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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
Pinecone logo
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
Sana Labs logo
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 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
Partner
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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

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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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.

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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

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Menlo Welcomes New Cybersecurity and AI Infra Partner Rama Sekhar
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The Modern AI Stack: Design Principles for the Future of Enterprise AI Architectures
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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

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

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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
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Menlo Welcomes Former Atlassian CPO Joff Redfern to Our Investment Team 
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Opportunities and Challenges of Applying Generative AI to Designing New Drugs
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Generative AI: Lessons From Prior Waves
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Our Investment in Anthropic: The Foundation Layer for Generative AI

We stand on the precipice of an extraordinary platform shift catalyzed by groundbreaking advancements in generative artificial intelligence.

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Video: Engineering New Drugs With Generative AI at Genesis Therapeutics
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
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
Menlo Welcomes Former Atlassian CPO Joff Redfern to Our Investment Team 

Joff joins our team of deep and complementary operators and, in particular, adds world-class expertise in finding product-market fit and scaling product organizations.

September 7, 2023Matt Murphy
Opportunities and Challenges of Applying Generative AI to Designing New Drugs

Drug design is both a natural fit and a unique challenge for generative AI, given large but messy datasets, time and cost of real-world testing, and the complexity of human trials.

August 9, 2023Johnny Hu and Ph.D.
Generative AI: Lessons From Prior Waves

While navigating this exciting yet complex landscape may seem daunting for startups, lessons from past tech waves, along with a thoughtful, strategic approach, can help illuminate the path forward.

May 31, 2023Steve Sloane
Our Investment in Anthropic: The Foundation Layer for Generative AI

We stand on the precipice of an extraordinary platform shift catalyzed by groundbreaking advancements in generative artificial intelligence.

May 23, 2023Matt Murphy, Derek Xiao and Andreas Vandris
Video: Engineering New Drugs With Generative AI at Genesis Therapeutics

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

May 2, 2023Greg Yap
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