The Management Rights Letter
Jan 21, 2020
A management rights letter is a short agreement between a company and an investor to allow them certain “management rights.” These are typically the ability to attend board meetings, the ability t...
BEEZER CLARKSON – SAPPHIRE GEM OF EARLY STAGE VENTURE (EP.120)
Beezer Clarkson is Managing Director at Sapphire Ventures where she is responsible for the management of Sapphire’s fund investments in early stage venture funds globally. Her career through direc...
Podcast: Chad Byers, Susa Ventures
Jan 17, 2020
Chad Byers is a co-founder and partner at Susa Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund based in SF that has backed companies like Robinhood, Flexport, and Andela. Chad discusses growing up in Silicon Vall...
Why Seed Funds Have Scaled
For those following this blog and the seed market over the past decade, you may have noticed that every year, we see increases across the board — more investors, newer funds, and funds that get larg...
Venture Capital’s Access Myth
A myth at its core is a story to explain something complex. Over time, the story is broadly disseminated such that popular consciousness can, at times, accept it as true at face value. At Greenspring ...
Which Markets Are the Most And Least Served by Seed Investors?
Jan 08, 2020
About a year ago, my partner David Beisel talked about how seed fundraising is no longer a local game, and that the best entrepreneurs seek out the best investors for them outside of their home mar...
Time Diversity In VC Portfolios
Jan 02, 2020
Haystack, Semil Shah
A topic that’s been on my mind a lot in 2019 is “time diversity” in venture capital funds. There’s more about this topic all over the web, but the basic gist is — when building a VC portfoli...
#OpenLP on Twitter
We published this essay in October 2019 as a blog @refashiond, going into some depth on why the refashioning of global ... supply chains is the biggest investment opportunity of our lifetime.
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Investing in early stage venture. My conversation with Beezer Clarkson @Beezer232 #openlp
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