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Sean Mendy

Concrete Rose Capital

Sean is a co-founding Partner of Concrete Rose Capital in Menlo Park, CA. Concrete Rose is an early-stage venture firm focused on funding underrepresented founders, investing in companies serving underrepresented consumers, and partnering with founders (of all backgrounds) to build diverse teams.

Prior to Concrete Rose, he was an executive at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula and an Advisor to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. As Venture Partner at Next Play Ventures and Entrepreneur in Residence at Sixth Street, Sean has experience building meaningful connections across the venture ecosystem.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Sean is a Bay Area native who has spent his career working to close opportunity gaps in Silicon Valley. He earned his BA from Cornell University, where he played soccer, then advanced degrees in Business and Policy from Stanford and USC

He lives in Menlo Park with his wife and two kids.

Sean, mentored by Rudy Cline-Thomas, is a member of Class 26 serving at Concrete Rose Capital.