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.
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).
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.
A bank offering online banking services with no user no bank fees, and an option to receive direct deposit up to two days early. Chris Britt and Ryan King founded Chime in 2013, and the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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A software company offering an enterprise information management platform.
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RSA Security is a Bedford, Massachusetts-based computer and network security company.
Senti Biosciences is a synthetic biology company.
A technology company offering cloud-based device management software for Apple devices.
SendHub is a company providing an online messaging system for businesses.
Unravel, a Palo Alto, California based company, provides full-stack visibility and AI-powered guidance to help users understand and optimize the performance of their data-driven applications.
Qualia is a technology platform for the closing process in the purchase and sale of homes.
Silicon Valley-based genetic engineering startup.
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A company offering an online platform for small and medium-sized businesses to gain access to financial products.
Parse is a company providing cloud-based software developer kits for building applications for desktop, mobile, and embedded devices.
Virool is a company providing a programmatic video marketing platform.
Dredrone is an airspace security platform that detects, classifies, and mitigates drone threats.
A company offering an enterprise workplace visitor management software platform.
ProducePay is a Los Angeles-based company founded in 2014 by Pablo Borquez Schwarzbeck.
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Kirsten (Ashton) Mello
Sonja Hoel Perkins