Category Archives: Partner Funds

Our Investment in High Alpha

Our friends at High Alpha just announced their new High Alpha Studio and High Alpha Capital fund. We are proud to be partnered with them across both efforts. When we make an investment, whether into a company or into a fund, we always start with the people. First and foremost, we have to believe that […]

Our Investment in Wave Capital

We welcome Wave Capital to our Partner Fund portfolio. Based in San Francisco, Wave was launched last year by Sara Adler, Riley Newman, and David Rosenthal. Wave specializes in companies creating marketplaces and invests in companies at their earliest stages, as they build their teams, find product market fit, and work towards their Series A. […]

How can LPs conduct diligence on accusations of sexual harassment?: Start by asking the question.

Over the past year, there have been a number of sexual harassment scandals in tech, especially involving venture capitalists. The power dynamic in our industry has enabled bad actors to harass founders seeking capital and junior employees trying to work their way up in a very competitive and historically male-dominated industry. Some in the industry […]

Our Investment in K9 Ventures

We recently invested in K9 Ventures’ third fund, a $42M “pre-seed” fund with a strong focus on emerging technologies (more on the pre-seed naming convention in a minute). Manu Kumar, who runs the firm, did a nice job of talking about his fund and its strategy here. We are excited to formally partner with Manu […]

Our Investment in Resolute Ventures

We shared some of the backstory on our investment in Founder Collective and want to continue the conversation about our fund investing by highlighting Resolute Ventures. We are largely driven by people and relationships. It’s important that we build a real, personal connection with our partners and that we want to be in business with […]