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LP-GP relations evolved amid the pandemic, though most emerging managers find raising a first-time fund difficult. Here are five stories that shone a light on the plight of emerging venture managers in 2021.
There was plenty of people news in 2021, from VCs retiring to an LP joining a venture firm. Here are the most read people items from the past year.
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The firm, founded in 2016, is currently in market with at least three separate funds as it adds public market expertise to its roster.
Year in Review 2021 2022
My top five Friday Letters primarily dealt with regulations and fundraising, with the top letter focused on cybersecurity.
ESG VC Venture
Multistage investor Norwest Venture Partners has raised $3bn for Fund XVI, its largest fund to date and its first to include a formal ESG policy.
Prediction
As we close out the year, here are my predictions for what will remain hot-button issues in venture.
Rolling Funds VC
The former 500 Startups partner joins San Francisco-based Diaspora Ventures to help European start-ups expand in the US. The firm operates via a rolling fund that secures commitments from LPs quarterly.
Letter from the editor
The Build Back Better plan, if it passes the Senate, could provide billions of dollars for climate tech start-ups. Brad Harrison of Scout Ventures in Austin is thus bullish on seed investing.
In June 2021, Insight Partners rolled out its first Vision Capital fund to back diverse-led emerging managers as it aims to help close the industry's diversity gap. No target is listed on Fund II.
Little is known about the new firm, but the former Wedding Spot CEO was named as one of VCJ's Rising Stars in January 2020.
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