Aneel Ranadivé is an American businessman. He is the son of Indian-American businessman and Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive.
Ranadive grew up in Atherton, California. He graduated from Columbia University with a Mathematics degree in 2006. His father, Vivek Ranadivé, is the founder and CEO of TIBCO, a multibillion-dollar real-time computing company, and majority owner of the Sacramento Kings in the National Basketball Association. His sister, Anjali Ranadive, is a professional singer signed by Nick Cannon.
During his senior year at Columbia, Ranadive and friend Jon Pappas launched BoredAtButler, an anonymous social network for Columbia students bored at the library to post their thoughts. BoredAt raised $1M from Redpoint Ventures.
In 2010 Ranadive founded Pinchit, a daily deal site for the best events and activities in San Francisco. Pinchit raised angel funding from investors including Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin and Tim Draper. Pinchit generated $2M in revenue in the first year with over 100,000 monthly users.
Entrepreneur Magazine named Ranadive among "The 10 Most Eligible Bachelors of Silicon Valley". CNBC named Ranadive among "the next generation of tech innovators".