About Us

About Us

Uprise Ventures seeds high potential, consumer-facing companies that aim to build lasting consumer brands and technologies. We invest as early as Day 1 to partner with founders who have the vision and ability to disrupt their categories.

We invest across consumer technology, consumer media and traditional consumer/retail sectors, including health & beauty, food & beverage and luxury goods.

What Sets Us Apart

We focus solely on the consumer space…

because that’s what we know well. Whether entrepreneurs are building a consumer technology or a consumer product, we have the deep network to help them win.

 

We believe in a key influencer model.

We invest behind companies that can benefit from partnerships with key influencers. Select examples from our portfolio include:

Michelle Phan
Worldwide YouTube sensation, for ipsy

Christina Applegate
Actress and mom, for FabKids

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
Actors and philanthropists, for Nourish Organic

 

We have a “Founder First” mentality.

We are inspired every day by our founders’ passion and dedication to their companies. We enjoy working side-by-side with founders to offer strategic advice, help solve unique challenges and facilitate connections. We invest behind founders that can leverage our consumer and retail expertise and deep network of advisors, strategic partners, influencers and investors.