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Venkat Janapareddy

Incubator | Angel Investor

About Venkat Janapareddy

Venkat Janapareddy is passionate about making the most of companies. As an angel investor he creates and invests in high-tech startups in Big Data, IOT and Marketing Technologies; he also provides diverse consulting and staffing services to existing businesses. Venkat has over twenty years of experience in the employment industry, and he has founded ventures which connect companies with exceptional talent.

Venkat received his bachelor’s degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India. In 2002 he founded XpertTech Inc., a company that uses expert staffing and recruiting skills to secure high-quality talent in application development, infrastructure support and mobile development positions. It was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Inc 5000,” a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, for five consecutive years.

In 2012 Venkat combined his passions for employment and big data by founding Gozaik, a startup that helps employers engage and eventually retain new recruits via social media outlets like Twitter. Gozaik uses big data to help these employers improve the scope and target of their job ads on social networks so that they’re more likely to reach the right people.

Venkat spends much of his time providing the funding and valuable business insights that startups need to get off the ground. Venkat is an incubator/angel investor at Cintell, a groundbreaking cloud-based platform that provides customer intelligence to businesses. He lead $800,000 in seed funding to the company, which made it possible for them to develop their products and improve their hiring and user acquisition processes.

Venkat is also an incubator/angel investor and acting CTO at the Dragonfly Data Factory, a startup that provides cost-effective big data on IOT scales so that businesses can quickly find, manage, and monetize data to best develop their products and services. As an incubator he not only invests in companies, but he also assists them with product, technology, PR and GO-TO market strategies to improve their overall success. Through these strategic positions, Venkat is able to combine his technology background with exciting high-tech startups.

Venkat splits these career ventures with his position at Deloitte Consulting, where he has worked for over a decade. He provides the information services and technology that businesses need to succeed. From creating and implementing new system designs to finding IT solutions, Venkat uses his consultant role to modernize businesses and help them stand out in their fields.

In every aspect of his professional career Venkat strives to help businesses use the best practices available, while inspiring entrepreneurs to improve their products and outreach systems.