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Menlo Ventures

Menlo Ventures is a Menlo Park, California-based company founded in 1976 by Henry DuBose Montgomery.

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital investment firm that provides capital for multi-stage consumer, enterprise, and life sciences technology companies. The Menlo Park, California-based firm was founded in 1976 by Henry DuBose Montgomery.

The firm was founded as one of the earliest venture capital firms in Silicon Valley in 1976 and provides technology venture capital funding for seed, early stage and growth companies

Primary 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).

Investments

Menlo Ventures invests in consumer Internet, mobile, communications infrastructure, enterprise, security and storage. Since its founding in 1976, the firm has invested in more than 400 companies including Uber, Gilead Sciences, Fab.com, Roku, Inc., Credit Sesame, Dropcam, HP 3PAR, IronPort, Machine Zone, Siri, PlaySpan, Coraid, Inc., Rover.com, Warby Parker and Vidyo. Its past and current portfolio includes more than 70 public companies and more than 100 mergers or acquisitions. In 2017, Menlo revamped how they used their proprietary software to improve its investing strategy. As of May 2017, the firm had $5 billion under management including Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450M fund. Current Menlo investments have a total of over $3 billion in aggregate revenue.

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 XV, dedicated to Seed and Series A investments in companies spanning consumer, enterprise, frontier tech, and healthcare; Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million early-stage fund;Menlo inflection fund; and 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.

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NotablePrimary 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).

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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 XV, dedicated to Seed and Series A investments in companies spanning consumer, enterprise, frontier tech, and healthcare; Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million early-stage fund, as;Menlo wellinflection asfund; and its $250 million Menlo Special Opportunity Fund, which targets early-growth investments.

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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.

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 XV, dedicated to Seed and Series A investments in companies spanning consumer, enterprise, frontier tech, and healthcare; Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million early-stage fund;Menlo inflection fund; and its $250 million Menlo Special Opportunity Fund, which targets early-growth investments.

Timeline

September 2020
Menlo Ventures closes its latest early-stage fund at $500M.
February 20, 2019
Menlo announces $500m Inflection Fund
May 18, 2017
Menlo Ventures announces the closing of Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million fund dedicated to investing primarily in early-stage consumer, enterprise and frontier technologies.
April 27, 2016
Menlo Ventures Closes $250 Million Opportunity Fund, focusing Solely on the Early Growth "Inflection Point" .

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