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Primary Role
Founder & Managing Partner @
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40 Investments in 37 Companies
Born:
1956
Gender:
Male
Location:
Menlo Park

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Ram Shriram has served as a member of our board of directors since September 1998. Ram has been a managing partner of Sherpalo Ventures, LLC, an angel venture investment company, since January 2000.

From August 1998 to September 1999, Ram served as Vice President of Business Development at Amazon.com, Inc., an e-commerce company.

Prior to that, Ram served as President at Junglee Corporation, a provider of database technology, which was acquired by Amazon.com in 1998.

Ram was an early member of the executive team at Netscape Communications Corporation.

Ram is also on the board of trustees of Stanford University. Ram holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Madras, India.

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Founder & Managing Partner

Jan, 2000 - Current   (over 16 years)
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President
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  • Managing Partner at Sherpalo Ventures, LLC
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Member of the Advisory Board
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Jul, 2015$2M / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$2.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$13.2M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2014undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$25M / Series CPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$50M / VenturePersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$6.9M / VenturePersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$3.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$2M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$9.5M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2012$3.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$6M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$17M / Series B
Nov, 2010$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$1.2M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$925k / AngelPersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$3.4M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2008$15M / Series C
Apr, 2007$4.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2007$2.6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2007$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2006$20M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2006$20M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2006$3M / VenturePersonal Investment
Dec, 2005$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2005$800k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jul, 2005$16M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2000$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Jul, 2000$2.2M / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2000$3M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 1998$1M / AngelPersonal Investment

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