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RAM K. REDDY

Founder,Chairman and CEO of Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA)

Ram is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA), a 26-year globally recognized publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Ram has extensive experience advising companies on business strategy. GIA currently serves nearly 10,000 companies worldwide, including about 85% of Fortune 500. Ram is an active investor in technology start-ups. Ram is a partner in 9 VC/Angel funds. Additionally, Ram is a prolific investor in early-to-mid stage technology startups independent of the 9 structured funds where he is a partner. His current portfolio includes 24 active companies including some are early stage stealth start-ups. He mostly supports his portfolio companies as a mentor, advisor or board member. Ram is active in TiE Silicon Valley, a non-profit dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. He currently serves on the Board with oversight to all programs.

INVESTOR-PARTNER IN STRUCTURED VENTURE FUNDS:

  • Draper Associates (www.drapercompany.com)
  • Clearstone Venture Partners (www.clearstone.com)
  • Jungle Ventures (www.jungle-ventures.com)
  • Inventus Capital (www.inventuscap.com)
  • Monta Vista Capital LP (www.montavc.net)
  • TiE Launch Pad (www.tielaunchpad.com)
  • RKG Ventures (www.gorkg.com)
  • The Fabric Fund I&II (www.thefabricnet.com)
  • March Capital (www.marchcp.com)

ANGEL INVESTOR - SELECT PORTFOLIO:In addition to being a partner in the above funds, Ram is a prolific investor in early-to-mid stage technology startups. His current portfolio includes several active companies. He supports his portfolio companies as a mentor, adviser or board member.

  • Glassbeam, Inc. (www.glassbeam.com)
  • July Systems Inc. (www.julysystems.com)
  • Cognilytics, Inc. (www.cognilytics.com)
  • PubNub, Inc. (www.pubnub.com)
  • Formurex, Inc. (www.formurex.com)
  • Intent, Inc. (www.intent.com)
  • Neustep, Inc. (www.neustep.com)
  • SpotZot, Inc. (www.spotzot.com)
  • Shop Socially, Inc. (www.shopsocially.com)
  • PowWow, Inc. (www.powwow.com)
  • Buzzintown (www.buzzintown.com)
  • InMage Systems, Inc. (www.inmage.com)
  • Maverix Biomics, Inc. (www.maverixbio.com)
  • Sumazi, Inc. (www.sumazi.com)
  • AlephCloud, Inc. (www.alephcloud.com)
  • Punchh, Inc. (www.punchh.com)
  • Vigilent Corporation (www.vigilent.com)
  • AngioSafe, Inc. (www.angiosafe.com)
  • E8 Security (www.e8security.com)
  • Appcito, Inc. (www.appcito.net)
  • Sarvint Technologies (www.sarvint.com)
  • WiseKey SA (www.wisekey.com)
  • Optimal Asset Management (www.optimalam.com)