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Venture Debt: An Appealing Hybrid Strategy

Venture debt has always been a part of the venture capital landscape, though its purpose and use have evolved over time. In today’s low interest rate environment, investors are taking a harder look at opportunities to back venture debt funds as a way to enhance returns in credit and fixed income portfolios without taking on undue risk or increased volatility.

VIEW: Showtime for Venture Capital in Los Angeles

Fairview Principal Alan Mattamana explores the evolving Los Angeles Venture Capital ecosystem.

The Value of Ethnic and Gender Diversity in Private Equity and Venture Capital

Increasing ethnic and gender diversity in private equity and venture capital, as well as in the entrepreneurial workforce in which managers invest, has been one of the hottest topics...

The Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy is garnering significant attention as an area of early-stage venture capital investing. Driven by innovative apps, inexpensive cloud computing and the widespread use of mobile devices, the Sharing Economy has captured both the imagination of the public and the investment dollars of venture capital investors. Fairview's latest research examines the trends driving the sharing economy, keys to success, potential challenges and venture capital activity in the space.