Author: Ajit Singh

Dr. Ajit Singh is a Silicon Valley-based Managing Director at Artiman Ventures, an early-stage venture fund investing in white space companies creating or disrupting multi-billion dollar markets. He is also a Consulting Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University and holds a doctorate in Computer Science from Columbia University.

Blogs by the author

2019 Top 10 Book Review – Ajit Singh, Managing Director and General Partner, Artiman

By December 26, 2019
I have been writing these reviews since 1993. With two gap years, 2001 and 2014, this is Serial Number 25. My stated criteria for a book making to the Top-10...

From Galapagos to Silicon Valley – Foundations of entrepreneurship. A talk by Ajit Singh

By September 21, 2018
A fascinating presentation that was given by Ajit Singh, Artiman partner, at the Toulouse School of Economics.   Off the coast of the islands of Galapagos, new life and...

Get To Know the VC – Ajit Singh

By June 25, 2018
As part of our “Get To Know the VC” blog series, Artiman partner, Ajit Singh, answered a few questions. Here’s what he had to say: 1. Did you ever start...

The Principles – By Ajit Singh

By June 17, 2018
As part of our “Get To Know the VC” blog series, Artiman partner, Ajit Singh, shares some Guiding Principles of Life and Leadership: I had the luxury of some great...

Ajit Singh speaks at Stanford’s Guest Lecture series, “The Innovation Playbook”

By March 27, 2018
Dr. Ajit Singh, Partner, Artiman Ventures, speaks on “How to Recover From a Setback” at General Atlantic Professor Jennifer Aaker’s Stanford GSB course “The Innovation Playbook”, at 15-part guest lecture...

The Medical Community Needs to Aim Higher: Precision Health should be our goal, not Precision Medicine

By April 27, 2017
We had the pleasure of hosting a select group of entrepreneurs, innovators, academics, investors, and business leaders in the medical field, including the distinguished Dr. Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford...

Leadership and Management Lessons from a Life Spent Learning

By April 25, 2017
From my 30-plus years as an executive and venture capitalist in multiple countries and cultures, I have a pretty good idea of what it takes to succeed, regardless of industry,...

Thoughts on Innovation: Ove Arup’s Key Speech

By April 24, 2017
I recently re-read Sir Ove Arup’s “Key Speech”, his prose on the path forward for his company, written in 1970. It’s a treatise on the principles of fair dealing, codifies...

6 Ways To Become A Better Listener

By March 17, 2017
— Ajit Singh, Partner, Artiman Ventures, speaks to Fast Company on the importances of practicing good listening skills — Humans have an average eight-second attention span. You’re going to need...

Artiman Ventures eyes more India investments from fourth fund: Ajit Singh

By June 23, 2016
Joseph Rai – – Thursday, June 23, 2016 – 13:50 IST – Artiman Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based early-stage venture fund, is currently investing from its fourth fund of about $300 million that closed last year. In...

Intersection of Digital Health and Diagnostics: Opportunities for a Better Future in Healthcare

By March 8, 2016
The digital health and diagnostics sub-sectors of the healthcare industry are the spaces to watch this year. Both areas are ripe for rapid growth as multiple technologies mature and intersect...

Diagnostics: The intersection of Investment, Access and Innovation

By September 25, 2015
A discussion with Ajit Singh of Artiman Ventures, Trevor Hawkins, Ph.D. of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and Ken Song, M.D. of Ariosa Diagnostics  Copyright 2015 Sloan Partners. All Rights Reserved.

Robot can beat cancer, but not red tape

By June 10, 2015
— Dr. Ajit Singh, Partner, Artiman Ventures, comments to The Hindu on the challenges faced by MedTech innovators in India — By Peerzada Abrar – The Hindu – Updated: June 10, 2015 07:51 IST — A...

Disruptive Innovation – What we can learn from Galápagos

By June 2, 2015
By Dr. Ajit Singh, Managing Director, Artiman Ventures — Link to Digital Edition: Originally published in Healthcare Radius Magazine – June 2015 Issue, pages 24-25

The Many Ways Brain Science Can Help Your Business Thrive

By December 8, 2014
Co-Authored with Dr. Ajay Bakshi, managing director and CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises — A Lot of Brains Are at Work in Your Company.  Understanding Them Better Can Make You A More Empowered...

Medical Imaging: Where’s The Software?

By November 6, 2014
Co-Authored with Dr. Akhil Saklecha, managing director with Artiman Ventures – Analysis software for routine clinical use is almost non-existent — yet is vitally important to help improve diagnoses. Adobe Photoshop...

From Google to Healthcare: Zoya Brar’s Journey

By September 10, 2014
CORE Diagnostics opened its doors for business just over a year ago in May 2013. Since then, the business has grown in double digit percent, month-over-month. The company and the...

I Build So I Am

By August 1, 2014
Disclosure: Mr. Singh is an investor in Aditazz. The “built space” has been a central theme throughout history. Truth be told, the elegance, durability, and functionality of the built environment has...