How new managers maximize returns with a Deal Warehouse
Pre-Curriculum 1: Use the leading Investment Thesis template to craft your investment focus
A definitive guide to identifying the ideal LP Archetypes for your fund
Why the vintage year of a venture capital firm can determine its overall success
How new managers earn management fees with funds.
Quarterly reporting serves an important role in venture funds. It offers fund managers to communicate fund performance, updates, and financial information to investors in a structured and timely manner. In other words, it offers fund managers an opportunity to bring their stakeholders up to speed. In this article, we discuss the venture capital quarterly reporting…
Understanding the stages of venture capital funding
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…
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…
How to call capital from Limited Partners.
Optimize your schedule to navigate seasonality and close confidently.
The guide to understanding soft and hard circled commitments to maximize fundraising success.
Effective strategies and tactics to keep Fund Expenses at a minimum.
A step-by-step guide with advice on how to launch and close a VC fund
Build an initial model for your venture firm using VC Lab’s free tools and insights.
Raising a venture capital fund can be challenging regardless of how many times you’ve done it. Though the process certainly can get relatively more manageable each time, fund managers may want to set out a well-thought-out plan in each of their fundraising campaigns. When strategizing fundraising, a key factor to consider can be the minimum…
VC Lab’s free Deal Memo Template.
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Wondering What Deal Warehousing is?
Here’s everything you need to know on how to warehouse deals for your VC fund.
The Cornerstone LPA is a lightweight and easy-to-use agreement to form next generation venture capital funds.
VC Lab Pre-Curriculum 2: Three steps to determine your optimal venture capital fund size.