VDR Ch. 10: How Venture Capital Funds Work
September 28, 2017 | By Vela Wood
Office Hours is a podcast hosted by Vela Wood venture attorneys Kevin Vela and Aaron Terwey covering general issues related to small businesses and startups. Venture Deals Review is a series of Office Hours episodes discussing the book Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson.
In this episode, Kevin and Aaron review Chapter 10: “How Venture Capital Funds Work” and discuss typical management fees and carried interest structures, clawback provisions, the difference between capital calls and blind pools, and the difference between corporate VC arms and strategic investors.
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You can find definitions and examples of terms found in the book and this podcast in our Venture Glossary.
- Blind Pool
- Board Observer
- Capital Call
- Carried Interest
- Commitment Period
- Corporate VC
- Dry Powder
- Family Office
- Fiduciary Duty
- Follow-On Financing
- General Partner
- Harvest Period
- Investment Advisor
- Investment Thesis
- Limited Partners
- Management Fee
- Portfolio Company
- Preferred Return
- Right of First Refusal (ROFR)
- Secondary Market
- Strategic Investor
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