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Menlo Ventures

Menlo Ventures

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital investment firm based in Menlo Park.

Menlo Ventures provides capital for multi-stage consumer, enterprise and life sciences technology companies. Since 1976, the firm’s market-driven analysis has led to the identification of opportunities and successful investments in innovative markets.

Notable areas of investment include Marketplaces (Uber, Rover.com, Breather, RealtyShares, Getaround); Consumer Services (Machine Zone, Tumblr, Betterment, Poshmark, Roku, Siri); Smart Cloud Infrastructure (Dropcam, 3Par, Avi Networks, Avere Systems, eero); SaaS (Carbonite, Signifyd, Clarifai, Overops, Usermind); Fintech (Betterment, Bluevine, RealtyShares); Cybersecurity (Cavium, IronPort, BitSight, vArmour, Dedrone); and Life Sciences Technology (Synthego, Cofactor Genomics, Recursion Pharmaceuticals, 3T Biosciences).

Menlo’s portfolio includes more than 70 public companies, and more than 100 mergers and acquisitions, with $5 billion under management. The firm is currently investing in Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million early-stage fund, as well as its $250 million Menlo Special Opportunity Fund, which targets early-growth investments.

Menlo invests in different stages of a company’s development. They typically invest up to $20 million in the main funding round, and continue to support subsequent rounds. For later stage opportunities, they have the capacity to invest more than $30 million, focusing on capital-efficient models with the potential to disrupt huge markets.

Timeline

February 20, 2019

Menlo announced $500m Inflection Fund

Menlo Ventures announced their new Inflection Fund. The fund is intended to support maturing startups.

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