Saeed Amidi presented at SYNC 2016: The Beyond! on Oct 18, 2016  


Primary Role
Founding General Partner @
67 Investments in 44 Companies

Person Details


Saeed has been a technology investor since 1996 and co-founded Amidzad with Pejman and Rahim in 1999. He is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies.

He has been closely involved with more than twenty new emerging growth companies, of which 2 became public companies (PayPal (acquired by eBay) and Preview Systems). His investment includes Paypal ( acquired by eBay), Preview systems, Lending Club, Zoosk, Flipora, Affinity Circles, Techdirt, Sigmaquest, Scanscout, NextBio, Webs to name a few.

Saeed co-founded the Amidi Group in 1980, a conglomerate of privately-held business enterprises consisting of several domestic and international entities with significant manufacturing, distribution, trading, retail, and real estate holdings.

For the past 25 years, he has chaired and spearheaded the operations and management of a number of the Amidi Group entities, growing the aggregate value of its assets under management to over $250m.

Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives.

Jobs (7)


Founder & CEO


Founding General Partner


Jan 1, 2013 - Current   (almost 4 years)

Founding General Partner

1996 - Current   (almost 21 years)

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2015$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$1.5M / Series A
May, 2015$11.59M / Series C (Lead)
Dec, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Sep, 2014$2.45M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Aug, 2014$4.3M / Series B
Jul, 2014€500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$2.6M / Series B
Jun, 2014$4.35M / Series A
May, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
Mar, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Dec, 2013$4.21M / Series A
Nov, 2013$350k / Seed
Oct, 2013undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Sep, 2013$2M / Series A
Sep, 2013undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Aug, 2013$135.95k / Seed
Aug, 2013$675k / Convertible Note
Aug, 2013$2.6M / Series A
Jul, 2013undisclosed amount / Series A
Jul, 2013$1.1M / Series A
Jul, 2013undisclosed amount / Series B
Jun, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Jun, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
May, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
May, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
May, 2013$25k / Seed
Mar, 2013$65k / Seed
Feb, 2013undisclosed amount / Convertible Note
Feb, 2013$1.2M / Series A
Feb, 2013undisclosed amount / Series A
Jan, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Jan, 2013undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed
Nov, 2012$300k / Seed
Aug, 2012$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment

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