September 27, 2016 8:25 AM ET

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Company Overview of Menlo Ventures

Company Overview

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage, expansion capital, growth capital, emerging growth, mid venture, late venture, and seed/startup stage companies. The firm also seeks to invest in pre-IPO stages of a company. It does not invest in companies operating in the life sciences, health care, vertical e-commerce, consumer goods, and retail sectors and in foreign entities. The firm prefers to invest in companies engaged in the connected software and services; marketplaces; social web; big data, enterprise software and storage; gaming; enterprise markets; communications; mobile and internet; semiconductor; storage and computing; networking; consumer; ...

2884 Sand Hill Road

Suite 100

Menlo Park, CA 94025

United States

Founded in 1976

Phone:

650-854-8540

Fax:

650-234-5449

Key Executives for Menlo Ventures

Founder and Managing Director
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director and Partner
Age: 57
Managing Director
Partner, Managing Director, and Managing Partner
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Menlo Ventures Key Developments

Menlo Ventures Announces Appointment of Shawn Carolan as Managing Director and Leader of Firm's Consumer Practice

Menlo Ventures announced that Shawn Carolan is re-joining the firm as a managing director. Carolan will lead the firm's consumer practice based in San Francisco, where the firm plans to make additional hires on the consumer investing team. Carolan was a Managing Director at Menlo from 2002 to 2013, backing consumer startups including Uber, Siri, Roku, PlaySpan, IMVU, TeleNav and YuMe. He then founded and was CEO of Handle, an email productivity startup, and ran the company until 2016.

Uber Plans to Raise Funds

Uber Technologies, Inc. is planning to raise at least $1 billion more in capital from its existing investors, which include BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), TPG Growth, Google Ventures and Menlo Ventures, and new funds from beyond Wall Street and Silicon Valley, especially in Asia, Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with Uber's finances.

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