Steve Sloane

Steve is a principal at Menlo Ventures, and focuses on investments in SaaS applications, marketplaces, and robotics. Since joining Menlo in 2015, he has facilitated the firm’s investments in 6 River Systems, Breather, Clarifai, Heap, Scout RFP, eShares, and MealPal, and helped lead diligence in Rover’s Series E round and UpCounsel. As a Y Combinator alum, he also helps cover the YC ecosystem for Menlo.

Before Menlo, Steve worked at Insight Venture Partners in New York, where as part of the Insight Onsite team, he contributed to investment diligence while providing hands-on resources and expertise to both internet and software companies. Prior to Insight, Steve was involved in the financial services group at Oliver Wyman, where he worked closely with large financial institutions to develop growth and regulatory initiatives. He also interned for a summer with the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, and was the co-founder of a Y Combinator-funded social network. Steve graduated from Princeton University with both a BSE degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering and a minor in Robotics and Intelligent Systems. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, following the New York Giants, and running (with a sub 3 hour marathon PR).

Current Investments

6 River Systems
Breather
Clarifai
Heap
Rover
Scout RFP
Upcounsel
Carta
MealPal

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