Investing Profile

Manu Kumar(1)

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$150K - $1.2M
$600K
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$42M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Invisible AI
Series ASep 2022$15M
Venture RoundJul 2021$2.5M
Seed RoundMay 2020$3.6M
Pre Seed RoundJan 2019$500K
$22M
Co-investors: Alex Moore (8VC), Ben Yu (Sierra Ventures), Jackson Moses (Afore Capital), Adam Dawkins (Sierra Ventures), Howard Charney
Pesto
Seed RoundFeb 2022$5M
$5M
Co-investors: Bryan Chang (Collaborative Fund), Jett Fein (Headline (formerly e.ventures)), Wesley Barrow (Correlation Ventures), Lee Hower (NextView Ventures), Tony Liu (Costanoa Ventures), Wes Tang-Wymer (Rucker Park Capital), Amit Chu
Forethought
Series CDec 2021$65M
Series BOct 2020$17M
Series ADec 2018$9M
Seed RoundFeb 2018$1M
$92M
Co-investors: Peter Sonsini (New Enterprise Associates (NEA)), Vanessa Larco (New Enterprise Associates (NEA)), Sandhya Venkatachalam (Khosla Ventures), Yan-David Erlich (Coatue), Alex Kolicich (8VC), Christopher Manning (AIX Ventures), Taylor Greene (Twelve Below), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Sri Pangulur (Tribe Capital), Ross Fubini (XYZ Venture Capital), Anne Dwane (Village Global), Ruchi Sanghvi (South Park Commons), Erik Torenberg (Village Global), Ben Casnocha (Village Global), Suranga Chandratillake (Balderton Capital), Alexa von Tobel (Inspired Capital), Brianne Kimmel (WorkLife Ventures), Mathilde Collin, Trevor McFedries, Gwyneth Paltrow, Baron Davis, Kelvin Beachum Jr.
Nexkey
Convertible NoteNov 2021$6M
Series AOct 2019$6M
Seed RoundApr 2018$4.8M
$17M
Co-investors: Anand Chandrasekaran (General Catalyst)
Everlaw
Series DNov 2021$200M
Series CMar 2020$62M
Series AJan 2016$8.1M
Venture RoundJan 2013$850K
Seed RoundJan 2013$850K
$300M
Co-investors: Tyler Sosin (Menlo Ventures), Scott Hilleboe (H.I.G. Capital), Jesse Wedler (CapitalG), Steven Sinofsky
HiHello
Series AJul 2021$7.5M
$10M
Co-investors: Villi Iltchev (Two Sigma Ventures)
Auth0
Series FJul 2020$120M
Series EMay 2019$100M
Series DMay 2018$55M
Series CJun 2017$30M
Series BAug 2016$15M
Series AJun 2015$6.9M
Seed RoundSep 2014$2.4M
$330M
Co-investors: David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners), George Bischof (Meritech Capital Partners), Anders Ranum (Sapphire Ventures), Karan Mehandru (Trinity Ventures), Sunil Nagaraj (Ubiquity Ventures), Chris DeVore (Founders' Co-op), Ariel Arrieta (NXTP Labs), Marcus Bartram
Gradescope
Venture RoundJun 2018$2.8M
Seed RoundApr 2016$2.5M
$5.3M
Co-investors: Timothy Draper (Draper Associates), James Cham (Bloomberg BETA), Jeremy Fiance (The House Fund), Wayee Chu (Reach Capital)
Founder & Chief Firestarter K9 Ventures2008 - Present
Visiting Lecturer Stanford University2015 - 2015
Visiting Lecturer Stanford University2014 - 2014
Doctoral Candidate Stanford University2002 - 2007
Chairman and CEO iMeet, Inc.2001 - 2002
Vice-President, Interactive Technologies E.piphany, Inc.2000 - 2001
Vice President Octane Software2000 - 2000
President & CEO SneakerLabs, Inc.1996 - 2000
Lecturer Carnegie Mellon University1997 - 1998
Modern School
Stanford University Ph.D.
Stanford University Masters
Carnegie Mellon University Bachelor of Science (BS)
Carnegie Mellon University MS
Carnegie Mellon University BS