Venkatesh Harinarayan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 30

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 20

Exits

Venkatesh Harinarayan General Information

Description

Dr. Venkatesh Harinarayan is a Founding Partner of rocketship.vc. Dr. Harinarayan is the Co-Founder and served as President at Cambrian Ventures. He served as Advisor at FetchRev. Dr. Harinarayan serves as Co-Founding Partner at Milliways Ventures. He served as Advisor at Qubole. He is a Founder and President at Cambrian Ventures. He is also a Founding Partner of @WalmartLabs and has served as its Senior Vice President. He is also a Founding Partner of Kosmix Corporation. He is an Advisor at UReach Technologies. He serves as an Investor, Advisor, and Board Member to several technology start-ups. He serves as a Board Member at Jasper Design Automation. Prior to founding the firm in 2000, he was a General Manager at Amazon.com, working with the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jeff Bezos, he helped create Amazon.com's marketplace business. He came to Amazon.com in 1998 through the $250 million acquisition of Junglee which he co-founded in 1996. At Junglee, he ran an award-winning marketing program and was also responsible for building key strategic relationships. He has authored multiple technical papers including one which received ACM SIGMOD's best paper award in 1996, and also has three patents including one referred to as the most useful database patent to come out of IBM in 10 years. His achievements include a PR program that included campaign that won the Bulldog Award for the best media campaign of 1998 and key strategic relationships with companies like Yahoo!, Excite, and Ziff Davis. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Salon.com, India Today, CNET TV, on the cover of Business Week (Intl. Ed.), and SiliconIndia. He has a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Computer Science. He is also an Angel Investor.

Business Details

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

Venkatesh Harinarayan Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Major League Cricket 18-May-2022 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
GigaOm 19-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
RoBhat Labs 01-Nov-2018 0000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
MediBuddy 12-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
HyperTrack 02-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
MediBuddy 29-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
Zettata 05-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 000000000 00000000000 00.0
Hyperverge 17-Aug-2015 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
Descartes Labs 01-May-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0
Urban Ladder Home Décor Solutions 28-Apr-2015 Later Stage VC Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000000 00000000000 00.0

Venkatesh Harinarayan Exits (20)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Descartes Labs 04-Aug-2022 Buyout/LBO
Glooko 01-Jul-2022 000000000 00000000
Trifacta 07-Feb-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Urban Ladder Home Décor Solutions 01-Nov-2020 0000000000 000.00
Qubole 09-Oct-2020 0000000000
AppSheet 14-Jan-2020 000000000000000000
WhisperText 19-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
Lyft 29-Mar-2019 000 00.000
Indix 06-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
AppNexus 15-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000

Venkatesh Harinarayan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Venkatesh Harinarayan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Venkatesh Harinarayan Ph.D Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA

Venkatesh Harinarayan Co-Investors (31)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Aditya Agarwal 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Anand Rajaraman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ross Perot, Jr. 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sivaramakichenane Somasegar 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Vijay Sharma 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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