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Rethinking your due-diligence strategy with non-traditional VCs

September 23, 2021 – Our latest thought piece talks about how nontraditional VCs are disrupting the venture space and what effect it can have on an allocator’s due diligence efforts. Over the past few years, a wide variety of investors have rushed headlong into the world of venture investing, enticed by the lucrative returns seen in the private markets.

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27 July 2016
How I Met Team DiligenceVault

Much like Ted Mosby's trials and tribulations in How I Met Your Mother, it's both fun and inspiring to sit down and draw up an info graphic in a single dimension that lays out the...

26 July 2016
Due Diligence In The Second Machine Age

In their fascinating book The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee synthesize research from multiple fields and analyze the way technology is reshaping...

28 June 2016
Fruitful Active Investing

A summertime reflection on active and hedge fund investing, especially on the back of recent headlines covering large institutional investors exiting the hedge fund space, in addition to the investor narrative regarding fees and performance....

31 May 2016
How Do Firms Innovate?

We Didn’t Do Anything Wrong, But Somehow, We Lost…. Nokia’s smartphone division was recently acquired by Microsoft..

31 May 2016
Meet the Team

A geographically distributed team with diverse experience sets, from 4 countries.

29 April 2016
Hey Due Diligence, Knock Knock…

Investor Town What does a day at an end investor or an investment consultant who hires external managers look like? **Susan Lee (CIO):** Any ideas on what managers we should be looking at to add...

28 April 2016
Due-diligence Bookends: Art vs. Commoditization

In a recent Operational Due Diligence (ODD) conference, there was a lot of talk about the risk of commoditization. Well… What could have gotten this topic surfacing an in industry conference? Let’s go back to...

27 March 2016
From Emerging Managers to Superstars… Changing the Paradigm

The concept of two people with a Bloomberg in a garage starting a fund has long faded from reality to become a mere figment of our imagination...

27 March 2016
What’s in the Name

This blog introduces things you wished you knew about DiligenceVault Series! Growing up I repeatedly read the moral story (Aesop's fable) about a clever crow. One fine day, an extremely thirsty crow was flying around...