The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Inside The Mind Of A Leading Lp: How Lps Evaluate New Fund Managers On Everything From First Meeting To Portfolio Construction To Fees And Carry With Lisa Edgar, Managing Director @ Top Tier Capital Partners
Lisa Edgar is a Managing Director @ Top Tier Capital Partners, one of the leading venture fund of funds over the last decade. Included in their stellar fund portfolio is the likes of Index, Initialized, True Ventures, a16z and Boldstart, to name a few. Prior to Top Tier, Lisa was part of the asset management team at WR Hambrecht + Co focusing on new and emerging private equity funds. Before that, Lisa spent ten years at Horsley Bridge. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.)
Many feel that a focus on ESG is not compatible with emerging market debt investing. We disagree. : Schroders' QEP Investment Team employ intelligent portfolio construction based on innovative and forward-looking research to deliver a broad range of actively-managed solutions for investors. Discover our comprehensive range of European equity strategies, from traditional equity investing, such as growth and value, to alternatives such as absolute return. Liquid alternatives can help to build robust portfolios fit to withstand a range of different market environments. Click here to learn about Schroders' liquid alternatives offering.
The Fund appreciated less than 1% during the third quarter, bringing YTD returns to approximately +13%. Please check your statements as returns will vary slightly by share class, etc. The Russell 2000, which represents market cap companies more likely to be found in our portfolio, declined -2.4% and the S&P 500, which represents larger market cap companies gained +1.7%. Ultimately, I want to be judged on our long-term absolute returns, not relative returns on a short-term basis.
Read our latest insights on climate change, electric vehicles, Amazon, proxy voting and ESG in value investing. : Schroders' QEP Investment Team employ intelligent portfolio construction based on innovative and forward-looking research to deliver a broad range of actively-managed solutions for investors. Discover our comprehensive range of European equity strategies, from traditional equity investing, such as growth and value, to alternatives such as absolute return. Liquid alternatives can help to build robust portfolios fit to withstand a range of different market environments. Click here to learn about Schroders' liquid alternatives offering.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Worklife Ventures' Brianne Kimmel On Why More Operators Should Start Their Own Fund, How To Structure Your Round For The Highest Signal Round & What The Multi-stage Funds Playing At Seed Means For The Rest Of The Asset Class
Brianne Kimmel is the Founder and Managing Partner @ Work Life Ventures, a very new firm focused on the future of work backed by some of the best in the valley including Marc Andreesen, Chris Dixon, Zoom's Eric Yuan, InVision's Clark Valberg and then dear friends of the show, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan and Matt Mazzeo. To date, Brianne has invested in the likes of Webflow, Tandem, Lunchclub and Girlboss to name a few. Prior to starting Work Life, Brianne spent 2 years at Zendesk on their GTM strategy; building Zendesk for startups, ultimately representing 3,000 startups and 250 accelerators.
The first half of the year saw more dollars invested in proptech than all of 2018, and real estate tech venture fund Fifth Wall raised a half a billion dollars for its newest fund. Camber Creek, a DC-based venture fund, was founded eight years ago. It has made 37 investments including investments in smart-lock company Latch, commercial real estate leasing unicorn VTS, and short-term rental company WhyHotel. Jeffrey Berman, general partner at Camber Creek, walked Business Insider through Camber Creek's investment thesis. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Proptech has had a banner fundraising year so far.
Franklin Templeton Investments has launched a new fund range that will offer European investors access to liquid hedge fund strategies in a UCITS format.
Macro and commodity trading advisers have delivered the two best investment strategies for hedge funds this year. But Brooks Ritchey, who helps oversees $3.5 billion at Franklin Templeton, is trimming his holdings as he prepares for a major shake-up. K2 Advisors LLC plans to shift some of its capital toward relative value and long-short equities over the coming months, betting a surge in interest rates and inflation will take many by surprise in mid-2020. K2 is a unit of global investment firm Franklin Templeton.
Crystal Capital Partners has rolled out a new proprietary e-commerce portfolio construction platform that aims to make building institutional private equity and hedge fund portfolios as simple as adding items to an online shopping cart.
PE firms are bullish about the 'venture space', doling out smaller cheques to emerging businesses. The post Asia PE-VC Summit 2019: Private equity firms spot big promise in early-stage bets appeared first on DealStreetAsia.