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Forbes Releases 2024 Midas List

Forbes has released its 2024 Midas List, the ranking of the world’s top venture capitalists.

Produced in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, the 23rd annual ranking sees the return of Sequoia’s Alfred Lin to the top spot. Ribbit Capital’s Miki Malka holds the second position followed by HongShan’s Neil Shen, who takes the third podium position.

The list features 13 women, the first being #18 Luciana Lixandru of Sequoia, the second being #31 Mar Hershenson of Pear Ventures, and the third being Nisa Leung of Qiming Venture Partners.

Have a look at the entire list below. Every position lists the name / the firm / the notable deal / and the headquarters:

1 Alfred Lin / Sequoia / OpenAI / San Francisco, United States

2 Micky Malka / Ribbit Capital / Coinbase / Menlo Park, United States

3 Neil Shen / HongShan / ByteDance / Hong Kong, China

4 Navin Chaddha / Mayfield Fund / Poshmark / Saratoga, United States

5 Satish Dharmaraj / Redpoint Ventures / Snowflake / Saratoga, United States

6 Chris Dixon / Andreessen Horowitz / Coinbase / Menlo Park, United States

7 Fred Wilson / Union Square Ventures / Coinbase / New York, United States

8 Reid Hoffman / Greylock / Airbnb / Palo Alto, United States

9 Vinod Khosla / Khosla Ventures / OpenAI / Portola Valley, United States

10 Hemant Taneja / General Catalyst / Applied Intuition / Palo Alto, United States

11 Roelof Botha / Sequoia / MongoDB / Menlo Park, United States

12 Peter Thiel / Founders Fund / Palantir / Los Angeles, United States

13 Richard Liu / 5Y Capital / XPeng / Hong Kong, China

14 Randy Glein / DFJ Growth / SpaceX / Los Altos, United States

15 David Frankel / Founder Collective / Coupang / New York, United States

16 Eric Vishria / Benchmark / Cerebras / Atherton, United States

17 Mike Speiser / Sutter Hill Ventures / Snowflake / San Francisco, United States

18 Luciana Lixandru / Sequoia / UiPath / London, United Kingdom

19 Peter Fenton / Benchmark / Airtable / San Francisco, United States

20 Ben Sun / Primary Venture Partners / Coupang / New York, United States

21 Barry Schuler / DFJ Growth / Coinbase / Napa, United States

22 Douglas Leone / Sequoia / Nubank / Atherton, United States

23 Rick Heitzmann / FirstMark / Pinterest / New York, United States

24 Murat Bicer / CRV / Datadog / Atherton, United States

25 Marc Stad / Dragoneer Investment Group / Uber / San Francisco, United States

26 Keith Rabois / Khosla Ventures / Ramp / Miami, United States

27 Saar Gur / CRV / DoorDash / Palo Alto, United States

28 Pejman Nozad / Pear Ventures / Door / Dash Atherton, United States

29 Fisher Zhang / 5Y Capital / Kuaishou / Hong Kong, China

30 Avi Eyal / Entrée Capital / monday.com / Tel Aviv, Israel

31 Mar Hershenson Pear Ventures DoorDash Los Altos, United States

32 Hurst Lin / DCM / Kuaishou / Beijing, China

33 Mike Volpi / Index Ventures / Confluent / Woodside, United States

34 Sameer Gandhi / Accel / Freshworks / San Francisco, United States

35 Yi Cao / Source Code Capital / ByteDance / Beijing, China

36 Marc Andreessen / Andreessen Horowitz / Pinterest / Atherton, United States

37 Ben Horowitz / Andreessen Horowitz / Databricks / Atherton, United States

38 Andrew Braccia / Accel / Flipkart / Hillsborough, United States

39 Lee Fixel / Addition / Flipkart / New York, United States

40 Nisa Leung / Qiming Venture Partners / Alamar Biosciences / Hong Kong, China

41 Tuck Lye Koh / Shunwei / Xiaomi Beijing, China

42 Saurabh Gupta / DST Global / Chime / San Francisco, United States

43 Steve Jang / Kindred Ventures / Uber San Francisco, United States

44 Jixun Foo / Granite / Asia Grab / Shanghai, China

45 Koichiro Nakamura / Sozo Ventures / Coinbase / Los Gatos, United States

46 Jenny Lee / Granite Asia / Kingsoft / WPS Singapore

47 Nicolas Szekasy / Kaszek / Nubank / Montevideo, Uruguay

48 Shardul Shah / Index Ventures / Wiz / New York, United States

49 Mary Meeker / Bond Capital / Canva / San Francisco, United States

50 Nigel Morris / QED Investors / Nubank / Alexandria, United States

51 Pawel Chudzinski / Point Nine / Revolut / Berlin, Germany

52 David Su / Matrix Partners China / XPeng / Shanghai, China

53 Ann Miura-Ko / Floodgate / Starkware / Menlo Park, United States

54 Neil Mehta / Greenoaks / Coupang / San Francisco, United States

55 David George / Andreessen Horowitz / Roblox / Menlo Park, United States

56 Elwin Yuan / 5Y Capital / Kuaishou / Shanghai, China

57 Scott Raney / Redpoint / Stripe / Menlo Park, United States

58 Hans Tung / Notable Capital / Ibotta / San Francisco, United States

59 Jan Hammer / Index Ventures / Adyen / London, United Kingdom

60 Allen Zhu / GSR Ventures / DiDi Chuxing / Shanghai, China

61 Max Gazor / CRV / Airtable / Atherton, United States

62 Mamoon Hamid / Kleiner Perkins / Slack Atherton, United States

63 Anna Fang / ZhenFund / RED / Beijing, China

64 Scott Sandell / New Enterprise Associates / Cloudflare / Palm Beach, United States

65 Martin Mignot / Index Ventures / Revolut / New York, United States

66 Kirsten Green / Forerunner / Chime / San Francisco, United States

67 David B. Singer / Maverick Ventures / One Medical / San Francisco, United States

68 Lauren Kolodny / Acrew Capital / Chime / San Francisco, United States

69 Danny Rimer / Index Ventures / Figma / London, United Kingdom

70 Tom Stafford / DST Global / Nubank / London, United Kingdom

71 Ashvin Bachireddy / SV Angel / Databricks / Menlo Park, United States

72 Philippe Botteri / Accel / Synthesia / London, United Kingdom

73 Anton Levy / General Atlantic / Squarespace / New York, United States

74 Chetan Puttagunta / Benchmark / Elastic / San Francisco, United States

75 Shawn Carolan / Menlo Ventures / Uber / Los Altos, United States

76 John Lindfors / DST Global / Kuaishou / Hong Kong, China

77 Frank Rotman / QED Investors / Credit Karma / Richmond, United States

78 Santi Subotovsky / Emergence Capital Partners / Zoom / Los Altos, United States

79 Salil Deshpande / Uncorrelated / Redis / Palo Alto, United States

80 Matt Witheiler / Wellington Management / Scale / Denver, United States

81 Pat Grady / Sequoia / Snowflake / Portola Valley, United States

82 Brian SingermanFounders FundAndurilSan Francisco, United States

83 Rahul Mehta / DST Global / DoorDash / Dubai, United Arab Emirates

84 Xiaojun Li / IDG Capital / Xiaomi / Boston, United States

85 Topher Conway / SV Angel / Rippling / San Francisco, United States

86 Annie Lamont / Oak HC/FT / Carebridge / Greenwich, United States

87 Zhen Zhang / Gaorong Capital / Pinduoduo / Beijing, China

88 Aydin Senkut / Felicis Ventures / Credit Karma / Atherton, United States

89 Reshma Sohoni / Seedcamp / UiPath / Miami, United States

90 Elliot Geidt / Redpoint / Nubank / San Francisco, United States

91 Trae Stephens / Founders Fund / Anduril / San Francisco, United States

92 Robert Nelsen / ARCH Venture Partners / National Resilience / San Francisco, United States

93 Kevin Spain / Emergence Capital Partners / Doximity / Palo Alto, United States

94 Laurel Bowden / 83North / Celonis / London, United Kingdom

95 Justin Niu / IDG Capital / DEEPEXI / Beijing, China

96 Adeyemi Ajao / Base10 Partners / Nubank / San Francisco, United States

97 Jeremy Philips / Spark Capital / Affirm / New York, United States

98 Wesley Chan / FPV Ventures / Canva / Jackson Hole, United States

99 Annabelle Yu Long / BAI Capital/ Stori / Beijing, China

100 Roger Lee / Battery Ventures / Gainsight / Atherton, United States

VCWire

07/06/2024