Sean Dempsey Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Sean Dempsey General Information


Mr. Sean Dempsey is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Merus Capital. He also serves as a Board Member at Peninsula Open Space Trust and Shelterluv. 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 a Board Member at AllClear ID and Womply.

Business Details

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

Sean Dempsey Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Parabola 09-Jun-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Charma 23-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Basket Savings 13-Sep-2017 Early Stage VC 000.00 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
Periscope Data 02-Jan-2013 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue

Sean Dempsey Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Charma 01-Oct-2023 Buyout/LBO
Periscope Data 14-May-2019 000000000000000000 00000
Basket Savings 000 00 00000000

Sean Dempsey Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Sean Dempsey Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sean Dempsey Angel Investor 00 0 0 Menlo Park, CA

Sean Dempsey Co-Investors (12)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Matrix Partners 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Merus Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
OpenView Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Thrive Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Webflow 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Sean Dempsey FAQs

  • Who is Sean Dempsey?

    Sean Dempsey is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Sean Dempsey?

    Sean Dempsey is an angel investor.

  • What does Sean Dempsey do?

    As an angel investor, Sean Dempsey invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Sean Dempsey invested in?

    Sean Dempsey has made numerous investments in companies like Parabola, Charma, and Basket Savings within the Automation/Workflow Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Application Software industries.

  • What has Sean Dempsey invested in recently?

    Sean Dempsey's latest investment was on 09-Jun-2023 in Parabola, a company within the Automation/Workflow Software industry.

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