Tyler is a Partner at Menlo Ventures, where he invests in B2B and B2C markets with a focus on disruptive technology-enabled services and products. He has a deep interest in annuities, network effects, and liquidity moats, and is passionate about high-frequency transactional and replenishment businesses that keep customers around via convenience or habit – ideally forever.
Tyler’s experience in the industry is extensive. He returned to Menlo as a Principal in 2014 and has since been promoted to Partner in 2017. He looks for opportunities across a wide variety of markets & verticals, including complex industries like Fintech, as well as opportunities in vertical and horizontal SAAS, branded commerce, marketplaces, and data networks.
Tyler has a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University. Prior to his role at Menlo Ventures, he was an Associate at Accel Partners in London, where he sourced investments in Aorato (sold to Microsoft), GoCardless, FlyWire, and Calastone. He also spent his earlier years as an Analyst at Menlo Ventures where he sourced investments in EdgeCast Networks (sold to Verizon), DataXu, Dstillery, and ReadyForce.
His notable investments include Carta (fka e-Shares), PillPack (acquired by Amazon), Bread Finance, BlueVine, Qualia, Everlaw, HomeLight, Alloy.ai, Envoy, BitPay, Stance, Realtyshares, FiveStars, and tCell.io.
In his free time, Tyler enjoys playing chess, playing golf, skiing, traveling, and reading.