Midas 2017: Forbes anoints their “100 Best Venture Capitalists In The World”

Forbes announced its 2017 Midas list of the 100 best venture capitalists in the world today. With hundreds of funds considered across even more partners and thousands of deals, it’s nev

#1           Jim Goetz, Sequoia Capital [WhatsApp]

#2          Chris Sacca, Lowercase Capital  [Uber]

#3          Peter Fenton, Benchmark  [Docker]

#4          Steve Anderson, Baseline Ventures  [Instagram]

#5          Brian Singerman, Founders Fund [Stemcentrx]

#6          Mary Meeker, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers [Airbnb]

#7          Bill Gurley, Benchmark [Uber]

#8          Carl Gordon,  OrbiMed [Acerta]

#9          Douglas Leone, Sequoia Capital [ServiceNow]

#10        Jim Breyer, Breyer Capital [Facebook]

#11         Neil Shen, Sequoia Capital China [Alibaba]

#12        Peter Thiel, Founders Fund [Facebook]

#13        Xiaojun Li, IDG Capital Partners [Xiaomi]

#14        Paul Madera, Meritech Capital Partners [Facebook]

#15        Yuri Milner, Digital Sky Technologies [Facebook]

#16        Robert Nelsen, ARCH Venture Partners [Juno Therapeutics]

#17        Neeraj Agrawal, Battery Ventures [AppDynamics]

#18        Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz  [Airbnb]

#19        Hans Tung, GGV Capital [Wish]

#20        Mike Maples, Jr., Floodgate [Twitter]

#21        Rob Hayes, First Round Capital [Uber]

#22        Alfred Lin, Sequoia Capital [Airbnb]

#23        Sameer Gandhi, Accel Partners [Jet.com]

#24        Scott Sandell, New Enterprise Associates [Tableau Software]

#25        Kui Zhou, Sequoia Capital China [New Dada]

#26        Anton Levy, General Atlantic  [Alibaba]

#27        Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz [Facebook]

#28        Asheem Chandna, Greylock Partners            [AppDynamics]

#29        John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers           [Uber]

#30        JP Gan, Qiming Venture Partners    [Meitu]

#31        Eric Paley, Founder Collective          [Uber]

#32        Jeremy Liew, Lightspeed Venture Partners        [Snap]

#33        Salil Deshpande, Bain Capital Ventures [MuleSoft]

#34        Roelof Botha, Sequoia Capital [Square]

#35        Josh Kopelman, First Round Capital [AppNexus]

#36        Kevin Comolli, Accel Partners  [Supercell]

#37        Aneel Bhusri, Workday [Cloudera]

#38        David Sze, Greylock Partners [Facebook]

#39        Byron Deeter, Bessemer Venture Partners [Twilio]

#40       Mitch Lasky, Benchmark [Snap]

#41        Bill Trenchard, First Round Capital [Uber]

#42        Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures [Twitter]

#43        Ron Conway, SV Angel [Square]

#44       Rebecca Lynn, Canvas Ventures [Lending Club]

#45        Dennis Phelps, IVP [Snap]

#46        John Vrionis, Lightspeed Venture Partners [AppDynamics]

#47        Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz [Tanium]

#48        Gaurav Garg, Wing Venture Capital [FireEye]

#49        Joel Cutler, General Catalyst Partners [Warby Parker]

#50        Hurst Lin, DCM [58.com]

#51        Aydin Senkut, Felicis Ventures Adyen

#52        Jim Tananbaum, Foresite Capital [Intarcia Therapeutics]

#53        Rich Wong, Accel Partners [Atlassian]

#54        Jeremy Levine, Bessemer Venture Partners [Pinterest]

#55        Jonathan Silverstein, [OrbiMed, Relypsa]

#56        Danny Rimer, Index Ventures [Facebook]

#57        Matt Cohler, Benchmark [Instagram]

#58        Bryan Roberts, Venrock [Intarcia Therapeutics]

#59        Scott Shleifer, Tiger Global Management [JD.com]

#60        Ryan Sweeney, Accel Partners [Qualtrics]

#61        Todd Chaffee, IVP [Twitter]

#62        George Zachary, CRV [Twitter]

#63        Quan Zhou, IDG Accel [CreditEase]

#64        Andrew Braccia, Accel Partners [Slack]

#65        David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners [LifeLock]

#66        Steven Ji, Sequoia Capital China [Ganji]

#67        Promod Haque, Norwest Venture Partners [Apigee]

#68        Dave McClure, 500 Startups [Lyft]

#69        Jenny Lee, GGV Capital [YY.com]

#70        Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst Partners [Snap]

#71        Jeff Crowe, Norwest Venture Partners [Jet.com]

#72        Bob Xu, Zhen Fund [Meicai]

#73        Navin Chaddha, Mayfield Fund [Lyft]

#74        Theresia Gouw, Aspect Ventures [ForeScout]

#75        Tony Florence, New Enterprise Associates [Jet.com]

#76        Ravi Mhatre, Lightspeed Venture Partners [Nutanix]

#77        Ann Miura-Ko, Floodgate [Lyft]

#78        Ping Li  Accel Partners [Cloudera]

#79        Lee Fixel, Tiger Global Management [Flipkart]

#80        Ken Howery, Founders Fund [Facebook]

#81        Jeff Clavier, SoftTech VC [Fitbit]

#82        David Fialkow, General Catalyst Partners [DataLogix]

#83        Jeff Horing [Airwatch]

#84        Allen Zhu, GSR Ventures [DiDi Chuxing]

#85        Charles Moldow, Foundation Capital [Lending Club]

#86        Mamoon Hamid, Social Capital [Slack]

#87        Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz [GitHub]

#88        Joe Lonsdale, 8VC [Wish]

#89        Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital [Twitter]

#90        Ted Schlein, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers [Shape Security]

#91        Stuart Peterson, ARTIS Ventures [Stemcentrx]

#92        Shervin Pishevar, Sherpa Ventures [Uber]

#93        Jason Green, Emergence Capital Partners [ServiceMax]

#94        Michael Moritz, Sequoia Capital [Stripe]

#95        David Weiden, Khosla Ventures  [Instacart]

#96        Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn [LinkedIn]

#97        Bryan Schreier, Sequoia Capital [Dropbox]

#98        Kirsten Green, Forerunner Ventures [Dollar Shave Club]

#99        Deven Parekh, Insight Venture Partners [Fanatics]

#100     Scott Raney, Redpoint Ventures  [Stripe]

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Midas 2017: Meet The 100 Best Venture Capitalists In The World
By Alex Konrad  
Forbes, Staff Writer
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