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6 Lessons From Being a Venture Capitalist During a Market Decline
Veteran VC Alan Feld offers actionable advice on navigating a market downturn (his 5th or 6th) and says, “we are just at the beginning of a huge wave of innovation and disruption, not at the end.”
A Look Back at Our Letters to our LPs and Capital Exuberance
Michael Eisenberg lifts the curtain on a particularly classified aspect of venture capital and shares a rare glimpse of Aleph’s LP letters over the last few years. A look back at the flood of capital from the bull run and how the...
A Deep Dive into the Challenges of Raising Your First Venture Capital Fund
Saka Saddiq Nuru of Funnder VC has spent the last 8 months fundraising for the first time. 1000+ emails, 47+ applications, and 6 newsletters later, he transparently shares a deep-dive on the challenges of raising in 2022, a market map of the...
Emerging VCs Adjust to a New Fundraising Reality
Though the cadence of fundraising has slowed, Sapphire’s Nate Leung views the last few months as a healthy reset for the VC ecosystem after a frothy 2021. And while this environment places additional pressure on emerging managers, many are still actively in...
Top Mistakes First-Time Fund Managers Make
In the latest edition of Signature Block, Ryan Hoover and Vedika Jain of Weekend Fund crowdsource fundraising lessons learned from experienced GPs and LPs to share with first-time VCs. These 10 common mistakes are paired with actionable advice.