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.
How to align product with what customers want, differentiate from competitors, and win your market
Startups fail when they don’t build a simple solution to a problem many people have. Many startups fall into the trap of building toward a “mission” rather than a minimum viable product (MVP).
Today, we are excited to announce our investment in OpenSpace, the leading provider of automated 360° photo documentation and analysis for construction sites.
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.
As an early-stage consumer VC with a laser focus for efficiency, few things make me wince more than meeting brilliant entrepreneurs devoted to building products few people will want.
Tiffany will oversee the marketing efforts of the firm and, as part of the Fuel team, she will work closely with Menlo-backed companies to help them achieve their marketing goals.
Naomi comes to Menlo with deep operating experience from Evernote and Invoice2go, where she was most recently VP of growth.
Millions of people know Roku as the little black box that streams Netflix to their TVs, but there’s far more to the story than this. Following the company’s September IPO*...
This week, Shawn Carolan explains the single element that unites all great consumer technology companies.
As better ingredient technologies arrive on the scene, they open the door for new, iconic companies that meet our needs in fundamentally better ways.
Today I’m thrilled to announce my return to Menlo Ventures as a Managing Director to lead our consumer technology practice following my time as Founder and CEO of Handle.
Each year, Forbes publishes its highly anticipated Midas List, an honor bestowed on the year’s top 100 investors in private technology companies.
“You are the product. You feeling something. That’s what sells.” —Donald F. Draper, Creative Director, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (Mad Men)
Today, we are pleased to announce that Venky Ganesan will be joining the Menlo team as a new Managing Director.