Three Levers to Longevity in VC

1. Allowing Space for Honest Self-Criticism

2. Promoting Diversity Internally and Externally

3. Navigating the Web of the Venture Capital Ecosystem

  • It always finishes the investments of its current funds before starting a new fund, as Feld finds it unfair to take investment period-level fees concurrently on two funds with the same strategy.
  • One hundred percent of rebates from companies or funds go to Vintage’s LPs and not to the management company.
  • No one on the Vintage investment team personally invests in any private tech companies or funds:“We simply are not prepared to put ourselves even remotely in a potential conflict of interest with our LPs or the VCs in whom we invest.”



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