Most regular investors haven’t heard of a guy named Jim Breyer. But Silicon Valley insiders know him as one of the most powerful venture capitalists around.
Back in 2005, his venture capital firm Accel Partners plunked down $12.2 million for a stake in a little-known startup run by a college dropout by the name of Mark Zuckerberg — a name I’m sure you’re familiar with.
By the time May 18, 2012 came around, both men made an absolute mint. That’s the day Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) went public, allowing early financial backers a way to put a dollar value....More>>>