Mukesh Patel is the Managing Partner and Founder of Invati Capital. Mukesh offers a one-of-a-kind perspective to investing through his personal experience with several technology companies. His roles in such investments have included: co-founding or nurturing, involvement as a principal player in acquisitions, and Venture Capitalist. Mukesh has been active investor since 1999.
Mukesh was the co-founder of Smart Modular Technologies. With very little outside funding; Smart went public and grew to nearly $1B in revenues before it was acquired in 1999. Mukesh is part of the investor group which bought Smart back in 2004 and again in 2011. Since 1999 Mukesh has invested in many startups including as an Investor and CEO of Metta Technology and Sparkolor Corporations; both were acquired within 2 or 3 years of operations. Mukesh enjoys working with entrepreneurs and focus on actively assisting management teams in growing the business.
Mukesh holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Bombay University, India.