Vijay Reddy


Vijay Reddy is a Partner at Clear Ventures, where he focuses on early stage technology investments in AI + X”, or AI applied to a specific industry or function. Prior to joining Clear Ventures, Vijay Reddy was Partner at Intel Capital where he has been an early backer of leading AI and DeepTech companies including 4 unicorns and 2 IPOS that have raised in excess of $3.5B of capital and are currently valued in excess of $20B.

Some of Vijay Reddy’s notable deals at Intel Capital included Sambanova, DataRobot, Lilt, Joby (Nasdaq: Joby), Aeye (Nasdaq: LIDR), Hypersonix, KatanaGraph,, BabbleLabs (Acquired by Cisco), Matroid, Avaamo, Opaque, Inferencio and Common Sense Machines.

He began his career as an entrepreneur after dropping out of the PhD program to co-found his first startup. He also has held several senior Business Development and Product Development roles in the communications, software, and semiconductor industries. He takes a founder-first approach while being actively involved with the startup community as a mentor and advisor. A Kauffman Fellow, Vijay received his MBA from Chicago Booth (Finance and Entrepreneurship) and has a BS & MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering with top honors.


We have ambitious plans to build a data and automation platform—an OS for concrete. Clear believed in the concept for AICrete and my experience and story as founder. Clear Ventures is providing far more than financial backing and connections, they have the technical and operational guidance we need to achieve success.
— Parham Aghdasi, Founder & CEO of AICrete
Clear Ventures is all about thinking big. When we started we had an idea that was Spyn, with Clear we have a grand vision, a plan and an execution strategy to get us there. Clear does not stop at words but gets down to action and works with the founders to fill in the gaps, make connections, do interviews, source customers and recruit talent. The best partner one can have!
— Gopi Prashanth, Founder, Spyn Inc


  • Clear Ventures


  • Intel Capital

    Investor: AI Platforms and Applications

  • Broadcom

    Principal Engineer


  • AICrete

  • Cartesian Kinetics

  • Lilt

  • Spyn

  • Vori

  • Wherobots


  • Joby (IPO Joby)
  • Aeye ( IPO LIDR)
  • BabbleLabs (Cisco)