Investing Profile

Shawn Merani(770)

Founder and Managing Partner at Parade Ventures Gatos, California
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106 Investors

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), and 103 other investors on Signal.

$1M - $1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Venture RoundOct 2022$24M
Seed RoundDec 2018$2.5M
Co-investors: Hans Tung (GGV Capital), Jake Gibson (Better Tomorrow Ventures), Matt Hoffman (M13), Dave Morin (Offline Ventures), Ryan Hoover (Weekend Fund), Josh Elman
Seed RoundMar 2022$5.5M
Pre Seed RoundJan 2021$2.3M
Seed RoundJan 2021$2.3M
Co-investors: Micah Rosenbloom (Founder Collective), Wen-Wen Lam (Gradient Ventures), Phil Boyer (Crosslink Capital), Kirby Winfield (Ascend Ventures)
Seed RoundOct 2021$1.2M
Seed RoundFeb 2021
Co-investors: Elizabeth Yin (Hustle Fund), Shiyan Koh (Hustle Fund), Eric Bahn (Hustle Fund), Rafa de Haro (Cometa), Nathan Lustig (Magma Partners), Claire Diaz-Ortiz
Series ANov 2015$4.6M
Co-investors: John Balen (Canaan Partners), Daniel Curran (Curran Rosschou Venture Capital), Gil Penchina (Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA)), Rob Solomon, Tirto Adji
Equity CrowdfundingDec 2014$1M
Co-investors: Jeff Clavier (Uncork Capital), Howard Lindzon (Social Leverage), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital), Jonathan Abrams (8-Bit Capital), Roy Bahat (Bloomberg BETA), Brad Jones (Colle Capital), Andy Rankin, Clark Landry
Co-founder and Partner Flight Ventures2014 - Present
Guest Lecturer University of California Berkeley - Haas School of Business2013 - Present
Founder, Private Shares Marketplace Liquidnet2012 - 2013
Senior Director Corporate Development ReachLocal2008 - 2012
Senior Director Business Development ReachLocal2008 - 2012
Independent Consultant Riordan, Lewis & Haden2009 - 2009
Investment Banking Professional Savvian2005 - 2007
Experienced Associate HSBC2003 - 2005
Experienced Associate WTAS2003 - 2005