Emerging Managers | LP Perspectives | LP Perspectives
Framework: Not All LPs Invest In Emerging VCs For The Same Reasons
Here’s a test: Ask a handful of LPs why specifically they invest in emerging VCs. Try to get past “great returns” to understand what’s truly motivating them....
Interview with an LP: Building (And Evolving) A Generational Fund Returns Platform
We welcome Chris Witherspoon from VenCap International, the Oxford-based, ~$2B fund-of-funds platform founded in 1987 that has made over 300 fund commitments into VC funds in the US, Europe, India,...
Emerging Managers | Fundraising | Fundraising
VCs: Your LP Is Your Customer – Spend Time Understanding What They Want!
We wrote previously about who invests in emerging VCs. Now we want to talk about why, drawing from insights VCs and LPs shared in our summer cohort....
Analysis: The LPs That Invest In Emerging Micro-VCs
Even though it has been less than a month since we asked about who invests in emerging micro-VCs, we feel we have enough data to start making some observations.
A note on methodology:...
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Hot off the press: @weekendfund's Q1 2023 Emerging Manager Report on @signatureblock_
2023 on pace to have lowest ...fundraising total since 2017 - with 91% of emerging mngrs saying it was (very) difficult to close their fund, w a majority raising for 6+ months.…
Key takeaways to strong deal flow via @signatureblock_
- Lean into existing networks
- Multiple sources of deal flow ...will expand market coverage
- Play into your strengths, do what comes naturally to you & build your brand
+ much more in full read: https://www.signatureblock.co/articles/how-to-get-deal-flow
State of #VC 2023 via @juniper_square 👇
🔹63% of VCs plan to fundraise this year
🔹45% say LPs putting pressure... to find exit strategies
🔹53% plan to improve portfolio monitoring
🔹40% want to invest in better LP reporting
🔹Newer firms & GPs are more optimistic ab raising
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