Matthew Murphy Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Matthew Murphy General Information


Mr. Matthew Murphy serves as Partner at Menlo Ventures. He served as Board Member at Fleetsmith, Clarifai, Alloy Technolgies and 6 River Systems. He serves as Board Member at Airbase, Datameer,, ScoutRFP, Envoy, Carta, and Zylo. He focuses on multi-stage investments across enterprise infrastructure and mobile-first applications. He works closely with the management teams of AppDynamics, Drawbridge, Egnyte,, InstartLogic, PernixData, Puppet Labs, SessionM, Shazam, Simplivity. Previously, he was a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for over 15 years. In addition to investing in the companies above, he was an observer at Google (from initial investment to IPO), launched the iFund in '08 (a collaborative initiative with Apple to build the defining applications on the iOS platform), and led KPCB's investments in AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP, 2010) and Aerohive Networks (Nasdaq: HIVE, 2014). He also served as a director at Shopkick (acquired by SK Planet 2014), Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell in 2010), and Peakstream (acquired by Google in 2008). Before joining KPCB, he worked at semiconductor startup Netboost (acquired by Intel) where he led product management and prior to that at Sun Microsystems, where he led business development for the Network Systems Group and was a product line manager for networking platforms. He also worked in strategic and technical consulting for a number of years at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Stanford University Engineering Venture Fund, is on the Board of Advisors for the Tufts University Electrical Engineering School. He served as Partner Emeritus and Advisor at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He served as Board Member at Veriflow Systems and Usermind.

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Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Matthew Murphy Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000000 24-Sep-2012 00000 00000 0000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue
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Matthew Murphy Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000000 17-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 00000
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Matthew Murphy Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Matthew Murphy Angel Investor 00 00 00 San Francisco, CA
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