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Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA 1983
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS 1979
Electrical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS 1979
Electrical Engineering

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John Jarve

John Jarve is the Board Director of Avere Systems Inc.

He is also a Managing Director of Menlo Ventures.

John joined Menlo Ventures in 1985. Over the past 24 years, he has led Menlo’s investments in more than 40 portfolio companies, primarily in the communications, storage, semiconductor, Internet and financial technology sectors.

His recent Investments and Board seats include:


Avere Systems,

DiVitas Networks,


Matisse Networks,





Zimbio .

John was a lead Venture Investor in the following public companies that achieved successful initial public offerings:

Ascend Communications (ASND, now part of Lucent),

Cavium Networks (CAVM),

Digital Insight (DGIN),

FaxSav (EASY),

iBasis (IBAS),

SpectraLink (SLNK),

Syntellect (SXNT, now part of Enghouse Systems),

UUNET Technologies (UUNT, now part of Verizon) .

John is a Graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering) .

The Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).

He is a Trustee of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The former Chairman of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
MobiTV 7/2006Series C$70M5
MobiTV 8/2004Series B$15M4



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  2. MobiTV, Inc. Raises $15 million in Series B Financing to Drive International Expansion of MobiTV ( [edit]
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