How is your team accounting for trends that show venture-backed companies staying private for longer?

As companies stay private for longer, a healthy portion of the value creation is now occurring when companies are private. As a team, we spend significant time evaluating private investment strateg... Show more

What kinds of questions should LPs be asking venture fund managers?

There is typically a lot of emphasis on fund managers' access, value add, and portfolio construction. LPs should be asking fund managers more about picking and decision making. LPs should probably ... Show more

Where should LPs be looking for new opportunities in VC? Are there geographical regions or specific verticals that stand out as primed for investment?

StepStone's analysis of Preqin data says that 31% of the top 5 vintage funds were first-time funds, and 51% were funds raised by firms less than 5 years old. This confirms the reporting from Cambri... Show more

How is BP Ventures evolving in the next 5-10 years?

That's a good question, and slightly hard to answer. BP recently announced its ambition to get to net-zero by 2050 or sooner. We will be coming back to the market in September with a firmer plan of... Show more