My Fund Is Old Enough To Drive…
After talking to CEOs, LPs and consultants during several recent annual meetings, it has become clear that liquidity is the hot topic. CEOs who have been running companies over 5+ years said more than...
What Do LP’s Think About Micro-VC?
A little over a year ago, we participated in the inaugural RAISE summit, an event conceived by Akkadian Ventures, Top Tier Capital, Weathergage Capital, and Core Ventures Group and primarily developed...
Origins S2-E8: Winter Mead — Sapphire Ventures
Winter Mead is a Vice President at Sapphire Ventures, where he focuses on Sapphire’s fund investments in the United States and internationally. Before joining Sapphire Ventures in 2014, he worked at...
TechCrunch Equity Podcast
Welcome to the second episode of TechCrunch’s newest podcast, Equity, our venture capital-focused show focused on the numbers, people and companies driving the technology industry....
VC Interest Piqued In Healthcare
At Sapphire Ventures, we aim to proactively research spaces as we search for new investments. Most recently, we have been taking a closer look at early-stage healthcare investments....
Why The LP Outlook Is Good For Venture And Startups In 2017–2020
Every year Upfront Ventures surveys Limited Partners (LPs) who are the main source of capital that invests in VC funds and thus the main source of capital that goes to startups to get an early-warning...
Firm and Fund Management
Distributions: Cash Is King
With Snap’s IPO looming, speculation on its success is rampant. As one of our portfolio companies, we too are watching closely. In the last two years, 50 tech companies have listed on U.S. exchang...
The (Not So) Limited Partner
First, let’s get something straight. General Partners of venture capital funds are responsible for setting strategy, making investment decisions, running their firms, and all other decisions that co...
Exiting The Exit
Everyone in the venture-backed technology industry — entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and limited partners — can probably agree that a healthy exit market is critical. Without sufficien...
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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
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