Emerging Managers | Investment Strategy | Investment Strategy
6 Lessons Learned 6 Years Into Co-Founding a VC Fund
In honor of 6 years of Work-Bench, here are 6 lessons learned from co-founding and scaling a VC fund:...
Benchmarking | Market Trends
The European Series A landscape — actionable benchmarks & the most active lead VCs
9 months ago we published, together with Dealroom and Atomico, actionable benchmarks on Seed funding in Europe — round sizes, conversion rates and time to Series A....
The Summer Solstice And Seed Stage Squeeze
If you’ve been following my tweets lately, you’ve read some of my quick musings on the state of the seed market this summer. In short, in my 6.5 years of investing in the seed stage, I have neve...
Emerging Managers | Fundraising | Fundraising
Fundraising tips – How to build a better data room
Because of our role in the venture ecosystem, we often find emerging and established GPs asking us for best practices in putting together a data room. So, in the spirit of #OpenLP, this blog is our...
Beezer Clarkson hosts Anne Martin, CIO of Wesleyan University
In this special episode of Origins, Beezer Clarkson of Sapphire Partners hosts Anne Martin, the Chief Investment Officer of Wesleyan University. Anne was previously a Director of Investments at Yale U...
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Still digesting this chart… “Historically, Top Quartile DPI has exceeded 2x in only a small handful of years”. ... 👇 got to go for the outperformce https://twitter.com/meghankreynolds/status/1576590841799245824
6 years in venture, dozens of convos w LPs, 4 key questions to each & ~12K words that aim to demystify the opaque ... 🌏 of #LP investing.
To be or not to be an LP
What makes a phenomenal (vs good) GP
Common advice to ignore
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