Partner



Bill Crowell

Partner



Corey Reese

Venture Partner



Ernestine Fu

Venture Partner



Gilman Louie

Partner



Jared Zoneraich

Associate



Jim Ward

Venture Partner



Jim Whims

Partner



Joe Addiego

Partner



Joe Alsop

Venture Partner



Josh Khalili

Associate



Mark Fields

Partner



Mina Fahmi

Associate



Nancy Lee

Partner



Shawn Ahdout

Associate



Stephen Mendel

Venture Partner



Stewart Alsop

Partner



Tom Kalinske

Venture Partner



Will Jack

Venture Partner



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Stewart Alsop of Alsop Louie Partners (Part 1) | Sramana Mitra



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A Tale Of Four Founders - And Four Companies | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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After Twitch sale, Alsop Louie Partners looks to raise new $100M fund

DYLAN TWENEY

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Alsop Louie Partners - Alsop Louie Partners is a risk-oriented technology venture capital firm that offers financial services to early stage companies. | Startup Ranking



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Alsop Louie Partners | Games Business Review



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Alsop Louie Partners Archives - MedCity News



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Alsop Louie Partners attempts to look hip, fails

Owen Thomas

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Alsop Louie Partners Investor Profile: Portfolio & Exits | PitchBook



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Alsop Louie Partners Led The Original Investment In Twitch | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Alsop Louie Partners Seeks $125M for Latest Venture Capital Fund |FinSMEs



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An Open Letter to the Secretary of Defense Nominee

GILMAN LOUIE

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Apple Versus Google, Not Samsung | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Apple's Secret Handshake: iCloud | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Ascent Technologies Raises $6M in Series A Financing |FinSMEs



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Ascent Technologies scores $6 mln Series A - PE Hub

Iris Dorbian

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DEF CON 2014 | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Ernestine Fu: Silicon Valley's Youngest VC Now Teaching Class at Stanford | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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For Mobile Operators, LTE Might Be The Kiss Of Death | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Gilman Louie: The DoD is About to Undergo its Biggest Transition Since WWII | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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How Framehawk Redefined Virtualization For Mobile Devices | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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How Long Will Macintosh Be With Us? | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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I 3D-Printed An AR-15 Assault Rifle -- And It Shoots Great! | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA



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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

[Wikipedia] Stewart Alsop II

Jan 28, 2018

305th 1M/1M Roundtable May 5, 2016: With Stewart Alsop, Alsop Louie Ventures

May 6, 2016

4. Paying Attention to Details: It's All in the Details



Alsop Louie Partners' Gilman Louie - "Disrupting Gaming" - D.I.C.E. 2014 Summit

Feb 12, 2014

Disruption In Venture Capital: Government Strategic Investing | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

28 August 2014

Early-stage VC firm Alsop Louie closes second fund at $98.6M

8 October 2010

Entrepreneurship Through The Lens Of Venture Capital | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

17 March 2013

Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital: Gilman Louie, Alsop Louie Partners

Aug 18, 2014

Ernestine Fu: All You Need to Know About Venture Capital | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

13 June 2016

Gilman Louie (Alsop Louie Partners): Disrupting Gaming (DICE 2014)



Gilman Louie On Disrupting Gaming | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

14 February 2014

Gilman Louie: Blackstorm's EverWing on Instant Games | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

30 November 2016

Gilman Louie: Human Factors and Social Design of Disruptive Technologies | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

18 October 2016

Special Session 2 -NEST2016-

Apr 27, 2016

Startup UCLA & CNSI Special Seminar: Stewart Alsop, Alsop Louie Partners

Nov 8, 2013

Stewart Alsop on turning down an acquisition



Stewart Alsop: 305th 1M/1M Roundtable | Alsop Louie Partners | San Francisco, CA

9 December 2016

Technology Projects and Entrepreneurs that Attract Venture Capitalists



Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Aerospike







Ascent Technologies







Baton Systems



















Copilot







Device Authority







DigiLens







Dijit







Diligens







Drop







Elastic Intelligence







Framehawk







Gfycat







Gowalla







Hover







iControl







Intelyt







Jetlore







Justin.tv







Karmic Labs







Keyssa







Lookingglass







Meow Wolf







Mixed Dimensions







References