Why might an LP turn a GP down?
Here are the top reasons according to one LP. In a fantastic Tweet thread, Sam Ettelaie of the British Business Bank parses through what makes an LP push the pause button on a potential investment with a GP.
The Rocky Road Ahead for Startups
From The Indicator by NPR’s Planet Money, Wailin Wong invites Beezer on the podcast to explore how the venture ecosystem has been impacted by the down market. Take a listen for perspectives from the full funding chain.
The #OpenLP Podcast Miniseries: Jaclyn Hester of Foundry Group
On the latest episode of the #OpenLP podcast miniseries, Sapphire Partners’ Laura Thompson chats with Jaclyn Hester, Partner at Foundry Group, about how LPs pick funds, what good performance looks like and how everything is changing with the shift in today’s markets.
Family Offices: Leveraging SPV’s as Alternative Asset Allocations Grow
2021 was a breakout year for Family Office usage of SPVs, and “SPVs are a rapidly emerging component of the family office toolkit,” finds a new study from Assure Analytics.
VC distributions are down 90% in Q1, says Industry Ventures, an LP in 450 funds
Deal terms are shifting and LP distributions are down as GPs wait out the market. So says Hans Swildens of Industry Ventures (LP investor in 450 funds). See what else this LP investor has to say about today’s market.
“Who Are Your LPs?”
Disclosing who your LPs are is a *very* delicate dance. But as the venture industry, by and large, moves towards greater transparency, the question is increasingly coming to the fore. Here’s what LP investor Beezer Clarkson has to say on the matter.