Emerging Managers | Fundraising

Sep 12, 2022 - Article

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...

Sep 09, 2022 - Article

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...

Sep 05, 2022 - Twitter

Materials & Strategies for the Best Founders (& Emerging Managers)

2048 Managing Partner Alex Iskold shares a fundraising Twitter thread with tactical strategies for early-stage founders, with many parallels for emerging VCs raising from LPs, including deck tips, ensuring an investor match, memorizing the tough FAQs and starting at a lower amount.

Apr 04, 2022 - Twitter

The “Biggest Shareable Secrets to Raising a New Fund”

With wisdom from some of the most prominent new fund managers in venture, this thread is jam packed with gems for first time GPs navigating the fundraising process.

Apr 04, 2022 - Article

Solo Venture Capitalists Go Big

Solo GPs increasingly have some serious muscle behind them. Kate Clark of the Information explores.

The latest #OpenLP newsletter on what's in store for venture + resources/tips for VCs

🙏Insights x @AdamLewisPI, ... @Beezer232, @cupazhou, @danprimack, @edsim, @hunterwalk, @KateClarkTweets, @mikeeisenberg, @natewcl, @rrhoover, @saka_nuru & @vedikaja_in


Still digesting this chart… “Historically, Top Quartile DPI has exceeded 2x in only a small handful of years”. ... 👇 got to go for the outperformce https://twitter.com/meghankreynolds/status/1576590841799245824

6 years in venture, dozens of convos w LPs, 4 key questions to each & ~12K words that aim to demystify the opaque ... 🌏 of #LP investing.

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To be or not to be an LP
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Common advice to ignore
Tactical tips

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