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

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Wickr

A telecommunications and security company that builds secure communication tools, such as a messaging application. It was founded in 2012 and is located in San Francisco, California.

A manufacturing company that specializes in producing solutions for microsatellite operations. It was founded in 2015 and is located in Berthoud, Colorado.

Sapho is an enterprise software company.

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.

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

Justin.tv is a San Francisco-based company founded by Justin Kan, Michael Seibel, Kyle Vogt and Emmett Shear.

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

Lookingglass Cyber Solutions is a Reston, Virginia-based security company founded in 2000.

Gowalla is an Austin, Texas-based photography company.

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

Aurora Insight is a Denver-based company.

Cake Financial is a San Francisco-based company.

Zephyr Technology is an Annapolis, Maryland-based healthcare company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Alsop Louie Capital 2, L.P.
20,250,000
20,250,000
December 23, 2009
125,000,000
October 30, 2017
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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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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

Gowalla

Hover

Intelyt

Karmic Labs

Keyssa

Lookingglass

Mixed Dimensions

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