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General Information


New fund, 12/2010 $100M


Palo Alto, USA
505 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 315
Palo Alto, CA, 94301


Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director


Merus Capital

Merus Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build successful software and Internet companies. Merus focus areas include Commerce, Cloud and Mobile.

Merus Capital is founded by by Salman Ullah, former Vice President of Corporate Development at Google, Sean Dempsey, former Principal of Corporate Development at Google, and Peter Hsing, former Managing Director of Corporate Strategy at Microsoft.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Apptimize 1/2014Seed$2.1M32
Apptimize 9/2013Venture Round2
Sensor Tower 8/2013Venture Round$1M7
Osito 3/2013Seed$1.1M6
Kamcord 12/2012Seed$1.5M21
Corona Labs 11/2012Debt$750k1
Corona Labs 11/2012Series A$1.25M2
Runa 11/2012Seed$1M1
AdRoll 7/2012Series B$15M3
ModeWalk 1/2012Series A$1.8M1
IO Turbine 4/2011Venture Round$7.75M2
Authentic8 12/2010Venture Round2
Runa 8/2010Venture Round$9.2M2
Corona Labs 12/2009Series A$1M1
AdRoll 9/2008Series A$4M9
AllClear ID 4/2008Venture Round$9.3M2
Splashtop, Inc 10/2007Series B$10M10



  1. Merus Capital to raise $100 million fund ( [edit]
  2. Mobile A/B Testing Startup Apptimize Raises $2.1M, Launches A Tool For Non-Developers ( [edit]
  3. XG Ventures Source [edit]
  4. Sensor Tower Raises $1M To Help Mobile Developers Improve Their App Store Presence ( [edit]
  5. Sherpa Gets $1.1M From Google Ventures, A16Z, & More For Location-Aware Predictive Intelligence iOS App ( [edit]
  6. ( [edit]
  7. Corona Labs Raises An Additional $2 Million To Grow Its Mobile App Framework, Corona SDK ( [edit]
  8. Corona Labs Raises An Additional $2 Million To Grow Its Mobile App Framework, Corona SDK ( [edit]
  9. SEC ( [edit]
  10. AdRoll Raises $15M For Ad Retargeting, Round Led By Foundation Capital ( [edit]
  11. ModeWalk Raises $1.8M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  12. Industry Veterans Come Together to Launch IO Turbine, Secures Nearly $8 Million in Funding ( [edit]
  13. Great investors make the world of difference ( [edit]
  14. Sales consultant Runa brings in $9.2M to turn browsers into buyers ( [edit]
  15. Ansca Mobile raises $1M to build Adobe Flash rival for iPhone apps ( [edit]
  16. paidcontent ( [edit]
  17. Debix Raises $9.3M ( [edit]
  18. DeviceVM Announces Series B Funding of $10M ( [edit]
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