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October 24, 2019

Startup Visas: America's Economy Runs on Entrepreneurship - Its Time Policy...

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Written by Collin West and Gopinath Sundaramurthy
  • Diversity
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October 17, 2019

Startups With At Least 1 Female Founder Hire 2.5x More Women.

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Kauffman Fellows Research is the research arm of Kauffman Fellows. With the world’s largest and most complete database of venture financing history, Kauffman Fellows Research takes a data-driven approach to analyzing trends and topics that impact the venture capital industry with the aim of demystifying, debunking, and accelerating critical thinking in high risk investing.

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February 08, 2019

First Time Funds Just Keep Getting Bigger

Across the globe, between 2012 and 2017, the Median First-Time VC fund went from $27M to $51M. And the top quartile (75th Percentile) more than doubled from $66M to $139M.

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  • data-science
December 06, 2018

It feels like the first time… feels like the very first time. 40% of VC f...

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October 16, 2019

How to set-up a global company – a legal perspective for entrepreneurs

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Written by Collin West and Nihar Neelakanti
  • Venture Capital
October 10, 2019

Dundee Venture Capital: Champion of the Mighty Middle

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February 08, 2019

First Time Funds Just Keep Getting Bigger

Across the globe, between 2012 and 2017, the Median First-Time VC fund went from $27M to $51M. And the top quartile (75th Percentile) more than doubled from $66M to $139M.

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  • Data Science
December 06, 2018

It feels like the first time… feels like the very first time. 40% of VC f...

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Written by Collin West and Gopinath Sundaramurthy
  • Diversity
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October 03, 2019

Data Show that Gender-Inclusive Founding Teams Have Greater Success in Fund...

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Written by Collin West and Nihar Neelakanti
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September 27, 2019

VC Turned Founder Takes Impact Into Her Own Hands

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The Arena is an enchanting podcast filled with hope, self-discovery, failure, and triumph, The Arena gives us a glimpse into the lives and narratives behind the men and women who are actually in the arena, transforming the startup and venture capital universe. Hosted by Jeff Harbach and produced by Nihar Neelakanti, this podcast airs once a week and can be found on iTunes and Spotify or on the web via Anchor.fm.

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November 07, 2019

The Rise of Virtual Kitchens

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October 24, 2019

Startup Visas: America's Economy Runs on Entrepreneurship - Its Time Policy...

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October 17, 2019

Startups With At Least 1 Female Founder Hire 2.5x More Women.

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October 16, 2019

How to set-up a global company – a legal perspective for entrepreneurs

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October 10, 2019

Dundee Venture Capital: Champion of the Mighty Middle

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October 03, 2019

Data Show that Gender-Inclusive Founding Teams Have Greater Success in Fund...

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September 27, 2019

VC Turned Founder Takes Impact Into Her Own Hands

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September 20, 2019

The Limited Partner Landscape - With Jeff Weinstein of FJ Labs

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3 reasons biotech is at an inflection point and why early-stage tech VCs sh...

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August 15, 2019

The First Institutional Round is Redefining Venture Capital

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