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Union Square Ventures raises $250m for its 2021 Core Fund, about two years after its previous early-stage venture fund was closed.
Co-founder Brian Jacobs is not part of the firm’s latest fund, but he continues to build his separate seed-stage practice while also learning the vagaries of teaching on Zoom amid a pandemic.
A panel hosted by financial services firm Capital discussed understanding what makes the modern investor's job difficult. The panelists also pored over one of the most popular subjects of the past year: SPACs.
Senior editors from across PEI Media’s titles discuss what they’ll have their eyes on in the coming months, from taxes and SEC oversight to the possibility of the industry being thrown into the public spotlight.
Fifth Wall Ventures partner Greg Smithies notes that climate tech may not be the most exciting sector, but it is growing in importance and acceptance, and is certain to be highlighted in the Biden administration.
The pandemic has upended the fundraising process, but LPs look to adapt to the new virtual processes in 2021. That should benefit established brands as well as newcomers.
Amid lockdowns and remote working challenges, here are the top 10 investors who committed to venture funds in 2020.
LP Perspectives
Despite the pandemic, recession and social upheaval, most LPs in a VCJ survey say they plan to invest the same or more in venture over the next 12 months. Here’s what else they had to say about the asset class.
Madrona Venture Group in Seattle names Daniel Li and Anu Sharma to partner, less than a month after the firm raised $500m in new funds.
The second annual Rising Stars was unveiled this week, and here's how to get into next year's.

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