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.”
Outperformance: The Power of Power Laws
Which investments generate the greatest venture returns: enterprise or consumer? To answer this, Sapphire Partners’ Beezer Clarkson and Evan Tarzian created a database of enterprise vs consumer performance data to spot patterns and analyze returns over the past few decades.
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.
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?
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...
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...
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.