Diosdado Banatao Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Diosdado Banatao General Information


Mr. Diosdado Banatao serves as Managing Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital. He serves as an investment advisor at EC Pohl. he serves as Founding Advisor at Xepto Education. He served as an Investment Advisor at Narra Venture Capital. He also served as Board Member at Panacast. He also serves as Advisor at ICCP SBI Venture Partners. He co-founded & served as Chairman at CloudMondo. He co-founded and served as Chairman of Wave Computing. He served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Ikanos Communications, Inc. from April 2010 to August 2010. He served as Chairman and Board Member at Inphi and served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2006 to August 2007 at the same. From April 2008 to June 2009, he also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., which was Anchor. The anchor was acquired by CSR plc in June 2009. Prior to forming Tallwood, he was a venture partner at Mayfield Fund from January 1998 to May 2000. He Co-Founded three technology startups: S3 Incorporated, Chips & Technologies, and Mostron. He also held positions in engineering and general management at National Semiconductor Corporation, Seeq Technologies, Intersil Corporation, and Commodore International. He currently serves on the board of directors of Ikanos Communications, Inc. He previously served on the board of directors of SiRF Technologies Holdings, Inc. from 1995 to 2009 and Marvell Technology Group Ltd. from 1995 to 2003. He has also served on the board of directors of various privately held companies in the semiconductor industry. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering, cum laude, from the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University. His background as a technologist, as well as a senior manager of, board member of, and investor in numerous semiconductor companies, provides a diversity of experience for his service on our board of directors. The companies with which he has been involved range from start-up companies to very large public corporations. He also serves as Advisor at Wavemaker Partners. He also served as Chairman at Hack2Hatch.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 325 Lytton Avenue
  • Suite 4A
  • Menlo Park, CA 94301
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Diosdado Banatao Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ikanos 01-Nov-2023 Angel (individual) Social/Platform Software Stealth 00000000 0000000
Blaize 06-Oct-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
PanaCast 13-Nov-2012 Early Stage VC 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Striiv 07-Sep-2011 Early Stage VC 000 Monitoring Equipment Out of Business 00000000 0000000

Diosdado Banatao Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Striiv 12-Jan-2021 000 00 00000000

Diosdado Banatao Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Diosdado Banatao Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Diosdado Banatao Angel Investor 00 0 0 Menlo Park, CA

Diosdado Banatao FAQs

  • Who is Diosdado Banatao?

    Diosdado Banatao is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Diosdado Banatao?

    Diosdado Banatao is an angel investor.

  • What does Diosdado Banatao do?

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

  • How many board seats does Diosdado Banatao hold?

    Diosdado Banatao holds 2 board seats including Blaize and Qualcomm Technologies International.

  • What has Diosdado Banatao invested in?

    Diosdado Banatao has made numerous investments in companies like Ikanos, Blaize, and PanaCast within the Social/Platform Software, Application Specific Semiconductors, and Electronics (B2C) industries.

  • What has Diosdado Banatao invested in recently?

    Diosdado Banatao's latest investment was on 01-Nov-2023 in Ikanos, a company within the Social/Platform Software industry.

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