Episode #10: Lessons from 300+ Venture Capital Fund Pitches
Jul 29, 2019
For the final episode of the first season of the Fund81 podcast, I interviewed Jaclyn Freeman Hester from Foundry Group. As someone relatively new to the industry, she has a fresh perspective o...
Generalized Mining: the LPs perspective
Jul 24, 2019
Generalized Mining (or ‘mining 2.0’) has emerged as a catchall term that describes the practice of actively participating in one way or another in cryptonetworks in order to generate returns......
Transparency in the entrepreneur-to-LP tech ecosystem #OpenLP
Nov 30, 2018
Venture capital used to be a highly opaque industry. Very few firms, accessible only through network, intransparent decision-making processes. From the outside it looked slightly mystical and certainl...
The LP Anti-Portfolio
Nov 28, 2018
The idea of an “anti-portfolio” reflects some of the great investments where you had the opportunity to participate but missed for one reason or another. There are many excuses, as you’ll see be...
Predicting the Future of Venture Capital
Nov 24, 2018
This is the final of five posts in a series on the history and future of venture capital. While prior installments were retrospective and provide helpful context for this post, they aren’t necessary...
Due Diligence the VCs: Part One, The Limited Partner Perspective
Nov 17, 2018
With the recent rise in the number of emerging mangers raising new funds, as well as the trend towards the institutionalization of pre-seed, I’ve been thinking more about frameworks through which to...
Going from a proof of concept fund to an “institutional” venture fund
Nov 03, 2018
Over the past several years, we’ve spent considerable time studying and writing about the rapidly evolving emerging manager venture landscape.
As illustrated by the chart below (data courtesy of ...
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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