Kari Harris

Emerging managers shouldn’t rush a first close – even in this market

It may be tempting for managers to close on capital as soon as they have it in this quieter funding environment, but that's probably not the best move.

Emerging managers should take advantage of the slower fundraising market by courting LPs

LPs may not have as much cash on hand as before but they may have something more important — time.

VC fundraising gets weird as autumn nears

The first half of 2022 broke fundraising records at VC firms, but everyone we spoke to expected fundraising to slow by the end of the year. While it is slowing down, it's also getting weird.

Some institutional LPs have started pulling back from VC, but most won’t

Even if things get much worse before they get better, LPs have more reasons than not to stay the course.