In writing an email the other day I mentioned a certain top-drawer VC and was surprised to see their surname not flagged as a spelling error in Microsoft Word. Howzat, I wondered? My surname, Kedrosky, is a spelling error in Microsoft Word, so how is that some distinctive VC surnames are not considered typos?
I know the answer: Influence! Power! Getting your surname into Microsoft Word’s spellchecker is real market power.
So, without further nattering, here is the real VC power list: top-ranked VCs from Forbes’ 2004 Midas list, plus a few others, with the ones that MS Word thinks is a spelling error marked in red: