Emerging Managers | Investment Strategy

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?

Nov 12, 2022 - Podcast

Seed to Harvest Podcast with Jaclyn Hester

In the latest episode of Paige Doherty’s ‘Seed to Harvest’ Podcast, Foundry Partner Jaclyn Hester shares best practices for emerging managers around capital calls, networking, annual meetings, managing challenging issues and more.

Nov 04, 2022 - Article

Investors Pour Into Venture Capital Funds Even as Markets Cool

Wall Street Journal VC, tech and startup reporter Heather Somerville spoke with several LP’s for their take on the state of the market, including Sapphire Partners’ Beezer Clarkson, Cendana Capital’s Michael Kim and Ahoy Capital’s Chris Douvos.

Oct 27, 2022 - Article

Black VCs Can Make a Bigger Impact With Institutional & Individual Investors’ Help

The share of venture capital dollars managed by Black men and women is less than 1% for each, and Black founders have raised only 1.2% of venture dollars, according to Crunchbase. Geri Stengel profiled Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin, CEO at BLCK VC...

✴️Applications are open for @Bridge_GLBL!

Women emerging managers: Learn more about the programming you can access,... selection criteria & process, as well as the🔗to apply here: https://bridgefundingglobal.com/membership

Honored to have @SapphirePrtnrs on this year's cohort selection committee!

🎧@AcquiredFM has the latest must-listen podcast

@altcap Partner @MeghanKReynolds (fmr @tpg) talks strategic capital... formation w @gilbert & @djrosent: Why it's much more than IR + #fundraising; how/why it's going to change dramatically in the next decade
https://www.acquired.fm/episodes/capital-formation-and-the-lp-gp-relationship-with-altimeters-meghan-reynolds

It's not an easy time to raise a #VC fund for many managers right now. Great advice 💎 on how to from @HarryStebbings ... on this podcast https://spoti.fi/3IRkBDK

advice like:
- your fund size is your strategy
- navigating the world of LPs
- getting the LP fly wheel going

#openlp

Latest edition of @weekendfund's Signature Block is out & features @SapphirePrtnrs' @Beezer232 who shares how ... institutional #LPs evaluate funds & offers tips to emerging managers on standing out.

Check out the full LP AMA👇
https://www.signatureblock.co/articles/ask-an-lp-with-beezer-from-sapphire-partners

🙏@rrhoover & @vedikaja_in

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