Yesware is a venture-backed email productivity company that helps salespeople close more business. We have an amazing team of investors that includes Google Ventures (Rich Miner), The Foundry Group (Brad Feld), Golden Venture Partners (Matt Golden), and IDG (Patrick Kenealy). They are helping Yesware to become the sales service needed by salespeople worldwide.
Neeraj Agrawal, General Partner
Neeraj joined Battery in 2000 and invests in enterprise software/SaaS, technology-enabled services and Internet companies. Prior to Battery, Neeraj worked as a product manager at Real Networks, an operating executive at SkyTV, and a management consultant with Booz-Allen. Neeraj holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from Cornell University as well as an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School. He is a Charter Member of TiE, an active advisor to several local entrepreneurs, and has been named numerous times to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists around the world.
Rich Miner, Partner
Rich is based in Cambridge, MA. He has over 25 years of experience growing businesses with innovative communications and interface-intensive applications. Rich came to Google through the acquisition of Android, a mobile platforms company that he co-founded. During his early years at Google, he helped lead the development of the Android platform and ecosystem.
Brad Feld, Managing Director
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur for over twenty years. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars. Brad currently serves on the board of directors of BigDoor, Cheezburger Networks, Fitbit, Gnip, MakerBot, Oblong, Orbotix, Standing Cloud, and Zynga for Foundry Group.
Golden Venture Partners
Matt Golden, Managing Partner
Matt has been focused on early stage mobile focused startups for the past twelve years, both as an entrepreneur and an investor. Prior to founding Golden Venture Partners, Matt was an advisor to Five Mobile (acquired by Zynga), a partner at BlackBerry Partners Fund, a co-founder of Tira Wireless and a director of new ventures with Brightspark Ventures. Matt currently serves on the board of directors or as a board observer to a number of companies including Wattpad and Guardly.
IDG Ventures USA
Patrick Kenealy, Managing Director
Pat has been affiliated with International Data Group (IDG) for 26 years, as a venture capitalist and media exec. He was founder and CEO of Digital News, Publisher and CEO at PC World Communications, and CEO of IDG itself overseeing media, market research and event businesses in more than 50 countries. Pat was also a founder of IDG venture funds in San Francisco, London, and Boston, and led investments in Andromedia, Babycenter.com, FutureTense, Service Metrics, and Spinner.com, Pat currently serves the boards of Olive Media, ParkMe, and IDG.