Investing Profile

Sarah Tavel(161)

VCInvestor

General Partner at Benchmark

sarahtavel.medium.comSan Francisco, California
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48 Investors

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), and 45 other investors on Signal.

Harvard University Network
148 CONNECTIONS
Bessemer Venture Partners Network
33 CONNECTIONS
Greylock Partners Network
17 CONNECTIONS
Greylock Partners Network
17 CONNECTIONS
Benchmark Capital Network
13 CONNECTIONS
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Benchmark General Partner
$50K - $30.0M
$10.0M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series ADec 2020$6.5M
$6.5M
Co-investors: Miles Grimshaw (Benchmark), Ben Rubin (Sequoia Capital)
Series CNov 2020$100M
Series BFeb 2019$30M
Series AApr 2018$16M
$160.6M
Co-investors: Philippe Botteri (Accel Partners), Sigal Mandelker (Ribbit Capital), Ash Egan (Accomplice), Ash Egan
Series BJul 2019$25M
Series AJun 2018$9.5M
Series ANov 2017$9.5M
$50M
Co-investors: Andrew Chen (Andreessen Horowitz), Tripp Jones (August Capital), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Jay Adelson, Sam Shank, Gregg Brockway, Dave Morin, Caterina Fake, Lenny Rachitsky
Series EJan 2018$75M
$197M
Co-investors: Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Chamath Palihapitiya (Social Capital), Jeremy Philips (Spark Capital), Mike Volpi (Index Ventures), Kevin Rose (True Ventures), Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz), Bruce Dunlevie (Benchmark), Jeff Jordan (Andreessen Horowitz), Marc Andreessen (Andreessen Horowitz), Mitch Lasky (Benchmark), Matt Cohler (Benchmark), Andy Dunn (Red Swan Ventures), Matt Mullenweg (Audrey Capital), Mike Jones (Science), Sebastien de Halleux (Graph Ventures), Ali Rosenthal (Leadout Capital), Lee Fixel (Addition), Mark Pincus, Peter Pham, Adam Nash, Tim Ferriss, Marissa Mayer
Seed RoundMay 2017
$3.7M
Co-investors: Reid Hoffman (Greylock)
I focus on consumer marketplaces and transactional businesses, particularly those that provide a 10x experience to consumers and save them money.
Businesses that would basically be the same w/o software.
General Partner Benchmark Capital2017 - Present
Partner Greylock Partners2015 - 2017
General Partner Greylock Partners2015 - 2017
Product Manager Pinterest2012 - 2015
Vice President Bessemer Venture Partners2006 - 2012
Consultant The Kerdan Group2005 - 2006
Harvard University A.B. Philosophy (cum laude)
Stuyvesant High School