Famous American Venture Capitalists

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Paul Pelosi
(American Businessman Who is Married to the U.S. House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi.)
Paul Pelosi
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Birthdate: April 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, Californammia, United States

Paul Pelosi is an American businessman. Pelosi owns and operates a venture capital investment and real estate firm called Financial Leasing Services, Inc., through which he has amassed a fortune of $114 million. He also sits on many corporate and philanthropic boards. He is married to Nancy Pelosi, the current U.S. House speaker.

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Rick Snyder
(Politician)
Rick Snyder
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Birthdate: August 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kimbal Musk
(The Founder of 'The Kitchen Restaurant Group' and Co-Founder of 'Big Green' a 501 non profit organization)
Kimbal Musk
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Birthdate: September 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Kimbal Musk, the younger brother of business tycoon and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, owns the community restaurant chain known as The Kitchen Restaurant Group. He also co-founded the non-profit Big Green, which builds outdoor classrooms, and Square Roots, which specializes in urban farming. He is also a prime Tesla shareholder.
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 4 
Les Gold
(Pawnbroker)
Les Gold
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Birthdate: June 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
W Averell Harriman
(Former Governor of New York)
W Averell Harriman
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Birthdate: November 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1986
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Peter Thiel
(Co-founder of 'PayPal', First outside Investor in 'Facebook')
Peter Thiel
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Birthdate: October 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

Peter Thiel is a German-American venture capitalist and entrepreneur. As the co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel redefined the way online payments and online money transfers work in the United States and most Asian countries. He also played a major role in the development of Facebook as its first outside investor.

 7 
Adam Dell
(Businessperson)
Adam Dell
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Birthdate: January 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.
 8 
Alexander Onassis
(Businessperson)
Alexander Onassis
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Birthdate: April 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: January 23, 1973
 9 
Tagg Romney
(Management Consultant, Businessman and Political Advisor.)
Tagg Romney
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Birthdate: March 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Provo, Utah Provo, Utah, U.S.

Tagg Romney is an American businessman, management consultant, political advisor, and venture capitalist. Apart from working for major companies, such as Reebok, McKinsey and Co, and Monitor Group, Romney has also worked on his father Mitt Romney's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. He is also credited with founding Season Perks, a software design company which was subsequently sold.

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Luke Nosek
(Polish-American Entrepreneur and Co-founder of PayPal)
Luke Nosek
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Birthplace: Zgłobice, Gmina Tarnów, Poland
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John Doerr
(Venture Capitalist)
John Doerr
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Birthdate: June 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
 12 
Timothy C. Draper
(Businessperson)
Timothy C. Draper
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Birthdate: June 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.
 13 
Bill Joy
(Computer scientist, co-founded Sun Microsystems)
Bill Joy
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Birthdate: November 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
 14 
Leonid Radvinsky
(Founder of the cam site MyFreeCams)
Leonid Radvinsky
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Birthdate: 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukrain
 15 
James Altucher
(Entrepreneur)
James Altucher
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Birthdate: January 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States
 16 
Eric Ries
(Entrepreneur, Blogger, and author of The Lean Startup, a book on the lean startup movement)
Eric Ries
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Birthdate: September 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States
 17 
Vinod Khosla
(Businessperson)
Vinod Khosla
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Birthdate: January 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: India
 18 
Lip-Bu Tan
(CEO of Cadence Design Systems)
Lip-Bu Tan
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Birthdate: November 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muar (town) Muar, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
 19 
Georges Doriot
(Educator, Venture capitalist)
Georges Doriot
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Birthdate: September 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 2, 1987
 20 
Mark Kvamme
(American Racing Driver)
Mark Kvamme
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Birthdate: February 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sunnyvale, California, United States
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Robert A. Swanson
(Venture capitalist)
Robert A. Swanson
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Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1999 AD
 22 
Max Palevsky
(Art Collector)
Max Palevsky
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Birthdate: July 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 5, 2010
 23 
John Hummer
(Basketball player, Venture capitalist)
John Hummer
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Birthdate: May 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Henry Baldwin Hyde
(Businessman)
Henry Baldwin Hyde
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Birthdate: February 15, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Catskill, New York, United States
Died: May 2, 1899
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Matt Danzeisen
(Co-founder of the American Online Payment Service Company 'PayPal')
Matt Danzeisen
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Birthplace: United States
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Brendan Wallace
(Emma Watson’s Boyfriend)
Brendan Wallace
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Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: New York
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jonathan Gillibrand
(Kirsten Gillibrand's Husband)
Jonathan Gillibrand
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Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: England
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Justin Siegel
(Entrepreneur)
Justin Siegel
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Birthdate: August 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)