Our Investors

We’re very proud to have the support of world-class investors

Menlo Ventures

Impactful Investors in Iconic Companies. Venture done right.

Menlo Ventures provides capital for multi-stage consumer and enterprise technology companies. Since 1976, the firm’s market-driven analysis has led to the identification of opportunities and successful investments in innovative technology markets.

Notable areas of investment include Marketplaces (Uber, Rover.com, Breather, RealtyShares, Getaround), Consumer Services (Machine Zone, Tumblr, Betterment, Poshmark, Mealpal, Roku, Siri), Smart Cloud Infrastructure (Dropcam, 3Par, Avi Networks, Avere Systems, Eero), SaaS (Carbonite, Signifyd, Clarifai, Overops, Usermind), Fintech (Betterment, Bluevine, Homelight, RealtyShares) and Cybersecurity (Cavium, IronPort, BitSight, vArmour, Dedrone).

Menlo’s portfolio includes more than 70 public companies and more than 100 mergers and acquisitions. Menlo Ventures has $5 billion under management and is currently investing Menlo Ventures XIV, a $450 million fund with $15 million allocated to the Menlo Talent Fund for fast seed funding, and the Menlo Opportunity Fund, a $250 million fund that solely targets early growth investments.

For more information, visit www.menlovc.com

 

“Insurdata is one of our first investments in the insurtech space. It is clear that what the firm offers to the insurance industry through providing data at a level of resolution multiple times higher than currently available will be a game changer for both insurers and reinsurers.”
Venky Ganesan, Partner at Menlo Ventures

Anthemis

Investors and advisors in digitally native financial services

Anthemis cultivates change in financial services by building, growing, and sustaining businesses committed to improving the world. Our deep understanding of markets and models, passion for emerging technology and spirit of collaboration inspire everything we do.

By creating fertile ground for entrepreneurs, institutions, researchers, academics, and visionaries to come together, we believe we can solve the financial services world’s most pressing challenges faster, better and for the benefit of all.

Learn more at www.anthemis.com

“The lack of high resolution data on individual exposures has long been a major stumbling block for the insurance industry in terms of its ability to price risk accurately. What Insurdata provides is the data depth to support a much more refined and precise pricing approach.”
Ruth Foxe Blader, Director at Anthemis

Plug and Play

The ultimate startup ecosystem

Plug and Play is a global innovation platform that connects startups to corporations. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 24 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. Companies in our community have raised over $6 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk.

For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com

“What is truly ground-breaking about the Insurdata approach is that it offers insurance underwriters the ability to carry out a virtual walk-through of their property portfolios. No other insurance technology allows insurers to get this close to the risks they cover.”
Saeed Amidi, Founder and CEO of Plug and Play

ManchesterStory

Connecting exceptional entrepreneurs to strategic capital and relationships

ManchesterStory Group is a venture capital firm targeting investments in FinTech and Healthcare, with a particular focus on technologies impacting our Strategic Partners in the insurance industry.

We start by developing relationships with founders and management teams based on candid discussion and mutual respect.  We work with exceptional management teams that strive to overcome the challenges of scaling a business. Our decades of experience with early stage and high growth companies has led to an approach that is unique to each portfolio company. We invest with teams that have achieved early revenue generation and we support portfolio companies through their pursuit of to be market leaders.

For more information, visit: www.manchesterstory.com

“Insurdata brings together a diverse team of specialists that have combined their range of technical abilities and industry insights to tackle head-on one of the most fundamental problems faced by the insurance industry – the lack of accurate, high-resolution, real-time data.”
Dave Miles, co-founder and Managing Partner, ManchesterStory
“Insurdata’s technology is used by insurers and reinsurers to develop high-resolution, accurate data where they need it, when they need it, right down to the individual risk level”
Jason Futers — Insurdata