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Gen Z - The Digital Natives

Gen Z is the first generation born into the world where physical aspects (peoples and places) have digital equivalents. Investors need to recognize the generational shift occurring and ensure that they have the appropriate approach to capitalize on the disruptive trends.

Introducing Fairview's Seed Fund Investment Strategy

Seed stage investment has advanced to become a critical component of the institutional venture capital ecosystem, with the potential for significantly outsized returns. Fairview is now actively investing with seed stage venture capital firms.

Woman and Minority-Owned Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms: Mid-Year 2017

The number of woman and minority-owned private equity firms had risen to 220 at mid-year, up from approximately 185 at the end of 2016. The increase represented the largest ever in a six-month period since Fairview began tracking data on diverse firms.

The Rise of Blockchain

In recent years Bitcoin has become a household name and has given rise to a global cryptocurrency market. While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to hold tremendous potential value as a medium of exchange, it is the underlying distributed ledger technology, blockchain, which has emerged to truly capture the interest of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, financial institutions and other corporations. This newsletter explores the ecosystem and investment opportunity developing around blockchain technology from a venture capital perspective.