How Emerging Managers Should Consider Incentive Mechanisms
This fantastic Twitter thread from Marco Cesare Solinas of Blue Future Partners advises managers on incentive design: “If there is somewhere you should avoid being creative, it’s here.”
A Narrative on Today’s Markets vs Years Prior
QED Co-founder, Partner and Chief Investment Officer Frank Rotman shares an extensive Twitter thread on the reality of today’s private markets for startups, VCs and LPs vs years past: the “Acceleration Phase” (2020 + 2021), the “Correction Phase” (2022) and the “New...
Materials & Strategies for the Best Founders (& Emerging Managers)
2048 Managing Partner Alex Iskold shares a fundraising Twitter thread with tactical strategies for early-stage founders, with many parallels for emerging VCs raising from LPs, including deck tips, ensuring an investor match, memorizing the tough FAQs and starting at a lower amount.
Running a VC Fund & Investing in Startups Are Not Always Synonymous
After receiving many cold emails from aspiring VC fund managers asking for investment advice, Elizabeth Yin, co-founder of Hustle Fund, realized people often conflate running a VC fund and investing in startups. She breaks down the differences and shares alternative paths for...
10 Resources for Understanding the VC Side of the Table
Before Contrary Capital’s Jason Chen became a full-time investor, he founded two companies – a common path for many, but requires a new understanding. Jason shares his top resources for getting up to speed on the venture ecosystem.