KP Reddy is the Founder and CEO of Shadow Ventures, a seed-stage technology investment firm. He is a globally recognized authority in AEC environments, AI, robotics, automation, mobile applications, and cloud computing. KP is a Civil Engineer by background (BS, Georgia Institute of Technology) and wrote the textbook on BIM with his book: BIM for Building Owners and Developers. He is a frequent lecturer at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a sought-after subject matter expert, frequently speaking worldwide on BIM and the built environment.
KP has exited three technology companies. Cereus Technology Partners which had an IPO on NASDAQ and has since sold to Verso (NASDAQ:VRSO) at a 35x Multiple, RCMS which was sold to ARC (NYSE:ARC), and Ampirix (sold to The Combine). KP formerly ran Enterprise Transformation at Gehry Technologies (started by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry) which exited to Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB). He was also the General Manager of ATDC at Georgia Tech, one of the oldest technology incubators in the country. KP is a second-generation Civil Engineer and started his career at MACTEC.
Shadow Ventures (2017 – Present) – Founder and General Partner
Shadow Ventures was founded by serial entrepreneur and investor KP Reddy. The mission of Shadow Ventures is to invest in Seed stage companies that are led by dynamic technology entrepreneurs focused on disrupting nascent industries.
The Combine – Co-founder (2015 – 2017)
The Combine partners with enterprise organizations and technical founders to convert their promising intellectual property and unique approach into viable, scalable businesses with a strict focus on achieving aggressive IRR.
ATDC – General Manager (2013-2014)
The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech is a startup incubator that helps technology entrepreneurs in Georgia launch and grows successful companies. ATDC was recently named by Forbes as one of the “Top 12 Business Incubators Changing the World”. ATDC is one of the oldest and most successful research university-affiliated incubators in the United States. Founded in 1980, ATDC has fostered innovation and economic development by graduating more than 150 companies, which together have raised over $2 billion in outside financing.