Apple-hero
1978

Steve Jobs

Apple   AAPL

Founded 1976   Partnered January 1978

IPO December 1980

Electronic-arts-hero
1982

Trip Hawkins

Electronic Arts   EA

Founded 1982   Partnered December 1982

IPO September 1989

Oracle-hero
1983

Larry Ellison

Oracle   ORCL

Founded 1977   Partnered April 1983

IPO March 1986

Cisco-hero
1987

Leonard Bosack, Sandy Lerner

Cisco   CSCO

Founded 1984   Partnered December 1987

IPO February 1990

Nvidia-hero
1993

Jensen Huang

NVIDIA   NVDA

Founded 1993   Partnered July 1993

IPO January 1999

Netapp-hero
1994

Dave Hitz

NetApp   NTAP

Founded 1992   Partnered September 1994

IPO November 1995

Yahoo-hero
1995

David Filo, Jerry Yang

Yahoo   YHOO

Founded 1994   Partnered April 1995

IPO April 1996

Paypal-hero
1999

Elon Musk, Max Levchin, Peter Thiel

PayPal   eBay, Inc.

Founded 1999   Partnered August 1999

Acquired October 2002

Google-hero
1999

Larry Page, Sergey Brin

Google   GOOG

Founded 1998   Partnered May 1999

IPO August 2004

Rackspace-hero
2000

Lanham Napier, Graham Weston

Rackspace   RAX

Founded 1998   Partnered March 2000

IPO August 2008

Ruckus-wireless-hero
2002

Selina Lo, Bill Kish, Victor Shtrom

Ruckus Wireless   RKUS

Founded 2004   Partnered November 2002

IPO November 2012

Linkedin-hero
2003

Jeff Weiner, Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn   LNKD

Founded 2002   Partnered November 2003

IPO May 2011

Xoom-hero
2003

John Kunze, Kevin Hartz

Xoom   XOOM

Founded 2001   Partnered December 2003

IPO February 2013

Fireeye-hero
2004

Dave Dewalt, Ashar Aziz

FireEye   FEYE

Founded 2004   Partnered September 2004

IPO September 2013

Zappos-hero
2004

Tony Hsieh

Zappos   Amazon

Founded 1999   Partnered October 2004

Acquired November 2009

Kayak-hero
2005

Paul English, Steve Hafner

KAYAK   Priceline

Founded 2004   Partnered February 2005

Acquired May 2013

Palo-alto-networks-hero
2005

Rajiv Batra, Nir Zuk, Mark McLaughlin

Palo Alto Networks   PANW

Founded 2005   Partnered April 2005

IPO July 2012

Youtube-hero
2005

Steve Chen, Chad Hurley

YouTube   Google

Founded 2005   Partnered October 2005

Acquired November 2006

Ringcentral-hero
2006

Vlad Shmunis

RingCentral   RNG

Founded 1998   Partnered December 2006

IPO September 2013

Dropbox-hero
2007

Arash Ferdowsi, Drew Houston

Dropbox

Founded 2007   Partnered September 2007

Jawbone-hero
2007

Hosain Rahman, Alex Asseily

Jawbone

Founded 1999   Partnered August 2007

Nimble-storage-hero
2007

Umesh, Varun, Suresh

Nimble Storage   NMBL

Founded 2008   Partnered December 2007

IPO December 2013

Airbnb-hero
2009

Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia

Airbnb

Founded 2007   Partnered April 2009

Servicenow-hero
2009

Fred Luddy, Frank Slootman

ServiceNow   NOW

Founded 2003   Partnered November 2009

IPO June 2012

Klarna-hero
2010

Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Niklas Adalberth

Klarna

Founded 2005   Partnered July 2010

Stripe-hero
2010

Patrick Collison, John Collison

Stripe

Founded 2010   Partnered August 2010

Evernote-hero
2010

Phil Libin

Evernote

Founded 2007   Partnered October 2010

10gen-hero
2010

Dwight Merriman, Eliot Horowitz

MongoDB

Founded 2007   Partnered December 2010

Tumblr-hero
2010

David Karp

Tumblr   Yahoo

Founded 2007   Partnered December 2010

Acquired June 2013

Square-hero
2011

Jack Dorsey

Square

Founded 2009   Partnered January 2011

Whatsapp-hero
2011

Jan Koum, Brian Acton

WhatsApp  

Founded 2009   Partnered April 2011

Instagram-hero
2012

Mike Krieger, Kevin Systrom

Instagram   Facebook

Founded 2010   Partnered April 2012

Acquired August 2012