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Oct 27, 2022 - Article

Black VCs Can Make a Bigger Impact With Institutional & Individual Investors’ Help

The share of venture capital dollars managed by Black men and women is less than 1% for each, and Black founders have raised only 1.2% of venture dollars, according to Crunchbase. Geri Stengel profiled Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin, CEO at BLCK VC...

Oct 27, 2022 - Article

Top VCs Have Expanded into Broader Asset Managers; Is the Model Sustainable?

TechCrunch Editor Connie Loizos sat down with Niko Bonatsos, General Catalyst, and Caryn Marooney, Coatue, at Disrupt to answer the question: Does it make sense that top venture firms now tackle nearly every stage of tech investing, or would their own investors...

Oct 21, 2022 - Article

‘Me Too’ Investing is Eating Returns

Alan Feld, Founder and Managing Partner at Vintage Investment Partners, wrote a byline in TechCrunch to discuss underfunded areas that could produce huge winners over the next ten years, including alternative energy, remote and home healthcare, education and food and AgTech.

Oct 17, 2022 - Article

The Importance of Staying Lean in the Early Days

With so much cash flowing during the last 24 months, Ed Sim says it was easy to hire too fast, but onboarding new folks, getting them up to speed on the codebase, and managing internal communications issues can all defocus founders from...

Oct 13, 2022 - Article

PitchBook NVCA Venture Monitor Q3 2022

Q3 2022 saw a less resilient venture landscape in the US compared with H1 2022. Deal activity across all stages recorded signs of distress, and the market continued to become increasingly consolidated with fewer exits than at any time in recent history....

Don't miss this panel of #LPs at @cartainc's Equity Summit discussing trends in #VC and where the industry is headed in ... 2023.

@Beezer232, @HaywoodKimberli, @madractas & @ChristaWCollett

🗓️ Wed, Dec 7 @ 12:10pm PT / 3:10pm ET

Register today: http://crt.cx/3USwXic

Transparent post by @HunterWalk that sheds light on the realities of what actually happens to a venture portfolio when a... highly-valued startup implodes (even if a small percentage of the total fund).

Fund, time, $, reputation & relationship implications 👇

Great Seed to Harvest interview with @jfreester on how @TheFoundryTeam's strategy has evolved to include direct invest +... investing in seed stage managers.

Includes best practices for emerging mngrs around capital calls, networking, annual mtgs & more.

▶️https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJh5gVZAsuE

Moderated by @PwC’s Anna Cholast, Sapphire’s @ttm00n & Foobar’s @benjaminratz spoke at @SlushHQ about:
... 🔷How the macro env will impact LP allocations in the short & long term
🔷How institutional LPs categorize & evaluate emerging mngrs
🔷Exciting venture investment opportunities

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