Managing Partner at Levinthal Capital, Former Managing Partner at Mayfield
Michael Levinthal - Former Mayfield and NEA, Mike has 40 years of venture capital investing experience and currently lives in Park City, Utah where he works as an independent venture capitalist helping to advise companies in both the intermountain area and beyond. Mike spent 20 years with the Mayfield Fund as a Managing Director. During his tenure at Mayfield, Mike worked to sponsor such successes as Citrix, Concur Technologies, Heartstream, Pure Software and WebMethods. Additionally, he founded Mayfield Software Partners, a side fund consisting of 20 leading software entrepreneurs as investors. He began his career in venture capital at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). While at NEA, Mike founded ONSET Ventures, a venture firm specializing in incubating new companies. Mike holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also received both his MS and BS degrees in Engineering from Stanford University. He has served as an advisory board member to the Stanford Technology Venture Program and established the Mayfield Fellows program at Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley. He is co-Patent holder (5,593,426) Defibrillator System Using Multiple External Defibrillators and a Communications Network. Mike has been involved in a diverse set of companies since leaving Mayfield. They range from High West Distillery (sold to Constellation Brands) and Creminelli Fine Meats where he was an active board member to companies like Paytm (One97) based in Delhi which is India’s largest digital payment provider. Mike was a seed investor and board member of Peloton, the leading digital fitness company. Other investments include Better Place Forests, Blaize, Degreed, Divvy, ExpertVoice, Homie, Instructure, Nav, Podium, Omniture, One Medical, Ontic Technologies, Self, and Zinch (merged with Chegg,, IPO).