GRP Partners Raises $200 Million Fund, Nabs New Office Space And Rebrands As Upfront Ventures

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http://techcrunch.com – Los Angeles-based VC firm GRP Partners has raised a whole new, $200 million fund to make investments both in Southern California and throughout the U.S. With the launch of the new fund, the firm is also rebranding as Upfront Ventures, and it’s opening up a brand new office in Santa Monica to be closer to all the action. GRP has been operating since 1996, making investments in tech companies like Overture, CitySearch, BillMeLater, Kyriba, and HDI in that time. Over the past several years, it has been working to better position itself for the next wave of investments, with some infrastruct (IT news)