Limited partner due diligence on VC and private equity funds
Jan 13, 2020
As a VC, I have a standard due diligence list for companies I’m reviewing. Similarly, our limited partner investors have their own due diligence standards, and we manage our firm to keep in lin...
Micro-VC, Strictly By The Numbers
Mar 19, 2018
In my last post, I described the icy fundraising market as it relates to emerging venture fund managers that are seeking capital for the first time. While I recognized that the post was particularly d...
How VCs Get Measured
Mar 08, 2018
NextView, Rob Go
VCs measure the performance of startups all day long. Many of the metrics that are used to evaluate companies are reasonably well understood and publicly known.
But few people realize how VC funds ...
Turning the Tables on Notation Capital
Mar 06, 2018
Beezer Clarkson, Sapphire Ventures
I recently had the privilege of interviewing Nicholas Chirls and Alex Lines of Notation Capital on their Origins podcast about raising their new $27m fund, Notation II. Notation is a“first check” ...
Year in Review: TTCP Liquidity Trends
Top Tier Capital Partners
In our previous post, we discussed trends in the venture capital industry for the year 2017 based on publicly available data. To dig deeper we decided to use our own data to discuss one of the more p...
Attending @websummit this week? Be sure to join @Beezer232's talk this morning at 10 am PT on the state of seed funding... with @EconomicsAlex of the @FT fDi magazine. More info: https://hubs.li/H0BJHky0 #openlp #venturecapital
(From the archive) @ChristinaSSenn 🇩🇪 of @BlueFutureTeam writes about fund recycling as part of the #OpenLP ... series. https://buff.ly/36AUVb8
Happy to share our new article about quantitative approaches to #vc.
"By the time a certain pattern leads to success ... it could already be obsolete".
#venturecapital #investing #investments #openlp #vc
Happy to share my new article about quantitative approaches to #vc
"By the time a certain pattern leads to success it ... could already be obsolete"
#venturecapital #investing #investments #openlp #vc https://link.medium.com/2qhHwQOBUbb
I don’t think most LPs know how to identify and define what a GP’s edge is, beyond being able to recognize strong ... past performance.
Also, it’s not the GP’s job to answer the question of whether they’re differentiated—it’s the LP’s.
I really appreciate the #OpenLP movement to share more about how LPs think about investing.
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