Investing Profile

Shawn Merani(709)

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Founder and Managing Partner at Parade Ventures

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95 Investors

Connected to James Currier (NFX), Satya Patel (Homebrew), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), and 92 other investors on Signal.

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Parade Ventures Partner
$100K - $10.0M
$1M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
FlowPath
Seed RoundOct 2021$1.2M
$1.2M
Prometeo
Seed RoundFeb 2021
Co-investors: Nathan Lustig (Magma Partners), Elizabeth Yin (Hustle Fund), Eric Bahn (Hustle Fund), Claire Diaz-Ortiz
Knapsack
Seed RoundJan 2021$2.3M
$2.3M
Co-investors: Micah Rosenbloom (Founder Collective), Phil Boyer (Crosslink Capital)
Northstar
Seed RoundDec 2018$2.5M
$9.8M
Co-investors: Jake Gibson (Better Tomorrow Ventures), Ryan Hoover (Weekend Fund), Matt Hoffman (M13), Josh Elman
Stayful
Series ANov 2015$4.6M
$7M
Co-investors: John Balen (Canaan Partners), Rob Solomon, Daniel Curran, Tirto Adji
Sapho
Equity CrowdfundingDec 2014$1M
$27.85M
Co-investors: Jeff Clavier (Uncork Capital), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital), Jonathan Abrams (8-Bit Capital), Roy Bahat (Bloomberg BETA), Brad Jones (Colle Capital), Howard Lindzon (Social Leverage), Clark Landry (Arrowroot Advisors), Andy Rankin
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