Successful ventures are crafted by serving large markets with a powerful yet simple value proposition. While Venture Capitalists offer support and resources, it's the entrepreneurs who bring their vision to life.
Sateesh Andra is a technology enthusiast and venture capitalist who has a passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed. He brings over two decades of experience in investing, co-founding, leadership, and engineering in the US and India.
Sateesh has led investments in and currently serves on the boards of several companies such as Darwinbox, Kissht, Qapita, Scrut Automation, and Zluri. His previous investments include Seclore, Little Eye Labs (acquired by Facebook), and mGinger (acquired by Twilio). Prior to joining Endiya, Sateesh was a Partner at Ventureast and DFJ.
Before venturing into investing, Sateesh was the Founder & CEO of Euclid (Synnex), a Silicon Valley-based start-up in the IT management software space. He was instrumental in raising over $35 million in venture capital and managing key customers and partners. He has also held product marketing and engineering leadership roles at Tsqware (Synaptics), LSI Logic (Broadcom), and VLSI Technology (NXP).
Apart from his work at Endiya, Sateesh is involved with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, where he promotes sports and raises awareness of chronic diseases.
Sateesh was a top-ranked table tennis player, representing Andhra Pradesh in the nationals. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering.