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Haves & Have Nots: Which Venture Capital Firms Had the Most IPO Exits in 2013?

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The release of Twitter’s S-1 Thursday triggered memories of the Facebook public offering along with many comparisons. While the mainstream media continues to characterize the social network’s debut on the NASDAQ as a catastrophe, savvy investors know the lack of a “pop” in price was great for insiders – the employees and early investors who took a risk on the young startup and helped grow it into the advertising powerhouse it is today.

Hype continues to grow, as it is not yet know when Twitter will officially go public or on which exchange. In the meantime you can read up on the 25 less hyped tech IPOs that have already taken place this year. See which investors have been involved in these liquidity events, ordered by the number of 2013 tech* IPOs they were a part of:

Investor Name
Number of IPOs in 2013
DAG Ventures 5 FireEye, Xoom, Ring Central, YuMe, Marin Software
New Enterprise Associates 5 Tableau, Cvent, ChannelAdvisor, Xoom, VIXS
SAP Ventures 5 Tremor Video, Marin Software, Violin Memory, Control4, Just Dial
Meritech Capital Partners 5 Tremor Video, Model N, Cyan, Rally, Tableau
Sequoia Capital 3 Xoom, FireEye, Ring Central
Norwest Venture Partners 3 RetailMeNot, FireEye, Cyan
Silicon Valley Bank 3 FireEye, Xoom, Ring CentralTremor Video, Model N, Cyan, Rally, Tableau
Highland Capital Partners 2 Violin Memory, Gigamon
Institutional Venture Partners 2 RetailMeNot, Marketo
J.P. Morgan 2 RetailMeNot, GoGo
Juniper Networks 2 Violin Memory, FireEye
Khosla Ventures 2 Ring Central, YuMe
Northgate Capital 2 Rocket Fuel, Xoom
SV Angel 2 Tremor Video, YuMe
Triangle Peak Partners 2 Marin Software, Tremor Video
Mohr Davidow Ventures 2 Rally, Rocket Fuel
Foundation Capital 2 Control4, Silver Spring Networks
Goldman Sachs 2 FireEye, BenefitFocus
Focus Ventures 2 Marin Software, Cyan
Frazier Technology Ventures 1 Control4
Accel Partners 1 YuMe, Model N
Adams Street Partners 1 RetailMeNot
Advanced Technology Ventures 1 ChannelAdvisor
Amicus Capital 1 Marin Software
Anne Mitchell 1 Xoom
Austin Ventures 1 RetailMeNot
Battery Ventures 1 Marketo
Benchmark 1 Marin Software
Best Buy Capital 1 Control4
Canaan Partners 1 Tremor Video
Cisco 1 Ring Central
Comerica Bank 1 Rocket Fuel
Cross Creek Capital 1 Rocket Fuel
Crosslink Capital 1 Marin Software
DFJ Growth 1 Tremor Video
Dick Kramlich 1 Xoom
DLA Piper 1 Rocket Fuel
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) 1 Tremor Video
e.ventures 1 YuMe
eBay 1 ChannelAdvisor
European Founders Fund 1 Tremor Video
Felicis Ventures 1 YuMe
Fidelity Ventures 1 Xoom
First Round Capital 1 Tremor Video
GE Capital 1 Violin Memory
Glynn Capital Management 1 Xoom
Google Ventures 1 RetailMeNot
Greenspring Associates 1 Cvent
GSV Capital 1 Control4
Hermes Growth Partners 1 Ring Central
In-Q-Tel 1 FireEye
Insight Venture Partners 1 Cvent
Intel Capital 1 YuMe
InterWest Partners 1 Marketo
Jafco Ventures 1 FireEye
Keith Rabois 1 Xoom
Kodiak Venture Partners 1 ChannelAdvisor
Labrador Ventures 1 Rocket Fuel
lilian samartino 1 Xoom
Masthead Venture Partners 1 Tremor Video
Mayfield Fund 1 Marketo
Menlo Ventures 1 YuMe
Mercato Partners 1 Control4
MF Capital 1 Rocket Fuel
Morgan Stanley 1 GoGo
Nokia Growth Partners 1 Rocket Fuel
Roelof Botha 1 Xoom
RTP Ventures 1 Ring Central
Samsung Ventures 1 YuMe
Scale Venture Partners 1 Ring Central
Southern Capitol Ventures 1 ChannelAdvisor
Storm Ventures 1 Marketo
Summit Partners 1 Rocket Fuel
Temasek 1 Marin Software
Thomas Weisel Venture Partners 1 Control4
Toshiba Corporation 1 Violin Memory
Translink Capital 1 YuMe
University Venture Fund 1 Control4
vSpring Capital 1 Control4
W Capital Partners 1 Tremor Video
WestSummit Capital 1 YuMe
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 1 Rocket Fuel
Windcrest Partners 1 Violin Memory
Oak Investment Partners 1 BenefitFocus
Compuware 1 Covisant
KPCB 1 Silver Spring Networks
NCD Investors 1 Silver Spring Networks
WR Holdings 1 Silver Spring Networks
Contra Costa Capital 1 Silver Spring Networks
Accel-KKR 1 Model N
Azure Capital 1 Cyan
Tenaya Capital 1 Cyan

* We did not include bio/pharma IPOs for this analysis

Updates: Mohr Davidow Ventures updated to reflect 2 IPOs this year (Rally & Rocket Fuel), New Enterprise Associatess update to reflect IPO of VIXS in May 2013, SAP Ventures update to reflect Control4 and Just Dial, Meritech updated to reflect Rally and Tableau

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