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:
Beezer also recently championed the effort to relaunch #OpenLP to help foster greater understanding in the entrepreneur-to-LP tech ecosystem. Here are just a few of the #OpenLP articles I found helpful:
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