A  JUMP Investors


     Office Locations:

12011 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 405
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: 310-472-7600



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    JUMP Investors is the primary investment vehicle for Randall Kaplan, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Akamai Technologies. After leaving Akamai, Randall started JUMP Investors, a Los Angeles-based venture capital and private equity firm that today functions as his family office and investment firm. Since its formation in 1999, JUMP has invested in a variety of real estate companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, and more than 40 early-stage technology companies, including Seagate, Google, and Postini (a leading email outsourcing company purchased by Google in 2007). Randall is also the owner and Managing Member of CollarCard, LLC, a Los Angeles based promotional products company, and is also the Managing Member of Arbicha, LLC, a Los Angeles based investment firm.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Randall Kaplan Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Community Connect
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      IPNet Solutions
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      TeraBeam Networks
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