Anand Kamannavar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Anand Kamannavar General Information


Mr. Anand Kamannavar serves as Vice President and Global Head at Applied Ventures. In this role, He manages Applied's > $400M global venture investment portfolio of 90+ companies across 17 countries. He has led over a dozen venture investments with successful exits including Adesto (NASDAQ: IOTS), Enphase (NASDAQ: ENPH), and Voltaix (acquired by Air Liquide). He has over two decades of experience in the technology and venture capital industry and new business development. He first joined Applied Ventures in 2006, with a focus on identifying and leading investments in the area of Semiconductor, Energy, Materials, and India. He then went on to head Applied's new business group which led to Applied's entry into Optics, Life Sciences, Materials, and other high-growth markets. Previously Mr. Kamannavar worked at Atlas Ventures and Arch Development Partners looking at startups in the broader Alternative energy, Internet, Web 2.0, Media, Software, and Medical sectors. Before his career in venture capital, Mr. Kamannavar held various engineering and business development roles with Hewlett-Packard's server group in Richardson, TX where he was awarded key U.S. patents. He also co-founded Precision Information Systems which provides financial data and tools to leading financial institutions like Ameritrade, New York Life, and Intuit. Mr. Kamannavar received an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 3050 Bowers Avenue
  • P.O. Box 58039
  • Santa Clara, CA 95054-3299
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

Anand Kamannavar Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Adesto Technologies 29-Apr-2008 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000

Anand Kamannavar Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Adesto Technologies 27-Oct-2015 000 0000

Anand Kamannavar Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Anand Kamannavar Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Anand Kamannavar Angel Investor 0 0 0 Santa Clara, CA

Anand Kamannavar FAQs

  • Who is Anand Kamannavar?

    Anand Kamannavar is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Anand Kamannavar?

    Anand Kamannavar is an angel investor.

  • What does Anand Kamannavar do?

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

  • What has Anand Kamannavar invested in?

    Anand Kamannavar has invested in Adesto Technologies within the Application Specific Semiconductors industry.

  • What has Anand Kamannavar invested in recently?

    Anand Kamannavar's latest investment was on 29-Apr-2008 in Adesto Technologies, a company within the Application Specific Semiconductors industry.

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