name

Sivaramakichenane Somasegar

HQ Location: USA

RANK #199

Sivaramakichenane Somasegar serves as Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group. He has also been a member of the board of advisors of Mela Ventures since April 2021. He is on the board of directors of TwinStrand Biosciences. He is a board member of Fauna, Pulumi, UiPath, Unearth Technologies, Tigera, smartassist.io, SeekOut, Shyft, GO1 and Mighty AI. Prior to Madrona, he had a successful twenty-seven year career with Microsoft Corporation. He serves on the board of directors of Ovation Life Sciences. His last position at Microsoft was corporate vice president of the developer division. He has long been an angel investor, investing in a wide range of technology areas both in the U.S. and abroad. At Madrona, he focuses on machine learning/artificial intelligence, intelligent applications, developer-focused platforms and tools, and emerging technologies such as VR/AR. He has authored several articles outlining Madrona's views on how these technologies will evolve. Under his leadership, the Microsoft Developer Division, which supports more than six million .NET developers worldwide, has expanded its mission to provide tools and services to developers for mobile development and cloud-based development across multiple platforms and programming technologies using the Visual Studio and .NET product families. In addition, he was the Executive Sponsor for Global Development at Microsoft and oversaw the Microsoft Global Development Centers in China, India and Israel. He is also an angel investor. He is a member of the board of directors of RelationalAI.

Numbers of Unicorns

3

1315

Rank (Xs)

#199

Investments

19

Exits

5

Numbers of Unicorns

3

1315

Rank (Xs)

#199

Investments

19

Exits

5

All Unicorns

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Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

Highspot

Highspot

Series A

$12.5M

292

$3650M

Discord

Discord

Series A

$15M

980

$14700M

Amperity

Amperity

Series A

$27M

41

$1100M

All $100M+

Company name

ENTRY ROUND

VALUATION at entry ($M)

VALUATION 

2178

GOQii

Series B

$81M

1

$108.9M

3172

Major League Cricket

Series A

$225M

1

$268.03M

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