Todd Kimmel is the Founder and serves as Managing Director & Managing Partner at Montage Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Batch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Parasail. Kimmel is a Board Member at Sure, Pager, WorkIt Health, and Peek Travel Services. He served as Principal at Advanced Technology Ventures. Kimmel joined Mayfield from Advanced Technology Ventures, a bi-coastal venture capital firm, where he led cleantech investing in its West Coast office. Kimmel was also the co-founder and President of Coskata, a leading next-generation bio-fuels company, where he helped drive key product development, technology and financing milestones. Prior to venture capital, Kimmel was a co-founder and Senior Vice President at Innovance, a Canadian-based developer of optical networking solutions for telecommunications service providers and worked in investment banking with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. in New York. He served as the Board Member at Project September. Kimmel holds a B.A. from Amherst College and was a history major.
Dave Munichiello serves as General Partner at GV. His background is in building and leading fast-growing, highly technical organizations under pressure in ambiguous environments. Dave joins Google Ventures from the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems where he helped grow the eCommerce-enabling robotics company to ultimately sell to Amazon for $775 million. Dave's four years at Kiva were spent launching, leading, and growing several client-facing organizations. He established a reputation for consistently recruiting top talent and both building and leading high-performing tea Dave played a key role at Kiva through its first year of integration with Amazon as the two companies partnered to maximize Kiva's impact and shape Amazon's perspective on industrial automation. Dave's career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the U.S. military's most elite units. His military leadership roles ranged from running a high-tech organization in Europe; to serving as an Aide de Camp to the Four Star General responsible for U.S. forces in Europe, Africa, and Afghanistan; to deploying with elite special operations teams worldwide, ensuring they were enabled by the world's most advanced technologies. Dave holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Emory University in math and computer science.
Matt Cohler serves as General Partner at Benchmark Capital. He also serves as the Board Observer at Greenhouse Software. He has several years of experience working with great entrepreneurs to build lasting consumer Internet companies, having served in senior management roles at Facebook and LinkedIn. Most recently, he served as vice president of product management at Facebook, overseeing the company's product development organizations. Matt joined Facebook in early 2005 as one of the first five employees hired by the company's founders and its first external executive hire, and he's been credited with helping drive Facebook's strategy, organizational growth and product direction. Previously, Matt served as vice president and general manager at LinkedIn, where he was a member of the company's founding team. Before LinkedIn, he was a consultant in McKinsey & Company's Silicon Valley office and worked in Beijing for AsiaInfo, the telecom solutions provider that built China's Internet infrastructure, prior to the company's initial public offering. His investments are 1stdibs, Asana, Baixing, CouchSurfing, Domo, Dropbox, Edmodo, Instagram, Quora, Peixe Urbano, ResearchGate, and Zendesk. He is also a special advisor at Facebook, board of governors at San Francisco Symphony. He holds a B.A. with honors and distinction from Yale University. He is the Board Member at Zendex.
Sunny Dhillon serves as Partner at Signia Venture Partners. He joined the Signia team in 2012 after launching his own location-based mobile startup named Barstool and investing in early stage technology companies for New World Ventures in LA and Chicago. He was previously an M&A analyst in technology investment banking at Rothschild in London, a business development manager at a venture backed spin-off of New Line Cinema, and a corporate strategist for Warner Bros.He is a mentor for various incubators in Silicon Valley and is on the board of Cents of Relief, a charity based in Connecticut that focuses on reducing human trafficking in Indian urban slums. He is also a board member for Next Gen Partners, the Valley's leading venture capital mentoring organization.Sunny invests across consumer and enterprise sector startups, with a particular interest in gaming, consumer, and digital health.Sunny graduated with his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a Lee Hague Scholar. He has an undergraduate honors degree in Economics & Management from Oxford University and a master's in International Relations & History from the London School of Economics (LSE), where he graduated with distinction. He served as Board Observer at Artillery Games. He also serves as Board Member at Drifter Entertainment. He serves as an Advisor at TheWaveVR.
Real software solving real problems; enterprise software; algorithmic-intensive applications; AI; vertical-focused SaaS
Not Interested In
We don't invest in consumer businesses
Sean Dempsey is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Merus Capital. He also is an Angel Investor. Before co-founding Merus, Sean was a Principal of Corporate Development at Google, responsible for acquisitions and investments including Android, YouTube, and Postini. Prior to Google, he spent over six years at Microsoft in the Corporate Development team. At Microsoft, he led over 40 acquisitions and investments including Bungie, the creator of the Xbox hit Halo. In addition to M&A, Sean was part of the original team to drive Microsoft's living room strategy which ultimately became the Xbox game console. His areas of focus at Google and Microsoft included consumer web services, online and traditional advertising, online video, gaming and enterprise SaaS. Before joining Microsoft, he spent two years in technology Mergers & Acquisitions at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in Menlo Park and was a Research Analyst at the Jennings Group in San Francisco. Outside of Merus, Sean is an avid trail runner and is doing his small part in keeping the Bay Area trails alive and well through his involvement on the Board of the Peninsula Open Space Trust. He is also an Advisory Board Member of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College where he graduated with degrees in Economics/Environment/Politics and French.
• Keith Rabois investment in Seed Round:
(Bitwise Asset Management)
$3100000 (Seed Round)
• Streem Inc:
$1725000 (Seed Round)
$700000 (Seed Round)
• Circle Bitwise Asset Management:
Los Altos California - Palo Alto (CA) - San Francisco Bay Area - General Catalyst is a venture capital firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • CleanTech • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Material Science • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Investment Management • Mobile • Consumer
Most Interested In
“Economies of unscale” -- exploring how 21st-century founders leverage AI-based mass personalization techniques to innovate and build platforms across all sectors of the economy.
Hemant Taneja serves as Managing Director at General Catalyst. Prior to this, he served as a Board Member at Gusto. He is a Board Member at Angle Technologies. He is a Chairman and a member of Board of Directors at MySun. Previously, he served as Board Member at SynapDx. He is also an Investor at Snapchat. He invests in technology-intensive software, hardware and services in clean energy and internet communications. He is a Board member of Health Insight Technologies, Virtual Instruments, Highfive, Hunch, Lumenz, Modular Wind, Sand9, C12 Energy, Stripe, TuneIn and Stion. Before joining General Catalyst in 2002, he was a co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Isovia, a Boston-based mobile software and applications company that was acquired by JP Mobile (MOT) in 2001. Taneja holds an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He serves as a Board Member at Stripe. he also serves on Board of Fundbox.
San Francisco California - Shanghai China - Menlo Park California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • BioTech • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Robotics • Investment Management • Mobile
Jenny M. Lee joined 5AM Ventures in December 2009 and serves as VP of Finance. She brings over 20 years of experience in financial management as well as start-up operating experience.
Prior to joining 5AM she was CFO at Global Catalyst Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm, and previously served as Controller at Gabriel Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm.
Ms. Lee began her career at Ernst & Young working in tax and audit and has operating experience as a controller at several emerging companies.
She holds a BS in Business Administration/Accounting from California State University, East Bay, and a MS in Taxation from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
Dana Stalder serves as General Partner at Matrix Partners. He is a Board Member at Apartment List.
Dana left PayPal in 2008 to join Matrix Partners, where he invests in software and Internet businesses that target consumers as well as corporations. He is a board member at Gilt Groupe, iRise, minuteKEY, Polyvore, QuinStreet, textPlus, Work4 Labs, Zendesk, Bugsnag, Poynt and ZestFinance. Dana joined eBay in 2001. As Vice President of Internet Marketing, Dana managed the company's global customer acquisition strategy and a multi-hundred million-dollar Internet marketing budget, where his responsibilities included running eBay's search engine marketing and search engine optimization initiatives. Dana was also responsible for eBay's Strategic Partnership Group, which generated more than several hundred million in revenue from third party partnerships and media sales. In 2004, Dana joined PayPal, where he managed all business operations, including product, sales, marketing and, eventually, technology. Dana started PayPal's international business from scratch, and led PayPal's expansion beyond the eBay platform onto other online retail sites. He also initiated a number of other startup projects, including PayPal Mobile and the PayPal Developer Platform.
On twitter: @chetanp; General Partner at Benchmark. Currently: Elastic (NYSE: ESTC), Sketch, Duffel, Pachyderm, Modern Treasury, Stytch. Previously: MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE, acquired by Salesforce for $6.5B), MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB), Acquia (acquired by Vista Equity for $1B), Scout (acquired by Workday for $540M)