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The rapper's cannabis-focused venture capital firm is looking for 10x returns with its debut fund. Managing partner Karan Wadhera talks strategy.
Frenzied fundraising, growing deal size and longer holds: in this six-slide interactive presentation we examine some key indicators of the state of venture capital.
Institutional investment into Australian innovation is rising, spurred by the increasingly global nature of these businesses.
The sector may be entering a new phase, while secondaries buyers are keeping a close eye on the market.
The Australian sovereign wealth fund has been shifting its private equity strategy to invest in Australia’s growing start-up sector.
The newly-rebranded Oddo BHF Private Equity will seek €300m for a new secondaries vehicle from predominantly European and Middle Eastern institutional LPs.
Removing sampling biases reveals greater parity between US and European venture capital performance than is often expected, according to a report from eFront.
Future Planet is seeking at least $500m for a vehicle targeting university spin-outs, executive chairman Douglas Hansen-Luke told PEI.
The firm, which focuses on growth, venture and expansion capital in the eastern Mediterranean, is seeking at least €100m.
The industry standard creates misalignment problems and needs rethinking for growth investors, says fund investor Dave Richards.

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