Backing disruptive companies at the threshold of transformative growth.

Threshold is an early stage venture capital firm that spun out from DFJ Venture. We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs building innovative consumer, enterprise, and healthcare technology companies.

Investment Team

Emily Melton

Emily Melton
Managing Partner

Josh Stein

Josh Stein
Managing Partner

Andreas Stavropoulos

Andreas Stavropoulos
Partner

Chirag

Chirag Chotalia
Partner

 

Heidi Roizen

Heidi Roizen
Partner

Kristen Faulkner

Kristen Faulkner
Associate 

Mohammad Islam

Mohammad (Mo) Islam
Partner

William (Bill) Bryant

William (Bill) Bryant
Partner

Operations Team

Carol Wentworth

Carol Wentworth
Marketing Partner

Jen Kodner

Jen Kodner
Talent Partner

Johnna Lesch

Johnna Lesch
CFO

Companies

News

Databook: Empowering Sales Teams to Meet Quota with AI-driven Insights

February 12, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve led a $5M seed round for Databook, welcoming founder and CEO Anand Shah and his team to Threshold’s portfolio of innovative enterprise solutions.

Beyond the Impossible with Memphis Meats

January 22, 2020

Uma Valeti may seem an unlikely candidate to run a revolutionary food company. As a successful Mayo Clinic trained cardiologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, he already had a burgeoning career in medicine, which included using emerging technology to grow replacement heart parts from stem cells.

NeurIPS 2019: Entering the Golden Age of NLP

December 13, 2019

I just returned from the annual Neural Information Processing Systems conference in Vancouver. A lot has changed since the last one I attended in 2015. NeurIPS (formerly called NIPS) has grown from 3,700 to over 13,000 attendees to become the largest machine learning research conference in the world.

Celebrating Five Years of Stanford Fellowship

September 25, 2019

Five years ago I had an intriguing conversation with Tina Seelig and Tom Byers of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford’s School of Engineering.

Congratulations to the Livongo team on their successful IPO!

July 25, 2019

We are thrilled to congratulate Livongo on its successful IPO, an exciting milestone in the company’s ongoing journey of success and impact. Livongo serves as an exemplary case study for how to drive positive change in healthcare through a new experience for its members.

Contact

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Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone:

650.233.9000

San Francisco

1 S Park St #103
San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone:

650.233.9000

Entrance is next to the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen at the corner of 2nd Street and South Park