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Aydin Senkut


Mr. Aydin Senkut served as Board Observer at Clear Labs. Mr. Aydin Senkut is the Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Altitude Networks. He serves as the Board Member at PredictSpring, Weddington Way, Guideline, ClearSlide and MindSnacks. He also serves as the Board Observer at Vicarious FPC. He has been named one of the top 25 tech angels by Businessweek recently and was featured as one of the top 8 up and coming VCs by Forbes' Midas List. Felicis Ventures portfolio encompasses over 80 companies currently including Clearslide, Dropcam, Inkling, Practice Fusion, Rovio, and Shopify. In the last few years, over 46 Felicis backed start-ups have been acquired by firms such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Groupon, Microsoft, AT&T, Disney, Ebay, Chegg and Intuit. Prior to starting Felicis Ventures, Aydin was a Senior Manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in Asia Pacific (including Japan). Aydin joined Google in 1999 as its first Product Manager to launch Google's first 10 international sites, its first online search licensing products and its first Safe Search. He then became the first International Sales Manager at Google, responsible for world-wide licensing deals. Before joining Google, he was the Product Manager for Data Visualization and Data Mining software MineSet, and led the business development efforts for the financial services industry at SGI. He received a BS in Business Administration with Honors from Boston University. He also earned an MBA in Marketing from the Wharton School and an MA in International Studies from the School of Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an Angel Investor.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Atherton, CA
  • United States

Aydin Senkut Investments (51)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Notion Labs 08-Jul-2019 Seed Round 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 15-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000000 07-Oct-2014 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000 02-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Startup 00000 000000
000000 000000 23-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 27-Feb-2014 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000 20-Nov-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 09-Oct-2013 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Startup 00000 000000
Ark 21-Sep-2012 Early Stage VC 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 00000 000000
Scopely 19-Sep-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Profitable 00000 000000
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Aydin Senkut Exits (35)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Counsyl 31-Jul-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000000 15-Mar-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000000 12-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
000000 05-Dec-2017 0000000000 0000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
00000 000000000000 29-Sep-2017 000 00000 Completed
000000000 01-Jan-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 00000 10-Nov-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
00000000 14-Aug-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
Twice 20-Jul-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Ark 06-Jul-2015 Out of Business Completed
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Aydin Senkut Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Aydin Senkut Angel Investor 000 0 0 Atherton, CA