Investing Profile

Manu Kumar(1)

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Stanford University Network
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Stanford University Network
402 CONNECTIONS
Stanford University Network
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Stanford University Network
66 CONNECTIONS
Stanford University Network
66 CONNECTIONS
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$150K - $1.2M
$600K
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$42M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Pesto
Seed RoundFeb 2022$5M
$5M
Co-investors: Jett Fein (Headline (formerly e.ventures)), Bryan Chang (Collaborative Fund), 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)), Taylor Greene (Twelve Below), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Sri Pangulur (Tribe Capital), Ross Fubini (XYZ Venture Capital), Anne Dwane (Village Global), Alex Kolicich (8VC), Ruchi Sanghvi (South Park Commons), Yan-David Erlich (Coatue), Erik Torenberg (Village Global), Ben Casnocha (Village Global), Suranga Chandratillake (Balderton Capital), Alexa von Tobel (Inspired Capital), Brianne Kimmel (Work Life Ventures), Trevor McFedries, Gwyneth Paltrow, Baron Davis, Mathilde Collin, Kelvin Beachum Jr.
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), Jesse Wedler (CapitalG), Steven Sinofsky
HiHello
Series AJul 2021$7.5M
$10M
Co-investors: Villi Iltchev (Two Sigma Ventures)
Invisible AI
Venture RoundJul 2021$2.5M
Seed RoundMay 2020$3.6M
Pre Seed RoundJan 2019$500K
$6.6M
Co-investors: Jackson Moses (Afore Capital), Ben Yu (Sierra Ventures), Alex Moore (8VC), Adam Dawkins (Sierra Ventures), Howard Charney
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: George Bischof (Meritech Capital Partners), Karan Mehandru (Trinity Ventures), David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners), Anders Ranum (Sapphire Ventures), Sunil Nagaraj (Ubiquity Ventures), Chris DeVore (Founders' Co-op), Ariel Arrieta (NXTP Labs), Marcus Bartram
Nexkey
Seed RoundApr 2018$4.8M
$11M
Co-investors: Anand Chandrasekaran (General Catalyst)
Osmo
Series BDec 2016$18M
Series AOct 2014$12M
Seed RoundOct 2013$2.5M
$33M
Co-investors: Mark Suster (Upfront Ventures)
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