The Recursive: “I want to know what is happening in the tech world. One of the reasons why I chose venture capital as an investment asset is the access to valuable industry information, which is beyond what we see in the news. This helps me identify potential partnership opportunities and understand what is hot in the industries I’m interested in,” Atanas Raykov, an investor in two regionally-focused VC funds, tells us.
Venture capital funds have long been recognized as vital drivers of innovation and economic growth. While much attention is given to the fund managers and their investment strategies, the role of limited partners (LPs) in the VC ecosystem often remains in the shadows.
Cooley: Palo Alto – May 18, 2023 – Cooley has been named the #1 law firm overall for venture capital deals, in the US and globally, by PitchBook in its Q1 2023 Global League Tables. Cooley also continues to hold the top spot, in the US and globally, for representing companies in venture capital financings, along with ranking as the most active law firm in late-stage venture financings.
Markets Media: Delilah Panio’s role as vice president of US capital formation for Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange is to speak to chief executives and management teams of high growth US companies that are raising Series B capital and who might be ideal candidates for listing in Canada.
She spends time educating the ecosystem in the western US on funding options and how Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange can give them access to public venture capital.
Market Realist: Ashton Kutcher, famous for his roles in hit TV shows and movies, made a comeback of sorts as Michael Kelso on Netflix's “That ’90s Show” earlier this year. However, his return to the small screen was not because he needed a paycheck.
As reported by CNBC.com, Kutcher has established a successful career in tech investing through his fund A-Grade Investments, which he founded in 2010 along with entertainment manager Guy Oseary and billionaire Ron Burkle.
Top 3 book summaries this week 📚
Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman
Martin Seligman, the grandfather of the positive psychology movement, tells us that happiness comes from many routes. In this summary of his book Authentic Happiness, we'll cover those different routes, discuss why they matter, and give you concrete suggestions on how you can incorporate more of them into your life.
Unlimited Power by Tony Robbins
This book is a personal development classic, written by Tony Robbins when he was 25 years old. These are the principles that Robbins used to go from living in a 400 square foot apartment and washing his dishes in the bathtub to a millionaire many times over in less than three years.
Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
In his book, Man's Search For Meaning, Frankl recounts his experiences in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany during WWII. Even though he lost his wife, father, mother and brother, he was able to use his theo-ries - called logotherapy - to stay alive when most people were not. Learn what this remarkable man can teach us about hope and perseverance in this summary.