Emerging Managers | Fundraising

Apr 21, 2023 - Podcast

20 Min VC: Fundraising Lessons with Tomasz Tunguz

Tomasz Tunguz joined The 20 Min VC podcast to share his VC fundraising story as solo GP with Theory Ventures and discussed his 150 LP meetings, 15% close rate, creating urgency in fundraising and $230M closed.

Apr 02, 2023 - Podcast

Associated Podcast: How to Raise a Venture Fund with Leila Zegna

Associated Podcast kicked off season 8 with Kindred Capital VC Founding Partner Leila Rastegar Zegna to talk “How to Raise a Venture Fund” with Francesca Baillieu and Tunde Adekeye.

Mar 16, 2023 - Article

A Guide to Raising Your Fund in Public

Weekend Fund raised its latest fund from over 350 LPs, crediting some of the world’s most talented marketers, engineers, designers, salespeople and founders financially invested in its success. This post imparts wisdom, pros, cons and lessons learned on a community raise, with...

Feb 03, 2023 - Article

The Current State of Emerging Manager Fundraising in 2023

Read insights on fundraising and market perspectives from First Republic’s recent survey of VC partners. The article sheds light on how GPs are thinking about fundraising tactics and strategies over the coming months.

Feb 01, 2023 - Podcast

Origins x OpenLP Podcast with Kanyi Maqubela, Kindred Ventures

Co-hosted by Nick Chirls, Notation Capital, and Beezer Clarkson, Sapphire Partners, Kanyi Maqubela of Kindred Ventures joins the show to dig into current market dynamics. Topics covered include how LPs and VCs are modifying their investment strategy, the future state of seed...

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Hot off the press: @weekendfund's Q1 2023 Emerging Manager Report on @signatureblock_

2023 on pace to have lowest ...fundraising total since 2017 - with 91% of emerging mngrs saying it was (very) difficult to close their fund, w a majority raising for 6+ months.…

Key takeaways to strong deal flow via @signatureblock_

- Lean into existing networks
- Multiple sources of deal flow ...will expand market coverage
- Play into your strengths, do what comes naturally to you & build your brand

+ much more in full read: https://www.signatureblock.co/articles/how-to-get-deal-flow

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