Bill Gurley is a general partner at Benchmark Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California. Gurley was an early investor in green technology with a 2002 Series A investment in Nanosolar. He is listed consistently on the Forbes Midas List and is considered one of technology’s top dealmakers. Before joining Benchmark, Gurley was a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. He had also spent four years on Wall Street as a research analyst, including three years at CS First Boston. He was considered one of Wall Street’s premier technology analysts. He covered companies including Dell, Compaq and Microsoft and was the lead analyst on the Amazon.com IPO.
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