Sai Senthilkumar

What makes Redpoint unique?
The thoughtfulness and discipline behind decisions and a team that feels more like family.

What is your favorite hobby/outside of venture, how do you spend your time?
Exploring new cities, learning its history, and experiencing its unique cuisine. My favorite so far has been Israel, a country of immense natural beauty, rich culture and history, and gracious people.

What defines an interesting market?
An interesting market has intense competition, and several components in its value chain. Companies are constantly trying to outdo each other, which creates a better experience for the end user. Integrating different parts in the value chain could result in disruption and redefining the market itself.

I get excited by companies where the founder is/ founders are ….
Visionaries and can clearly articulate the problem they are tackling and why it is so important.

How did your family shape your views on work?
My parents instilled in me the love of learning and curiosity, and the importance of hard work in driving those tenets.

Favorite quote or saying?

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
— Winston Churchill

Why did you choose to go into venture capital?
The opportunity to work with some of the most talented founders that exist. Redpoint partners with true visionaries, and it’s thrilling to aid in the success of the ecosystem.

If you could take a road trip with anyone, who would it be?
Tom Brady. I’d love to understand what makes him tick and continue to play the game.