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Closing a Venture Capital Fund

In venture capital, a “close” or “closing” happens when a fund has legally secured commitments from Limited Partners (LPs) for a target portion of the intended total fund size. These commitments represent pledges from LPs to contribute specific amounts of capital to the fund. The closing phase marks the initial significant milestone in the fund’s…

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The Venture Institute: The VC Career Launchpad

VC Lab is launching Venture Institute, a completely free training program designed to train and educate the rising tide of new venture capital leaders. The program consists of  two months of focused training, plus an additional two months of practical on-the-job experience which aims to enrich the knowledge base of venture professionals.. Unlike other programs,…

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Meet Decile Launch

Decile Launch provides fund formation and fund admin to top performing venture capital firms. The offering starts with a two-month structured program to establish the venture capital firm and close the fund. Then, the newly launched fund becomes a member of Decile Partners for fund accounting, deal reviews, real-time reporting, and strategic advisory support. The…

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VC Fund Formation Attorneys

Navigate the complexities of venture capital legal processes and fund formation.

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VC Investable Cash

High-growth, early-stage startups have long-relied on checks from venture capital (VC) firms to grow, expand, and eventually exit. But no checks would be written if not for a venture firm’s most valauble asset—its cash. In this article, we will explore the concept of venture capital investable cash, its significance, and factors that influence the fund’s…

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VC Management Fees

Venture investing has become a hot commodity among high net worth individuals, but the allure of high-risk and high-reward opportunities comes with a cost. After all, venture capital funds have to employ talented people to scope, identify, invest in, and support early-stage companies. This is why venture capital management fees are so important—they don’t just…

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Venture Impact Metrics

The impact KPIs for startups and VCs from the 17 UN SDGs.

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Impact Venture Funds

Making a difference while driving returns in Venture Capital.

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VC Lab Cohort 11

VC Lab introduces new tracks, new tools and more to streamline launching an enduring venture capital firm.

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The Power of Track Record

How to leverage your past wins for success in VC