Matt Murphy, Partner at Menlo Ventures @mmurph

Croom came to Menlo in 2017 by way of Payoneer, a public B2B payments company where he launched and ran their lending business, and Susquehanna Growth Equity, where he spent several years focused on fintech at the growth stage. Since day one, he…

How to align product with what customers really want, differentiate from competitors, and win your market

Shawn Carolan, Partner at Menlo Ventures @shawnvc

Myth: Breakout consumer startups are rare and elusive, and can only be stumbled upon via build–learn–pivot–repeat, until you catch lightning in a bottle.

Truth: While it’s easy to label the success of many of our most beloved consumer tech names like DoorDash, WhatsApp…

Naomi Ionita, Partner at Menlo Ventures @npilosof

Digital transformation has swept through nearly every department across the enterprise. However, for all the significant tech innovation in recent years, financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams have been sadly underserved.

The FP&A function is a critical steward of the business. These teams…

Naomi Ionita & Grace Ge, Partner and Principal at Menlo Ventures @gracewenge @npilosof

We’ve always been drawn to the world of possibility unlocked by automation — improving clunky and time-consuming workflows, enhancing productivity, freeing time to focus on higher-order problems. One area long plagued by cumbersome, manual processes is sales…

Tyler Sosin, Partner at Menlo Ventures @tysosin

Today we “put our money where our mouth is.” More than two years after becoming Affinity customers, I’m proud to announce that Menlo has invested in the company.

Affinity has built a “relationship intelligence” platform enhanced by automation, AI, and an intuitive Excel-based…

Lessons from Jen Taylor, Chief Product Officer at Cloudflare

Grace Ge, Investor at Menlo Ventures @gracewenge

Jen Taylor, Chief Product Manager at Cloudflare

Part of being a great PM is understanding what your superpower is and what cultural orientation you want to work in. When somebody says, “Oh, I’m a product leader”, that can mean a variety of different things. Maybe you’re the product visionary. Maybe…

JP Sanday, Partner at Menlo Ventures Jean-Paul Sanday

Across life sciences, a quality management system (QMS) is critical for both regulatory compliance and continuous product innovation. It has become the cornerstone of regulated life sciences companies that require documentation to gain approval from the FDA and ensure compliance with regulatory…

Steve Sloane, Partner at Menlo Ventures @badtothesloane

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

Steve Sloane, Partner at Menlo Ventures @badtothesloane

Insurtech has been hot — — with Alignment Health and HIPPO predicted to go public in the coming months, at least seven venture-backed insurers will have gone public since the second half of 2020. In an industry long dominated by stodgy incumbents, this…

Greg Yap, Partner at Menlo Ventures @grgyap

Croom Beatty, Principal at Menlo Ventures @CroomBeatty

Like COVID, opioid use disorder (OUD) is an epidemic that will define our generation. Roughly 90 million Americans use opioids and over 10 million misuse them. The epidemic kills nearly 50,000 Americans annually, making it the…

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