Vinay Gupta is an entrepreneur.
Vinay is the founder and CEO of Janeeva Inc. Prior to launching Janeeva, Vinay was Entrepreneur in Residence with Ardesta LLC, a pioneer in investing in "small tech" MEMS companies. Through Ardesta, Vinay served as president of three venture backed companies: Sensicore, Discera and Translume. In 1996, Vinay co-founded BlueGill Technologies, an Internet infra-structure company that specializes in Internet billing software. BlueGill was sold to CheckFree Corporation in 2000 for $250 million. Vinay has held positions as Managing Director-Asia Pacific and General Manager-India for Cabletron Systems, as well as Manager of Global Operations at NCR and Zenith Electronics. Vinay continues to serve on the board of directors for Translume.
In the news
- UM grad, 46, is running his 6th startup company, Chicago Tribune (via AP, Detroit Free Press), September 22, 2008
In 2000, at the height of the Internet bubble, Gupta and his partner, Hal Davis, sold their Ann Arbor online bill payment software company, BlueGill Technologies, to CheckFree Holdings Corp. for $250 million.