Forbes Releases 2016 Midas List Featuring 100 Top VCs

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Jim Goetze

As every year, Forbes has released the 2016 Midas List including the 100 top tech venture capital investors.

The podium is comprised of #1 Jim Goetz, partner at Sequoia Capital, followed by #2 Steve Anderson, the founder of Baseline Ventures, #3 Chris Sacca, Founder and Chairman at Lowercase Capital.
The 4th position is held by Peter Fenton, General Partner at Benchmark, while Mary Meeker, Partner at KPCB, is the 5th in the list, the best ranked woman.

Beyond Meeker, the list includes other four women: Jenny Lee, Rebecca Lynn, Theresia Gouw and Beth Seidenberg.
The ranking is also comprised of eleven newcomers: JP Gan, Eric Paley, Bill Trenchard, Allen Zhu, Jeff Clavier, Ben Holmes, Peter Levine, Jeffrey Lieberman, Bob Xu, Dave McClure and Joe Lonsdale.

The most represented firms are: Accel (7), Sequoia Capital (5), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (4), Andreessen Horowitz (4), Benchmark (4), Founders Fund (3), Sequoia Capital China (3), New Enterprise Associates (3), IVP (2), GGV Capital (2), Index Ventures (2), Orbimed (2), Insight Venture Partners (2), Bain Capital Ventures (2), Norwest Venture Partners (2), Greylock Partners (2), and CRV (2).

Considering the citizenship, the list includes 86 US citizens, 6 chinese, a Swiss, a Russian, a British, a South African, a Canadian, an Australian, a Singaporean, and a Hong Kong citizen.

The overall ranking includes:
#1 Jim Goetz – Sequoia Capital
#2 Steve Anderson – Baseline Ventures
#3 Chris Sacca – Lowercase Capital
#4 Peter Fenton – Benchmark
#5 Mary Meeker – Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
#6 Josh Kopelman – First Round Capital
#7 Neil Shen – Sequoia Capital China
#8 Bill Gurley – Benchmark
#9 Douglas Leone – Sequoia Capital
#10 Peter Thiel – Founders Fund
#11 Jim Breyer – Breyer Capital
#12 Paul Madera – Meritech Capital Partners
#13 Sameer Gandhi – Accel Partners
#14 Scott Sandell – New Enterprise Associates
#15 Marc Andreessen – Andreessen Horowitz
#16 Robert Nelsen – ARCH Venture Partners
#17 Yuri Milner – Digital Sky Technologies
#18 Reid Hoffman – Greylock Partners
#19 Mike Maples, Jr. – Floodgate
#20 Carl Gordon – OrbiMed
#21 Hans Tung – GGV Capital
#22 John Doerr – Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
#23 Jeremy Levine – Bessemer Venture Partners
#24 Danny Rimer – Index Ventures
#25 Neeraj Agrawal – Battery Ventures
#26 Jeff Jordan – Andreessen Horowitz
#27 Rob Hayes – First Round Capital
#28 Michael Moritz – Sequoia Capital
#29 Fred Wilson – Union Square Ventures
#30 Kui Zhou – Sequoia Capital China
#31 David Sze – Greylock Partners
#32 Xiaojun Li – IDG Capital Partners
#33 Gaurav Garg – Wing Venture Capital
#34 Aneel Bhusri – Workday
#35 Roelof Botha – Sequoia Capital
#36 Brian Singerman – Founders Fund
#37 Joel Cutler – General Catalyst Partners
#38 JP Gan – Qiming Venture Partners
#39 Todd Chaffee – IVP
#40 Jenny Lee – GGV Capital
#41 Ben Horowitz – Andreessen Horowitz
#42 Rich Wong – Accel Partners
#43 Aydin Senkut – Felicis Ventures
#44 Quan Zhou – IDG Accel
#45 Alfred Lin – Sequoia Capital
#46 Matt Cohler – Benchmark
#47 Navin Chaddha – Mayfield Fund
#48 Bryan Roberts – Venrock
#49 Ryan Sweeney – Accel Partners
#50 Hurst Lin – DCM
#51 George Zachary – CRV
#52 Promod Haque – Norwest Venture Partners
#53 Salil Deshpande – Bain Capital Ventures
#54 Jim Tananbaum – Foresite Capital
#55 Lee Fixel – Tiger Global Management
#56 Eric Paley – Founder Collective
#57 Asheem Chandna – Greylock Partners
#58 Andrew Braccia – Accel Partners
#59 Mitch Lasky – Benchmark
#60 Bill Trenchard – First Round Capital
#61 David Chao – DCM
#62 Steven Ji – Sequoia Capital China
#63 Jonathan Silverstein – OrbiMed
#64 Ping Li – Accel Partners
#65 Allen Zhu – GSR Ventures
#66 Bijan Sabet – Spark Capital
#67 Rebecca Lynn – Canvas Ventures
#68 Scott Shleifer – Tiger Global Management
#69 Deven Parekh – Insight Venture Partners
#70 Ron Conway – SV Angel
#71 Jeff Crowe – Norwest Venture Partners
#72 Sandy Miller – IVP
#73 Jeremy Liew – Lightspeed Venture Partners
#74 David Weiden – Khosla Ventures
#75 Bryan Schreier – Sequoia Capital
#76 Mamoon Hamid – Social Capital
#77 Jeff Clavier – SoftTech VC
#78 Charles Moldow – Foundation Capital
#79 Kevin Efrusy – Accel Partners
#80 Ted Schlein – Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
#81 Ken Howery – Founders Fund
#82 Ben Holmes – Index Ventures
#83 Peter Levine – Andreessen Horowitz
#84 Anton Levy – General Atlantic
#85 Forest Baskett – New Enterprise Associates
#86 Shervin Pishevar – Sherpa Ventures
#87 Izhar Armony – CRV
#88 Jeffrey Lieberman – Insight Venture Partners
#89 Ben Nye – Bain Capital Ventures
#90 Richard Liu – Morningside Ventures
#91 James Topper – Frazier Healthcare Partners
#92 Theresia Gouw – Aspect Ventures
#93 Satish Dharmaraj – Redpoint Ventures
#94 Bob Xu – Zhen Fund
#95 Harry Weller – New Enterprise Associates
#96 Dave McClure – 500 Startups
#97 Stephen Jurvetson – Draper Fisher Jurvetson
#98 Beth Seidenberg – Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
#99 Michael Dearing – Harrison Metal
#100 Joe Lonsdale – 8VC

FinSMEs

24/03/2016

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