VC  Kortschak Investments

     Office Locations:

388 Fulton Street, Suite 610
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 650.400.4579

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    Kortschak Investments (KILP) invests in promising start-up and growth stage companies and is the principal investment vehicle for WMAS Management, a diversified investment holding company managed by venture capitalist, Walter Kortschak. Kortschak is also a senior advisor and former managing partner of Summit Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm. He has served as a director of more than 50 companies, including 20 public companies. Highlights of his career include backing McAfee as a 3-person start-up in 1991, which went public and was then sold in 2010 to Intel for $7.7 billion and investing in E-TEK Dynamics, a pioneer in optical networking in 1997, which grew to over $1 billion in revenue and was sold for $19 billion to JDS Uniphase. Kortschak Investments has $1.3 billion capital invested and $7.8 billion in equity proceeds.

    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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    Susan Zeleznik Administrative Assistant
    Walter Kortschak Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Beauty Noted
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