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.
Rajeev 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 20+ investments and dozens of boards. Rajeev has led investments in and supports the boards of Catchpoint, LeanData, Livongo, Outreach, Pendo, and Reltio. Rajeev’s previous investments at Sapphire include Alteryx (NYSE: AYX), Cloudhealth (acquired by VMWare) and Krux (acquired by SalesForce).
Rajeev also led the firm’s investment in Highspot, Segment, and Transferwise, and he worked on investments in Looker (acquired by Google), Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), Square (NYSE: SQ), Localytics, Punchh, PubNub amongst others.
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.