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+
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Our Team

Amit Garg, Tau Ventures



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


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


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!

Venture Partners

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John Absmeier

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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


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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