Don Valentine

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Don Valentine
Don Valentine in 2009.jpg
Valentine in 2009
Born(1932-06-26)June 26, 1932
DiedOctober 25, 2019(2019-10-25) (aged 87)
Alma materFordham University
OccupationVenture Capitalist

Donald Thomas Valentine (June 26, 1932 – October 25, 2019) was an American venture capitalist. His companies focused on technology companies in the United States.[1] He was called the "grandfather of Silicon Valley venture capital".[2][3]

Valentine died on October 25, 2019 in Woodside, California at the age of 87.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Donald T. Valentine". Bloomberg.
  2. Gilbert, Alorie (November 27, 2004). "Legendary venture capitalist looks ahead". CNET News.
  3. Karlgaard, Rich (December 9, 2005). "Don Valentine, Venture Capitalist". Forbes.
  4. Griffith, Erin (October 25, 2019). "Don Valentine, Founder of Sequoia Capital, Is Dead at 87" – via NYTimes.com.