While most of the Bay Area’s female venture capitalists focus on the tech industry, life science and healthcare companies have also been funded by some of the VCs listed in 7×7‘s article “Meet The Bay Area’s Top Female Venture Capitalists.”
Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Invested in: Spotify, Facebook, Shazam, Nest, Secret, and Auxogyn, which is focused on device and diagnostics for in vitro fertilization.
Cash on hand: $1.2 billion
KPCB is one of the few VC firms who has a relavitely substantial number of women on staff, around 12 to 44 as senior VCs. The firm is specialized in investments in incubation and early stage companies particular to digital, green tech, and life sciences. It’s considered one of the largest and most established VC firms and could potentially lead the way for a more balanced gender roster across the industry.”