Karlin Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in software, e-commerce, and advertising technology companies that is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and was founded in 2013. The firm is a division of Karlin Asset Management that managed $1.4 billion at the time of the founding of Karlin Ventures.
The firm typically makes 10 to 12 seed and series A investments worth $250,000 to $2 million per year in companies operating in the United States, primarily on the West Coast. Karlin Ventures also makes follow-on investments in series B rounds that can reach up to $2.5 million per company in their portfolio.
According to the firms website (as of November 2019) they have invested in 40 companies, created 860 jobs, made 6 exits, and have provided $145 million in follow-on capital. Notable investments made by Karlin Ventures include: Three Ten Eight, Bark, Bitium, Bridg, Brightfunnel, ChowNow, CREXi, DataRPM, FIGS, HelloTech, HONK, Jukin Media, Investedin, Pathmatics, Percolata, Retention Science, Soxial Annex, Verge Genomics, Victorious, and Yoi.