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The 68 most important VCs in New York, according to other VCs

October 9, 2023

By Vishal Persaud, Darius Rafieyan, Leena Rao, Madeline Renbarger, and Samantha Stokes

Mitchell Green, Lead Edge Capital

Mitchell Green

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