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Perspectives for 2023 from Supply Chain Leaders at Uber, Maersk, and P&G

Supply chain is having a moment.

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Latin America: The Next Frontier in Supply Chain Innovation
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How Key Sectors Might Fare During a Post-COVID Recession
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AI for Contact Centers: Menlo’s Series C Investment in Observe.AI
Public Cloud Stocks Have Dropped 50%. Will Private Valuations Follow?
Our Investment in Parade: Unlocking Efficiency in Freight Brokerage

Our Investment in CloudTrucks: Bringing Critical Solutions to Truckers Powering the Supply Chain

Trucking is the backbone of America. And despite its critical hand in the supply chain, the $700 billion industry hinges on personnel, yet fails to offer drivers streamlined solutions for managing their operations.

Funding the Next Generation of Supply Chain Disruptors

Everywhere you look these days, companies, economists, and government officials are citing the ongoing supply chain issues that are present as the economy struggles to restart from the pandemic.

The Empire Strikes SPAC: How SPACs Can Fuel Future Investment Diversity
Don’t Forget the Pipes! Why Insurtech Infrastructure Is Poised to Be Huge!
It’s Time to Crack the Complex Code of Benefits Tech
Fixing the Contact Center: Menlo’s Series B Investment in Observe.AI
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Is It Better to Invest in Public Stocks or the Private Market During a Downturn?

I recently found myself wondering how venture returns correlate to public market performance during market turbulence.

Can M&A Still Thrive if Our Economy Slows? History Tells Us M&A Slows During a Recession, But This Time May Be Different
Transforming the Supply Chain: Menlo’s Series A Investment in Enable
Cheers to Chime: Finally, a Bank Consumers Can Love!
December 20, 2022Steve Sloane, Feyza Haskaraman and Derek Xiao
Latin America: The Next Frontier in Supply Chain Innovation

History may not repeat itself, but it often rhymes.

December 14, 2022Steve Sloane, Feyza Haskaraman and Derek Xiao
How Key Sectors Might Fare During a Post-COVID Recession

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.

June 1, 2022Steve Sloane
AI for Contact Centers: Menlo’s Series C Investment in Observe.AI

We’re pleased to again invest in Observe.AI’s Series C round to fuel their next stage of development and product innovation.

April 12, 2022Steve Sloane
Public Cloud Stocks Have Dropped 50%. Will Private Valuations Follow?

After nearly two years of soaring valuation multiples for public cloud stocks, the law of financial gravity has returned in recent weeks.

March 21, 2022Steve Sloane and Derek Xiao
Our Investment in Parade: Unlocking Efficiency in Freight Brokerage

Below the surface of the freight industry lies a fragmented relationship between shippers, brokers, and carriers that makes the very movement of goods throughout the United States incredibly complex.

February 9, 2022Steve Sloane and Feyza Haskaraman
Our Investment in CloudTrucks: Bringing Critical Solutions to Truckers Powering the Supply Chain

Trucking is the backbone of America. And despite its critical hand in the supply chain, the $700 billion industry hinges on personnel, yet fails to offer drivers streamlined solutions for managing their operations.

November 30, 2021Steve Sloane and Feyza Haskaraman
Funding the Next Generation of Supply Chain Disruptors

Everywhere you look these days, companies, economists, and government officials are citing the ongoing supply chain issues that are present as the economy struggles to restart from the pandemic.

August 18, 2021Steve Sloane
The Empire Strikes SPAC: How SPACs Can Fuel Future Investment Diversity

SPACs were seemingly everywhere—a previously esoteric financial strategy exploded into prominence in 2020 and 2021.

May 4, 2021Steve Sloane
Don’t Forget the Pipes! Why Insurtech Infrastructure Is Poised to Be Huge!

Insurtech has been hot—at least seven venture-backed insurers will have gone public since the second half of 2020.

April 27, 2021Steve Sloane
It’s Time to Crack the Complex Code of Benefits Tech

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world of benefits forever. Companies rethought the traditional office paradigm and re-evaluated the suite of benefits that provide a strong work experience for employees.

April 21, 2021Steve Sloane
Fixing the Contact Center: Menlo’s Series B Investment in Observe.AI

At Menlo, we’re focused on investing in companies that use technology to automate previously painful, manual processes.

September 15, 2020Steve Sloane
Is It Better to Invest in Public Stocks or the Private Market During a Downturn?

I recently found myself wondering how venture returns correlate to public market performance during market turbulence.

May 29, 2020Steve Sloane
Can M&A Still Thrive if Our Economy Slows? History Tells Us M&A Slows During a Recession, But This Time May Be Different

Downturns are historically terrible for M&A, but there are reasons to believe that may not be the case during this recession. Markets have shown an unfortunate ability to accelerate deal...

May 28, 2020Steve Sloane
Transforming the Supply Chain: Menlo’s Series A Investment in Enable

We are excited to announce our $13 million Series A lead investment in Enable, a modern software solution for B2B rebate management.

March 23, 2020Steve Sloane
Cheers to Chime: Finally, a Bank Consumers Can Love!

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.

March 5, 2019Shawn Carolan and Steve Sloane
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