Nick Beim

Thoughts on the Economics of Innovation

Elite 8: Who to Watch for in Venture Capital

Seeing names like Accel Partners’ Jim Breyer and Sequoia Capital’s Mike Moritz atop the Forbes Midas List might be about as expected as seeing UConn and Kentucky in the Final Four. There are perennial powerhouses in venture capital whose names should – for good reason – find themselves at the top of the heap.

But just as the NCAA expanded its tournament field this year to include four up-and-coming at-large teams, we found ourselves looking beyond the usual suspects at those who didn’t make the cut this year, but are doing the right things today to get themselves on the Midas List in years to come.