AI-first, early stage fund in healthcare, enterprise, and automation.

We are $86M+ AUM, primarily seed, very opportunistically will invest in As / Bs / Cs: Fund II, Opty Fund, Fund I

Tau Day (our annual day): 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

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Fund Size
$ 20 M+
Total Capital Raised by Portfolio Cos
$ 0 B+
Portfolio Companies
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Exits
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Our Portfolio

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Our Team

Amit Garg, Tau Ventures

AMIT GARG

Partner

Amit focuses mostly on digital health and a little bit on automation / logistics. He has been in Silicon Valley for 20+ years — at Samsung NEXT Ventures, cofounded HealthIQ, at Norwest Ventures, and did product and analytics at Google.

His academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. Amit was born / raised in Brazil, speaks natively 3 languages, lives carbon-neutral, is a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and has built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.


Sanjay Rao, Tau Ventures

Sanjay Rao

Partner

Sanjay focuses on enterprise and automation investments at Tau Ventures. Earlier, he was a program manager at Microsoft, a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, a venture investor at Norwest Venture Partners, and a co-founder of an automation startup.

He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelors and masters degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT. He also served on the MIT Corporation (Board of Trustees) for 5 years and on the MIT Alumni Association Board for three years. Sanjay is based in Austin, Texas and invests across the US.

Sharon Huang, Tau Ventures

Sharon Huang

Associate

Prior to Tau, Sharon worked at Novartis – on analyzing therapeutic pipelines and strategizing internal business solutions, and at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub as a full-time software engineer – building an automated pipeline for protein and genomic sequencing. Her academic background is a bachelor’s in computer science and a master’s in epidemiology from Stanford University, where she co-wrote and TA’ed a Ph.D. course in computational protein folding, and enjoyed being a Division I fencer. She currently resides in New York, continuing her medical training at Mt. Sinai, and enjoys traversing the city’s social dance & EDM scene. Talk to her anytime about game theory, music, and she’s always looking for unique book recommendations!



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Insoo Chang

Associate

Insoo is currently an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, where he serves as the president of HBS’s VCPE Club. Prior to joining Harvard, Insoo was a Senior Vice President at Citigroup’s Strategic Investment & Ventures Team, executing on inorganic growth initiatives and investing in nascent WealthTech startups primarily in Seed and Series-A stages.

Born in South Korea, Insoo speaks both Korean and English fluently and loves to be active, particularly by playing basketball, running, and hiking; he recently climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in January.

 

 

Lauren Maymar

Associate

Lauren is a current MBA candidate at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to graduate school, she worked at Oura Ring, a consumer wearable health technology company. Throughout her four year tenure, she worked on customer experience, marketing, and software product, playing a key role in product & company strategy. She also holds a BS in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Lauren was born and raised in the Bay Area. She grew up ski racing competitively in Tahoe and developed a passion for outdoor activities, including running, backcountry skiing, biking, surfing, and hiking. When not outside, she can be found at a concert or a Warriors game, reading, or practicing Spanish and Arabic.

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Sam Bogrov

Associate

Sam is currently an MBA candidate at The Wharton School. Prior to Wharton, he worked in corporate finance/strategy, private equity and investment banking. Driven by his own personal struggle to navigate our healthcare system after developing a rare medical condition, Sam is intrigued by the potential for AI to augment healthcare delivery.

Sam studied economics and business psychology at Vanderbilt University, and finance at Claremont McKenna College. Originally from Baltimore, he is a lifelong Ravens fan, practices meditation daily, and enjoys staying active – most recently picking up ice hockey while at school.

Venture Partners

Larry Augustin

Ravi Varma Namboori

Ravi Varma Namboori

Venture Fellows

Sonal Panda, Venture Fellow at Tau Ventures

Sonal Panda

Advisors

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John Absmeier

CTO At Lear Corporation

Karl Iagnemma

President, Autonomous Mobility At Aptiv

Showbhik Kalra

Co-Founder At Hobnob.Ai

Zubin Kapadia

CEO At Right At Home

Sean Kearney

CFO at CHS Therapy

Thomas Lee

SVP, Global Cloud Services At SAP

David Rhew

MD, Chief Medical Officer At Microsoft

Preeti Sukerkar

MD / PhD, Stanford Radiology & US Dept Of Veteran Affairs

Partners

We have built relationships with key service providers over many years and can introduce our startups to any of them, typically with further benefits (e.g., AWS credits)

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Allied Advisors

Attivo

BPM

Distillery

First Republic Bank

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Flagstar Bank

Fleming Fund Services

Freshworks

Gunderson Dettmer

Hubspot

Hubspot

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JPMorgan Chase & Co

Kungfu.ai

Lazard

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Merrill

Scale Health

Silicon Valley Risk & Insurance Services

Slice of Healthcare

Smart IMS

Solliance

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Silicon Valley Bank

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Trinet

Wilson Sonsini

Zendesk

Zendesk

Zeni

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