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Dec 08, 2022 - Article

Living Through the Revenge of Capital

Charles Hudson, Managing Partner at Precursor Ventures, shares an honest take about the emotional toll of investing in harsh markets, and the impact it has on how GPs and LPs relate to existing investments and new opportunities.

Dec 05, 2022 - Article

How Accurate are “Zombie” Valuations?

For LPs considering selling ten-year-old+ funds on the secondary market, the question is: Are GPs clinging to overstated zombie valuations and thus postponing eventual write-downs, or should LPs expect this capital to be distributed in full?

Dec 01, 2022 - Article

The State of Gender Compensation in Venture 2022

This year’s report takes a deeper look at how investors’ compensation has changed year-over year by AUM and how women’s representation at each position has changed. It also examines how the introduction and existence of diversity and inclusion-promoting recruiting practices and committees...

Nov 30, 2022 - Article

Carta Annual Equity Report 2022

Each year, Carta uses its platform with more than 30,000 cap tables to produce this report on the distribution of equity ownership by race, gender, geography and ethnicity. This year’s report aims to bring awareness around the inequities in the venture ecosystem...

Nov 29, 2022 - Article

Forbes 30 Under 30 Venture Capitalists 2023

From gaming-focused tech startups to companies focusing on sexual and reproductive health, the young investors of Under 30 in 2023 are putting their money to work in companies created by and for their immigrant, people-of-color and LGBTQ+ peers.

🤩 @BasisSet Founder @xuezhao joins the Origins Pod w co-hosts @Beezer232 (@SapphirePrtnrs) & @nchirls ... (@notationcapital) to talk:

▶️ Investment strategy on #AI, beyond LLMs
▶️ Unique perspective on #venture
▶️ Background as Corporate Dev Strategy lead at @Dropbox…

Anecdotally, SVB & other regional banks met many needs of a #VC fund & in particular for emerging managers with ... a smaller fund size. @BusinessInsider's @meliarobin discusses the banking challenges now faced👇

Commentary: @jefielding @dunkhippo33 @pilarj2020 @TurnerNovak…

💯Latest @SignatureBlock_ is out & it's a good one... Very little understood ab about raising your fund in public.... @WeekendFund did so successfully & outlined:

💲Pros vs cons & tips
💲Why other fund mngrs took this path
💲Process, materials & tools used

1/SVB CEO is speaking to clients right now; Very clear message that primary plan is to transition to something that ... would allow for it to remain as a going concern (w/different wrapper of sorts), and why FDIC took route of bridge entity.

A few points:

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