8 rising VC stars

Kleiner Perkins' investments defined the Internet's first generation, but the firm has been absent from the biggest deals among the next generation of Internet companies. These are the men picking up the Web deals while Kleiner goes green.

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David Sze, 42
David Sze, 42
Greylock Partners

A veteran of Excite@home before becoming a VC, Sze has given Greylock, once known as an East Coast shop, its Internet cred. He's all Web 2.0 -- he's in on Facebook, Digg, LinkedIn and Oodle.
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Last updated July 19 2008: 2:17 PM ET
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