Nonetheless, it was compelled to wonder recently whether it should be throwing its not inconsiderable weight behind fellow hack James Prado Roberts, a senior writer at Hedge Fund Alert, who was reported to have received a rather strange offer.
However, First Round can’t help feeling this is missing the Big Picture. For a start, MTN is just thinking of LPs by keeping its running costs down. And since it clearly believes in the value of people providing free professional expertise, surely there’s a barter to be had here? An eminently-qualified hack populates their LinkedIn blog, and in return, MTN provides them with free access to a portion of carried interest on its latest fund. First Round looks forward to Dan’s email.