Unreasonable Mentors

Sanu Desai

Advisor, Investor, Board Member and Banker to startups

Sanu is an Unreasonable Mentor. Sanu was part of Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe 2023, and has advised over 13 Unreasonable companies.
Sanu has 30+ years of experience primarily as a Silicon Valley-based Tech Investment Banker and startup investor across the US and Europe, having spent time at Morgan Stanley, Apple, Hambrecht & Quist and JP Morgan. Over that time, he has worked with some of the most well-known investors and companies, from Amazon and Microsoft in the 1990's to Outdoorsy and Fever more recently, advising across IPO, M&A and capital raising.
In 2020, he founded Bond Advisors LLC to provide strategic advice to startups and corporates globally across a wide range of tech sectors including Consumer, Software and Deep Tech (AI, AR, Robotics, Space, etc.). He also serves on boards and selectively invests through funds as an LP in Acrew Capital, BOND Capital and Obvious Ventures and directly into startups . Recent direct investment areas include Ag Tech, Climate, Entertainment, Travel, Web 3, Wellness, etc.
Sanu earned a BS from UCLA and an MBA from Stanford GSB.