Jess Lee, 35


Part­ner, Se­quoia Cap­i­tal as­sets Under Man­age­Ment: $8 bil­lion (est.) no­table deals: Dia & Co, TuneIn

After the “roller coaster” of build­ing com­merce site Polyvore and sell­ing it to Ya­hoo for $230 mil­lion, Jess Lee says that as an in­vestor in “the sis­ter­hood,” she’s ex­cited to back other fe­male founders in turn. “I don’t have a prob­lem be­ing known as some­one who in­vests in girly things,” she says. “I think they can make a lot of money.”

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