Seed Funds Are Under Existential Threat From Venture Giants
When a tiny two-person San Francisco startup named Stytch began pitching venture capital firms for its first-ever round of funding early last year, known as a “seed” round, the partners at venerable seed firm First Round Capital thought they were a shoo-in...
Twitter Wisdom: Institutional LPs Share Thoughts on the Recent Rise in Exit Valuations and Impacts on Allocation
In a fantastic Twitter thread, Frank Rotman compiles feedback from a number of institutional LPs on some of the most pressing issues facing the venture ecosystem, including sky high valuations and more.
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.
Carta Annual Equity Report 2022
Each year, Carta uses its platform with more than 30,000 cap tables to produce this report on the distribution of equity ownership by race, gender, geography and ethnicity. This year’s report aims to bring awareness around the inequities in the venture ecosystem...
Forbes 30 Under 30 Venture Capitalists 2023
From gaming-focused tech startups to companies focusing on sexual and reproductive health, the young investors of Under 30 in 2023 are putting their money to work in companies created by and for their immigrant, people-of-color and LGBTQ+ peers.
Global Private Markets Fundraising Report Q3 2022
Raising private capital became more difficult in Q3. Aggregated fundraising across the private investing universe was down 7.7% to $1.35 trillion in the 12 months leading up to September 30, as only funds focused on venture capital and real assets managed to...
VC Terms You Need to Know
The investing world is full of acronyms and terms that are foreign to those that haven’t been in the game for years. The team at Weekend Fund put together a glossary of concepts every fund manager needs to know (or be reminded...