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The covid-19 pandemic at the resulting economic downturn is like nothing we have ever experienced. But based on previous recessions, we know new ideas and new solutions are attainable.
VC Chip Hazard Anna Palmer XFactors
Anna Palmer and Chip Hazard discuss with Foundersuite’s Nathan Beckord how and why they back female-led startups and the value the founding team at XFactor brings to its portfolio.
Many venture investors from Asia and elsehwere seem better prepared to emerge from the pandemic and are eager to get their money into circulation.
Savvy investors are developing scenarios of what the startup world will look like on the other side of this crisis. Here are five tactics to position your funds to deliver the best value to your investors and your portfolio.
Dollar Currency Stopwatch Speed
No one is immune from the pressure to offer a term sheet within 72 hours, and that rapid-fire process may seem nuts to an outsider, writes the managing directors of Sozo Ventures.
Checklist To Do List
Lawyers from Paul Weiss pinpoint the areas of a firm's operations that may need to be adjusted to account for the coronavirus outbreak, including fund documentation, valuation and banking relationships.
Surfing Speed Power Flow
A notion more associated with surfing - speed, power and flow - can help a venture firm's due diligence of a start-up, says guest author Horacio Falcão.
Consumer demand and public opinion are at all-time highs. There is perhaps no better time to be a specialist in the sector than now.
Recently hired Redpoint eventures Operating Partner Carolina Strobel discusses what Latin America needs to build a venture ecosystem. A lot goes on behind-the-scenes before a unicorn is born.
With the sector on pace for continued growth, cybersecurity investor Robert R. Ackerman notes what areas are saturated and what specialties his firm is looking at.

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