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Private or Public Equity? The Evolving Entrepreneurial Finance Landscape

Posted by Michael Ewens (Caltech) and Joan Farre-Mensa (University of Illinois at Chicago), on Thursday, March 3, 2022 Editor's Note: Michael Ewens is Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the California Institute of Technology, and Joan

Venture Capital’s “Me Too” Moment

Posted by Sophie Calder-Wang (The Wharton School), Paul A. Gompers (Harvard Business School), and Patrick Sweeney (Harvard Business School), on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Editor's Note: Sophie Calder-Wang is Assistant Professor of Real Estate at

The Rise of Growth Equity—Connecting PE and VC

Posted by Mike Turner and Shing Lo, Latham & Watkins LLP, on Friday, January 15, 2021 Editor's Note: Mike Turner and Shing Lo are partners at Latham & Watkins LLP. This post is based on

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls: Fiduciary Obligations in the Shadow of Trados

Posted by Sarath Sanga (Northwestern University) and Eric L. Talley (Columbia University), on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Editor's Note: Sarath Sanga is Associate Professor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and at Kellogg School

Venture Capitalists and COVID-19

Posted by Will Gornall (University of British Columbia), on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Editor's Note: Will Gornall is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. This post

Value Creation in Private Equity

Posted by Markus Biesinger (EBRD), Çağatay Bircan (EBRD), and Alexander Ljungqvist (Stockholm School of Economics), on Friday, June 5, 2020 Editor's Note: Markus Biesinger is Associate, Private Equity at the European Bank for Reconstruction and

COVID-19’s Potential Impact on Venture Capital Investment Terms

Posted by Rob Carlson and Jake Funk, Sidley Austin LLP, on Friday, May 15, 2020 Editor's Note: Rob Carlson is a partner and Jake Funk is an associate at Sidley Austin LLP. This post is

Navigating Down-Round Financings

Posted by Steve Bochner, Amy Simmerman and Becki DeGraw, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Editor's Note: Steve Bochner, Amy Simmerman and Becki DeGraw are partners at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &

Can Investors Time Their Exposure to Private Equity?

Posted by Gregory W. Brown (University of North Carolina), on Friday, March 27, 2020 Editor's Note: Gregory Brown is professor of finance and director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at University

The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital

Posted by Ramana Nanda (Harvard Business School), Sampsa Samila (IESE Business School), and Olav Sorenson (Yale University), on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Editor's Note: Ramana Nanda is the Sarofim-Rock Professor of Business Administration at Harvard

Startup Governance

Posted by Elizabeth Pollman (University of Pennsylvania), on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Editor's Note: Elizabeth Pollman is Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School. This post is based on her article, recently published

Getting Tired of Your Friends: The Dynamics of Venture Capital Relationships

Posted by Qianqian Du (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Thomas F. Hellmann (University of Oxford), on Monday, November 18, 2019 Editor's Note: Qianqian Du is Assistant Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Thomas

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