WRVI Capital, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based global venture capital firm focused on deep technology, is changing its name to Celesta Capital.
Led by founding Managing Partners Lip-Bu Tan, Michael Marks, Nicholas Brathwaite, and Sriram Viswanathan, Celesta invests in hardware companies, in addition to companies focused on software and services. The firm specializes in deep tech such as AI, machine learning, robotics, cloud Infrastructure and more.
To date, the firm has funded over 75 technology companies, including Innovium, Berkeley Lights, SambaNova Systems, and Movandi, among others.
Celesta also has a team of seasoned investment professionals in the US, Israel, and India with deep operating experience, whose members has built multi-billion dollar businesses, including during their tenure at companies such as Flex, Aptina, Intel, Cisco, and Cadence Design Systems.