Entrepreneur-focused Bam Ventures seeking funds

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Los Angeles-based venture capital firm Bam Ventures is seeking $10 million for Bam Ventures Partners, according to a regulatory filing.

Bam Ventures is focused on early stage venture investments with a particular focus on Los Angeles and Southern California based companies.

The entrepreneur-focused firm, which is described on its website as “entrepreneurs investing in entrepreneurs,” was co-founded by Brian Lee and Richard Jun.

Lee is a serial angel investor and the co-founder of Legalzoom, Shoedazzle and The Honest Company. Lee secured funding from firms such as Lightspeed Venture Partners and Polaris Ventures for Shoedazzle which he founded in 2009 with Kim Kardashian, Robert Shapiro and MJ Eng in 2009.

Managing director Jun previously served on Shoedazzle’s senior management team as its general counsel and helped orchestrate the merger of the company with JustFab at the end of 2013.

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