20VC: BENCHMARK’S BILL GURLEY ON 5 TRAITS BENCHMARK LOOK FOR WHEN ADDING TO THE PARTNERSHIP, WHY THE ABUNDANCE OF CAPITAL IS TODAY’S BIGGEST CHALLENGE IN VC
Bill Gurley is a General Partner @ Benchmark Capital, one of the most successful funds of the last decade with a portfolio including the likes of Uber, Twitter, Dropbox, WeWork, Snapchat, StitchFix,...
#Outperformance in #venture is a game of power law, but enterprise vs consumer patterns differ:
Ent = 🧺of exits / ... IPO or M&A in ↕️ mkt
Consumer = Large individual exits / IPO in ⬆️mkt
🙏@beezer232 & @EvanTarzian for the analysis. Read the full report 🔗https://bit.ly/3Cf17Uv
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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
6 years in venture, dozens of convos w LPs, 4 key questions to each & ~12K words that aim to demystify the opaque ... 🌏 of #LP investing.
To be or not to be an LP
What makes a phenomenal (vs good) GP
Common advice to ignore
Bravo @cupazhou 👏👏👏