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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.

2020 State of Terms: Venture Capital Benchmark

An update to our 2018 State of Terms Report: LP minimums, hurdle rates, average management fees, portfolio construction, and more

One Year Later: How Venture Capital Markets Reacted to a Pandemic

With a year’s worth of data since the pandemic took hold, what affect did COVID really have on venture capital markets?

DeepTech Ecosystem Profile — Activate

Activate shapes the pipeline of DeepTech entrepreneurs. The organization forges strong scientists with entrepreneurial traits into startup founders with IP-driven businesses. 

7 Venture Capital Trends of the Last Decade

With one of the most tumultuous years in the books, what impact did 2020 have on some of the biggest trends in venture capital — and what are the implications for the future of venture?