Kicking off our TiE Tuesday for autumn, meet entrepreneur and active investor in early stage technology startups, Bobby Yazdani, founder of Saba Software. Drawing from over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in Silicon Valley, he mentors, develops and supports entrepreneurs in their journey of building great companies.
Yazdani founded Saba Software in 1997 and took the company public in 2000. Today, Saba, is the leading provider of Human Capital Development and Management solutions. Saba’s applications are used by more than 19 million people worldwide. Prior to founding Saba, Bobby worked at Oracle Corporation in various R&D roles from 1988 through 1997.
Yazdani has successfully mentored entrepreneurs and invested in over 60 early stage start-ups including Aardvark (acquired by Google in February 2010), Addepar, Bina Technologies, Bonobos, BrightContext, Clearspring, CleverSense (acquired by Google in December of 2011), Dropbox, Genophen, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), KissMetrics, Klout, Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), Medialets, NextBio, Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), PassBan (acquired by EMC/RSA in July 2013), Qwiki (acquired by Yahoo in July 2013), Webs.com (acquired by VistaPrint in December of 2011) and many more.
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