Sunil Nagaraj is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ubiquity Ventures, a seed-stage institutional venture capital firm that invests in “software in the real world” startups, primarily around smart hardware and machine intelligence applications. Prior to founding Ubiquity Ventures, Sunil spent six years as an investor with Bessemer Venture Partners where his work included investments in Auth0, Defense.Net (acquired by F5 Networks), Rocket Lab, Spire, Tile, Twitch (acquired by Amazon), and Zapier. Before being an investor, Sunil was founder/CEO of Triangulate, a VC-backed online dating startup using machine learning and behavioral data to improve accuracy. He has also worked at Bain & Company, Cisco, and Microsoft. Sunil holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on several non-profit boards: NextGen Partners (a Bay Area VC networking organization), Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and the Harvard Business School California Research Center. He is also an Alumni Advisor to the Harvard MS/MBA program. In his free time, he enjoys coding, piano, sailing, stargazing, and family time with his wife and 3-year old daughter.
Andrey focuses the majority of his time and energy on product development, strategy and new projects to continually innovate Badoo across web and mobile platforms. In addition to Badoo, he founded several other highly successful internet businesses: SpyLog, Begun and Mamba.ru. His entrepreneurial spirit continues to inspire everyone on the team and today Badoo is the largest Social Network for Meeting New People in the World with over 135 million registered users, generating over $150 million USD’s per year and operating in 180+ countries. Andrey is the serial entrepreneur and founder behind Badoo, the 4th successful company he has built in the last 10 years. His successes include Begun, a company focused on selling contextual advertising by auctioning keywords - often described as an earlier version of Google AdWords. He also created Mamba.ru, which has evolved into Russia’s largest online dating site, with over 10 million monthly active users.