Ability, Sensibility, Repeatability, And Authenticity
Feb 01, 2018
Chris Douvos, Venture Investment Associates
I originally wrote this meditation on fund evaluation for my quarterly letter to investors, but thought I’d share it more broadly because people frequently ask me about my selection criteria. Hope ...
Making the System Work For Everyone
Jun 17, 2017
Chris Douvos, Venture Investment
When I was young, my dad used to tell me that there was a proverb in Greek that went something along the lines of: “there is a special shame in taking the last morsel of food.” The lesson was an a...
May 09, 2017
The best laugh I’ve ever had in a meeting came courtesy of my buddy Gordon Ritter. For those who don’t know Gordon, he’s got this awesome and disarming zany earnestness that would probably make ...
For The Moment Mellow …
Jan 04, 2017
Since I too often bellyache on these pages, I thought I’d share something I wrote for a quarterly letter at the end of last year. Ironically, the poem I reference is called Temporary Well Being. Co...
The Money Behind The Money: A Conversation With LPs and GPs
Apr 22, 2016
Beezer Clarkson, Chris Douvos, Venture Investment Associates
Two LPs, a GP and a managing director from Cambridge Associates walk into a bar. Sounds like the opening to a killer gag that would be appreciated by dozens....
Another very insightful piece from @HaDuong_ 👇👏 #OpenLP
#vcs, want to know what framework an LP uses to evaluate funds? 👇 and 🙏 @ckthoms for laying it out so clearly. ... #openlp
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Read the report and reflect how you want to be part of the change to bring more untapped opportunities to #Women Led ... #Funds!!
Together everyone achieves more.
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Tagging #openlp - a great read from Craig!
@Beezer232 Wow... it feels great to hear that from the #openlp master herself! Thank you, Beezer. 🙏🙏
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