Diosdado Banatao Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1


Diosdado Banatao General Information


Mr. Diosdado Banatao is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital. He serves as an Investments Advisor at EC Pohl. He also serves as Advisor at ICCP SBI Venture Partners. He co-founded & served as Chairman at CloudMondo. He is a Co-Founder and serves 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. Anchor 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.

Contact Information

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

Diosdado Banatao Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Blaize (Application Specific Semiconductors) 06-Oct-2016 Later Stage VC 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
00000000 13-Nov-2012 00000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
000000 07-Sep-2011 00000 00000 000 Monitoring Equipment Out of Business 00000000 0000000
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Diosdado Banatao Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000 12-Jan-2021 000 00 00000000
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Diosdado Banatao Team (1)

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