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. Our focus is on software and tech-enabled businesses with the following attributes:
Quality of people
Honest and respected seller; dedicated management and employee base
$5M - $40M
Recurring or high repeat customer base with no one customer making up 25% of revenues
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.