I wanted to share this great cover article from FORBES recently which lists 2011′s top tech investors. Venture Capitalists like Peter Thiel, Michael Moritz and Mike Maples (who is interviewed below) are mentioned among others. Each profile lists their background and successful investments. It is good to see that most of these investors are stationed in my home town of Menlo Park!
In the video below, Maples discusses the early pitfall he had with his investment in Odeo (shortly before Itunes began giving free pod-casting), but decided to “let his money ride” and invest with the same entrepreneur on a subsequent deal, which allowed him to invest in Twitter, and eventually Digg.
View Article HERE
To view the complete list – Click HERE