Sean Dempsey Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Sean Dempsey General Information


Mr. Sean Dempsey is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Merus Capital. He also is an Angel Investor. Before co-founding Merus, he was a Principal of Corporate Development at Google, responsible for acquisitions and investments including Android, YouTube and Postini. Prior to Google, he spent over six years at Microsoft in the Corporate Development team. At Microsoft, he led over 40 acquisitions and investments including Bungie, the creator of the Xbox hit Halo. In addition to M&A, he was part of the original team to drive Microsoft's living room strategy which ultimately became the Xbox game console. His areas of focus at Google and Microsoft included consumer web services, online and traditional advertising, online video, gaming and enterprise SaaS. Before joining Microsoft, he spent two years in technology Mergers & Acquisitions at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in Menlo Park and was a Research Analyst at the Jennings Group in San Francisco. He is also an Advisory Board Member of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College where he graduated with degrees in Economics/Environment/Politics and French. He served as Board Member at AllClear ID and Womply. He serves as Board Member at Shelterluv.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 2180 Sand Hill Road
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States

Sean Dempsey Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WorkPatterns 05-Aug-2020 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000 13-Sep-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
000000000 0000 02-Jan-2013 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Sean Dempsey Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Basket 02-Jan-2021 Out of Business
000000000 0000 14-May-2019 000000000000000000 00000
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Sean Dempsey Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sean Dempsey Angel Investor 00 0 0 Menlo Park, CA
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Sean Dempsey Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Auren Hoffman 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Javelin Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Merus Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Michael Stoppelman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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