UpOut is the membership for adventurous locals.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 13
  • Website upout.com

Company Summary

UpOut gets locals out to something new via (1) UpOut Events and (2) Insiders Club. UpOut Events is the free discriminating guide to the best culture in your city with over 120,000 email subscribers. Insiders Club (our primary monetization) is a $20/month consumer subscription service that gives members free pair of tickets to go try new things in their city.


  • Martin Shen
    Chief Executive Officer

    UX Guy. Previously ran a web design firm with Will for 4 years dealing with mid-size web app customers. Ran his first startup in highschool selling a drink subscription service to get a free drink at a different bar each night.

  • William King
    Chief Technology Officer

    Developer of UpOut. Coding since age 8. Previously worked for G6 Media and ran web design firm with Martin. First startup was a complex system called Weels.

  • Sam Ho
    Chief Product Officer

    Previously 6+ years at Google in Mobile Strategic Partnerships. Stanford Mgmt Science + Engineering (Machine Learning). Previously at Intel.


  • Brian Patterson (Gunderson)

Previous Investors

  • Tandem Capital
    Seed Investor
    Lead Seed Investor

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