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Our Investment in Observable: Unlocking the Data Opportunity

The next-gen data stack is one of the most active and compelling areas of venture investing right now.

January 13, 2022Matt Murphy
Our Investment in Cequence Security: Bringing Visibility to API Security

As companies go digital, the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) is exploding.

December 15, 2021Venky Ganesan and Feyza Haskaraman
Conducting Pricing Research & Experimentation

Most startups are leaving money on the table when it comes to pricing their products and services.

August 10, 2021Naomi Pilosof Ionita
Our Series A Investment in Prodigal: Humanizing the Lending Process and Ecosystem

There is currently $15 trillion of consumer debt in the U.S. Lenders pay hundreds of billions of dollars to acquire customers, underwrite them, and then give them a loan. But then what?

July 22, 2021Croom Beatty
Why Menlo Ventures Invested in Edge Delta

Edge Delta is providing a whole new class of product and category—a complementary and incredibly necessary approach to observability—edge observability, a critical component of your new data stack.

June 25, 2021Tim Tully
Why Data Privacy and Compliance Software Could Be a Winner in 2021

The current political environment could bring a demand surge for startups in the data privacy and compliance space.

January 21, 2021Steve Sloane
Doubling Down on H1: Menlo Co-Leads Series B, Eight Months After Leading Series A

H1 is a unique healthcare data SaaS company with proprietary data, compelling initial applications, and potential to expand.

December 17, 2020Greg Yap and JP Sanday
Our Investment in Sonrai Security: Managing Cloud Identity and Data Governance in a Multi-Cloud World

Menlo doubles down: Betting on Brendan, Sandy, and the Sonrai team to win again.

October 15, 2020Venky Ganesan
Salesforce to Acquire BeyondCore

Today, Salesforce announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BeyondCore, the pioneer and leader in smart data discovery.

August 15, 2016John Jarve
From Pilot to Production: Unravel and Waterline Weigh In

Menlo co-hosted an event with Unravel and Waterline to discuss how web-scale companies have internally built processes and controls for data management and operations.

April 20, 2016Venky Ganesan
Usermind: Harmony Among SaaS Applications

I’m thrilled to announce the public launch of Usermind, my first investment at Menlo Ventures, and one that I’m particularly excited about.

March 16, 2016Matt Murphy
Breach Analytics: The Next Billion-Dollar Investment Opportunity

Based on the very nature and prevalence of today’s data breach incidents, most of which go undiscovered for many months, the promise of breach analytics shouldn’t be underestimated.

October 26, 2015Venky Ganesan
Focus Your Energies to Solve Big Problems

Cloud, data analytics, and mobility are fundamental venture trends that will continue to offer incredible investment opportunities for venture capitalists.

May 15, 2015Venky Ganesan
Powering the Future of Digital Data: Nielsen to Acquire eXelate

eXelate, the leading provider of third-party data for digital advertisers, will integrate with Nielsen’s performance management solutions.

March 4, 2015Mark Siegel
Ahoy Matey! All Clear on the Data Lake

Today, Menlo is announcing its investment in Waterline Data—an exciting new big data company—that is transforming Hadoop data swamps into navigable, safe Hadoop data lakes.

October 18, 2014Venky Ganesan
The Future of the Data Center

The data center circa 2013 is a virtualizing vortex, but the Sea, one of Palo Alto’s premier eateries, felt like the eye of the hurricane on September 19, when Menlo Ventures brought together two dozen executives for a summit on the future of IT.

October 1, 2013Mark Siegel