Mandy Kondo

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Upfront Ventures Raises More Than $650 Million Across Three Funds

July 30, 2022

Cooley advised venture capital firm Upfront Ventures on its fundraise of more than $650 million to be deployed across three unique funds focused on various stages of the startup life cycle – the firm’s seventh early-stage fund, Upfront VII, which closed with $280 million in capital commitments; its third growth-stage fund, Upfront Growth III, with $200 million; and its Continuation Fund, with more than $175 million. Lawyers John Dado and Will Newsom led the Cooley team advising Upfront Ventures. 

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John Dado
Partner, Palo Alto
William Newsom
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Molly Niffenegger
Associate, San Francisco
Emily Hren
Associate, San Francisco
Hongru Sun
Associate, Palo Alto
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto
Julie Rogers
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto

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Chingona Ventures Closes New $52 Million Fund

May 17, 2022

Cooley advised Chingona Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in founders whose backgrounds uniquely position them to create businesses in growth markets that are often overlooked, on the closing of its new $52 million fund. Lawyers Rachel Goddard, Noah Pittard, Mystery Murphy, Mandy Kondo and Christine Zhao led the Cooley team advising Chingona Ventures.

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Rachel Goddard
Partner, Chicago
Noah Pittard
Partner, Colorado
Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Halima A. Nguyen
Associate, Chicago
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago
Leslie Cancel
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Jim Fulton
Partner, New York
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Selin Akkan
Associate, Palo Alto
Aaron Velli
Partner, Washington, DC
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco

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M13 Announces Third Flagship Fund at $400 Million

March 30, 2022

Cooley is advising M13, an early-stage consumer technology venture capital firm, on its recently announced third flagship fund. Lawyers John Dado, Luke Bagley, Paul Roberts, Mandy Kondo and Rand Singleton are leading the Cooley team advising M13.

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John Dado
Partner, Palo Alto
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto
Randwulf P. Singleton
Associate, Colorado
Julie Rogers
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto

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Lux Closes Two Funds at $1.5 Billion

June 7, 2021

Cooley advised Lux Capital on the closing of two new funds at a total of $1.5 billion, bringing Lux’s total capital under management to more than $4 billion. Partner Shane Goudey led the Cooley team advising Lux, a premier venture capital firm based in New York City and Silicon Valley investing in companies on the edge of scientific and technological breakthroughs.

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Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Stuyvie Pyne
Associate, New York
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto

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IVP Closes $1.8 Billion Fund to Back Later-Stage Growth Companies

May 17, 2021

Cooley advised IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, on the closing of its $1.8 billion IVP XVII fund, which brings its total committed capital to $8.7 billion. Partners John Clendenin and John Dado led the Cooley team advising IVP.

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John Clendenin
Partner and Business Department Vice Chair, Palo Alto
John Dado
Partner, Palo Alto
Jimmy Matteucci
Partner, Palo Alto
Robert Bao
Special Counsel , San Francisco
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto
Annie Reid
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco

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