To Follow-on or Not to Follow-on, Part 2 of Un-learnings from a VC-Turned-LP
Aug 15, 2019
In the investment world, FOMO, fear of missing out, runs rampant. VCs and LPs both dread “missing out” on those asymmetric exits that generate millions or billions of dollars....
Un-learnings from a VC-Turned-LP: Risk and Reward Paradigm Shift, Part 1
Aug 12, 2019
Ben Choi has a unique perspective on investment intuition. He started out as a venture capitalist investing in early-stage startups and then became a Limited Partner, which gives him a comprehensive ...
The Truth About Investor Updates
Aug 09, 2019
The topic of “investor updates” has been debated frequently. Most folks who are not close to early-stage startups and new company formation would be surprised to discover that a high number of com...
B2B vs. B2C IPOs
Jun 14, 2019
Top Tier Capital Partners
For the past dozen years, Top Tier Capital Partners has believed that using data wisely can potentially help us to “see around corners”. Venture capital is an industry enshrouded in secrecy, makin...
What Makes a Good Annual Meeting? An LP’s Point of View
May 23, 2019
Laura Thompson, Sapphire Ventures
Annual meetings are simple in concept but can be difficult to execute well. At Sapphire Partners, we are constantly asked what makes a good annual meeting, which makes sense given the typical GP atten...
May 16, 2019
My junior year at Notre Dame, I applied to take a finance elective called Applied Investment Management. This elective was always oversubscribed, and comprised the top finance students in their final ...
Generational Transitions at VC Firms
May 15, 2019
There are right ways and wrong ways to handle generational transitions at venture capital firms. This concept is most often associated with family businesses, which inevitably are required...
BFP #OpenLP Series (6) — VC Partnership Models: How to Split the Economics
May 02, 2019
Blue Future Partners
20MinVC Podcast with Sarah Smith, Bain Capital Ventures
May 01, 2019
20 minute VC, Bain Capital Ventures, Harry Stebbings, Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is a Partner @ Bain Capital Ventures, a leading US venture fund with a portfolio that includes the likes of LinkedIn, Lime, SendGrid, Jet.com and more incredible companies. As for Sarah,...
(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.
Great to release our 4th #ESGinVC interview with @LizNBroderick and @cchrysan about the #ESG approach of @Kindred_VC, ... their equitable venture initiative, how to handle tensions with portfolio companies and much more! 👏👏
#openlp #investing #vc
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