Seed Funds Are Under Existential Threat From Venture Giants
Feb 18, 2021
When a tiny two-person San Francisco startup named Stytch began pitching venture capital firms for its first-ever round of funding early last year, known as a "seed" round, the partners at venerable s...
🤩 @BasisSet Founder @xuezhao joins the Origins Pod w co-hosts @Beezer232 (@SapphirePrtnrs) & @nchirls ... (@notationcapital) to talk:
▶️ Investment strategy on #AI, beyond LLMs
▶️ Unique perspective on #venture
▶️ Background as Corporate Dev Strategy lead at @Dropbox…
Anecdotally, SVB & other regional banks met many needs of a #VC fund & in particular for emerging managers with ... a smaller fund size. @BusinessInsider's @meliarobin discusses the banking challenges now faced👇
Commentary: @jefielding @dunkhippo33 @pilarj2020 @TurnerNovak…
💯Latest @SignatureBlock_ is out & it's a good one... Very little understood ab about raising your fund in public.... @WeekendFund did so successfully & outlined:
💲Pros vs cons & tips
💲Why other fund mngrs took this path
💲Process, materials & tools used
1/SVB CEO is speaking to clients right now; Very clear message that primary plan is to transition to something that ... would allow for it to remain as a going concern (w/different wrapper of sorts), and why FDIC took route of bridge entity.
A few points: