Six (Err Seven…) Degrees of Separation –

Nicole Vitullo is a general partner with Domain Associates, where she is responsible for the distribution and liquidation strategies for the public companies in Domain’s venture capital portfolio. Among her partners is …

Arthur Klausner, who joined Domain in 1990 and became a general partner in 1997. Last year, Klausner teamed up with …

Anthony Evnin, managing general partner of Venrock Associates, to invest in a Tucker, Ga.-based biotech company called Altea Therapeutics. Both men now sit on Altea’s board of directors. Evnin works out of Venrock’s New York office, but still maintains contact with Silicon Valley investors like …

Brian Ascher, who joined Venrock in 1998 as a Kauffman Fellow and now serves as a principal. Ascher also serves on the board of directors at Vocera Communications alongside …

Ken Ross, a general partner with RRE Ventures. The firm was co-founded in 1994 by former American Express CEO …

James Robinson III, who still serves as an RRE Ventures general partner. Among his many extracurricular activities, Robinson serves as an honorary trustee with the Culinary Institute of America. Also sharing that distinction is …

Barron Hilton, chairman of Hilton Hotels and grandfather of …

Paris Hilton, a hotel heiress whose wealth and X-rated video escapades have made her the most fashionable of B-list stars. Hilton now appears on the small screen in the reality TV show “The Simple Life.” Her co-star is longtime friend …

Nicole Richie, spoiled daughter of pop singer Lionel “All Night Long” Richie.