name

Craig Sherman

HQ Location: USA

RANK #119

Craig Sherman is a general partner at Meritech Capital Partners. He is a board member of GuideSpark and Pendulum Therapeutics. He focuses primarily on digital media and consumer services. He has led the company's investments in Evernote, Zulily, Lynda.com and Ariosa Diagnostics. Before Meritech, he was CEO of Gaia Interactive and a board member, which he grew from 1/2 million to more than 20 million monthly visitors, pioneering social gaming and online communities. Before joining Gaia, he worked as an EIR at Benchmark Capital. Previously, he was COO of Ancestry.com (ACOM), where he helped the company transition from a free family social network to a family history subscription service and grew the company from less than $10 million to $150 million in sales and from tens of millions in losses to tens of millions in profits. Before Ancestry.com, he held executive positions at AIG: he was head of marketing and Internet for all of AIG's Japanese and Korean divisions with more than $5 billion in total sales; and CEO of AIG's real estate management software subsidiary, a $90 million company whose growth rate has quadrupled during his tenure. Before AIG, he was CEO of Cendant Japan, a joint venture he co-founded with Cendant and Mitsubishi Corporation, which he helped grow from inception to sales and profitability of more than $20 million. Before that, he handled product, marketing, finance and operations at Cendant during its growth from less than $1 billion to more than $40 billion. He has personally invested in more than a dozen startups, including Ancestry, SurveyMonkey, Zillow and Zipcar. He has also served as an independent board member and consultant at Homestead (before its sale to Intuit), Kongregate (GameStop), Logoworks (Hewlett Packard), Netquote (BankRate) and Photobucket (Fox). He graduated cum laude from Princeton University. He also served on the board of directors of Rev. He is on the board of directors of Roblox.

Numbers of Unicorns

3

2267

Rank (Xs)

#119

Investments

22

Exits

12

Numbers of Unicorns

3

2267

Rank (Xs)

#119

Investments

22

Exits

12

All Unicorns

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Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

Karat

Karat

Seed

$6M

183

$1100M

Roblox

Roblox

Series A

$8M

1728

$13820M

Included Health

Included Health

Series C

$700M

2

$1340M

All $100M+

Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

1739

Everlane

Series A1

$5M

127

$635M

6412

Zillow Group

Series A

$4.5M

120

$538.2M

1561

Earnin

Series 1

$6.79M

78

$527M

5328

Streamlabs

$7.97M

13

$105.68M

176

Alto (Pharmaceuticals)

Series B

$45M

13

$600M

2115

Glaukos

Series E

$168.5M

3

$546.54M

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