One of the challenges that has emerged as potential buyers explore an acquisition of SVB Financial’s fund of funds platform is continuing access to the top names in venture capital, say sources familiar with the process.
Three pensions that collectively manage assets of more than $600bn and actively invest in venture and buyout funds are calling on US state and federal policymakers to protect 'the freedom to invest responsibly' as the anti-ESG movement gains momentum.
Aerial view of dolphins in Acapulco, Mexico.
SWEN’s Blue Ocean Fund is one of at least four funds that have collectively raised more than $400m to preserve ocean health.
Making up for several years of underinvestment in venture capital, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System committed more than $1.1bn to 15 venture vehicles last year.
Tell us who you think should be included on our third annual list of Women of Influence in Private Markets, which celebrates the achievements of women in venture capital and other alternative asset classes.
If a storied venture firm like Sequoia is scrutinizing its due diligence practices, other firms would do well to do the same. 
Headline’s Deepdive technology helps the firm discover insights – and spot potential fraud – by analyzing a company’s raw financial and usage data.
While many investors gave into FOMO and took shortcuts in their due diligence, Thomvest leaned into a more careful approach.
IP attorneys are spending lots of time making sure VC-backed start-ups have the freedom to operate and get products to market.
Cautionary tales of governance failures and heightened litigation risk have some VCs rethinking their due diligence processes.

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