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Kleiner Perkins was the most active venture capital firm in Q1 2011 participating in 23 new and follow-on financings in US-based companies followed closely by New Enterprise Associates. It was a busy quarter for many VC firms with 27 firms participating in at least 7 financing deals in the quarter. Note: You can get the entire Q1 2011 63 page report here.
In this quarter, we also saw several micro-venture capital funds (lovingly but inappropriately often referred to as Super Angels) also break into the most active ranks. Note: within CB Insights, we track angel investors as well but once an angel investor is investing other people’s money and not just their own, we classify them as VC firms.
See the entire list of the most active venture capital firms in the US and the “super angels” that broke into the league tables below.
|Investor||# of deals||Rank|
|Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers||23||1|
|New Enterprise Associates||20||2|
|First Round Capital||14||3|
|Charles River Ventures||12||7|
|Bessemer Venture Partners||11||8|
|General Catalyst Partners||9||10|
|MDV – Mohr Davidow Ventures||8||13|
|Polaris Venture Partners||8||13|
|Lightspeed Venture Partners||7||18|
|Vantage Point Venture Partners||7||18|