Venture Capitalists at Work: How VCs Identify and Build Billion-Dollar Successes

Venture Capitalists at Work: How VCs Identify and Build Billion-Dollar Successes

by Tarang Shah, Shital Shah

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430238379
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 11/17/2011
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 500
Sales rank: 1,093,551
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Tarang Shah is a venture capital professional. At SoftBank Capital, a venture capital fund, he helped with startup investments totaling $50 million. He has reviewed 1000+ startups and served as a board member and CEO advisor for over a dozen startups. Tarang is currently a technology innovation executive for one of the largest financial institutions in the US, where he has built and leads a startup risk assessment practice based on his venture model.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Roelof Botha, Sequoia Capital

Chapter 2: Mike Maples, FLOODGATE Fund

Chapter 3: George Zachary, Charles River Ventures

Chapter 4: Sean Dalton, Highland Capital Partners

Chapter 5: Alex Mehr, Zoosk

Chapter 6: Howard Morgan, First Round Capital and Idealab

Chapter 7: Tim Draper, DFJ

Chapter 8: Osman Rashid, Chegg

Chapter 9: Harry Weller, NEA

Chapter 10: David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners

Chapter 11: Michael Birch, Bebo and Birthday Alarm

Chapter 12: Mitchell Kertzman, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Chapter 13: Scott Sandell, NEA

Chapter 14: Gus Tai, Trinity Ventures

Chapter 15: Steven Dietz, GRP Partners

Chapter 16: Paul Scanlan, MobiTV

Chapter 17: Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Chapter 18: Jim Goetz, Sequoia Capital

Chapter 19: Roger Lee, Battery Ventures

Chapter 20: Ken Howery, Founders Fund

Chapter 21: Alfred Lin, Sequoia Capital and Zappos

Chapter 22: Kevin Hartz, Xoom and Eventbrite

Chapter 23: Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures and SoftBank Capital

Chapter 24: David Lee, SV Angels

Chapter 25: Ted Alexander, Mission Ventures

Chapter 26: Robert Kibble, Mission Ventures

Chapter 27: Rajiv Laroia, Flarion

Chapter 28: Jim Boettcher and Kevin McQuillan, Focus Ventures

Chapter 29: Mike Hodges, ATA Ventures

Chapter 30: Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners

Chapter 31: Ben Elowitz, Blue Nile and Wet Paint

Chapter 32: Vish Mishra, Clearstone Venture Partners

Chapter 33: Richard Wong, Accel Partners

Chapter 34: Randy Komisar, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Chapter 35: Peter Wagner, Accel Partners

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