By Vishal Persaud, Darius Rafieyan, Leena Rao, Madeline Renbarger, and Samantha Stokes
Why he’s on the list: Mitchell Green founded Lead Edge Capital in 2011 and has had a number of successful startup exits under his belt, including Asana, Spotify, and Uber. Lead Edge, which focuses on growth-stage investing for private and public software, internet, consumer, and tech-enabled services businesses, has also written checks for ID.me, Carbon 38, and Bird.
Prior to founding Lead Edge Capital, Green spent a year managing a Tiger Management hedge fund and before that was an analyst at VC powerhouse Bessemer Venture Partners and investment bank UBS.
Key investments: Amplitude, Asana, Uber, Spotify