8 Manufacturing Investors Based in Menlo Park

Your odds of raising from local investors are better than trying to raise capital from outside your city. We put together this list to help Menlo Park-based founders connect with manufacturing-based investors that write checks into Manufacturing companies. Here are 8 investors that match that criteria.

1) Antoine Moyroud

  • Fund: Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Title: Partner
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Food Services, Sales Tech, Transportation, Travel

2) Danielle Jing

  • Fund: Pear VC
  • Title: Chief of Staff
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Space

3) Jiarui Wang

  • Fund: DCM Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, AR/VR, Cosmetics, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Logistics, Marketplaces, Manufacturing, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Transportation, Space, Travel, Other

4) Jourdain Bell

  • Fund: Alumni Ventures
  • Title: Sr. Community Manager
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Series B, Series A, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Cannabis, Internet of Things, Cosmetics, Art, Communications, Cloud, Fashion, Clean Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, Developer Tools, Cybersecurity, Web3, Hospitality, Recruiting, Government Tech, eSports, Food and Beverage, Fintech, Entertainment, Electronics, EdTech, E-Commerce, Future of Work, Other Tech, Enterprise, Consumer, Media, Chemicals, Marketplaces, Manufacturing, Logistics, Legal, Internet of Things, Insurtech, DEI, Other, Travel, Transportation, Space, Social Impact, Sex, Sales Tech, Robotics, Food Services, Quantum Computing, Proptech, Professional or Technical Services, Parenting

5) Keith Bender

  • Fund: Pear VC
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Other, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

6) Naren Ramaswamy

  • Fund: Alumni Ventures
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Agriculture Tech, AR/VR, Art, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Food and Beverage, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Other Tech, Consumer, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Space, Transportation, Social Impact, Sales Tech

7) Taylor Sargent

  • Fund: Airbus Ventures
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Electronics, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Robotics, Quantum Computing, Other Tech, Transportation, Space

8) Tony Zhu

  • Fund: Airbus Ventures
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: Menlo Park, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, Electronics, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Other Tech, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Space, Transportation

Hopefully this list helps you find more local investors that invest in companies in your sector. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC