LPs nationwide announced more than $297m of recent venture commitments into new funds from Khosla Ventures and OrbiMed Advisors, among others.
New Zealand
Kiwi Invest CIO Simon O'Grady talks about why the pension scheme is entering the asset class and why backing a tech investor was the right choice.
Since launching its formal LP effort in 2016, Boulder, Colorado-based Foundry Group firm has backed dozens of emerging managers. These relationships have also helped the firm zero in on direct investments.
These investors have poured capital into 1,100 VC funds since 2010 and some like Temasek have helped found and anchor managers.
It's time for the ninth annual deep dive survey of LPs. Your responses are anonymous and your participation in the study is greatly appreciated. Plus, it supports a good cause.
LP Seyonne Kang Greenspring Associates
Greenspring Associates joins CalPERS and NY Common in using software developed by Lenox Park Solutions to measure diversity of fund managers and portfolio companies.
Coronavirus Bounceback
LPs’ fears of large markdowns in VC assets did not materialize. Valuations through Q2 are expected to either stay relatively flat or even increase, especially for late-stage focused managers.
Six venture-focused LPs gathered for a virtual roundtable and shared their comments on various topics. The result is that we learned how equally enthusiastic about venture they are.
The pandemic is rapidly accelerating family offices’ interest in venture. Industry veteran Wendy Craft believes that once they’re in, they will stay.
VCJ LP roundtable
Six venture-investing LPs share their views in a virtual roundtable on the impact of covid-19, communications, due diligence, diversity and healthtech.

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