All the startups one of the world's most legendary firm let go of.
Apple: "BVP had the opportunity to invest in pre-IPO secondary stock in Apple at a $60M valuation. BVP's Neill Brownstein called it 'outrageously expensive.'"
Facebook: "Jeremy Levine spent a weekend at a corporate retreat in the summer of 2004 dodging persistent Harvard undergrad Eduardo Saverin's rabid pitch. Finally, cornered in a lunch line, Jeremy delivered some sage advice 'Kid, haven't you heard of Friendster? Move on. It's over!'"
Paypal: "David Cowan passed on the Series A round. 'Rookie team, regulatory nightmare', and, 4 years later, a $1.5 billion acquisition by eBay."Read more...