In this article, we are going to explore the history of venture capital and how it has evolved over the years. Now before you bemoan how history is a collection of dates, places, and people that no longer matter, you need to realize how paramount VC history actually is.
With more funds in the market than ever, managers need to stay relevant and develop new models. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology are coming to the forefront of the £10tn UK Asset Management industry. With that in mind, let me introduce you to FAST, a plug-and-play tokenized investment vehicle for hands-on syndicates and accelerators.
Let's look at the fundraising landscape in Mexico and spanish-speaking Latin America. The Latam space is very specific in terms of language, culture, and market dynamics. It's also considered the next big opportunity in venture capital.
Founder compensation is a tricky topic. How much are you supposed to pay yourself? What will your investors think? And are you even allowed to compensate yourself when your team is subsisting on cold pizza and borrowing the Wi-Fi from the nearest office? This article breaks down the many dimensions of the "tech founder salary".
You might think you’re fundraising, but what you’re actually doing is throwing a pool party. Venture funding dynamics in the Seed Phase have evolved differently than venture capital at Series A and beyond. A Seed fund would almost never take the whole round, even if it could.
On August 30, 2022, our special investor guest Alex Macdonald roasted 5 pitch decks of consenting startups in the presence of Roastmaster General Shaun Gold and Executioner-in-Residence Stephane Nasser. Watch the recording and read the transcript here.
One of the risks that many VC fund managers are unaware of or unable to comprehend is the currency risk associated with emerging markets. This article aims to shed light on why currency risks are one of the most important factors for VCs to consider.
Many startups are overwhelmed by what follows when their business starts to take off. There is a need for an investor that adds value during the funding stage, and continues to do so as the startup matures.