About Actuate


Actuate is a boutique advisory firm that helps innovative companies accelerate revenue through strategy, business development, and disruptive technology partnerships.

Our team is a unique combination of strategists, operators, and technologists who are passionate about creating a better future through our work.

The company was born out of two strong values

Creating connections

And eventually partnerships. Creating meaning, purpose, and ultimately value in life and work.

Impacting the future

Deep technologies are the best vehicles to improve mankind’s future.

Our founding team has experience helping amazing companies with their growth

About our Founder

Varag is the Founding Partner of Actuate. 

He has 10+ years experience working with numerous startups, enterprises, and Venture Capital firms (and their portfolio companies) to define go to market strategies, create deals, and drive product strategy. 

Prior to Actuate, Varag operated a computer vision software company (Clay AIR) that was sold to Qualcomm’s XR BU.

Varag specializes in technologies such as AI, AR, VR, mobile devices, hardware, and other deep technologies. His portfolio of clients include not only b2b deep tech startups but also tech giants such as Samsung, Deutsche Telekom, HTC, T-Mobile, Verizon, and more. 

Varag’s work style is expressive, collaborative, curious, engaging, energetic, and resilient. 

When he’s not working, you can find him buying/selling sports cars, playing sports, reading books, and nerding out on a piano or chess board.