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Interview with Mark Suster, GRP Partners


This morning's interview is with Mark Suster , a venture capitalist at GRP Partners ( GRP has just recently closed on a new $200M fund, and Mark has been one of the more active venture capitalists in the Los Angeles area in recent months. We invested in Overture, which was sold for $1.2 We're taking it seriously.

On Bubbles … And Why We’ll Be Just Fine

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And time is the enemy of all deals so start sooner rather than later, as anybody who was planning to raise in October 2008 will tell you.

Mark Suster: New, $200M Fund, and GRP's New Name, Upfront Ventures


All of our partners are based here. Our 2008 fund is also performing incredibly strong. GRP stood for Global Retail Partners.

Understanding the Risks of VC Signaling

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First, if the VC does 15-20 of these under one partner then it is certain he can’t spend any time with these investments. is now a VC.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010


VCs in seed clothing: Chris Dixon, Mark Suster, and Naval Ravikant interviewed - Venture Hacks , May 5, 2010 I recently got on the phone for a cross-continent conference call with Chris Dixon from Founder Collective , Mark Suster from GRP Partners , and our own Naval Ravikant. You could just outspend. There is a much better technique.

Interview with Evan Rifkin, Burstly


Mark Suster lead GRP's investment in the firm, and Jim Andelman led Rincon's investment. What is Burstly? Our space is pretty young. Thanks!

Interview: Venture Capitalists On Pitching


We brought together Peter Cowen of Groundwork Equity , Mark Suster of GRP Partners , Rick Smith of Crosscut Ventures , and Richard Yen of Saban Ventures -- all of who will be on the judging panel for the Tech Coast Angel's Fast Pitch on February 24th, to give us a their hints and tips about pitching to venture capitalists. Thanks!