Lip-Bu Tan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 29

  • Portfolio
  • 21

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

Lip-Bu Tan General Information

Description

Mr. Lip-Bu Tan is a Founding Managing Partner of Celesta Capital. He serves as Board Member, Member of Investment Committee and Member of Digital Committee at Schneider Electric. He serves as Board Member & Member of Mergers & Acquisitions Committee at Intel. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member and Chairman at Rivos. He also is Co-Founding Managing Partner at Walden Catalyst. He serves as an Executive at A&E Investments. He serves as Chairman of the Board at Cadence Design Systems. He is the Founder and serves as Chairman & Director at Walden International. He served as Board Member at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He served as Board Member at NUVIA, Tagore Technology, and Credo. He served as Strategic Advisor at IndusAge Partners. He served as Chairman at SambaNova Systems and Innovium. He serves as Board Member at Artera & Aurasemi. He serves as Board Member at SiMa ai,3D Glass Solutions and Fungible. He also serves as Board Member at Komprise, Credo Semiconductor, Katana Graph, Lightbits Labs, Exotanium, Prosimo, ProteanTecs, Vayyarand, Quantenna Communications, Speedata, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA DustPhotonics, Ittiam Systems, Nominating, Governance, and Social Responsibility Committee and Technology Committee at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Cadence Design Systems. He served as Board Member at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment and HiDeep. Prior to founding Walden, he served as Vice President at Chappell & Co. and held management positions at EDS Nuclear and ECHO Energy. He also serves on the Board of Trustees and the School of Engineering Dean's Council at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He is the recipient of the 2016 GSA Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. He received an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1981, an MBA from the University of San Francisco in 1983, and a B.S. from Nanyang University in Singapore in 1978.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Lip-Bu Tan Investments (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SiMa.ai 04-Apr-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000-00 000
PowerML 01-Apr-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Startup 000-00 000
Perplexity 06-Mar-2024 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000-00 000
Guardrails AI 15-Feb-2024 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000-00 000
SignalRank 18-Jan-2024 00000 00000 0000 Other Financial Services Startup 000-00 000
Asato 05-Dec-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 000-00 000
Gravel 04-Dec-2023 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000-00 000
Alcion 19-Sep-2023 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 000-00 000
Ethereal Machines 24-Jul-2023 Later Stage VC 00.00 Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue 000-00 000
SiMa.ai 13-Jun-2023 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000-00 000

Lip-Bu Tan Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
OtterTune 03-Jun-2024 Out of Business
Pliops 03-Jun-2024 000000000000000000
DeepScale 01-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
xSi Semiconductors 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
Ineda Systems 18-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition
NetSpeed Systems 10-Sep-2018 Merger/Acquisition

Lip-Bu Tan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Lip-Bu Tan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Lip-Bu Tan Angel Investor 000 00 00 San Francisco, CA

Lip-Bu Tan Co-Investors (191)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
A&E Investments 5 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Amarjit Gill 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Round Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Intel Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
New Enterprise Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Lip-Bu Tan FAQs

  • Who is Lip-Bu Tan?

    Lip-Bu Tan is an angel Investor who has made 29 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Lip-Bu Tan?

    Lip-Bu Tan is an angel investor.

  • What does Lip-Bu Tan do?

    As an angel investor, Lip-Bu Tan invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Lip-Bu Tan hold?

    Lip-Bu Tan holds 2 board seats including 3D Glass Solutions and SiMa.ai.

  • What has Lip-Bu Tan invested in?

    Lip-Bu Tan has made numerous investments in companies like SiMa.ai, PowerML, and Perplexity within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has Lip-Bu Tan invested in recently?

    Lip-Bu Tan's latest investment was on 04-Apr-2024 in SiMa.ai, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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