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Sanjay Anandaram

Seed Fund
Venture Partner

Sanjay Anandaram is a Venture Partner with Seed Fund.

He has spent over 2 decades as an IT industry executive, an entrepreneur, a VC, an advisor to early stage funds, start up mentor and teacher. He’s a founding partner of JumpStartUp, an early stage VC fund set up to invest in technology and technology enabled businesses that leveraged India. He brings significant international experience involving new business creation and business development in India, US, Asia, Middle-East and Africa.

Prior to founding JumpStartUp, Sanjay founded Neta Inc., a venture capital backed Silicon Valley software startup that was acquired by Infoseek (Disney). In 1999, Sanjay returned to India and founded VentureKatalyst, India’s first online publication aimed at entrepreneurs. Before Neta, Sanjay spent many years with Wipro (NYSE:WIT) in their Global R&D and spear headed several new business development initiatives in India and the US.

He’s involved with TiE Bangalore (as Charter Member and co-chair of the TiE Entrepreneur Acceleration Programme), Nasscom (as part of the Product and Innovation group), with IIM Bangalore (as member of the NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning), with INSEAD, Singapore (as Adjunct Faculty teaching the Business Plan Workshop elective) and is on the Expert Panel of the Technology Development Board, Dept of Science and Technology, Govt of India. Sanjay is an Electrical Engineer from Jadavpur University, Kolkata with an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.