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Kara Nortman

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9

Kara is extremely smart and strategic. She's been involved in some smart celeb-enabled companies and tech plays. She's been an entrepreneur and learned a ton from Diller during her time at IAC. She's gradually come forward / become more prominent at Upfront. She's generally responsive and I've found her to be really direct. She knows her strengths (generally B2C) and won't push outside her core knowledge base very far. Having worked on projects with her in a couple of different contexts, she definitely is all in for people who are on her team and can be blunt/ unconcerned about things that aren't in line with her goals. I think any team she invested in would be lucky to have her as part of their set of resources.
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7
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Would You Recommend This Investor?
9
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