Rajeev Dham

Partner

Based in Palo Alto, USA

About Rajeev

Rajeev Dham joined Sapphire Ventures in 2013, bringing with him broad technology investing experience. Rajeev’s investment focus is split between SaaS businesses as well as category-defining innovators in financial technology and healthcare.

Since joining Sapphire, Rajeev has been involved in dozens of investments and boards. Rajeev has led investments in and supports the boards of 6sense, ActivTrak, Adverity, CaptivateIQ, Catchpoint, Chargebee, Gorgias, Highspot, LeanData, Outreach, OwnBackup, Paper, Paradox, Pendo, Podium, Qualified, Reltio, and SWORD Health. Rajeev’s previous investments at Sapphire include Alteryx (NYSE: AYX), Cloudhealth (acquired by VMWare), Krux (acquired by Salesforce), Livongo (NASDAQ: LVGO) and Monday.com (NASDAQ: MNDY).

Rajeev also led the firm’s investment in AttentiveBraze (NASDAQ: BRZE), FalconXGemMoveworksSegment (acquired by Twilio)TaxBit and Wise (STO: WISE). In addition, he worked on investments in CircleCIClariLooker (acquired by Google)Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), Square (NYSE: SQ), Localytics (acquired by Upland Software), PunchhPubNub, amongst others. His work has been recognized by GrowthGap, which named him a Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investor of 2020.*

Previously, Rajeev worked for Silver Lake, a technology-focused private equity firm, where he evaluated middle-market and growth equity investments across the software and internet sectors. Prior to his private equity career, Rajeev worked for the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs. He also spent time during business school working with Amazon’s corporate development group.

Rajeev holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and received a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Southern California, where he graduated magna cum laude.

 

*Sapphire has paid a fee for Rajeev Dham to participate and be considered within third-party ranking conducted by GrowthCap. Sapphire played no role in the compilation of the third-party analysis.
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Focus Areas

  • SaaS
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare
  • Sales + Marketing tech
  • RevOps

Working with Rajeev has been invaluable to growing Outreach. He’s provided both insights, as well as introductions to valuable customers and partners. Most importantly, Rajeev is passionate about helping Outreach become an enduring company and delivers on that passion as a constructive and positive partner.

Manny Medina

CEO, Outreach

investments

  • 6sense

    6sense uncovers anonymous buying behavior, prioritizes accounts for sales and marketing, and enables them to engage resistant buying teams with personalized, multi-channel, multi-touch campaigns.

    CEO: Jason Zintak

  • ActivTrak

    ActivTrak helps companies unlock productivity potential. Its award-winning workforce analytics and productivity management software provides expert insights that empower people, optimize processes, and maximize technology.

    CEO: Rita Selvaggi

  • Adverity

    Adverity is a data intelligence platform enabling data-driven marketers to reduce complexity and deliver value by translating data into actionable insight. By automating the integration of hundreds of data sources, the platform provides a single view of marketing performance across the business.

    CEO: Alexander Igelsböck

  • Attentive

    Attentive is a personalized mobile messaging platform for innovative brands & organizations that can quickly become a top 3 revenue channel. Using real-time behavioral data, Attentive automatically sends engaging text messages to each subscriber at every step of the customer lifecycle.

    CEO: Brian Long

  • Braze

    Braze is a comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers relevant and memorable experiences between consumers and the brands they love. The company went public in 2021.

    NASDAQ: BRZE

    IPO 2021

  • CaptivateIQ

    CaptivateIQ empowers revenue teams with the modern engine for commission management so that businesses can better adapt commission plans, workflows, and outcomes to changing business needs.

    CEOs: Mark Schopmeyer + Conway Teng

  • Catchpoint

    Catchpoint is a leading digital performance intelligence company that provides unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently deliver amazing digital experiences.

    CEO: Mehdi Daoudi

  • Chargebee

    Chargebee is a subscription billing and revenue management platform that automates revenue operations of high-growth subscription-based businesses from startups to enterprises.

    CEO: Krish Subramanian

  • CloudHealth

    CloudHealth provides the world’s most trusted software platform for accelerating business transformation in the cloud.

    Acquired by VMware (2018)

  • FalconX

    FalconX is an all-in-one cryptocurrency and digital assets financial services platform facilitating trading, credit, and clearing for institutions.

    CEO: Raghu Yarlagadda

  • Gorgias

    Gorgias is a customer support helpdesk for ecommerce. It helps brands deliver an outstanding customer service experience by centralizing all customer interactions and automating responses to the most repetitive questions.

    CEO: Romain Lapeyre

  • Highspot

    Highspot gives businesses a powerful competitive advantage to have more relevant buyer conversations and achieve revenue goals. The Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready sales enablement in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love.

    CEO: Robert Wahbe

  • Krux

    Krux helps companies deliver personalized commerce, media, and marketing experiences to the right people, in the right way, at the right time across all devices, browsers, and operating systems.

    Acquired by Salesforce (2016)

  • Lavante

    Lavante was a provider of cloud-based supplier information management and audit recovery solutions.

    Acquired by PRGX Global (2016)

  • LeanData

    LeanData makes revenue-generation teams more successful by matching leads to accounts and automatically routing them to the correct owner.

    CEO: Evan Liang

  • Livongo

    The pioneer in Applied Health Signals, empowers people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. Livongo’s team of data scientists aggregate and interpret substantial amounts of health data and information to create actionable, personalized, and timely insights.

    NASDAQ: LVGO

    IPO 2019

  • Localytics

    Localytics is the leading mobile engagement platform. Localytics was acquired by Upland Software (2020).

    Acquired by Upland Software (2020)

  • Looker

    Looker is a unified Platform for Data that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale. 

    Acquired by Google (2019)

  • monday.com

    monday.com is a work OS, where teams plan, run, and track projects, processes, and everyday work. It is a customizable web and mobile work management platform designed to help teams and organizations increase operational efficiency.

    NASDAQ: MNDY

    IPO 2021

  • Moveworks

    Moveworks is the industry’s first autonomous AI platform for resolving IT issues in the enterprise.

    CEO: Bhavin Shah

  • Outreach

    Outreach automates and prioritizes customer touch points throughout the customer lifecycle. Thousands of customers rely on Outreach to increase efficiency and effectiveness of reps, drive collaboration between sales, marketing, and success, and deliver revenue lift.

    CEO: Manny Medina

  • OwnBackup

    OwnBackup, the leading cloud-to-cloud backup and restore platform, provides secure, automated, daily backups of SaaS and PaaS data, as well as sophisticated data compare and restore tools for disaster recovery.

    CEO: Sam Gutmann

  • Paper

    Paper partners with school districts to deliver 1:1 tutoring that is equitable, scalable, and cost-effective. Students get unlimited 24/7 live help and writing feedback, teachers get insights to tackle individual learning gaps, and administrators get actionable data to inform strategic decisions.

    CEO: Philip Cutler

  • Paradox

    Paradox is building the world’s leading conversational recruiting software to drive automation with a human touch. Serving global clients with hiring needs across high-volume hourly and high-skilled professional roles, Paradox’s conversational assistant Olivia does the work talent teams don’t have time for.

    CEO: Aaron Matos

  • Pendo

    Pendo is a product cloud that provides user insight, user guidance and user communication for digital product teams. With Pendo, these product teams can understand product usage, collect feedback, measure NPS, onboard users, and announce new features in app—all without requiring engineering resources.

    CEO: Todd Olson

  • Podium

    Podium is a customer messaging platform that enables companies with a local presence to connect with their customers at critical touchpoints to help them strengthen their business.

    CEO: Eric Rea

  • Punchh

    Punchh is the world leader in innovative digital marketing products for brick and mortar retailers, combining AI and machine learning technologies, mobile-first expertise, and Omni-Channel communications designed to dramatically increase lifetime customer value.

    Acquired by Par Technology (2021)

  • Qualified

    Qualified helps companies generate pipeline, faster. Qualified helps B2B companies identify their most valuable visitors, uncover signals of buying intent, shape sales and marketing campaigns, and instantly start sales conversations.

    CEO: Kraig Swensrud

  • Recommind

    Recommind’s enterprise search and categorization platform automatically organizes, manages, and distributes large volumes of information from multiple sources.

    Acquired by OpenText (2016)

  • Reltio

    Innovative Global 2000 companies trust Reltio to manage their mission-critical data to win in the experience economy. It’s an award-winning cloud-native platform that enables business agility, real-time operations at enterprise scale, and insight-ready data for big ideas.

    CEO: Chris Hylen

  • TaxBit

    TaxBit is the tax and accounting solution for the digital economy. TaxBit’s customers include the world’s top exchanges, institutional investors, governments, and individuals. TaxBit provides enterprise clients with seamless end-to-end solutions including core accounting suite, customer management suite, and form issuance.

    CEO: Austin Woodward

  • Wise

    Wise is a global technology company that’s building the best way to move money around the world. The TransferWise account is the first multi-currency account for travelers, expats and freelancers that allows customers to hold, spend and send money in 55 currencies at the real exchange rate.

    STO: WISE

    IPO 2021

  • SWORD Health

    SWORD Health is the world’s fastest growing virtual musculoskeletal (MSK) care provider. It’s mission is to free two billion people from physical pain by delivering care to members through licensed Doctors of Physical Therapy and the FDA-listed SWORD Health Digital Therapist. Because SWORD’s care is clinically-proven and personalized, it is more effective and less expensive than the traditional gold standard of care, and has been third-party validated to deliver best-in-class clinical results and ROI.

    CEO: Virgílio (“V”) Bento