Emily Melton

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Ms Emily Melton

Overview

Emily is a co-founder of Threshold. She is looking for entrepreneurs who are genuinely excited about being agents of change and have an almost irrational drive to make things better. Her portfolio includes BetterUp, Elation Health, Imagen, Livongo (NASDAQ: LVGO), Ooda Health, Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN) , Shift, Verge Genomics, Vineti, and Wellframe. In 2019, Forbes recognized Emily on the Midas Brink List as an investor destined for success based on her reputation and momentum in the industry. Emily is an active founding member of All Raise, a non-profit dedicated to improving access for women and others to start and invest in companies. She also serves on the board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Early in Emily's career, she sourced investments in Box (NYSE: BOX), Meebo (Google), Kudo (Google), RichRelevance, and Flux (MTV Networks). She has also invested and advised a number of early-stage companies including Pulse Network (LinkedIn), Notion and Poshmark. A Stanford grad with a BA in political philosophy with honors and an MBA, Emily is drawn to disruptive ideas and technologies that have the potential to radically change consumer, enterprise and healthcare markets.

Career

Early stage information technology venture capital firm.
Position:
Director (Menlo Park) (past)

US Venture Partners.

(USVP)
   

Position:
Venture Partner (Menlo Park) (current)

DFJ Growth

   

Position:
Partner (current)
Early-stage VCs, partnering with visionary founders at the threshold of explosive growth.
Position:
Managing Partner (current)

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