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Menlo Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Henry DuBose Montgomery


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Total investments 744
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 370
Rounds per year 16.17
Lead investments 164
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Exits 156
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • SaaS

Menlo Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1976. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, Machine Zone, 3PAR. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Advertising, Analytics. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

This organization was formed by Henry DuBose Montgomery. The overall number of key employees were 11.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Menlo Ventures works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2013. The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from Menlo Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Menlo Ventures, startups are often financed by, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Sherpa Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are, Kleiner Perkins, Inventus Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Translink Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, Redpoint.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Opna Bio

Health Care
$38M21 Nov 2022 Epalinges, Vaud, Switzerland


$7M27 Oct 2022 -


Cloud Data Services
$94M18 Oct 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Immersive Labs

Cyber Security
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Information Technology
Network Security
Virtual Workforce
$66M12 Oct 2022 Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Unravel Data

Automation/Workflow Software
Big Data
Business/Productivity Software
Database Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$50M27 Sep 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States


Data Integration
Data Visualization
Human Resources
Professional Networking
$36M21 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States


$9M18 Aug 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Alcove Technologies Inc.

Information Technology
Interior Design
$2M10 Aug 2022 Austin, Texas, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Information Technology
Sales Automation
$90M03 Aug 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States
Sonrai Security Announces $50M in Series C Funding Led by ISTARI to Scale Multicloud Security for Global Enterprises

– Sonrai Security announced a $50M Series C funding round.
– The round was led by ISTARI, a global cybersecurity platform dedicated to helping clients build cyber resilience, with participation from existing investors Polaris Partners, Menlo Ventures, TenEleven Ventures and New Brunswick Innovation Fund.
– The Series C round brings the total capital raised by Sonrai to $88 million.
– Sonrai plans to use new funding to accelerate research and development and expand sales and marketing globally for the company’s industry-leading cloud security platform.
– Public cloud complexity for global enterprises is exploding as microservices, workloads and associated ‘non-people’ identities proliferate rapidly.
– Sonrai has identified 17,000 unique permissions settings across AWS, Azure and GCP cloud platforms with approximately 20 new permissions added daily.

CodeSignal Raises $50M in Series C Funding

– CodeSignal is a San Francisco, CA-based technical assessment platform to make data-driven hiring decisions in tech recruiting.
– The company raised $50M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Index Ventures with participation from Menlo Ventures, Headline, and A Capital.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate product and go-to-market functions and launch its new Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that enables relevant assessment experiences.


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