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Anthropic logo

Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that builds reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems.

Milestones
  • 2021 Founded
  • 2023 Partnered, Series C
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Pinecone logo

Pinecone makes it easy to build high-performance vector search applications with its managed, cloud-native vector database and simple API.

Milestones
  • 2019 Founded
  • 2022 Partnered, Series A
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Typeface is an enterprise-grade generative AI app to create engaging, personalized content faster and easier than ever before.

Milestones
  • 2022 Founded
  • 2023 Partnered, Series A
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Sana Labs logo

Sana is an AI-powered learning platform that empowers organizations to find, share, and harness the knowledge they need to achieve their missions.

Milestones
  • 2016 Founded
  • 2022 Partnered, Series B
Partner
clarifai
clarifai

Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels in visual recognition, solving real-world problems for businesses and developers alike.

Milestones
  • 2013 Founded
  • 2016 Partnered, Series B
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Genesis Therapeutics logo

Genesis Therapeutics is pioneering AI technologies to create medicines for patients with severe and unmet medical needs.

Milestones
  • 2019 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series A
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Lindy logo
Lindy logo

Lindy is an AI assistant that can help with all your tasks, from calendar management and email drafting to contract sending and beyond.

Milestones
  • 2020 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Seed
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observe-ai

Observe.AI transforms customer service experiences and improves agent performance by helping businesses analyze 100% of calls and streamline quality assurance workflows.

Milestones
  • 2017 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series B
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Five Steps for How GenAI Startups Can Break into the Enterprise: Observe.AI’s Playbook

Observe’s success in moving to the enterprise provides a playbook for both startups and enterprises on how to leverage GenAI to win together.

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Celebrating Axon’s Proposed Acquisition of Dedrone
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7 Golden Rules for Generative AI Apps: A Playbook from Early Winners

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Menlo Welcomes New AI Infrastructure Investor Deedy Das
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Key Takeaways from J.P. Morgan’s 41st Annual Healthcare Conference​
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AI for Security: Eight Areas of Opportunity

Security for AI: The New Wave of Startups Racing to Secure the AI Stack

In the race to adopt generative AI, every enterprise grapples with a common concern: security.

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Menlo Welcomes New Cybersecurity and AI Infra Partner Rama Sekhar

Menlo believes that the new AI and cybersecurity stacks represent the biggest investment opportunities of the decade, and Rama will help us double down on both.

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The Modern AI Stack: Design Principles for the Future of Enterprise AI Architectures
Highlights from Menlo’s 2023 CEO Summit and Annual Meeting
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Menlo’s Investment in OfferFit: Building the ML-Powered, Automated Experimentation Platform Marketers Need
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2023: The State of Generative AI in the Enterprise
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Empowering Behavioral Health Providers With AI: Our Investment in Eleos

Eleos is the leader in CareOps Automation for behavioral health and joins Menlo Ventures’ exciting portfolio of healthcare software and AI companies.

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Hardening the Data Moat: Our Investment in Cleanlab
Five Steps for How GenAI Startups Can Break into the Enterprise: Observe.AI’s Playbook

Observe’s success in moving to the enterprise provides a playbook for both startups and enterprises on how to leverage GenAI to win together.

May 16, 2024Steve Sloane
Celebrating Axon’s Proposed Acquisition of Dedrone

Today, we mark a significant milestone as we congratulate airspace security pioneer Dedrone on its agreement to be acquired by Axon.

May 6, 2024Venky Ganesan
7 Golden Rules for Generative AI Apps: A Playbook from Early Winners

The first AI-native enterprise apps broke from the pack, distinguishing themselves from the wave of AI apps that emerged last year following the rise of OpenAI and Anthropic.

April 17, 2024Matt Murphy, Steve Sloane and Derek Xiao
Menlo Welcomes New AI Infrastructure Investor Deedy Das

Deedy joins us as a principal, focused on early-stage investments in AI/ML, next-generation infrastructure, and enterprise software.

March 14, 2024Tim Tully
Key Takeaways from J.P. Morgan’s 41st Annual Healthcare Conference​

For those in healthcare, JPM provides the unofficial kickoff to every new year with a chance to recap the year before and inform our view on the year ahead.

February 13, 2024Greg Yap, Johnny Hu and Ph.D.
AI for Security: Eight Areas of Opportunity

Generative AI is a powerful technology in the hands of both good and bad actors. While cybercriminals can use GenAI to complicate and expand existing threats, it’s also an incredible defensive technology.

February 8, 2024Venky Ganesan, Rama Sekhar, Feyza Haskaraman and Sam Borja
Security for AI: The New Wave of Startups Racing to Secure the AI Stack

In the race to adopt generative AI, every enterprise grapples with a common concern: security.

February 6, 2024Venky Ganesan, Rama Sekhar, Feyza Haskaraman and Sam Borja
Menlo Welcomes New Cybersecurity and AI Infra Partner Rama Sekhar

Menlo believes that the new AI and cybersecurity stacks represent the biggest investment opportunities of the decade, and Rama will help us double down on both.

January 24, 2024Matt Murphy
The Modern AI Stack: Design Principles for the Future of Enterprise AI Architectures

The future of the modern AI stack is being decided now. More than ever, machines are capable of reasoning, creation, and creativity, and these new capabilities are driving enterprises to reconstruct their tech stacks.

January 18, 2024Matt Murphy, Tim Tully and Derek Xiao
Highlights from Menlo’s 2023 CEO Summit and Annual Meeting

In November 2023, we hosted an exclusive gathering of leading investors, entrepreneurs, and industry luminaries at Menlo Ventures’ Annual Meeting + CEO Summit.

November 20, 2023Venky Ganesan
Menlo’s Investment in OfferFit: Building the ML-Powered, Automated Experimentation Platform Marketers Need

We’re thrilled to lead OfferFit’s Series B and believe it delivers a category-disrupting solution at a time when the marketing world is looking to embrace AI.

November 14, 2023JP Sanday, Andreas Vandris and Derek Xiao
2023: The State of Generative AI in the Enterprise

Menlo Ventures surveyed more than 450 enterprise executives to provide a view into generative AI adoption in the enterprise today.

November 10, 2023Naomi Pilosof Ionita and Derek Xiao
Empowering Behavioral Health Providers With AI: Our Investment in Eleos

Eleos is the leader in CareOps Automation for behavioral health and joins Menlo Ventures’ exciting portfolio of healthcare software and AI companies.

November 8, 2023Steve Sloane, Andreas Vandris and Derek Xiao
Hardening the Data Moat: Our Investment in Cleanlab

With Cleanlab, AI teams automate weeks of manual data labeling and bypass dozens of engineering hours for model training and deployment.

October 10, 2023Matt Murphy
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