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LP Thoughts on Emerging Manager Performance Benchmarks
Want to know how your fund stacks up against the rest of the pack? Particularly in the context of newer vintages? Here’s a great thread from Beezer Clarkson on just that topic… plus key insights on the wider LP context at the...
The LP’s Perspective from Ahoy Capital
This episode is a gem. From crypto, to what makes a great fund manager, to today’s “anti-fragile companies”… Venture veteran Chris Douvos shares his LP perspective on the current market moment with Ted Seides on the Capital Allocators podcast.
The New Walking Dead
During the boom times of the past four years in the tech industry, more than 1,100 first-time venture funds were born. Now, with fundraising drying up and little to show in the way of meaningful returns, many of those funds face a...
The Rocky Road Ahead for Startups
From The Indicator by NPR’s Planet Money, Wailin Wong invites Beezer on the podcast to explore how the venture ecosystem has been impacted by the down market. Take a listen for perspectives from the full funding chain.
The #OpenLP Podcast Miniseries: Jaclyn Hester of Foundry Group
On the latest episode of the #OpenLP podcast miniseries, Sapphire Partners’ Laura Thompson chats with Jaclyn Hester, Partner at Foundry Group, about how LPs pick funds, what good performance looks like and how everything is changing with the shift in today’s markets.