Tag Archives: Venture capital

Building a Next Generation Tech-Savvy and Data Empowered Private Investment Firm

“Knowledge is power” – Sir Francis Bacon. #DataDrivenInvesting #PE #VC #PrivateEquity #FamilyOffice #Investing #Fintech I explained in my last post “The Next Edge in Private Equity” why I believe that tech-savvy, data-driven investors can gain an advantage. I have been working … Continue reading

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The Next Edge in Private Equity

The private equity industry has experienced substantial growth over the last 30 years. There are currently over 3,500 firms globally with over $1 Trillion in dry powder (nearly 2x the amount in 2012). We have witnessed the industry maturing and … Continue reading

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Fierce Global Food Fight Over What’s on Your Plate

Capital is flowing to thousands of innovative upstarts and mid-market companies who are driving the growth of the food industry and taking an ever increasing bite out the dominant market share of Big Food’s legacy brands.

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5-Bullet Friday: Venture Capital Investing & Corporate Governance

Summer is (almost) over. Hope you enjoyed it. Here are some interesting articles catching my attention. How Yale invested in VC to generate 93% IRR over the past 20 years. Public markets are broken. Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance – Warren Buffet and … Continue reading

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Changing Times. Bringing Out our Animal Spirit. Fighting. Rolling up our Sleeves. Creating Value.

5-Bullet Friday: Here are some observations on events / news catching my attention. Fight Club. Still relevant 20 years later. Silicon Valley is broken and heading for social unrest. The digital transformation of industries. Chasing “cockroaches”. How private equity generates exceptional … Continue reading

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Why Every Startup Should Consider Creating an Advisory Board Early On

I firmly believe that a strong and effective board can play an important role in the success of any startup. Established organisations almost always benefit from having a reputable board. Regardless of the stage in which the company is situated … Continue reading

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