Sep 15, 2022 - Article

A Look Back at Our Letters to our LPs and Capital Exuberance

Michael Eisenberg lifts the curtain on a particularly classified aspect of venture capital and shares a rare glimpse of Aleph’s LP letters over the last few years. A look back at the flood of capital from the bull run and how the...

Aug 31, 2022 - Article

Venture Demystified: Reserves and Follow-ons in 2022

Suranga Chandratillake, General Partners at Balderton Capital, shares institutional wisdom around reserves, particularly in this new and challenging investment market. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a VC, he outlines three key points to keep in mind.

Aug 31, 2022 - Twitter

Running a VC Fund & Investing in Startups Are Not Always Synonymous

After receiving many cold emails from aspiring VC fund managers asking for investment advice, Elizabeth Yin, co-founder of Hustle Fund, realized people often conflate running a VC fund and investing in startups. She breaks down the differences and shares alternative paths for...

Jul 18, 2022 - Article

Valuing a Venture Capital Portfolio

Fred Wilson shares best practices and rules to live by for valuing a VC portfolio quarterly, and how USV does this conservatively and consistently.

Jul 07, 2022 - Article

Preparing for a Downturn: Strategies for Managing an Emerging Venture Capital Firm

In Part 2 of its series “Preparing for a Downturn,” Raise Global shares six strategies for emerging VCs managing the business side of a VC firm during a downturn.

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