Yatin Mundkur

Author: Yatin Mundkur

I am a Partner of Artiman Ventures, and I focus on early-stage Technology and Medtech investments. Before joining Artiman Ventures, I was Managing Director at TeleSoft Partners, founded and served as President of Equator Technologies, a developer of Programmable MediaProcessors, was VP/Group Manager at Conexant, and Chief Architect/Design Manager at Sun Microsystems, Ross Technology and Cypress Semiconductor. I am currently on the boards of Cellworks, Looxcie, Pricelock, Prysm, XTRM, Yantra and zSpace. Over my career, I have led investments in many companies such as Aarohi Communications (acq by Emulex), BayPackets (acq by privately-held GenBand), BioImagene (acq by Roche), Catamaran Communications (acq by Infineon), Crossbar, Ikanos (Nasdaq: IKAN), Jungo (acq by NDS Group), Lara Networks (acq by Cypress), LogLogic (acq by TIBCO), Matrix Semiconductor (acq by Sandisk), Nethra (assets acq by Imagination Technologies), OmegaBand (shutdown), Prysm, RedClover Networks (assets acq by Oplink), Sierra Design Automation (acq by Mentor Graphics), SigmaTel (Nasdaq: SGTL), Validity (acq by Synaptics), Versatile Optical Networks (acq by Vitesse), Virident Systems (acq by Western Digital), VxTel (acq by Intel), Xambala, Xpedion Design Systems (acq by Agilent), XTRM, Yantra and zSpace.

Blogs by the author

Venture Investors on the Election: Bring. It. On.

By November 7, 2016

— Yatin Mundkur, General Partner, Artiman Ventures, comments to The Wall Street Journal on investor and entrepreneur mood during anxious political climate — Despite anxiety, deals are getting done and capital…

This Tech Bubble Is Bursting

By May 2, 2016

— Yatin Mundkur, Partner, Artiman Ventures, comments to The Wall Street Journal on the current state of the financial market. — Uber Technologies is valued at $62.5 billion. The company claims it…

How to Keep the Middleman Out of the Internet

By February 25, 2015

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of what would become the World Wide Web, hoped his creation would evolve into a powerful, ubiquitous tool as thousands of individuals, universities and companies worked…

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Vital for American Innovation

By January 22, 2014

Open borders brought Andrew Carnegie and Andy Grove to the U.S. They also brought Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger, a slew of German theoretical physicists to work on the Manhattan…