From The Xconomy Roadmap: Top 15 Innovation Areas to Watch (and Disrupt):

Venture Capital
Venture Capital

The venture capital industry is hoping the “normalization” or “correction” of the past year has hit a reset button on the industry and that no major downturn is in store. Will the tech IPO market open up after Snap, or will big, late-stage private rounds continue to dominate? The large VC firms continue to raise big funds, while smaller, newer firms are becoming more prominent at the seed and Series A stages. (Pictured: Menlo Ventures investment team)

Big players: Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Atlas Venture, General Catalyst, GV, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures

Disruptors: AngelList, First Round Capital, Founder Collective, Techstars, Y Combinator, Third Rock Ventures, Foundry Group, Correlation Ventures, Revolution