Today, Fairview Partner Aakar Vachhani participated in a great @NCTRtalk panel discussion on private equity, covering a range of topics central to success in the asset class alongside leaders from @HarbourVest, @Manulife, and AdamsStreet moderated by Andrew Palmer of @SRA_MD.
Congrats to the @iendeavors team on the new fund! We're thrilled to be continuing the partnership and can't wait to meet the next generation of amazing world-changing, mission-driven companies you work with.
Introducing Fund IV, a $500 Million Fund to Advance World-Changing Ideas
Today, we‘re launching Fund IV, a $500 million fund that will invest in world-changing, mission-driven ideas. There couldn‘t be a more urg...
We are ONE WEEK away from our #FearlessInvestors webinar on October 13!
Deadline to RSVP is this Friday: https://t.co/bjzECQGRe7
Fairview's Alan Mattamana will be speaking at the @GFOA & Connecticut Public Pension Forum this week. He will be taking part in a conversation on ESG and Minority-Owned Investment Firms with Matt Kaminski of @fiducient. More information here:
CPPF/GFOA 2021 Fall Conference
Join the CPPF and GFOA for a combined full-day Fall Conference!
We are just two weeks away from our #FearlessInvestors webinar! We have a range of notable GPs and LPs panelists from GenNx360 Partners, Prelude Growth Partners, @uluventures, Avante Capital Partners, Dallas ERF, Ford Foundation, and SURs Illinois.
Congrats to @AcrewCapital on the two new funds! We're proud to continue building our partnership and can't wait to see what the team will accomplish. @tgr @LaurenKolodny @VishalLugani @raknak
Dear VC, It‘s Time to Disrupt Ourselves
Venture capital is living in a bygone era. Our industry uses its capital to fund disruption but, ironically, has done little work toâ¦
On 10/7, Fairview's JoAnn Price will be taking part in a candid discussion on diversity in the industry hosted by @FordFoundation and @commonfundorg, alongside Adeyemi Ajao of @Base10Partners Partners and Damien Dwin of @lafayetteholdco. Register here:
Investing in Diverse Fund Managers: Focus on alternative investments
You will be emailed a Zoom link with instruction to join the event 24-hours prior to the event.
Fairview recently shared some data on the success rate of diverse managers raising their first fund. For the time period we looked at, 2014-2017, about 87% of firms succeeded in raising a fund but 44% of funds closed below target. More here:
VC Daily: Debut Fundraising Success Rate
Fairview's Alan Mattamana had a great conversation today with @kevinspain of @emergencecap on venture capital investments in the future of workforce productivity at @CouncilInstInv' Fall Conference. Lots to look forward to in this space!
Congrats to the @ToastTab team and @BessemerVP and @kentbennett on the successful IPO! $TOST
Toast prices IPO at $40 per share, above ranges
This is whiplash success story. Toast laid off nearly half of its employees in April 2020.