Western Digital Capital

Helping Companies Thrive

Data is growing and evolving every day. That’s why at Western Digital, we’re growing and evolving our relationships every day too. Collaborating with smart, innovative startups to reshape how data is captured, preserved, accessed and transformed.

Uniting the people and ideas that make the future of data a reality. We believe there’s no better use of our capital, expertise, and industry connections, than unlocking the full potential of the future.

Partnering with Innovation

Western Digital Capital partners with innovative startups that improve how data is generated, saved, managed, and consumed. We provide the capital, expertise and connections required to scale the organizations of tomorrow.

Our Team

Our team includes investment bankers, venture capitalists, analysts, lawyers, consultants, mathematicians, scientists, and engineers with in-depth knowledge of technology and the storage ecosystem.

Together we provide the strategic insights and facilitate the business unit partnership opportunities necessary for companies to profitably accelerate their growth.

Western Digital Capital Team

Amir Fridman
Investments EMEA

Kaushik Roy
Investments USA, India

Lokesh Ayireddy
Investments India

Dan Steere
SVP, Global Managing Director


Western Digital Capital’s portfolio consists of investments in the following categories:

Data Center & Enterprise

Internet of Things, Consumer Devices & Services

Components & Subsystems


A sampling of Western Digital Capital’s successful exits follows below: