Aneel works with his father Vivek Ranadive, founder of Tibco (sold for $4.3bn to Vista). Tibco software includes big data, analytics, event processing and cloud services. Tibco originally digitized Wall Street and powers 80% of Fortune 500 companies including many banks, airlines, retailers, hotels, casinos, and government services. Vivek has been involved at the early stages with Google, Yahoo, Salesforce, eBay and mentored Steve Jobs in the early days of Next.
Vivek Ranadive owns the Sacramento Kings (NBA basketball). Soma Capital works closely with Bow Capital, Vivek Ranadive's later stage fund which anchors Soma Capital and sometimes leads the Series A and beyond for Soma Capital portfolio companies.
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
- LendUpLendUp is a company building credit products that cater people with low credit or volatile income. It participated in the W12 cohort of Y Combinator.
- RappiRappi is a delivery service company operating in Latin American countries.
- AstranisAstranis is a satellite communications company based in San Francisco founded by John Gedmark.