Three Paradigms for Investing in the Future of Food
Solving the world's future food supply deficit requires innovation to improve the yield, nutrition and sustainability of existing agricultural practices. Why is the current system insufficient, and what areas will investors focus on going forward?
Farms & Factories: European VC's Divergent Decade
European startups received €159 billion of funding over the past decade. Yet, an increasingly select group of stakeholders drive most of the topline figures.
State of the Venture Capital Industry in 2019
Over the past decade, venture capital funding has risen by 17% annually to a figure of $254 billion. What factors have contributed to this surge and what do they mean for the industry going forward?
Revenue-Based Financing in VC: A Study on Playing Averages Over Home Runs
Would investing in startups for a capped return, repaid over time, be a more sustainable alternative to hypergrowth investing?
Exploring Evergreen Funds with a VC Investor Who Raised One
Open-ended or evergreen funds can be beneficial for venture capital investing due to the alignment, flexibility and transparency they bring between stakeholders. In a discussion with a GP who raised an open-ended VC fund, the potential of this asset class is explored.
Three Core Principles of Venture Capital Portfolio Strategy
Unlike other asset classes, venture capital returns do not follow a normal distribution curve. Portfolio success is maximized by finding rare deals that bring outsized returns.