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San Francisco Unicorns Retain Official Partnership with Menlo Ventures

  • Venture capital firm Menlo Ventures will serve as an Official Partner to the San Francisco Unicorns for the second consecutive season of Major League Cricket (MLC) season.
  • Menlo Ventures branding will be present on the Unicorns’ player helmets throughout the tournament, taking place in Texas and North Carolina this summer.
  • The sophomore season of MLC will begin on July 5, with the first of the Unicorns’ seven regular-season matches taking place on July 7. Tickets for all matches are available now at tickets.majorleaguecricket.com.

The San Francisco Unicorns has announced a renewal of its partnership with innovative technology venture capital firm Menlo Ventures for the second Major League Cricket season.

Designated as an Official Partner of the Bay Area’s cricket team, Menlo Ventures will see its branding displayed on the helmet’s of every Unicorns player for July’s tournament.

Bay Area venture capital firm Menlo invests at an early stage across consumer, enterprise and healthcare technologies. They have excelled in recent years at investing in game-changing ideas that reinvent life and work such as generative AI, vertical banking and easy-to-use UIs and APIs. 

Anand Rajaraman, joint owner of the San Francisco Unicorns, said of the partnership: “Menlo has a proven track record of delivering success to innovative startups that are now revolutionizing the tech world. This, combined with their innate desire to succeed at the highest level, makes them a perfect partner as we head into the sophomore year of MLC.”

Venky Ganesan, Partner at Menlo Ventures, added: “It’s a privilege to renew our partnership with the Unicorns for the upcoming MLC season. Their vision for growing support and bringing success to the Bay Area is ambitious and exciting, and their acquisition of world-class players like Pat Cummins demonstrates their desire to excel on and off the field. We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with such an exciting team.”

The player helmet sponsorship will commence with The Unicorns’ first match of the Major League Cricket season, which will see Shane Watson’s side face the LA Knight Riders at the MLC’s flagship venue, Grand Prairie Stadium, in Grand Prairie, TX.

Menlo Ventures is a venture capital firm that strives to have a positive impact on everything we do. That’s why we support businesses including Carta, Chime, Harness, Poshmark, PillPack, Pinecone, Roku, Rover, Uber and Warby Parker that are reimagining life and work for the better. Over 47 years, we’ve grown a portfolio that includes more than 80 public companies, over 165 mergers and acquisitions, and currently have $6.4 billion under management. We invest at every stage and in every sector, with expertise in Consumer, Enterprise, and Healthcare. From developing market strategies to creating communities, we provide real impact where entrepreneurs need it most. When we’re in, we’re ALL IN.