Investing Profile

Sarah Tavel(161)

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General Partner at Benchmark

sarahtavel.medium.comSan Francisco, California
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Connected to James Currier (NFX), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), Satya Patel (Homebrew), and 48 other investors on Signal.

Harvard University Network
162 CONNECTIONS
Bessemer Venture Partners Network
37 CONNECTIONS
Greylock Partners Network
18 CONNECTIONS
Greylock Partners Network
18 CONNECTIONS
Benchmark Capital Network
13 CONNECTIONS
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Benchmark General Partner
$50K - $30.0M
$10.0M
12
$38.1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Knightley
Pre Seed RoundJul 2021$1.5M
$1.5M
Co-investors: Marc Andreessen (Andreessen Horowitz), Brianne Kimmel (Work Life Ventures)
Chainalysis
Series EJun 2021$100M
Series CNov 2020$100M
Series BFeb 2019$30M
Series AApr 2018$16M
$370M
Co-investors: Fred Ehrsam (Paradigm), Sigal Mandelker (Ribbit Capital), Philippe Botteri (Accel), Kris Fredrickson (Coatue), Koichiro Nakamura (Sozo Ventures), Ashton Kutcher (Sound Ventures), Nico Wittenborn (Adjacent), Jenny Fielding (Techstars), Ash Egan (Archetype), Maia Heymann (Converge Venture Partners)
TTYL
Series AMay 2021$20M
$20M
Supergreat
Series ADec 2020$6.5M
$27M
Co-investors: Miles Grimshaw (Benchmark), Ben Rubin (Sequoia Capital), Schuster Tanger (TQ Ventures), Neil Sirni (Arrive), Jennifer “Jenny" Fleiss (Volition Capital), Scooter Braun (TQ Ventures), Jenny Fielding (Techstars)
Hipcamp
Series BJul 2019$25M
Series AJun 2018$9.5M
Series ANov 2017$9.5M
$50M
Co-investors: Tripp Jones (Uncork Capital), Andrew Chen (Andreessen Horowitz), Caterina Fake (Yes VC), Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Dave Morin (Offline Ventures), Sam Shank, Jay Adelson, Gregg Brockway
Wealthfront
Series EJan 2018$75M
$200M
Co-investors: Bruce Dunlevie (Benchmark), Marc Andreessen (Andreessen Horowitz), Mike Volpi (Index Ventures), Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Jeremy Philips (Spark Capital), Mitch Lasky (Benchmark), Chamath Palihapitiya (Social Capital), Kevin Rose (True Ventures), Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz), Jeff Jordan (Andreessen Horowitz), Hunter Walk (Homebrew), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Lee Fixel (Addition), Adam Nash (Daffy), Ali Rosenthal (Leadout Capital), Dave Morin (Offline Ventures), Andy Dunn (Red Swan Ventures), Matt Mullenweg (Audrey Capital), Peter Pham (Science), Sebastien de Halleux (Graph Ventures), Mike Jones (Science), Matt Cohler (KKR), Tim Ferriss, Mark Pincus, Marissa Mayer, Alison Pincus
Gixo
Seed RoundMay 2017
$3.7M
Co-investors: Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Damon Cronkey (XSeed Capital)
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