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Strategic partner for founder-owned companies and entrepreneurs seeking liquidity.


West Menlo Capital's mission is to acquire, protect the legacy, and grow a great business. Unlike private equity or venture capital firms, we are entrepreneurs focused on buying a single company and growing it to its fullest potential for the long term.

We buy good businesses.

West Menlo Capital is a veteran-operated acquisition fund located in Menlo Park, California. We are industry-agnostic and fundamentals-focused. We evaluate each opportunity on a case-by-case basis and look for the following primary characteristics:

Profitability & Size

Recurring Revenue

Low Customer Concentration

$2M+ EBITDA or

$3M+ ARR for software companies

Ideally, greater than 65% of revenue is recurring

Largest customer accounts for less than 20% of revenue


Who we are.

Before founding West Menlo Capital, Doug held many positions at Oracle Corporation, including corporate strategy, product marketing, and sales. In addition, Doug served a decade in the U.S. Air Force, where he was an intelligence analyst assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency, among many other intelligence organizations. He was also a member of the U.S Air Force Honor Guard and is an Afghanistan war veteran. Doug holds a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He and his wife Jennifer reside in their home in Menlo Park, CA, with their handsome golden retriever, Brewster.


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