We have our own point of view on the people, technologies, and conversations that will shape the future.
Economic downturns force us to get back to basics: The cost of new capital and low valuation multiples—even for top-performing public companies—force startups to make substantial progress per dollar to get a term sheet, much less an up round.
As we consider the post-COVID economy, we reflect on previous recessions to inform our predictions about how various asset classes and business models might perform.
How to align product with what customers want, differentiate from competitors, and win your market
Today we congratulate Neil Blumenthal, Dave Gilboa, Andy Hunt, Jeff Raider, and the entire Warby Parker team on becoming a publicly-traded company.
Today we congratulate CEO Aaron Easterly and the entire Rover team on becoming a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: ROVR).
E-commerce has given millions of entrepreneurs the ability to launch new businesses. However, in recent years, it’s started to feel like Amazon has won the battle for e-commerce, commoditizing merchants on top of its monolithic stack.
Nearly half of U.S. adults—108 million people—have high blood pressure, which is the #1 controllable risk for both heart disease and stroke, the two leading worldwide causes of death.
A very real concern emerging from the pandemic is the impact of remote learning on students who require more hands-on, personalized instruction.
Today we congratulate CEO Manish Chandra, co-founders Tracy Sun, Gautam Golwala, Chetan Pungaliya, CFO Anan Kashyap, and the entire team at Poshmark on going public (NASDAQ: POSH)!
The end of 2020 will be marked by a series of high-profile consumer technology IPOs, including several marketplace businesses.
Today we launch our 15th venture fund, Menlo XV, a flagship $500M fund to help early-stage founders transform existing industries, create new categories, and build a better future.
The pandemic’s pressures compressed trends toward digital and virtual care that might otherwise have taken years into a few months.
I had the honor of co-hosting a Menlo Ventures Product Assembly Dinner with Zach Smith. He shared the lessons he learned throughout his career as a product innovator.
On behalf of Menlo Ventures, I’m thrilled to announce our investment in HOVER, a startup using deep learning and computer vision to digitally map any home in 3D using pictures taken from a mobile phone.
Today, we’d like to congratulate Chime on their $200 million fundraising round led by DST, with participation from Menlo Ventures, Cathay Innovation, Forerunner, and more.
An inflection point is a decisive moment that marks the start of significant change. As startup investors, Menlo wants to drive that inflection.