Raymond Stata Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 6

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 3


Raymond Stata General Information


Dr. Raymond Stata serves as Chairman at Aqfer. He is a Co-Founder at Start Smart Labs. He served as Managing Director at Cambridge West Ventures. He served as a mentor at Rough Draft Ventures. Dr. Stata is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Altiscale. He serves as Board Member at Vanu. Stata comes to VertiCloud from Yahoo!, Inc., where he most recently held the position of Chief Technical Officer. At Yahoo, he played an instrumental role in the development of Yahoo!'s infrastructures for algorithmic search, display advertising, and cloud computing. He also helped set Yahoo's Open Source strategy and initiate its participation in the Hadoop project. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Stata founded Stata Laboratories, maker of the Bloomba search-based e-mail client, which he sold to Yahoo! in 2004. He has also worked for Digital Equipment's Systems Research Center, where he contributed to the AltaVista search engine and was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UC Santa Cruz. Stata received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT in 1996. He is an alumnus of MIT, where he received bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D degrees in Computer Science and Engineering.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (508) 000-0000

Raymond Stata Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CaaStle 11-Sep-2018 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
0000000 15-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Product In Beta Test 0000000 00000 00.0
0000000000 13-Jul-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
0000000000 21-Oct-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000 00.0
MinHash 12-May-2015 Seed Round Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup 0000000 00000 00.0
Planetary Resources 26-Jun-2013 Seed Round Precious Metals and Minerals Mining Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
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Raymond Stata Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
NerdWallet 04-Nov-2021 IPO 00000
000000000 00000000 31-Oct-2018 000000000000000000
0000000 14-Dec-2015 000000000000000000
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Raymond Stata Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Raymond Stata Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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