The Midas Listing 2017 Is Now Open For Submissions

Enterprise capitalists like to say that they reside by means of the success of their founders. However just a little recognition by no means harm.

The Midas Listing, the definitive rating of the world’s greatest expertise traders, is now coming into into its 16th 12 months. Meaning extra outsized exits, rags-to-riches tales and deep dives into the strategies—and returns— of the easiest within the VC enterprise.

Final 12 months’s checklist noticed Sequoia Capital’s Jim Goetz proceed to rule the roost as Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers turned the highest-ranking lady ever and seed stage traders akin to Steve Anderson and Chris Sacca solidified themselves on the prime due to early bets on Instagram and Uber. With a bevvy of unicorns ready on the gate to lastly go public (or get acquired), they could discover themselves surrounded by some new faces in 2017.

FORBES companions annually with TrueBridge Capital Companions to use a complete components to companions’ returns throughout lots of of funds. In 2016, we launched the Midas Submission Website to make the information submission course of simpler and extra intuitive. We’ve obtained massive issues deliberate for 2017.

Should you suppose you or your traders have what it takes, head over to as your helpful vacation spot for deadlines, a take a look at how FORBES and TrueBridge run our Midas mannequin and the flexibility to obtain previous years’ lists. New this 12 months, companies can request a log-in by means of the positioning to submit their knowledge immediately on-line to our safe database. Corporations which have submitted prior to now will discover their offers pre-populated into the system, requiring solely any related updates. As all the time, FORBEs and TrueBridge are searching for offers which have exited prior to now 5 years or not but been totally realized.

The submission deadline for Midas consideration is Tuesday, January 31. The checklist will go reside in April 2017.

You’ll want to take a look at the 2016 Midas Listing and our 2016 lander web page to see our previous protection and what it takes to hitch the ranks of Sequoia, Benchmark and extra.

Have any questions or suppose you’ve obtained a narrative price telling on this 12 months’s challenge, even for those who don’t have Sacca’s cowboy shirt? Be happy to electronic mail the workforce at, checklist editor Alex Konrad at, and the sort of us at TrueBridge at They are often reached by cellphone at 919-442-5201.


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