Strategies

Venture Capital

Venture capital is a type of private equity financing that investors provide to startup companies that are believed to have winning growth potential. Generally comes from well-off investors, investment banks, and any other financial institutions, it has evolved from a niche activity into a sophisticated industry. Though this funding can be risky for investors who put up funds, the potential for superior returns is an attractive payoff.

Asset Classes

Private Equity

Terms

Financing
Return

Mentioned by the Following

Entities

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8VC
Acumen
Alibaba
Altimeter Capital
Asclepia Capital
B Capital Group
B. Riley Financial
BITKRAFT Ventures
Backstage Capital
Basinghall Partners
Beringea
Betaworks
Black Snow Capital
Blockchain Capital
BnkToTheFuture
Boston Private
CB Insights
COSIMO Ventures
Callais Capital Management
Camp One Ventures
Capitalist Exploits
Castle Hill Capital Partners
Celsius Network
CircleUp
Clocktower Technology Ventures
Collaborative Fund
Cooper Family Office
Crawford Ventures
DARMA Capital
DSC Quantitative Group
DarcMatter
Deal Box
Decentral Park Capital
Dimitra Technology
Discovery Capital Management
Draper Associates
Endeavor Capital Management
Family Office Networks
FinTech Collective
Founders Fund
Foundry Group
Fourth Revolution Capital
Galaxy Digital
Grove Street Advisors
Gust
Hamilton Lane
Harbert Management Corporation
Haven Green
Hillhouse Capital Management
Horsley Bridge Partners
Index Ventures
Initialized Capital
Investment Banking Institute
KR1
Kleiner Perkins
Leede Jones Gable
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Lux Capital
Makers Fund
Mandala Space Ventures
Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC
New Enterprise Associates
Newton Investment Management
OrbiMed Advisors
PPB Capital Partners
PacificBridge Capital
Parallax Digital
PitchBook Data
Portwood Company Ltd.
Poseidon Asset Management
RavenPack
Republic
Revolution
SALT
SPRK Investors
SPiCE VC
Shard Capital
Silicon Valley Venture & Innovation
Sinovation Ventures
Slow Ventures
Social Capital
Southern Waters Capital
Spark Capital
TPG Capital
Texas Wall Street Women
Topping Capital
Tycuda Group
UMB Fund Services
UNC Management Company
Unbounded Capital
Vulpes Investment Management
Wafra
XBTO Group
iSelect Fund
ii5

People

Adam Dell
Adam Levinson
Adam Mesh
Alan Snyder
Alan Zafran
Alec Litowitz
Alex Mashinsky
Alex Thorn
Alex Veroude
Alexander Campbell
Ali Hassan
Amanda Pullinger
Anand Sanwal
Andreas Clenow
Andrew Beer
Andrew Economos
Andrew Irvine
Andrew Marks
Andrew Nevin
Andrew Schneider
Andrew Yang
Andy Chase
Angelo Robles
Aniket Ullal
Anirban Mahanti
Anna Mason
Anthony Buffa
Anthony Canale
Anthony Foy
Ariel Yusim
Arlan Hamilton
Art Bilger
Art Bushonville
Ash Chopra
Audra Plageman
Azeem Azhar
Balaji Srinivasan
Barak Ben-Ezer
Barbara Friedberg
Barclay Leib
Barry Silbert
Bart Stephens
Basil Karatzas
Ben Chrnelich
Ben Savage
Benn Eifert
Bernd Ondruch
Beth Kindig
Bill Barhydt
Bill Janeway
Bill Kaye
Bill Poulos
Bill Selig
Bill Tai
Blake Masters
Bob Johnson
Bob Lang
Brad Feld
Brad Gerstner
Brad Thomas
Brendan Lake
Brett Hickey
Brett Winton
Brian Kelly
Brian Kerr
Brien Lundin
Cameron Hight
Cameron Winklevoss
Carlos Sava
Carol Fabbri
Carter Malloy
Carter Williams
Catharine Dockery
Catherine Crockett
Cem Karsan
Chamath Palihapitiya
Charles Biderman
Charles Brandes
Charles Mautz
Charlie Songhurst
Chris Berry
Chris Gimbert
Chris Macintosh
Chris Rossbach
Chris Selth
Christine Breck
Christopher Swasbrook
Clare Flynn Levy
Clayton DeGiacinto
Colin Gillis
Cooper Abbott
Corby Pryor
Cormac Kinney
Courtney Smith
Cristina Junqueira
Cullen Roche
Cuy Sheffield
DJ Gribbin
Dale Wood
Damion Lupo
Dan Chung
Dan Kingston
Dan Loeb
Dan Morehead
Dan Rasmussen
Dan Zwirn
Daniel Arbess
Daniel Cawrey
Daniel Lacalle
Daniel Och
Daniel Strachman
Daren Riley
Dave Levine
Dave Pell
David Blumberg
David Collins
David Dorr
David Fauchier
David Hunter
David Martin
David Modiano
David Morgan
David Nage
David Rose
David Salem
David Scarpello
David Sher
David Siegel
David Tawil
Dean McClelland
Dee Smith
Deepak Bagla
Deepak Shenoy
Dennis Chen
Des Sheehy
Divya Narendra
Don Jones
Doug MacKay
EB Tucker
Ed Woodford
Eddy Zuaiter
Eiad Asbahi
Erez Katz
Eric Henderson
Eric Muschinski
Eric Ries
Ertan Enginalev
Evan Katz
Evan Roth
Felix Hartmann
Francis Hunt
Frank Angella
Frank Holmes
Frank Parker
Fred Thiel
Gabriel Grego
Garry Tan
Garvin Jabusch
Gary Brode
Gavin von Loeser
Gene Berdichevsky
Gene Munster
Geoff Marcus
Geoffrey Woo
George Chuang
George Gilder
Gianni Kovacevic
Gina Sanchez
Gordon Ritter
Greg Foss
Greg Isenberg
Greg Kidd
Greg Reid
Greg Vaughan
Greg Williamson
Hal Callais
Hank Boughner
Hans Humes
Harald Malmgren
Harry Jaako
Harvey Hudes
Hildy Richelson
Howard Lindzon
Howard Morgan
Howard Penney
Hrish Lotlikar
Indranil Ghosh
JT Taylor
Jack Selby
Jakub Rehor
Jalak Jobanputra
James Altucher
James Prado Roberts
Jan Brzeski
Janet Brown
Janice Stanton
Jason Goepfert
Jason Hsu
Jason Moser
Jason Yanowitz
Jay Janér
Jay Lichter
Jay Rosenzweig
Jeff Berwick
Jeff Colin
Jeff Fischer
Jeff Haas
Jeff Kilburg
Jeff Miller
Jennifer Silver
Jens Hilgers
Jeremy Allaire
Jeremy Deal
Jerry Colonna
Jesse Dylan
Jill Carlson
Jim Dunn
Jim Lawson
Jim Millstein
Jim Pallotta
Jim Rehlaender
Joe Besecker
Joe Cornell
Joe Lonsdale
Joe Walker
Joe Zhao
Joel Litman
John Bailey
John Bowman
John Doerr
John Dwyer
John Exley
John Howe
John Jannarone
John McEwen
John Quinn
John Rutledge
John White
Jon Najarian
Jonathan Krane
Jonathan Satovsky
Jonathan Sherry
Josh Baumgarten
Josh Elwell
Josh Ho
Josh Tilley
Josh Wolfe
Justin Overdorff
Jérôme Stern
Kai Fu Lee
Kai Stinchcombe
Karen Finerman
Karen Harris
Kate Murphy
Katie Talati
Keith Rabois
Keith Rosenbloom
Keith Schaefer
Keith Weiner
Kelli Click
Kelli Richards
Kelly Rodriques
Kerry Pogue
Kevin Chou
Kevin Cott
Kevin Massengill
Kevin Murphy
Kinjal Amin
Kir Kahlon
Kiril Sokoloff
Kirk Wickman
Krassen Draganov
Kris Tuttle
Kyle Samani
Lance Roberts
Larry McDonald
Laura Huang
Laura Shin
Lawrence Calcano
Leon Alkalai
Lex Sokolin
Lindsey Bell
Luke Burgis
Maj Soueidan
Mance Harmon
Manny Friedman
Marc Bhargava
Marc Poirier
Marco Salerno
Mark Anson
Mark Campanale
Mark Gonsalves
Mark Kriss
Mark Roberts
Mark Vannoy
Mark Walsh
Mark Whitmore
Martin Armstrong
Martin Friedman
Martin Green
Marty Fridson
Mary Meeker
Mash Patel
Matein Khalid
Mathias Imbach
Matt Milner
Matthew Ball
Matthew Hudson
Matthew Roszak
Matthias Knab
Maziar Minovi
Michael Becker
Michael Corcelli
Michael Kao
Michael Murphy
Michael Nicoletos
Michael Parekh
Michael Rulle
Michael Sonnenshein
Michelle Noyes
Mike Hennessy
Mike Markowski
Moss Crosby
Muhammad Wahdy
Nadine Terman
Nathaniel Whittemore
Neal Berger
Neil George
Neil Purslow
Nelson Chu
Nicholas Callais
Nick Arnott
Nick Talwar
Nithin Kamath
Nizar Tarhuni
Noel Smith
Oscar Vollmer
Patrick Hurley
Paul Hodges
Paul Lisiak
Paul Schulte
Paul Veradittakit
Peter Carey
Peter Churchouse
Peter Diamandis
Peter Smith
Peter Thiel
Phil Taylor-Guck
Phil Town
Philippe Bekhazi
Philippe Laffont
Pierre Andurand
Pietro Ventani
Pippa Malmgren
Prateek Mehrotra
Preston McSwain
R.P. Eddy
Raghav Kapoor
Ralph Segall
Randy Hill
Rebecca Corbin
Rene Reinsberg
Richard Saperstein
Richard Couch
Richard Kim
Richard Sandor
Richard Smith
Richard Vague
Rick Rule
Rishi Narang
Rob Claassen
Rob Frasca
Rob Topping
Robert Leshner
Robin Fink
Roger McNamee
Roger Mitchell
Roger Montgomery
Roham Gharegozlou
Ron Carson
Ron Thiessen
Ronnie Chan
Roy Sebag
Russ Brownback
Russ Dallen
Ryan Allis
Ryan Caldbeck
Ryan Morris
Ryan Selkis
Safi Bahcall
Saker Nusseibeh
Sang Lee
Santiago Santos
Sassan Ghahramani
Scott Anderson
Scott Gottlieb
Scott Moeller
Scott Nammacher
Scott White
Scott Wieler
Sean Lippel
Sebastian Brunemeier
Shaan Puri
Shah Gilani
Shalin Madan
Shirl Penney
Sid Sarin
Simon Dixon
Simon Lack
Sinan Aral
Slava Rubin
Stefan Heck
Stephen Castellano
Stephen Freidheim
Stephen Leeb
Stephen Weiss
Steve Braverman
Steve Case
Steve Clapham
Steven Lord
Stuart Veale
Tammer Kamel
Thomas Hugger
Thomas Hutson-Wiley
Tim Draper
Tim Emanuels
Tim Freundlich
Tim O'Reilly
Tina Hay
Tingting Zhang
Tobias Carlisle
Todd Harrison
Tom Jacobs
Tom Price
Tommy Thornton
Tony Nash
Torsten Hollstein
Trevor Mottl
Ty Popplewell
Tyler Winklevoss
Valerie Houts
Vance Spencer
Victor Cunningham
Victor Dergunov
Vikram Mansharamani
Vince Sarullo
Vinny Lingham
Walt Vester
Walter De Brouwer
Warren Lichtenstein
Wences Casares
Whitney Quillen
Will Strong
Willy Woo
Woody Bradford
Woody Brock
Xavier Rolet
Yaron Brook
Yasmina Zaidman
Yat Siu
Yoni Assia
Yu-kai Chou
Yuval Rooz
Zack Miller
Zafer Younis

Publications

A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs
American Bonds
DeFi Alliance
E-Board Strategies
Early Stage Investor
Equity Crowdfunding
It's About Damn Time
Meb Faber Research
Nanalyze
Radical Technology Profits
Stansberry Venture Technology
Stansberry Venture Value
The Handbook of Traditional and Alternative Investment Vehicles
The Power Law
The Power Law
Venture Deals
What Every Fidelity Investor Needs to Know

Terms

Crowdfunding

Adam Dell

Adam Levinson

Adam Mesh

Alan Snyder

Alan Zafran

Alec Litowitz

Alex Mashinsky

Alex Thorn

Alex Veroude

Alexander Campbell

Ali Hassan

Amanda Pullinger

Anand Sanwal

Andreas Clenow

Andrew Beer

Andrew Economos

Andrew Irvine

Andrew Marks

Andrew Nevin

Andrew Schneider

Andrew Yang

Andy Chase

Angelo Robles

Aniket Ullal

Anirban Mahanti

Anna Mason

Anthony Buffa

Anthony Canale

Anthony Foy

Ariel Yusim

Arlan Hamilton

Art Bilger

Art Bushonville

Ash Chopra

Audra Plageman

Azeem Azhar

Balaji Srinivasan

Barak Ben-Ezer

Barbara Friedberg

Barclay Leib

Barry Silbert

Bart Stephens

Basil Karatzas

Ben Chrnelich

Ben Savage

Benn Eifert

Bernd Ondruch

Beth Kindig

Bill Barhydt

Bill Janeway

Bill Kaye

Bill Poulos

Bill Selig

Bill Tai

Blake Masters

Bob Johnson

Bob Lang

Brad Feld

Brad Gerstner

Brad Thomas

Brendan Lake

Brett Hickey

Brett Winton

Brian Kelly

Brian Kerr

Brien Lundin

Cameron Hight

Cameron Winklevoss

Carlos Sava

Carol Fabbri

Carter Malloy

Carter Williams

Catharine Dockery

Catherine Crockett

Cem Karsan

Chamath Palihapitiya

Charles Biderman

Charles Brandes

Charles Mautz

Charlie Songhurst

Chris Berry

Chris Gimbert

Chris Macintosh

Chris Rossbach

Chris Selth

Christine Breck

Christopher Swasbrook

Clare Flynn Levy

Clayton DeGiacinto

Colin Gillis

Cooper Abbott

Corby Pryor

Cormac Kinney

Courtney Smith

Cristina Junqueira

Cullen Roche

Cuy Sheffield

DJ Gribbin

Dale Wood

Damion Lupo

Dan Chung

Dan Kingston

Dan Loeb

Dan Morehead

Dan Rasmussen

Dan Zwirn

Daniel Arbess

Daniel Cawrey

Daniel Lacalle

Daniel Och

Daniel Strachman

Daren Riley

Dave Levine

Dave Pell

David Blumberg

David Collins

David Dorr

David Fauchier

David Hunter

David Martin

David Modiano

David Morgan

David Nage

David Rose

David Salem

David Scarpello

David Sher

David Siegel

David Tawil

Dean McClelland

Dee Smith

Deepak Bagla

Deepak Shenoy

Dennis Chen

Des Sheehy

Divya Narendra

Don Jones

Doug MacKay

EB Tucker

Ed Woodford

Eddy Zuaiter

Eiad Asbahi

Erez Katz

Eric Henderson

Eric Muschinski

Eric Ries

Ertan Enginalev

Evan Katz

Evan Roth

Felix Hartmann

Francis Hunt

Frank Angella

Frank Holmes

Frank Parker

Fred Thiel

Gabriel Grego

Garry Tan

Garvin Jabusch

Gary Brode

Gavin von Loeser

Gene Berdichevsky

Gene Munster

Geoff Marcus

Geoffrey Woo

George Chuang

George Gilder

Gianni Kovacevic

Gina Sanchez

Gordon Ritter

Greg Foss

Greg Isenberg

Greg Kidd

Greg Reid

Greg Vaughan

Greg Williamson

Hal Callais

Hank Boughner

Hans Humes

Harald Malmgren

Harry Jaako

Harvey Hudes

Hildy Richelson

Howard Lindzon

Howard Morgan

Howard Penney

Hrish Lotlikar

Indranil Ghosh

JT Taylor

Jack Selby

Jakub Rehor

Jalak Jobanputra

James Altucher

James Prado Roberts

Jan Brzeski

Janet Brown

Janice Stanton

Jason Goepfert

Jason Hsu

Jason Moser

Jason Yanowitz

Jay Janér

Jay Lichter

Jay Rosenzweig

Jeff Berwick

Jeff Colin

Jeff Fischer

Jeff Haas

Jeff Kilburg

Jeff Miller

Jennifer Silver

Jens Hilgers

Jeremy Allaire

Jeremy Deal

Jerry Colonna

Jesse Dylan

Jill Carlson

Jim Dunn

Jim Lawson

Jim Millstein

Jim Pallotta

Jim Rehlaender

Joe Besecker

Joe Cornell

Joe Lonsdale

Joe Walker

Joe Zhao

Joel Litman

John Bailey

John Bowman

John Doerr

John Dwyer

John Exley

John Howe

John Jannarone

John McEwen

John Quinn

John Rutledge

John White

Jon Najarian

Jonathan Krane

Jonathan Satovsky

Jonathan Sherry

Josh Baumgarten

Josh Elwell

Josh Ho

Josh Tilley

Josh Wolfe

Justin Overdorff

Jérôme Stern

Kai Fu Lee

Kai Stinchcombe

Karen Finerman

Karen Harris

Kate Murphy

Katie Talati

Keith Rabois

Keith Rosenbloom

Keith Schaefer

Keith Weiner

Kelli Click

Kelli Richards

Kelly Rodriques

Kerry Pogue

Kevin Chou

Kevin Cott

Kevin Massengill

Kevin Murphy

Kinjal Amin

Kir Kahlon

Kiril Sokoloff

Kirk Wickman

Krassen Draganov

Kris Tuttle

Kyle Samani

Lance Roberts

Larry McDonald

Laura Huang

Laura Shin

Lawrence Calcano

Leon Alkalai

Lex Sokolin

Lindsey Bell

Luke Burgis

Maj Soueidan

Mance Harmon

Manny Friedman

Marc Bhargava

Marc Poirier

Marco Salerno

Mark Anson

Mark Campanale

Mark Gonsalves

Mark Kriss

Mark Roberts

Mark Vannoy

Mark Walsh

Mark Whitmore

Martin Armstrong

Martin Friedman

Martin Green

Marty Fridson

Mary Meeker

Mash Patel

Matein Khalid

Mathias Imbach

Matt Milner

Matthew Ball

Matthew Hudson

Matthew Roszak

Matthias Knab

Maziar Minovi

Michael Becker

Michael Corcelli

Michael Kao

Michael Murphy

Michael Nicoletos

Michael Parekh

Michael Rulle

Michael Sonnenshein

Michelle Noyes

Mike Hennessy

Mike Markowski

Moss Crosby

Muhammad Wahdy

Nadine Terman

Nathaniel Whittemore

Neal Berger

Neil George

Neil Purslow

Nelson Chu

Nicholas Callais

Nick Arnott

Nick Talwar

Nithin Kamath

Nizar Tarhuni

Noel Smith

Oscar Vollmer

Patrick Hurley

Paul Hodges

Paul Lisiak

Paul Schulte

Paul Veradittakit

Peter Carey

Peter Churchouse

Peter Diamandis

Peter Smith

Peter Thiel

Phil Taylor-Guck

Phil Town

Philippe Bekhazi

Philippe Laffont

Pierre Andurand

Pietro Ventani

Pippa Malmgren

Prateek Mehrotra

Preston McSwain

R.P. Eddy

Raghav Kapoor

Ralph Segall

Randy Hill

Rebecca Corbin

Rene Reinsberg

Richard Saperstein

Richard Couch

Richard Kim

Richard Sandor

Richard Smith

Richard Vague

Rick Rule

Rishi Narang

Rob Claassen

Rob Frasca

Rob Topping

Robert Leshner

Robin Fink

Roger McNamee

Roger Mitchell

Roger Montgomery

Roham Gharegozlou

Ron Carson

Ron Thiessen

Ronnie Chan

Roy Sebag

Russ Brownback

Russ Dallen

Ryan Allis

Ryan Caldbeck

Ryan Morris

Ryan Selkis

Safi Bahcall

Saker Nusseibeh

Sang Lee

Santiago Santos

Sassan Ghahramani

Scott Anderson

Scott Gottlieb

Scott Moeller

Scott Nammacher

Scott White

Scott Wieler

Sean Lippel

Sebastian Brunemeier

Shaan Puri

Shah Gilani

Shalin Madan

Shirl Penney

Sid Sarin

Simon Dixon

Simon Lack

Sinan Aral

Slava Rubin

Stefan Heck

Stephen Castellano

Stephen Freidheim

Stephen Leeb

Stephen Weiss

Steve Braverman

Steve Case

Steve Clapham

Steven Lord

Stuart Veale

Tammer Kamel

Thomas Hugger

Thomas Hutson-Wiley

Tim Draper

Tim Emanuels

Tim Freundlich

Tim O'Reilly

Tina Hay

Tingting Zhang

Tobias Carlisle

Todd Harrison

Tom Jacobs

Tom Price

Tommy Thornton

Tony Nash

Torsten Hollstein

Trevor Mottl

Ty Popplewell

Tyler Winklevoss

Valerie Houts

Vance Spencer

Victor Cunningham

Victor Dergunov

Vikram Mansharamani

Vince Sarullo

Vinny Lingham

Walt Vester

Walter De Brouwer

Warren Lichtenstein

Wences Casares

Whitney Quillen

Will Strong

Willy Woo

Woody Bradford

Woody Brock

Xavier Rolet

Yaron Brook

Yasmina Zaidman

Yat Siu

Yoni Assia

Yu-kai Chou

Yuval Rooz

Zack Miller

Zafer Younis