Where’s the Money At- 3 Places that Venture Capital Firms Call Home

To quote a great movie, where’s the money at Lebowski? The Dude may not have had the funds, but there are a host of venture capital firms that definitely have enough cash to fund the countless startups of the world. If you work in the emerging business sector, it is important to know where these venture capital firms reside. Not surprisingly, Wikipedia has a chart listing some notable venture capital firms along with their locations, but here are 3 places where there are a large concentration of venture capital firms in the United States.

Sand Hill Road


Sand Hill Road is a street in Menlo Park, California famous for its concentration of venture capital firms. It is the original home base for many venture capital firms. For countless successful startups, Sand Hill Road is where they first pitched their business proposals and it continues to be home to some of the largest venture capital firms in the world, including DFJ, DCM, Andreesen Horowitz, and Kleiner Perkins.

South Park


South Park is a neighborhood in San Francisco, south of Market. Many startups have made the move up to San Francisco from the Silicon Valley, and the venture capital firms have followed. Many venture capital firms have opened offices in South Park, even when they have an office in Silicon Valley, including Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures and Accel.

Silicon Alley


Venture capital firms are on both coasts, and many can be found in New York City. Silicon Alley is a metonym for the various districts of New York City like the Flatiron District and Chelsea where many venture capital firms like DFJ, NEA, Accel and FirstMark Capital have set up shop.

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