VC  UP Partners

     Office Locations:

2828 Donald Douglas Loop N, Suite 101
Santa Monica, CA 90405



  • Early



  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    UP Partners is an early stage venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs building companies that support multi-dimensional mobility. The firm is helping build companies that are creating the key enabling technologies that support the free movement of people and goods in all three dimensions. Example investment themes include autonomy, computer vision, advanced manufacturing, electrification, navigation, and connectivity.

    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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    Ally Warson Principal
    Ben Marcus Co-founder & Managing Partner
    Cyrus Sigari Co-founder & Managing Partner
    Uma Subramanian Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series C


      Metropolis Technologies



      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Metropolis Technologies
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