Who We Are

    Investors who have been in your shoes

    Cervin Ventures is an early stage fund founded by entrepreneurs who built and sold successful companies and wanted to share their knowledge and experience with the next generation of founders.
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    Cultivating Category Leaders

    We provide early stage funding to disciplined entrepreneurs who are disrupting the enterprise application, infrastructure, and tools spaces. 

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    Our Team

    Dedication and Expertise

    Our team of partners, operating staff, and advisors are committed to helping our founders and portfolio companies along the path to success.


    Preetish Nijhawan

    Co-founder and General partner

    Preetish Nijhawan is a co-founder and partner at Cervin Ventures. When it comes to day-to-day operations, Pree...


    Neeraj Gupta

    Co-founder and General partner

    Neeraj Gupta is a co-founder and partner at Cervin Ventures. One of his favorite parts of his job is working w...


    Shirish Sathaye

    General Partner

    Shirish Sathaye is a general partner at Cervin Ventures. He focuses on investments in next-generation enterpri...


    Samir Shah

    Operating Partner

    Samir Shah is an operating partner at Cervin Ventures. He focuses on pre and post-investments that include sou...

    Courtney McKee

    Courtney McKee

    Director of Finance

    Courtney McKee joined the Cervin team with over 12 years of operations management and back office experience i...

    McKayla Nevins

    McKayla Nevins

    Office Manager

    McKayla Nevins joined the Cervin team with many years of administrative experience. She keeps the Cervin offic...


    Ashley Daniels

    Content Marketing Manager

    Ashley Daniels joined the Cervin team in 2020. She orchestrates digital marketing strategies across social med...

    Rohit Rao

    Rohit Rao


    Rohit Rao joined the Cervin team in 2021. He helps source deals through a variety of channels including accele...

    “If it weren't for Cervin I wouldn't be here today. Capital is important, but Cervin brings more than money. Preetish and Neeraj and the whole team at Cervin have been supportive, thoughtful, and sage partners to me. I can't say enough great things about this team.” 

    Analisa Goodin, 

    Founder & CEO Catch&Release

    “The Cervin team has been a fantastic partner for ClientSuccess. They bring a great combination of experience, conviction, vision, and patience to help their portfolio companies reach their full potential. We're honored to have Cervin in our corner.” 

    Dave Blake,

    Founder & CEO ClientSuccess

    “The Cervin Ventures team has been an incredible partner to us. Their unwavering belief in our mission and their operational expertise and guidance have helped Paystand navigate our growth path with precision.” 

    Jeremy Almond,

    Co-Founder & CEO Paystand