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Enterprise capitalists get pleasure from a excessive measure of task pride, and lots of insiders concur that they paintings with the brightest minds in company. but when you aspire to take a seat at the board of the subsequent Google or eBay, you've your paintings minimize out for you. learn this advisor to benefit what it takes to get your foot within the door.

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Recent investments include OATSystems, which creates software for tracking products tagged with radio chips (RFID tags), and Reveal Imaging Technologies, which develops imaging technologies to detect explosives in airport baggage. 38 Key Facts • Six of Greylock’s investments, Cape Clear, CipherTrust, DeCru, HyperRoll, OutlookSoft, and Sandburst, were on Red Herring’s list of 100 companies most likely to change the world for 2004. • Four partners from Greylock made the Forbes 2004 Midas List of top tech VC investors: David Strohm (3), Roger Evans (11), William Kaiser (47), and David Aronoff (99).

Portfolio companies include Segway, Electronic Arts, Flextronics, Genomic Health, Google, Echelon, myCFO, and Martha Stewart Omnimedia. • Five partners from Kleiner made the Forbes 2004 Midas List of top tech VC investors: Vinod Khosla (2), John Doerr (4), Kevin Compton (16), Thomas Jermoluk (69), and Brook Byers (95). com Overview Founded in 1977 by Paul Ferri and Warren Hellman, the firm had early success The Firms with a late-stage investment in Apple that returned $16 million. In 1982, it opened a Silicon Valley office and became Matrix Partners.

Portfolio companies include Segway, Electronic Arts, Flextronics, Genomic Health, Google, Echelon, myCFO, and Martha Stewart Omnimedia. • Five partners from Kleiner made the Forbes 2004 Midas List of top tech VC investors: Vinod Khosla (2), John Doerr (4), Kevin Compton (16), Thomas Jermoluk (69), and Brook Byers (95). com Overview Founded in 1977 by Paul Ferri and Warren Hellman, the firm had early success The Firms with a late-stage investment in Apple that returned $16 million. In 1982, it opened a Silicon Valley office and became Matrix Partners.

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