List of Venture Capitalists

Q: What is a Venture Capitalist?

A: According to Investopedia, a venture capitalist is “an investor who either provides capital to startup ventures or supports small companies that wish to expand but do not have access to public funding.”

(Source: http://www.investopedia.com/terms/v/venturecapitalist.asp#ixzz1zFIpOZYT)

 

List of Venture Capitalists in the U.S.

  • Founders Fund (http://www.foundersfund.com/)
    • “We have been through every stage of the start-up process, from inception to IPO, and commit the full range of our experience as well as our financial resources to ensure that our companies succeed.”

 

  • Founder Friendly Venture Capital (http://ffvc.com/)
    • “Our primary focus is helping early stage companies deploy lightweight disruptive business models to become the low cost player in their respective market.”

 

  • LaunchCapital (http://www.launch-capital.com/)
    • “We enable great people to accomplish great things, we are industry agnostic, we encourage an unwavering commitment to milestones…”

 

  • Collaborative Fund (http://collaborativefund.com/)
    • “Collaborative aims to be the leading source of capital and strategic support for creative entrepreneurs who want to change the world.”

 

  • FirstMark Capital (http://www.firstmarkcap.com/)
    • “At FirstMark Capital, we invest in visionaries — those who not only envision the future but make it happen through high-growth businesses in key technology markets.”

 

 

  • AngelList (http://angel.co/)
    • “Connecting great talent with great startups”

 

  • Foundry Group (http://www.foundrygroup.com/)
    • “Foundry Group is a venture capital firm focused on making investments in early-stage information technology, Internet and software startups.”

 

  • Lightbank (http://lightbank.com/)
    • we provide a solid business model, technology that works, top talent, and an experienced and connected partner

 

 

  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (http://www.kpcb.com/)
    • “Our global investments reflect our passion for invention and ingenuity.”

 

  • DCM (http://www.dcm.com/)
    • “At DCM, we work hard every day to be the venture capital firm of choice for the world’s top innovators building high-impact technology companies.”

 

  • Gust (http://gust.com/)
    • “Gust provides the global platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments.”

 

  • Andreessen Horowitz (http://a16z.com/)
    • Early and growth stage venture capital investing, around the world and ahead of the curve.

 

 

  • Lightspeed Venture Partners (http://www.lightspeedvp.com/)
    • “Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital firm that manages over $2.7 billion of capital commitments.”

 

  • Menlo Ventures (http://www.menlovc.com/home.html)
    • “At Menlo Ventures, we invest in entrepreneurs that Think Big. We seek passionate teams with big ideas that can disrupt existing industries or create entirely new markets.”