Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
Alexei is a Managing Director of Autotech Ventures. He brings a long track record of investing in hard science startups related to both hardware and software, and he enjoys working with companies that build competitive barriers to entry via fundamental IP or strong network effects.
Previously, Alexei was a Managing Director of NY-based VC firm Harris & Harris Group, leading their Silicon Valley office. Prior to H&H, he was at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), contributing to their VC investments in advanced manufacturing, quantum computing, and alternative energy.
Dr. Andreev earned his MBA from Stanford, his PhD in Solid State Physics from Moscow Steel & Alloys Institute, and completed coursework for MA in Liberal Sciences from Dartmouth.
Alexei's current portfolio responsibilities includes Outdoorsy, Cogniac, HDVI, Rollick, Work Truck Solutions, ShipHawk, SpotHero, Volta Charging, and XNOR.AI.