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Ven Reddy

 
 

 

Ven Reddy

Ven has been involved in pioneering early stage technologies for many years. Ven worked at Intel Corporation in the Technology & Manufacturing Group as a Programmer/Business Analyst. He has held various positions at Alliance Semiconductor including Director of IT, Software and Product Support Manager for the video graphics chipset, and Marketing Manager for the 3D video graphics product line. Ven was the founder of XtraCool.com, a peer-to-peer network for Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, Web, and Wireless users. He was a co-founder of ArtInsider.com, an online retailer which was acquired in 2001. Ven has been involved in various stages of venture capital since 1998. Ven holds dual B.S. degrees in Information Systems with a minor in Economics and Electrical Engineering with a minor Mathematics from San Jose State University.

 

Mark Pearson

 
 

 

Mark Pearson

Mark has been investing in startup biotech companies since 1997. Some of Mark’s investments include Xenoport (XNPT), Monogram Biosciences (MGRM) acquired by LabCorp, and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals (SNSS). Mark was the founder of Catalyst Real Estate Group, a corporate real estate services firm specializing in the representation of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and technology companies such as Alza Corporation (Johnson & Johnson), Affymetrix, and Élan Pharmaceuticals. Catalyst later merged with four independent corporate real estate firms leading to the formation of CRESA Partners. Mark is a co-founder, principal and managing partner of the 45 office national corporate real estate firm. He is also a co-founder, principal and managing partner of Drawbridge Partners, a real estate development and investment company. Mark is on the Board of Trustees at The Scripps Research Institute and holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of San Francisco.

 

 

Advisors

 
   

Annex has an extensive network of industry professionals that help us evaluate business proposals and technology concepts.

Many of our advisors are successful leaders of hi-tech, bio-tech or health care related companies.  In addition, we have an extensive network of angel investors and investment bankers that assist in due diligence and have access to additional financial capital.


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