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21 Investments in 17 Companies
San Francisco

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Ullas Naik founded Streamlined Ventures with a vision of building a thought leading investment platform rooted in the philosophical belief that founders of companies are the true heroes of entrepreneurial value creation in our society. Streamlined Ventures invests in and supports visionary founders working on transformational application and business infrastructure software companies for the Web, Mobile Web, Social Web and Enterprise markets.

Ullas is a seasoned venture capitalist, angel investor and entrepreneur with over two decades of entrepreneurial and early stage investment experience. Prior to founding Streamlined Ventures, Ullas was a senior member of the investment team for 12 years at Globespan Capital and helped build the firm. He helped the firm invest in almost 150 companies. While at Globespan Capital, Ullas invested in and served on the boards of a significant number of information technology and cleantech companies. Many of these companies have gone on to become highly successful.

He has also been an active angel investor over the last 18 years during which he invested in over 60 companies spanning Internet 1.0, Web 2.0, mobile web, social web, enterprise computing as well as disruptive technologies in other domains such as robotics and human-computer interfaces.

Ullas came to Globespan from Wall Street where he was a top ranked Wall Street research analyst at FAC Equities/First Albany and was recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine as a Wall Street All Star. Prior to that, Ullas received an MBA degree after starting a chemicals trading business in India. He also has a bachelor’s degree in organic chemistry.

Ullas lives with his wife and two daughters in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jobs (5)


Founder and General Partner

Feb, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
Managing Director
Managing Director
Jun, 1993
Dec, 1996
Senior Vice President

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$500k / Seed
Mar, 2015$4.84M / Seed (Lead)
Feb, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$805k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$2.4M / Seed
Jun, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$1.5M / Seed
Nov, 2013$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$3.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$400k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$850k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2013$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$1.7M / AngelPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2012$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2008$12M / Series C
Sep, 2007$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2003$10M / Series B (Lead)

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