Map of VC Hot Spots in the United States

#1 Sequoia Capital

Investments Made: 919 in 550 Companies Exits: 44 IPOs & 95 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#2 500 Startups

Investments Made: 841 in 684 Companies Exits: 67 Acquisitions Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

#3 Y Combinator

Investments Made: 796 in 742 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 101 Acquisitions Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

#4 Intel Capital

Investments Made: 737 in 524 Companies Headquarters: Santa Clara, CA  

#5 New Enterprise Associates

Investments Made: 741 in 455 Companies Exits: 48 IPOs & 79 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#6 Accel Partners

Investments Made: 687 in 411 Companies Exits: 22 IPOs & 115 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#7 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Investments Made: 670 in 376 Companies Exits: 33 IPOs & 66 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#8 Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ)

Investments Made: 546 in 307 Companies Exits: 15 IPOs & 73 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#10 First Round

Investments Made: 464 in 255 Companies Exits: 3 IPOs & 66 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#11 Bessemer Venture Partners

Investments Made: 403 in 239 Companies Exits: 21 IPOs & 58 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#12 Andreessen Horowitz

Investments Made: 395 in 262 Companies Exits: 5 IPOs & 39 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#13 Lightspeed Venture Partners

Investments Made: 384 in 214 Companies Exits: 8 IPOs & 49 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#14 Benchmark

Investments Made: 369 in 195 Companies Exits: 18 IPOs & 60 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#15 Google Ventures

Investments Made: 365 in 256 Companies Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

#16 Greylock Partners

Investments Made: 366 in 225 Companies Exits: 15 IPOs & 75 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#17 Venrock

Investments Made: 360 in 183 Companies Exits: 33 IPOs & 54 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#18 Khosla Ventures

Investments Made: 358 in 216 Companies Exits: 6 IPOs & 34 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#20 Plug & Play Ventures

Investments Made: 342 in 278 Companies Exits: 13 Acquisitions Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA

#21 General Catalyst Partners

Investments Made: 339 in 209 Companies Exits: 7 IPOs & 35 Acquisitions Headquarters: Cambridge, MA

#22 Atlas Ventures

Investments Made: 327 in 193 Companies Exits: 5 IPOs & 42 Acquisitions Headquarters: Cambridge, MA

#23 Battery Ventures

Investments Made: 319 in 189 Companies Exits: 10 IPOs & 53 Acquisitions Headquarters: Waltham, MA

#24 Menlo Ventures

Investments Made: 317 in 186 Companies Exits: 5 IPOs & 62 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#25 Norwest Venture Partners (NVP)

Investments Made: 310 in 162 Companies Exits: 13 IPOs & 52 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#27 Canaan Partners

Investments Made: 304 in 162 Companies Exits: 10 IPOs & 43 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#28 RRE Ventures

Investments Made: 297 in 177 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 39 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#29 Matrix Partners

Investments Made: 296 in 180 Companies Exits: 11 IPOs & 50 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#30 U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)

Investments Made: 283 in 161 Companies Exits: 11 IPOs & 43 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#31 Foundation Capital

Investments Made: 282 in 159 Companies Exits: 9 IPOs & 45 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#32 CRV

Investments Made: 277 in 176 Companies Exits: 8 IPOs & 54 Acquisitions Headquarters: Cambridge, MA

#33 Summit Partners

Investments Made: 272 in 263 Companies Exits: 70 IPOs & 104 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boston, MA

#34 Polaris Partners

Investments Made: 269 in 156 Companies Exits: 14 IPOs & 35 Acquisitions Headquarters: Waltham, MA

#36 North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity

Investments Made: 265 in 145 Companies Exits: 10 IPOs & 46 Acquisitions Headquarters: Waltham, MA

#37 Felicis Ventures

Investments Made: 262 in 189 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 66 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#38 Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Investments Made: 261 in 194 Companies Exits: 38 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#39 Mayfield Fund

Investments Made: 256 in 158 Companies Exits: 6 IPOs & 52 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#41 DCM

Investments Made: 232 in 143 Companies Exits: 9 IPOs & 24 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#42 Goldman Sachs

Investments Made: 237 in 194 Companies Exits: 24 IPOs & 50 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#44 GGV Capital

Investments Made: 223 in 139 Companies Exits: 28 IPOs & 30 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#45 Great Oaks Venture Capital

Investments Made: 223 in 178 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 26 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#46 Sigma Partners

Investments Made: 218 in 93 Companies Exits: 2 IPOs & 30 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boston, MA

#47 Greycroft Partners

Investments Made: 208 in 142 Companies Exits: 34 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#48 Shasta Ventures

Investments Made: 202 in 109 Companies Exits: 35 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#49 Mohr Davidow Venutres

Investments Made: 203 in 105 Companies Exits: 6 IPOs & 32 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#50 DAG Ventures

Investments Made: 203 in 122 Companies Exits: 17 IPOs & 38 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#51 Founder Collective

Investments Made: 200 in 157 Companies Exits: 36 Acquisitions Headquarters: Cambridge, MA

#52 SoftBank Capital

Investments Made: 197 in 131 Companies Headquarters: New York, NY

#53 FLOODGATE

Investments Made: 197 in 133 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 32 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#54 BoxGroup

Investments Made: 196 in 153 Companies Exits: 29 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#55 Austin Ventures

Investments Made: 196 in 120 Companies Exits: 7 IPOs & 45 Acquisitions Headquarters: Austin, TX

#56 Oak Investment Partners

Investments Made: 198 in 120 Companies Exits: 7 IPOs & 28 Acquisitions Headquarters: Greenwich, CT

#57 Founders Fund

Investments Made: 191 in 137 Companies Exits: 3 IPOs & 29 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#58 Spark Capital

Investments Made: 191 in 115 Companies Exits: 2 IPOs & 28 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boston, MA

#59 SoftTech VC

Investments Made: 190 in 133 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 41 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#60 Ignition Partners

Investments Made: 187 in 115 Companies Exits: 3 IPOs & 33 Acquisitions Headquarters: Bellevue, WA

#61 Crosslink Capital

Investments Made: 185 in 120 Companies Exits: 2 IPOs & 24 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#62 Qualcomm Ventures

Investments Made: 183 in 133 Companies Headquarters: San Diego, CA

#63 CrunchFund

Investments Made: 179 in 150 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 30 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#64 Foundry Group

Investments Made: 175 in 100 Companies Exits: 2 IPOs & 18 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boulder, CO

#65 Bain Capital Ventures

Investments Made: 170 in 110 Companies Exits: 3 IPOs & 24 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boston, MA

#66 Innovation Works

Investments Made: 171 in 110 Companies Exits: 8 Acquisitions Headquarters: Pittsburgh, PA

#67 Union Square Ventures

Investments Made: 168 in 79 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 16 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, New York

#68 Madrona Venture Group

Investments Made: 162 in 85 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 25 Acquisitions Headquarters: Seattle, WA

#69 Morgenthaler Ventures

Investments Made: 160 in 88 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 23 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#70 Silicon Valley Bank

Investments Made: 273 in 241 Companies Headquarters: Santa Clara, CA

#71 Tiger Global Management

Investments Made: 157 in 102 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 9 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#72 August Capital

Investments Made: 155 in 87 Companies Exits: 4 IPOs & 28 Acquisitions Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

#73 Upfront Ventures

Investments Made: 150 in 98 Companies Exits: 15 IPOs & 18 Acquisitions Headquarters: Santa Monica, CA

#74 Insight Venture Partners

Investments Made: 150 in 116 Companies Exits: 11 IPOs & 24 Acquisitions Headquarters: New York, NY

#75 Salesforce Ventures

Investments Made: 152 in 124 Companies Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#76 e.ventures

Investments Made: 143 in 87 Companies Exits: 2 IPOs & 23 Acquisitions Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

#77 Sutter Hill Ventures

Investments Made: 144 in 79 Companies Exits: 8 IPOs & 27 Acquisitions Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

#78 FundersClub

Investments Made: 142 in 125 Companies Exits: 4 Acquisitions Headquarters: Powell, WY

#79 Flybridge Capital Partners

Investments Made: 139 in 70 Companies Exits: 1 IPO & 24 Acquisitions Headquarters: Boston, MA


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