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Sequoia, NEA and Accel most sought-after US VC funds

The firms top Setter Capital’s new list of the 25 most sought-after US venture capital funds on the secondaries market.

Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Accel Partners top the rankings of the 25 most sought-after US venture capital funds on the secondaries market, according to a ranking released by Toronto-based advisory firm Setter Capital.

Nine funds are rated ‘very good’ based on Setter’s liquidity rating, based on a fund’s popularity through the number of followers on its SecondaryLink platform; the number of likely prime buyers and Setter’s own judgement on its capacity and ease of transfer. The remaining 16 funds are rated as ‘good’.

The nine funds rated ‘very good’ are rated in the following order:

  • Sequoia Capital
  • New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
  • Accel Partners Very Good
  • Benchmark Capital Very Good
  • Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB)
  • Charles River Ventures Very Good
  • Battery Ventures Very Good
  • Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)
  • InSight Venture Partners

The full list can be viewed here.

Setter has relaunched its SecondaryLink platform where it uses its data to compile lists on the top funds on the secondaries market.