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Breaking the Pattern Match: Outperformance Indicators for Venture Capital

An analysis of 100+ variables around VC funds, paired with performance data, surfaces dozens of correlations that can help LPs improve their manager selection process.

More LPs are investing in VC funds

Data shows steady growth in the number of LPs per venture capital fund over the last 5 years — what types of VC firms have benefited the most from this inflow, and what does that imply about evolving LP preferences?

The Atlanta VC Ecosystem: Dominated by Micro-Funds But a Diversity Hotspot

A data-driven profile of VCs headquartered in Atlanta, from fund sizes and investment cadences to target sectors and stages.

The Austin VC Ecosystem: Not Yet “Silicon Hills” But Promising Growth

A data-driven profile of VCs headquartered in Austin, from fund sizes and investment cadences to target sectors and stages.

Early Signs that Debut VC Funds Might Be Starting to Return

After a year dominated by mega funds (capping off a long-term decline in first-time managers), will 2021 see the resurgance of debut VC funds?

The Miami VC Ecosystem: Lot of Buzz, Lots of Room to Grow

A data-driven profile of VCs headquartered in Miami, from fund sizes and investment cadences to target sectors and stages.

The Los Angeles VC Ecosystem: A Large But Still Emerging Market

A data-driven profile of VCs headquartered in Los Angeles, from fund sizes and investment cadences to target sectors and stages.

Women Leading Venture in a Post-COVID Market

A data-driven look at the role of women in US venture capital, including fund sizes, targeted sectors, and more.

How do European VCs compare to US firms?

A data-driven analysis of fundraising & investment cadences, fund strategies, and more

The 12 Most Abused Words in VC Pitch Decks

Pitch decks are a critical material in venture capital fundraising — but some words have become so overused by GPs that they’re starting to lose meaning. Here’s our take on the most abused words in VC pitch decks.