The LP Perspective And The OpenLP Reboot With Beezer Clarkson

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Beezer Clarkson invests in early-stage venture funds primarily in the US, Europe and Israel as the managing director at Sapphire Partners (the division within Sapphire Ventures that invests in venture funds). In this episode, Beezer shares her perspective on venture capital trends, VC firm differentiation, and nonobvious mistakes for VC fund managers to avoid. There are some great interviews that cover Beezer’s path to becoming an LP and a few of the key things she looks for when making investments. I recommend listening to these three: Notation Capital’s Origins Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/elizabeth-beezer-clarkson-sapphire-ventures/id1111792048?i=1000368208534 Seed to Scale: https://medium.com/eniacvc/seed-to-scale-episode-22-with-beezer-clarkson-md-at-sapphire-ventures-7384f9ec4e79 Venture Stories: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lp-perspective-beezer-clarkson-and-chris-douvos/id1316769266?i=1000443429018 Beezer also recently championed the effort to relaunch #OpenLP (https://openlp.sapphireventures.com/) to help foster greater understanding in the entrepreneur-to-LP tech ecosystem. Here are just a few of the #OpenLP articles I found helpful: How to Build a Better Data Room: https://sapphireventures.com/blog/openlp-fundraising-tips-how-to-build-a-better-data-room/ The Master List of US Micro-VCs: https://medium.com/@Samirkaji/the-master-list-of-us-micro-vcs-aa35d9b294ab Navigating the New Seed Landscape: https://www.pear.vc/the-new-seed-landscape

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