Menlo Ventures Launches $500M Fund

Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm Menlo Ventures launched a flagship $500M fund.

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Menlo XV aims to invest in early-stage founders in transforming existing industries, creating new categories, and building a better future.

The fund is dedicated to Seed and Series A investments in companies spanning consumer, enterprise, frontier tech, and healthcare. The firm will continue to invest in areas of focus that include:

  • software-as-a-service (SaaS),
  • cloud infrastructure,
  • cybersecurity,
  • AI,
  • marketplaces,
  • financial technology (fintech),
  • transportation,
  • bioinformatics, and
  • emergent opportunities.

This early-stage fund is complemented by the Menlo Inflection Fund, a $500m fund raised in 2019 to power early-growth companies through the venture gap.

Since closing Menlo XIV in 2017, Menlo has generated more than $3.8 in realized value.

Among others, the firm has supported businesses including Carta, Chime, Harness, Poshmark, Pillpack, Roku, Rover, Uber and Warby Parker.

To know a bit more about the fund, have a look at this infographics from the founders of the Menlo Ventures:




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