Partner at Scale Venture Partners
- San Francisco Bay Area
- Venture Capital & Private Equity
Andy Vitus's Overview
Andy Vitus' Summary
I focus on Scale Venture Partners' investments in next generation enterprise software and new datacenter technologies including virtualization and cloud computing. Additionally, my area of expertise includes innovations in consumer electronics and semiconductors, particularly analog and mixed signal technologies.
Prior to joining Scale VP in 2003, I worked as a hardware engineer for Electronics for Imaging, designing embedded print server platforms and video compression circuits. Previously, I was a software engineer for De Beers Research Labs, doing research on computer vision for both medical and mining applications.
I earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Technology investing, venture capital, cloud computing, data center technology, Web 2.0
Andy Vitus' Experience
Partnership; 11-50 employees; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry
January 2003 – Present (11 years 10 months)
Investing in cloud computing, web infrastructure and mobile technology.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Consumer Electronics industry
July 2010 – Present (4 years 4 months)
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Semiconductors industry
April 2008 – Present (6 years 7 months)
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Networking industry
April 2008 – October 2009 (1 year 7 months)
Hardware Design Engineer
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; EFII; Computer Software industry
August 1998 – December 2002 (4 years 5 months)
·Designed embedded, MIPS and Intel-based motherboards and PCI video cards for high performance copiers, print servers and scanners.
·Lead hardware design engineer on multiple products from concept stage to production.
·Implemented video compression and decompression algorithms in high-density FPGAs.
Andy Vitus' Publications
Authors: Andy Vitus
- February 20, 2013
For any SaaS company to be more than 10x larger five years from now, it must be growing revenue at a CAGR higher than 80% today and the growth rate must decay no faster than the norm. - See more at: http://www.scalevp.com/a-valuation-framework-for-saas-companies#sthash.7YZo8gSY.dpuf
Authors: Andy Vitus
- November 27, 2012
In recurring-revenue companies, next year’s growth rate is likely to be 85% of this year’s growth rate.
Andy Vitus' Projects
Andy Vitus' Skills & Expertise
- Venture Capital
- Ruby on Rails
- Cloud Computing
- Cloud Computing IaaS
- Cloud Computing PaaS
- Web Applications
- Enterprise Software
- Data Center
- Mobile Devices
- Software Engineering
Andy Vitus' Education
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