Swimming with Allocators podcast

From the Other Side: What Sapphire Partners Wishes More VC Managers Knew Featuring Nate Leung

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts

Highlights from this week’s conversation include:

  • Nate’s background and journey in VC (0:46)
  • Sapphire’s Approach (1:36)
  • Emerging Managers Program (4:30)
  • Criteria for Evaluating Managers (8:02)
  • Assessing Established Fund Managers (11:58)
  • Partnership Dynamics (14:48)
  • Market Trends and Observations (16:50)
  • Increasing Specialization in Allocators (17:54)
  • Impact of Liquidity on Secondaries (18:56)
  • Perception and Reality of Secondaries (22:18)
  • The Partnership Principle in Investments (24:34)
  • Trends in Fund Formation (28:39)
  • Building Long-Term Relationships (32:43)
  • Early Investments and Relationship Building (33:20)
  • Outlook on Venture Landscape (35:10)
  • Criteria for Engagement (37:33)

Sapphire Partners has been investing in early-stage venture capital funds since 2012 and seeks to identify and support the “New Elite'' managers across the US, Europe and Israel who are uniquely suited to invest in the next generation of technology category leaders. Through its underlying managers, Sapphire Partners has indirectly invested in over 3,200(6) companies since inception. 

Sapphire Partners looks to partner with managers across their journey as a GP and is focused on adding value beyond its capital commitments through value-add services, industry insights, and its efforts to demystify the ‘LP Perspective’ through the OpenLP initiative. Sapphire Partners is part of Sapphire, a specialized technology investment firm with approximately $11 billion in assets under management across three distinct strategies and with team members across Austin, Menlo Park, San Francisco and London. To learn more, visit the Sapphire Partners website.

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Swimming with Allocators is a podcast that dives into the intriguing world of Venture Capital from an LP (Limited Partner) perspective. Hosts Alexa Binns and Earnest Sweat are seasoned professionals who have donned various hats in the VC ecosystem. Each episode, we explore where the future opportunities lie in the VC landscape with insights from top LPs on their investment strategies and industry experts shedding light on emerging trends and technologies. Follow along and subscribe at swimmingwithallocators.com.

The information provided on this podcast does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this podcast are for general informational purposes only.

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