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Avaamo is a secure business messaging app which is delightfully simple and easy for the user, yet incorporates, security, governance and administration features enterprises care about. Avaamo powers the next generation of enterprise mobile apps that quickly allows employees, customers and partners quickly access relevant corporate information and act on it. Avaamo is presently being used by more then 200,000 in 40 countries across global enterprises and successfully deployed in Insurance, Auto, Banking, Pharmacy, Retail and Government organizations.

  • Founded: 2014
  • Round Partnered: Seed
  • Year Partnered: 2014
  • Fund: Prior Art
  • Clear Partner(s): Rajeev Madhavan
  • Status: Active
Rajeev combines his experience as an entrepreneur with a razor sharp intellect. He partners early and helps you to shape the DNA of the business. He rolls up his sleeves and will work alongside the founder, with practical inputs. He has an uncanny knack to sift through the noise and chaos of an early stage company and help you to define your market. He"calls" it as he sees it with a refreshing honesty that's makes you a better entrepreneur. When you start with the dream of building an enduring company, there is no better person to have in your corner.
Ram Menon, Founder and CEO, Avaamo


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  • Samantha Reiss

    Head of Services

  • John DeNero

    Chief Scientist

  • Paula Shannon

    Chief Evangelist

  • Cassie McGruder

    Head of Finance

  • Omar Orqueda

    Head of Engineering

  • Ashwin Purohit

    Head of Technical Operations

  • Sylvia Borek

    Head of Revenue, AMER

  • Larry Gloss

    VP of Public Sector

  • Matt Mores

    Head of Revenue, EMEA

  • Alice Lulka

    Head of People


The 4 companies our team co-founded produced over $1.7 billion of market cap from 2 IPOs and 2 acquisitions

The 50+ early-stage companies we funded produced over $52 billion of market cap from 34 exits, with 8 going from seed/series A to IPO, 24 acquisitions

Some of our greatest learnings and closest personal partnerships have come from our losses

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