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Why Getting Risk Right Is Wrong
Many investment professionals who use risk models make a common mistake.
Long-Term Private Equity Performance: 2000 To 2021
Press coverage of private equity focuses almost exclusively on second order concerns over disclosure, fees, layoffs, debt, and an occasional scandal. Rarely is attention given to the first order benefit of high risk-adjusted returns.
SPACs Add To US Listing Path For Chinese Companies
For decades, the process for going public in the US was basically one size fits all, and that size was the IPO. Many Chinese companies have taken this path. Today, a company seeking to go public in the US can select from multiple processes.
Responsible Investment: Are You Saying What You're Doing And Doing What You're Saying?
As the SEC issues an enforcement action for misstatement of ESG practices, we explore what should be disclosed in a Responsible Investment Policy.
The Future Of The Indian Market
India has an estimated 26,000 startups, making it the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world, recording consolidated inflows of over $36 billion in the past 3 years.
The Death Of Risk Premia Is Greatly Exaggerated
We believe that factors, or “risk premia” are a powerful mechanism for predicting returns and building diversifying strategies. And though there are challenges, we propose a simple solution.
Dear IRR: It’s Not You, It’s Me
An investor’s defense of a maligned metric.
Inflation - Got Milk? Using Alternative Data To Take A Look Inflation
As we enter the ‘inflation common knowledge game’ - I’ve been thinking about what we can learn from alternative data as we chart this next journey in the world.
What About Beta? | Let’s Go The Distance
​​​​​​​Seek education, diversification of both your portfolio and people, and know your risk tolerance. Investing is for the long term.
Trend Following & Factor Investing – Unexpected Cousins?
We came across data that indicated there might be a relationship between trend following and factor investing, which are usually regarded as uncorrelated strategies. If they are indeed correlated, then this would give rise to concerns.
Cultural Impact On Venture Success
Some cultural elements positively influence the likelihood of the success of start-up companies. Therefore, venture capitalists would want to know which cultural factors to look for and which to be wary of in a region or country. 
DCFs In DeFi Tokens
Would it surprise you if, in 5 years' time, the TVL leaderboard was full of protocols that have not yet been invented? If not,then your discounted cash flow (DCF) model should be applying a sky-high discount to any DeFi tokens you're considering.
All Hands On DEC
It was 65 years ago that the true compounding power of VC first showed itself. A GP by the name of ARDC earned due credit with an initial investment in a little computer company call Digital Equipment Corp.
Indefensible Moats In Crypto
Mega-cap tech has made lottery-ticket returns for its early backers by building moats around their economic castles.
One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others ...
A high-level comparison of farmland to traditional real estate sectors.
Venture Investing In 2022
“Venture” implies taking risks. Our industry is defined by risk, yet we find that many of our peers continually drift further away into safety. 
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