Investing Profile

Shawn Carolan(1)

Photo of Shawn Carolan, Managing Partner at Menlo Ventures
Stanford University Graduate School of Business Network
199 CONNECTIONS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Network
37 CONNECTIONS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Network
37 CONNECTIONS
Uber Network
20 CONNECTIONS
Motorola Network
13 CONNECTIONS
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Menlo Ventures Managing Partner
$500K - $35.0M
$6.0M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series DMar 2019$200M
Series CMay 2018$70M
$310.8M
Co-investors: Satya Patel (Homebrew), Lauren Kolodny (aCrew Capital), Mark Batsiyan (Inspired Capital), Simon Wu (Cathay Innovation), Lauren DeLuca (Motivate Ventures), Gale Bowman (IrishAngels), Miles Dowling (Clocktower Technology Ventures), Benjamin Savage (Clocktower Technology Ventures), Andy Chen (Coatue Management)
Seed RoundFeb 2019$2.3M
$2.3M
Series CSep 2018$40M
$62.5M
Co-investors: Kevin Moore (KRM Interests LLC), Adeyemi Ajao (Base10 Partners), Brendan Wallace (Fifth Wall), Jeff Maters (Network Ventures), Ira Weiss (Hyde Park Venture Partners), Daniel Curran, Fabrice Grinda
Series AJun 2018$25M
$31M
Co-investors: Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Ronny Conway (A Capital)
Series AJan 2018$10M
$11.3M
Co-investors: David S. Rose (Rose Tech Ventures), TK Kuegler (Wasabi Ventures), William Barnes, Esther Dyson
Series CMay 2017$8M
$8M
Series HNov 2015$45.5M
Series GOct 2014$25M
Series EJul 2012$45M
Series DAug 2011$8.8M
Series CMay 2009$5M
Series CSep 2008$5M
Series BFeb 2008$6M
$200.3M
Co-investors: Daniel Leff (Luminari Capital), Ken Bronfin (Hearst Media fund)
Series DJun 2014$1.4B
Series BDec 2011$37M
$4.0125B
Co-investors: Matt Cohler (Benchmark), Bill Gurley (Benchmark), Scott Belsky (Benchmark), Rob Hayes (First Round Capital), Scott Stanford (Sherpa Ventures), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital), Megan Quinn (Spark Capital), Mitch Kapor (Kapor Capital), Bill Trenchard (First Round Capital), Travis Kalanick (10100), Brook Porter (G2VP), Anton Levy (General Atlantic), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Matt Ocko (Data Collective), Dror Berman (Innovation Endeavors), David Cohen (Techstars), Zachary Bogue (Data Collective), Naval Ravikant (AngelList Syndicator), Mike Walsh (Structure Capital), Gary Vaynerchuk (Vayner RSE), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Cyan Banister (Long Ventures Partners), Chris Sacca (Lowercase Capital), Bobby Yazdani (Cota Capital), David Krane (GV), M.G. Siegler (GV), Kevin Kaplan (TexKap Equity Investments), Scott Banister, Troy Carter, Jeff Bezos, MG Siegler, Mitchell Green, Nihal Mehta, John Kobs, Babak Nivi, Kevin Hartz, Jeremy Stoppelman, mitch kapor, Josh Spear, Jack Abraham, Garrett Camp
Venture RoundMay 2012$10M
Venture RoundFeb 2010$25M
$61M
Co-investors: Ping Li (Accel Partners), David Weiden (Khosla Ventures), Marc Yi (Intel Capital), Mathias Schilling (e.ventures)
Private Equity RoundJan 2012$67.2M
Venture RoundSep 2008$15M
Series CMay 2007$18.8M
Series BAug 2006$9.1M
$110.1M
Co-investors: Sharon Wienbar (Broadway Angels)
Investment Lead Uber2013 - Present
Partner Menlo Ventures2002 - Present
Founding CEO Handle, Inc.2011 - 2016
Management Consulting Summer Associate Booz Allen Hamilton2001 - 2001
Manager, Software Architecture Open Port Technology1997 - 2000
Research Scientist at DEMACO, Inc. (division of SAIC) SAIC1996 - 1997
Fellow University of Illinois Center for Computational Electromagnetics1996 - 1997
Systems Engineer Intern, Cellular Infrastructure Group Motorola1996 - 1996
Intern, Technical Planning & Wireless Data Applications 360 Communications1995 - 1995
Intern, Wireless Data Group Motorola1994 - 1994
Intern, Quality Assurance Engineering Digital Appliance Controls1993 - 1993
Stanford University Graduate School of Business MBA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign MS Electrical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign BS Electrical Engineering + CS Minor