The Best Venture Capitalists

A. Metrick & A. Yasuda, VENTURE CAPITAL AND THE FINANCE OF INNOVATION, p. 83, Wiley, September 2010

17 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2010  

Andrew Metrick

Yale School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Yale University - Yale Program on Financial Stability

Ayako Yasuda

University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management

Date Written: September 5, 2010

Abstract

This paper is Chapter 5 of the textbook, "Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation." The focal point of the chapter is a subjective listing of 15 “top-tier” VC firms, based upon historical investment performance and success in charging above market fees and carried interest. The list provides an opportunity to discuss the history, performance, and strategies of some top VC firms.

Keywords: Venture Capital, Carried Interest

JEL Classification: G24

Suggested Citation

Metrick, Andrew and Yasuda, Ayako, The Best Venture Capitalists (September 5, 2010). A. Metrick & A. Yasuda, VENTURE CAPITAL AND THE FINANCE OF INNOVATION, p. 83, Wiley, September 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1687766

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