Menlo Ventures

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Menlo Ventures
IndustryPrivate equity
ProductsVenture capital
Number of employees

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California with an additional office in San Francisco, California.[1] 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.[2]


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[3], including Uber,[4] Gilead,, Roku, Inc.,[3] Credit Sesame, Dropcam, 3PAR, Ironport Systems, Machine Zone, Siri, PlaySpan, Coraid,, Warby Parker[3] and Vidyo. Its past and current portfolio includes more than 70 public companies and more than 100 mergers or acquisitions. As of May of 2017, the firm had $5 billion under management including Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450M fund.[1] Current Menlo investments have a total of over $3 billion in aggregate revenue.


  1. ^ a b Konrad, Alex (18 May 2017). "How Data Convinced Menlo Ventures To Raise $450 Million For Its New Fund". Forbes. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  2. ^ Schleifer, Theodore (2 April 2018). "Menlo Ventures is making its first real bet on crypto as Bitpay raises $40 million". ReCode. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Stangel, Luke (19 May 2017). "Menlo Ventures raises $450M for its latest, oversubscribed fund". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  4. ^ Konrad, Alex (7 February 2018). "One Of Silicon Valley's Oldest VC Firms Adds Two Partners In New Look". Forbes. Retrieved 12 April 2018.

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