Raju Rishi General Information
Mr. Raju Rishi serves as General Partner at RRE Ventures. He served as Board Member at Yieldbot and Sailthru. He serves as a venture partner at Sigma Prime Ventures. Previously, he co-founded Rave Mobile Safety and served as its Chief Strategy Officer. He is a Board Member and Investor at Knock. He also serves as Board Member of Latch, Bend Financial, HYLA Mobile, Redox and READY Robotics. He served as Board Member at NodeSource. He brings to RRE's investment team over 20 years of experience as a distinguished technology entrepreneur, executive and investor specializing in mobility, SaaS, consumer & enterprise software and telecom. A hallmark of RRE is its success in working closely with extraordinary founders and entrepreneurs to help them grow their companies. Rishi brings special expertise in this respect, having founded and led two companies, held executive leadership positions at both early stages and Fortune 50 enterprises, and served as a strategic advisor to numerous startups, two of which he helped to successfully exit. Rishi comes to RRE from Sigma Prime Ventures, where he served as a Venture Partner based in New York. Prior to Sigma Prime Ventures, he co-founded and served as COO and CMO at Rave Mobile Safety, the leading provider of SaaS-based safety solutions employed by schools and state/local governments to keep their community members safe, secure and connected. Previously, he helped to start SwiftReach Networks, a leading provider of enhanced telecommunications solutions for businesses & government. Prior to SwiftReach, he was the EVP of Product Management at Vettro, a SaaS-based provider of enterprise mobile applications for sales, fleet, and service organizations. Earlier in his career, Rishi held executive roles at AT&T and Lucent, where he was responsible for R&D, architecture & product management, and was GM for the international emerging technologies division. He has been and continues to be, a strategic advisor to numerous early-stage companies.