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Alastair Goldfisher

Managing general partner Joe Horowitz says the positive side of the last year is that firms can go global while maintaining a small team and without opening up major office space.
Letter from the editor
The firm has raised $110m for its inaugural seed-stage fund to invest in visionary founders who are leveraging shifts in culture and behavior. And LPs are on board with the oversubscribed fund.
Joining the growth-stage firm are Bill Petty, who was formerly with Guggenheim Partners, and Michelle Swan, who founded and led Swancomm, a marketing communications consultancy.
Advisor ESG Venture
The founder of Enzo Advisors, a sustainability consulting firm in New York, talks about the opportunities, challenges and misconceptions with ESG adoption across the venture landscape.
Letter from the editor
The SEC held a virtual coffee break this week to discuss diversity. Three from the venture community participated in the discussion.
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Clocktower Technology Ventures holds a first close on a $25m targeted strategy to invest in LatAm fintech start-ups. Partner Ben Savage notes the pandemic has accelerated digital financial services in the region.
Different Funds looked at GP and LP terms to see how the past year has impacted operations, and found only modest changes, with management fees holding steady. Although the advisory service is seeing an increase in funds looking to originate deals across multiple stages.
The venture world may have a number of top-performing VCs who are women and multiple firms led by women, but female VCs face their own unique struggles, too. The Women of Influence list will recognize the top performers who happen to be women.
The new fund brings the firm’s total committed capital under management to $4.5bn.
The newest principal at True was formerly with Boston-based growth-stage investor OpenView, where she invested in product-led software companies.
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