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The LP Opportunity to Change Tech Culture


The post The LP Opportunity to Change Tech Culture appeared first on The Barefoot VC. There is much change that needs to happen in society overall before we can live in a truly meritocratic world that generates maximum financial and social returns.

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How is the VC Asset Class Doing?

View from Seed

One way to think about this is how quickly LPs expect to get their capital back from a VC commitment. Typically, when an LP makes a commitment to a new VC relationship, they are expecting to stay with that group for at least 2-3 funds. LP Constraints. Most LPs are trying to manage some targeted asset allocation.

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Feld Thoughts

9 Questions That Help Get You To GP/LP Fit. In it, Beezer goes through, in depth, the top questions she recommends you ask an LP to determine GP/LP fit. While an LP takes a lot of meetings, they don’t do a lot of investments. The post GP/LP Fit appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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How’s Venture Capital Changing in 2023

VC Cafe

By contrast, they backed 620 funds in the last three months of 2021 First time fund managers hit hard: In 2022, limited partners backed 141 funds run by first-time managers, a 59% decline from the prior year and the lowest number since 2013 How does the constrained LP environment manifest for funds and startups? Support emerging managers.

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Ending the Toll Roads to LP Fundraising

This is going to be BIG.

I know how hard it is myself because I used to vet VCs for a living when I was on the insitituional LP side. Sure, you assume that this money has vetted the basic skills--but how accurately is a family that made its money in socks or mining or whathaveyou going to determine such a thing?

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Observations from my trip to India

Version One Ventures

Version One has made only one investment in the region ( Headout , a fast growing marketplace for travel experiences) and I had written a small LP cheque into an emerging fund manager ( 1947 Rise , run by the awesome Shiva Sangwan ). I had only a few connections in India before this trip.

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What Do LPs Think of the Venture Capital Markets for 2016?

Both Sides of the Table

At the Upfront Summit in early February, we had a chance to have many off-the-record conversations with Limited Partners (LPs) who fund Venture Capital (VC) funds about their views of the market. LPs See The Over-Valuations and Don’t Like It. All isn’t completely rosy in the LP views of the venture industry.