Dec 23, 2021 - Article

Considerations On How To Build Your LP Base

When building your LP base, there are three main factors to consider: value add, time orientation and due diligence process. Excellent primer on “How To Build Your LP Base” by Blue Future Partners.

Dec 23, 2021 - Article

5 Things LPs Wish VCs Knew About Fundraising

Raising a fund is always a challenge… but now with the crazy competition of today’s venture market, it’s harder than ever to stand out from the pack. Here are some things LPs wish VCs knew about fundraising.

Nov 12, 2021 - Article

Too Much, Too Fast: LPs Fear Fundraising Pace is Unsustainable

How much is too much? LPs fear today’s “fundraising pace is unsustainable, and wonder whether they can stay in lock step with their fund managers.” Venture Capital Journal dives in.

Nov 12, 2021 - Article

Fundraising Spikes in a Virtual World

Venture firms have continued their robust fundraising pace amid the pandemic. But fundraising itself might now be changed forever. Venture Capital Journal opines on what it looks like for fundraising to spike in a virtual world.

Oct 01, 2021 - Podcast

Footwork Ventures on Capital Allocators

In this episode of the Capital Allocators podcast, Beezer Clarkson chats with Footwork’s Nikhil Basu Trivedi and Mike Smith about the nitty gritty of how they closed their (very oversubscribed!) first fund earlier this year.

Y Combinator's new terms are sparking fears of dilution among seed investors.

Here's more on how this might ripple ... through the early-stage venture ecosystem, from @KateClarkTweets.

https://www.theinformation.com/articles/y-combinators-new-deal-sparks-fear-in-seed-investors

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Wondering how the tech stock slump might ripple on down to the venture market?

@fintechjunkie has something to say on ... that:

"The amount of change in 'VC' has been astounding over the last decade." - @Samirkaji speaking the truth...

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How are fast markups changing the game for recent fund vintages?

And how reliable of an indicator can recent fund ... vintage performance *really* be?

Excellent thread from @robgo digs in👇

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