Aydin Senkut Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 54

  • Portfolio
  • 15

  • Exits
  • 40


Aydin Senkut General Information


Mr. Aydin Senkut serves as Angel Investor at Aydin Senkut. He serves as Board Observer at Diffbot. He served as Board Observer at Clear Labs. Mr. Senkut is the Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. He served 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 to VCs by Forbes' Midas List. Felicis Ventures' portfolio encompasses over 80 companies currently including Clearslide, Dropcam, Inkling, Practice Fusion, Rovio, and Shopify. His recent focus areas include infrastructure, security, and future of health. 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, he was a Senior Manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in the Asia Pacific (including Japan). He 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 worldwide licensing deals. Before joining Google, he was the Product Manager for Data Visualization and Data Mining software mindset 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. He serves as Advisor at Ultimate.ai. He is well-known as an early backer of a number of iconic companies including Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), Credit Karma (Acquired by Intuit), Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), Guardant Health (NASDAQ:GH), Guideline, Notion, Opendoor (NASDAQ: OPEN), Pluralsight (NASDAQ:PS), Rovio (HEL:ROVIO), Shopify (NYSE:SHOP), and Soundhound. He sits on the Graduate Board of Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Information

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

Aydin Senkut Investments (54)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Yotascale 12-Oct-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 (0000000000 08-Jul-2019 0000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 15-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Product In Beta Test 00000 000000
000000000 07-Oct-2014 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 02-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000 08-Aug-2014 00000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
000000000000 23-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 27-Feb-2014 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Project Healthy Living 20-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Food Products Out of Business 00000 000000
Elevate Academy 09-Oct-2013 Early Stage VC Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Aydin Senkut Exits (40)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Zaarly 21-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
000000 (0000000000 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
0000000 06-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
0000000 31-Jul-2018 000000000000000000 00000
000000000 15-Mar-2018 000000000000000000
0000000000 12-Dec-2017 000000000000000000
000000 05-Dec-2017 0000000000 0000
00000 000000000000 29-Sep-2017 000 00000
Iddiction 01-Jan-2017 Out of Business
Solve Media 10-Nov-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Aydin Senkut Team (1)

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