Traditional benchmarks calculated by groups like Cambridge Associates bucket VC funds into “vintage years” and place funds into quartiles based on metrics like IRR (rate of return adjusted for time) and DPI (or the amount of capital […]
The U.S. startup ecosystem has rapidly entered a new chapter of what will be a turbulent period over at least the next several quarters. Investment in the startup ecosystem is expected to drop significantly at a time (…)
Crypto is an emerging asset class and whilst general investment principles are the same as in conventional markets, their application needs to be re-evaluated and sometimes adapted to cryptoassets’ singular features.
To understand the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on the venture capital sector, we recently conducted a survey of venture firms to gauge investor sentiment on investment activity and fundraising. Within a few days, 427 venture firms (…)
Ventures Platform, a Pan-African early-stage VC fund headquartered in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, has announced a financial/structural intervention aimed at checking the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The long-term outlook for venture capital investing is still positive.
The following is an interview with George Bischof, Managing Director of Meritech Capital Partners, early investors in Facebook, Netsuite, and Salesforce.com.