Rajeev Madhavan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 3


Rajeev Madhavan General Information


Mr. Rajeev Madhavan is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Clear Ventures. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Moscape. He serves as a Board Member at Atmosic, WaterGuru, Kognitos, and Cato Digital. He serves as an Advisor at Intrinsic ID. He is an Angel Investor. He served as the Chairman of Robin. He focuses on early-stage technology investments. His operational specialties are recruiting, software-oriented technology, product definition, sales acceleration, and scaling. He has been a venture investor in over 35 companies. Before founding Clear in 2014, he founded three successful startups. The most recent, Magma Design Automation, became the 4th largest Electronic Design Automation company in the world under his leadership. He served as Magma's Chairman and CEO from when he co-founded the company in 1997 through its acquisition by Synopsys in February 2012 for $580 million. Magma was listed on Nasdaq in 2001 and was ranked as the 2nd fastest-growing Technology Company in 2005 by Forbes. Magma provided core infrastructure software to mobile pioneers such as Apple, Qualcomm, and Samsung, which was used to design the core processors at the heart of the smartphone era. Before founding Magma, he co-founded and served as President and CEO of Ambit Design Systems, which was acquired by Cadence in 1998 for $280 million. He also co-founded and served as Director of Engineering of LogicVision, Inc. (IPO under LGVN, then acquired by Mentor). He is a recipient of the Red Herring Top Innovator award, the Lifetime Achievement Award at NITK, India, and various other awards. He earned a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication from KREC, Surathkal, India, and an M.S.E.E from Queen's University, Ontario, Canada. He serves as a Board Member at Virtual Power Systems. He also serves as an Advisor at Innovium. He served as Chairman at Reflektion and as Board Member at Falcon Computing.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 2209 El Camino Real
  • 201
  • Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • United States
+1 (866) 000-0000

Rajeev Madhavan Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Zing Data 29-Jun-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
DriveU 17-Jun-2021 00000 00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Opsera 28-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Frore Systems 01-Jan-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Omio 09-Dec-2015 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Innovium 04-Dec-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Avaamo 08-Oct-2014 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Reflektion 04-Mar-2014 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
CynApps 01-Dec-1998 Early Stage VC 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
FreshMynd Angel (individual) Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue 000000 00000000

Rajeev Madhavan Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Innovium 05-Oct-2021 Merger/Acquisition 000
Reflektion 22-Sep-2021 0000000000
CynApps 21-Mar-2001 000000 00 000000

Rajeev Madhavan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Rajeev Madhavan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rajeev Madhavan Angel Investor 00 0 0 Palo Alto, CA

Rajeev Madhavan Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Correlation Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Felicis 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Patamar Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Trinity Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Rajeev Madhavan FAQs

  • Who is Rajeev Madhavan?

    Rajeev Madhavan is an angel Investor who has made 10 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Rajeev Madhavan?

    Rajeev Madhavan is an angel investor.

  • What does Rajeev Madhavan do?

    As an angel investor, Rajeev Madhavan invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Rajeev Madhavan invested in?

    Rajeev Madhavan has made numerous investments in companies like Zing Data, DriveU, and Opsera within the Business/Productivity Software and Automotive industries.

  • What has Rajeev Madhavan invested in recently?

    Rajeev Madhavan's latest investment was on 29-Jun-2022 in Zing Data, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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