Rustic Canyon Partners focuses their investments on themes that have a transformative impact across industries and sectors within digital media, eCommerce, consumer online services and SaaS. The firm's investment activity is focused on California, but considers opportunities in other regions. Rustic Canyon was launched in 1999 by Founding Partner Tom Unterman, and is led by Managing Partner Nate Redmond.
Rustic Canyon saw four of its portfolio companies go public in its 1999 fund; the firm also backed the online real estate exchange company LoopNet, which attracted investment from 17 investment firms and went public in 2006.
LoopNet is a San Francisco-based company.
PlayFirst is a San Francisco-based company.
Chromatik is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Matt Sandler.
Mertado provides an online social shopping platform allowing consumers to discover and purchase products from communities.
Company which provides technology for the streaming of high-end video games
Ohai is a San Francisco-based company founded by Blake Commagere.
Navigating Cancer is a software as a service company founded by Eva Ho.
PayDragon is a company founded by Hamilton Chan.
Good Technology is a Sunnyvale, California-based company.
UrbanSitter is a San Francisco-based company.