The infrastructure for social, sophisticated token sales
Investing in startups is an inherently social activity. Menlo One is a decentralized network which adds a layer of social, communication, and automation features to blockchain investing.
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Investing is inherently social. Organize a decentralized autonomous investor syndicate. Co-Invest with a massive global group, or your closest friends.
Early Access to Deals
We make it easy for companies to give you access to pre-sales and early contributor discounts.
With one click you can set Menlo to buy tokens the moment the sale opens. You'll never miss another hot token sale again.
Keep Your Keys
Menlo users are always in custody of their private keys, and Menlo integrates with hardware wallets for safe storage.
Built on Ethereum
Menlo runs on the Ethereum network. Any token sale following the ERC-20 standard works on Menlo.
We list every company offering token financing on Ethereum.
Build a relationship
Chat with the team right on Menlo. All chats stored on a blockchain.
Schedule investment the moment it opens. Never miss a token sale.
Manage your tokens even when they’re secured in cold storage.
Over $4 Billion dollars to date has been raised though token sales, even surpassing traditional seed and VC investment. We believe token financing is one of the most important technologies since the Internet itself. Our mission is to make investing in token sales easy, simple, and secure.
Menlo lets you directly message investors. Investors post a price to read your message, and you pay them for their attention. Entrepreneurs spend 1/3 of their time fund raising. We think your time is better spent building your company.
Secure Token Sales
Millions have been stolen by hackers by tricking investors to send crypto to them in a token sale. Menlo lets you safely send your token sale address directly to investors, cutting out opportunities for phishing attacks.
Menlo is built on a database which is distributed among users, not hosted on a single central server. Users get paid in Menlo Token to host the database. We have the security guarantees of a public blockchain, with the performance of a centralized database.
The Menlo "smart wallet" is the first ERC20 compatible wallet designed specifically for token sales. Set Menlo to send funds to a token sale the moment it starts. Your KYC/AML information is fully managed.
Serial entrepreneur & engineer. Partner at Ark Advisors. Co-founder of Speek: acquired by Jive 2015. Former Sr Engineer at JP Morgan. Former Sr Engineer at IBM. Built some of the world's largest online casinos at High5Games. Founder of Verona: one of Fast Company's "most innovative companies", '16. Globally recognized social entrepreneur featured by BBC, NBC, FOX, Vice, more. Webby Awards honoree, '16. Speaker & Resident at TED.
Scott has led marketing teams for a wide range of consumer and B2B businesses. Through a multi-decade career, he has been at the forefront of tech revolutions and helped create and grow many leading brands in e-commerce, social media, mobile, and cloud services.
Marketing & Communications
Marcie is a multi-faceted marketing and communications specialist. Her experience ranges from planning to execution to production to consulting for a wide variety of products and services across Wellness, Entertainment & Tech sectors. A passionate brand & startup advocate, she previously worked with ARK Advisors helping support companies through the ICO process.
Felix is an industry recognized blockchain developer, having written and audited smart contracts for dozens of successful token sales, including his side project Circles Project.
Courtney has done design work for many tech companies including One Second Everyday (#1 in Apple App Store), Glimpse, and Pager.
Jaime has worked with some of the largest technology brands in the world at MRM/McCann, and founded an app and game company, Giant Fox Studios.
Ian has led business development for a number of Silicon Valley based companies in software and biotech. He previously led customer acquisition at Raymond James as a licensed financial advisor.
Mike is a serial entrepreneur, director of blockchain at Raise, CEO of Modern Web, CTO of SuperBetter, and Project lead at jQuery.
Elissa is a serial entrepreneur, was previously Head of Product at Brave Browser, and CTO of Glimpse. She has written about cybersecurity policy and spoken at security events such as HOPE. Elissa is the author of "Lean Out".
Jill Richmond leads the Sparkchain team at Spark PR, one of the leading firms in the space with clients including Blockchain Capital, Civic, and Simple Token. She has over 15 years of experience focused on startups including co-founding two, and supporting global innovation within the private and public sector at the World Bank Group's Innovation Practice. Jill has curated and spoken at many conferences and panels and is currently a regular contributing writer for Forbes, BTC and Distributed Media. Her views on technology and innovation have been featured in The Washington Post, VentureBeat, The New York Times, BBC, Modern Luxury, BTC Media, Forbes and Spectator.
Richard D. "Titus", a partner at Ark Advisors, is a globally experienced senior executive (CxO) with 20+ years in digital transformation. He has co-founded 11 firms including Prompt.ly and digital agency giants Razorfish (LA) & Schematic. He has also led business divisions for Samsung Electronics, and the BBC to award-winning levels of performance recognized by CES, GSMA, Techcrunch and the Wall Street Journal.
Marissa, a partner at Ark Advisors, is a securities and capital markets lawyer focused on helping innovators in the blockchain and crypto ecosystem launch, raise capital and navigate and influence the regulatory landscape.
Previously, she represented major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies in all aspects of public and private company transactional practice, focusing corporate finance, public and private offerings of stock, M&A and the formation of hedge and PE funds at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in New York City.
Serial FinTech entrepreneur, Markus Ament, or Maex as he is known, has led many companies from early stage startups to global leaders, loved by thousands worldwide. Maex currently sits as Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Taulia, and has transformed the company from an idea in 2009, to the market leading Financial Supply Chain company, connecting businesses to create a more efficient and profitable supply chain. With an enviable list of the of Fortune 500 clients and over 300 employees, Taulia has quickly become the recognized leader in the financial supply chain.