30 AND UNDER: Rising stars in Silicon Valley tech who find hot startup deals and manage millions of dollars
May 3, 2018, 23:28 IST
Saam Motamedi co-founded machine learning startup Guru Labs before joining Greylock Partners in 2016.
Jennifer Kaehms kicked off her career with a cold email to Canvas Venture's co-founder Rebecca Lynn. Now, she's involved with the firm's Stanford and UC Berkeley liaison programs and hosts events to help out junior members of venture firms.
Before joining Unshackled Ventures, Lucas Rocha worked with Dorm Room Fund, JetBlue Ventures, and Underscore.vc. So far, he's assisted in the deployment of more than $100 million in capital.
At Unshackled Ventures, Maria Salamanca helps fund teams with immigrant founders at the earliest stage of pre-seed investment.
At Lux Capital, Brandon Reeves invests in companies involved in robotics and quantum computing.
Since launching his own firm in 2016, Ramtin Naimi has closed more than 90 investments.
At ScaleVP, Susan Liu invests in companies that deal with the future of work. She's also the co-founder of the non-profit Women in Network, which fosters mentorship between female working professionals and undergraduates.
Steve Sloane joined Menlo Ventures from Insight Partners. He focuses on investments in SaaS applications, marketplaces, and robotics.
After graduating from Stanford, Adina Tecklu joined Canaan Partners, where she helps lead the firm’s consumer seed investments program and works closely with its enterprise portfolio.
Andrew Reed left Goldman Sachs to join Sequoia Capital in 2014, where he focuses on software, consumer, and fintech investments.
Sarah Guo joined Greylock partners in 2013, where she serves on the board of Obsidian Security and two other unannounced companies. She's invested in startups involved in the fields of infrastructure, cyber security, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and healthcare.
At Accel Partners, Connor Theilmann focuses on consumer hardware, vertical software, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and mobile businesses.
Talia Goldberg leads Bessemer Venture Partner's investments in real estate tech and supports the firm's consumer and SaaS investments.
Ben Mathews left Google for Bessemer Venture Partners, where he focuses on both consumer-facing companies and SaaS startups.
Before joining Founders Fund, Zachary Hargreaves worked on augmented reality systems for unmanned vehicles at NASA.
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