Venkatesh Seetharam

Investment Team
San Francisco, CA
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Venkatesh focuses on Enterprise investments.

Venkatesh is a software executive turned VC. Prior to joining 8VC, Venkatesh was a Partner at Capital One Ventures where he invested in breakout technology companies, such as Snowflake, ThoughtSpot, Outlier, and Fauna, among others.

Preceding his venture career, Venkatesh was an early executive at Hortonworks and built Apache Atlas and Apache Falcon. He built data infrastructure for Hadoop at Yahoo! Prior to that he worked on distributed systems at various startups.

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Apr 27, 2022

The Future of the Cloud - Investing in Seaplane

We are excited to announce Seaplane’s $15M Series A, which we co-led with Bill Coughran, Partner, Sequoia Capital and Brian Long, Partner, Atlantic Bridge.

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Apr 27, 2022

The Future of the Cloud - Investing in Seaplane

We are excited to announce Seaplane’s $15M Series A, which we co-led with Bill Coughran, Partner, Sequoia Capital and Brian Long, Partner, Atlantic Bridge.

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Apr 19, 2022

Announcing 8VC’s Investment in SeeMetrics — April 2022

As SeeMetrics emerges from stealth, we are pleased to announce 8VC’s participation in their $6 million seed round, led by Workbench alongside Essence VC, AGP, and Verissimo Ventures. SeeMetrics has laid out especially ambitious goals and built a platform to match. Not only do they manage the security stack for the modern enterprise, but they are also equipping CISOs with executive visibility and decision-making capabilities befitting a true C-level function.

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Apr 19, 2022

Announcing 8VC’s Investment in SeeMetrics — April 2022

As SeeMetrics emerges from stealth, we are pleased to announce 8VC’s participation in their $6 million seed round, led by Workbench alongside Essence VC, AGP, and Verissimo Ventures. SeeMetrics has laid out especially ambitious goals and built a platform to match. Not only do they manage the security stack for the modern enterprise, but they are also equipping CISOs with executive visibility and decision-making capabilities befitting a true C-level function.

Apr 8, 2022

Illuminating the Path to Privacy: Announcing the LightBeam-8VC Partnership

Apr 8, 2022

Illuminating the Path to Privacy: Announcing the LightBeam-8VC Partnership

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Jan 20, 2022

Announcing the Rocketlane and 8VC partnership

The 8VC team is thrilled to announce our partnership with Rocketlane to build a category-creating SaaS company in the emerging area of Customer Onboarding — and our first significant investment in India’s SaaS ecosystem.

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Jan 20, 2022

Announcing the Rocketlane and 8VC partnership

The 8VC team is thrilled to announce our partnership with Rocketlane to build a category-creating SaaS company in the emerging area of Customer Onboarding — and our first significant investment in India’s SaaS ecosystem.

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Oct 30, 2021

Televising the Application Revolution: 8VC’s Journey with Yugabyte and Yugabyte’s Series C Announcement

At 8VC, we have been continually enamored by the digital revolutions taking place within many pivotal and economically important enterprises as they adapt to the modern age.

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Oct 30, 2021

Televising the Application Revolution: 8VC’s Journey with Yugabyte and Yugabyte’s Series C Announcement

At 8VC, we have been continually enamored by the digital revolutions taking place within many pivotal and economically important enterprises as they adapt to the modern age.

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