Bobby Yazdani

Founder & Partner


Bobby Yazdani is a Founder and Managing Partner at Cota Capital. Bobby works full-time on the development and support of entrepreneurs through Cota Capital and was ranked #1 out of 2000 angel investors for successful follow-on funding by CB Insights in 2014. Bobby founded Saba in 1997, taking the company public in 2000. Saba was the pioneer in learning management and talent management systems addressing all aspects of acquiring, developing, and retaining talent serving over 30 million users within 2,000 enterprise customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages worldwide. Prior to Saba, Bobby served in various R&D roles at Oracle. Since making his first investment in Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) in 1989, Bobby has successfully mentored entrepreneurs and invested in more than 100 early-stage companies, including: Aardvark (acquired by Google), AddThis (acquired by Oracle), Addepar, Atheer Labs, Baarzo (acquired by Google), Berkeley Lights, Bina Technologies (acquired by Roche), Bioniz, Blueprint Genetics (acquired by Quest Diagnostics), Bonobos (acquired by Walmart), Bossa Nova, Clear Labs, CleverSense (acquired by Google), CloudLending (acquired by Q2 Holdings), Dropbox (NASDAQ: DBX), FundersClub, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Greensmith Energy (acquired by Wartsila (HEL: WRT1V)), Guardant Health (NASDAQ: GH), Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll), InstaEdu (acquired by Chegg), Klout (acquired by Lithium Technologies), Mission Bio, Movandi, NextBio (acquired by Illumina), OpenGov, PassBan (acquired by EMC/RSA), Purigen Biosystems, Qwiki (acquired by Yahoo!), RecVue, Rollbar, Roostify, Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), Smartfrog Canary Group, SoundHound, SweetGreen, ThinkBig Analytics (acquired by Teradata), Tubi (acquired by Fox Corp), Uber (NYSE: UBER), Webs.com (acquired by VistaPrint), Zymergen, and more. Bobby has a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Bobby Yazdani is a Founder and Managing Partner at Cota Capital. Bobby works full-time on the development and support of entrepreneurs throu...

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