Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm Foundation Capital announced RJ Jain as Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
RJ Jain is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor.
He is the co-founder of Appurify, a provider of on-device debugging, continuous integration testing and performance optimization platform for mobile applications, which was acquired by Google in 2014.
He previously served as the director of engineering at Sidecar Technologies – a ride-sharing startup – and was a principal software engineer at Zynga.
RJ is an active angel investor who has invested in a number of big-data, analytics and, consumer companies.
The firm’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program allows entrepreneurs from different backgrounds to nurture their ideas and expertise in partnership with seasoned venture capital partners. As a part of the program, entrepreneurs receive time, domain expertise, network and capital from the company.
The EIR program began when Foundation Capital was founded in 1995.