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List of famous male venture capitalists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male venture capitalists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being venture capitalists. There are thousand of males working as venture capitalists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic venture capitalists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a venture capitalist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has everything from Tom Dyal to Dana Mead.

While this isn't a list of all male venture capitalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male venture capitalists?" and "Who are the best male venture capitalists?"
Jim Breyer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Venture Capitalists
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Jim Breyer has been responsible for Accel Partner's investments in over twenty-five companies that have completed public offerings or successful mergers. Jim is currently on the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (WMT), where he is the Lead / Presiding Independent Director, and Chairman of ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Investor, Venture capitalist

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Bill Joy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Venture Capitalists
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William Nelson "Bill" Joy is an American computer scientist. Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy and Andreas von Bechtolsheim, and served as chief scientist at the company until 2003. He played an integral role in the early development of BSD UNIX while a ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Venture capitalist, Computer scientist, Electrical engineer, Engineer

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Marc Andreessen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Venture Capitalists
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Marc Lowell Andreessen is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is best known as coauthor of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; as cofounder of Netscape Communications Corporation; and as cofounder and general partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Software Engineer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist

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John Doerr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Venture Capitalists
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John Doerr is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. He’s optimistic, enthusiastic and energetic. John joined KPCB in 1980, and with KPCB’s partners backed many of America’s best entrepreneurial leaders, includingLarry Page, Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt: Google [GOOG]Jeff Bezos: Amazon ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Venture capitalist

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