Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
Gabe Karp is a partner at Detroit Venture Partners (DVP), a Detroit-based venture capital firm that backs seed and early-stage technology companies. He currently sits on several boards of companies in the DVP portfolio. Prior to joining DVP, Karp was the executive vice president and general counsel of ePrize Inc. (now HelloWorld Inc.), an interactive promotions company representing 75 of the top 100 brands in the world.
Karp was instrumental in growing the company to 500 employees, and led multiple operations teams. He was the Crain’s Business 2011 “General Counsel Award” recipient for the state of Michigan and led the company’s efforts on multiple acquisitions, venture financings, credit facilities, and the sale of the company to a large private equity firm.