20VC: WHY THE THEORY OF PRO-RATA CAN OFTEN BE FALSE, HOW ROLLING FUNDS IMPACT BOTH PRICING AND COMPETITION
Jan 08, 2021
Avlok Kohli is the CEO of AngelList Venture which has facilitated the funding of over 5,000 startups including 47 unicorns and is home to 4,300 funds and syndicates with $2.2B in assets under manag...
Fundraising Hacks: What type of capital should you raise, and how do you meet investors?
Dec 11, 2020
Venture capital is just one of many options to finance your business, and it’s typically the most expensive. The broader question is: what type of capital should you raise, and from whom?...
The VC “Strips off” – Silicon Roundabout Ventures VC Fund Deck Reviewed Live by Draper Esprit LP
Nov 30, 2020
After decades of secrecy and obscurity, the VC world is finally starting to open up (if only a tiny bit). Some funds, for example, decided for the first time to release a copy of the VC fund deck t...
How Emerging Venture Capital Fund Managers Should Think About Their LP Fundraising Strategies
Aug 25, 2020
For many emerging VC managers, fundraising from LPs seems like an obscure procedure that is difficult to comprehend and hard to do right. I think it becomes much clearer if you look at fundraising as ...
20VC: SARAH KUNST ON WHY THERE IS PLENTY OF INVESTOR MONEY STILL AVAILABLE, THE MEGAN MARKLE EFFECT AND HOW IT IMPACTS HIRING AND TALENT & WHETHER GP COMMITS PREVENT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
May 13, 2020
Sarah Kunst is the Founder and Managing Director @ Cleo Capital with a portfolio including the likes of StyleSeat, Glow Bar and PlateJoy to name a few. Prior to venture, Sarah served as a senior ad...
Permanent (Evergreen) Capital Structures For Private Equity / Venture Capital Funds
Mar 18, 2020
The reason for that article is the following: I noticed that one of our most popular articles, was being searched on our website by fund managers who had gone beyond their extended fund period and w...
20VC: BOXGROUP’S DAVID TISCH ON WHETHER CONCENTRATED INVESTING AT SEED WORKS, DO FOUNDERS REALLY WANT DIRECT FEEDBACK AND IS IT GOOD FOR THEM & WHY CONSUMER SOCIAL IS INTERESTING AGAIN
Dec 06, 2019
David Tisch is the Founder & Managing Partner @ BoxGroup, one of the leading early-stage firms in NYC with a portfolio that includes the likes of Flexport, RigUp, Ro, Glossier, Clearbit, PillPa...
20VC: The Framework LPs Use To Assess Emerging Managers & The Current State of Seed Today
Jan 23, 2019
20VC: The Framework LPs Use To Assess Emerging Managers, What Concerns and Excites LPs in Potential Opportunities & The Current State of Seed Today with Hunter Somerville, Partner @ Greenspring As...
Venture Capital Blind Spots: The Top 7 Reasons Why VCs Miss Billion-Dollar Outcomes
Dec 31, 2018
This post is Part II in our series on venture capital investment strategy, following the “Circle of Competence and the Venture Capital Investing Triangle”. In that post, we defined the Venture Cap...
LP survey results: What LP’s are saying about emerging venture manager funds
May 21, 2018
This post serves a part one of a two part series that Beezer Clarkson at Sapphire Ventures and I are co-authoring to help VC’s (specifically emerging managers) navigate through fundraising cycles an...
Dear VCs, There’s Something You Need To Know About Raising Funds This Year
Apr 27, 2016
Times are changing. Startups and VCs are facing tougher times, layoffs, down rounds and eroding valuations. However, already a record amount of money has gone into U.S. venture funds this year. As an ...
Cheap Startup Costs For Tech Firms And Low Valuations Made Micro-VC Irresistible
Feb 03, 2016
We spoke to the best and brightest in private equity on the West Coast and beyond - Here's Judith Elsea of Weathergage Capital SuperInvestor US 2016 took place at the Four Seasons in San Francisco, 1-...