We’re a thesis-driven, technology investment firm backing founders building the software layer for the new economy.


backing founders transforming industries

From financial services to supply chain to healthcare, our portfolio companies are creating technology that is reshaping old and new sectors.

our portfolio
Founder Testimonials
  • We had multiple investor options, but Zenda stood out to us as the best choice. They’ve already been incredibly helpful, and we look forward to an amazing journey alongside them.
    Jaime Tabachnik
    Founder & CEO @ Solvento
  • Zenda's exceptional support, 24/7 availability, and valuable network connections have been invaluable in hiring our technical founding team.
    Adrian Carabias Barroso
    Co-Founder & CEO @ Akamai
  • The Zenda team has been remarkable with customer and investor intros. They’ve also been greatly helpful in strategizing on the business. If given the opportunity, you definitely want them on your cap table.
    Akash Khanolkar
    Founder & CEO @ Octane
  • Zenda's incredible partnership, operational expertise, and collaborative approach has been crucial in SuperPanel's journey from zero-to-one.
    Julien Emery
    Co-Founder @ SuperPanel
  • Esteban is an exceptional partner and board member at Cypress. I’ve had the opportunity to work with many top-tier VCs and Esteban clearly stands out.
    Drew Lanham
    CEO @
  • Esteban has been a helpful, early backer of Nova Credit. As a founder who's started and exited multiple businesses, he brings a a depth of operating experience that is rare among investors. And he can go pretty deep in fintech infrastructure too.
    Misha Esipov
    Founder & CEO @ Nova Credit
  • Esteban has been instrumental to us since the beginning of SmartHop. Being a founder, having exited, and now investing gives him a unique perspective when supporting founders.
    Guillermo Garcia
    Founder & CEO @ Smarthop

supporting founders from day one

Our team has started and exited multiple companies in fintech, software, commerce, and education.

Our Team
  • Investment Team
  • Advisors
  • Esteban Reyes
    With 21 years building startups and 10 years investing in them, Esteban co-founded and successfully exited three B2B companies and incubated eight companies with personal capital.
    Esteban Reyes
    General Partner
  • Sol Franco
    Sol was an M&A advisor at Deloitte, where she worked for seven years.
    Sol Franco
  • Chetan Chaudhary
    Chetan is an entrepreneurial executive with a strong history of providing business development leadership.
    Chetan Chaudhary
    Venture Partner
  • Evan Cummack
    Evan is the current CEO of, co-founded by Andrew Kortina & Sam Lessin, and backed by Coatue, Accel, and Slow Ventures. He joined Twilio as the first solutions engineer.
    Evan Cummack
    Venture Partner
  • Jeffrey Dong
    Jeffrey is an investor and research lead at Zenda Capital, responsible for supporting early-stage companies and leading thesis development efforts.
    Jeffrey Dong
    Research & Investments
  • Adam Gross
    Adam Gross
    product-led GTM
  • Drew Lanham
    Drew Lanham
    growth and team building
  • Guillermo Garcia
    Guillermo Garcia
    logistics & transportation
  • Harold Giménez
    Harold Giménez
    product, engineering & security
  • James Rowe
    James Rowe
    data science
  • Misha Esipov
    Misha Esipov
  • Raphael Santolin
    Raphael is an investment and research analyst at Zenda Capital, responsible for supporting early-stage companies and leading thesis development efforts.
    Raphael Santolin
    Research & Investments


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