Out of the dozens VC funds in California's LP portfolio, most advanced amid the pandemic and during the fiscal year ending June 30.
Jungle Ventures' Amit Anand talks about growing interest in the region from European investors and why it is not too late for LPs to enter.
Apurva Mehta and Patrick O'Connor built a top-performing emerging manager VC portfolio while they were co-CIOs of a hospital endowment in Texas. Two years ago, they converted those partnerships into an FoF.
Pensions, sovereign wealth funds and universities alike announced more than $320m worth of commitments to the sector in Europe and the US.
Middle East
The Abraham Accords normalized relations between the UAE and Israel, and investors in the Middle East are optimistic about the opportunities it brings.
The frim has found success and a solid LP following of family offices and high-networth individuals for its strategy to take US companies public earlier.
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.

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