Sid Rao

Sid Rao

Startup and F100 experience with cloud security and mobile. Business, Product, Engineering and Technology management Growing RE and Technology incubator in emerging markets - India and Africa

San Rafael, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since September 01, 2009
An angel investor with extensive experience in Networking, IT, Apps, Mobile and Security Quote_down
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel Accelerator Incubator Seed Fund Consulting Venture Debt
Typical investment size Under $25,000 $25,000 - $50,000
Typical investments in a year 2
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
School/Associations of interest
UC Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, MIT, 500 startups
Credentials Accredited Investor
Investments made Agiliance, Tendertree, Funmango, BrightFunnel, Vidora
1995 George Mason , MS , Information Systems and Technology
2006 Kelloggs , MBA , Strategic Marketing and Innovation

I am a(n):


Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Security Appliances, Networking and Wireless products, B2B apps

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Airbnb, Uber, Brightfunnel..

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

The challenges of overcoming the intangibles

Full bio

19+ years of experience at statrups, Verizon,Sprint, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Motorola and  McAfee in the areas of Mobile Devices, Infrastructure, API, 4G, CDMA, VOIP, IP, SS7, Security, Data Networking and emerging technologies.

An engineering background of 20 years, with experience in Strategy, Business development, Engineering, Project Management and Marketing.

Angel Investor and Technical advisory board member for several startups including Agiliance, Fun mango, Tendertree, BrightFunnel and others