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Northwestern University - Harisha Haigh on Manager Selection | E53

Harisha Haigh sits down with David Weisburd to discuss the art of building and managing relationships in venture capital. They delve deep into Northwestern's venture and crypto strategies, dissect common mistakes made by top VCs, and evaluate the ideal characteristics of a venture manager. They also discuss the leading indicators of success of a venture fund, investment decision-making processes within VC firms, and how to approach underwriting the track record of a spin-out manager.

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(0:00) Episode Preview
(2:30) Building and managing relationships in venture capital
(4:29) Northwestern's crypto strategy
(7:26) A deep dive into Northwestern's venture strategy
(11:22) Common mistakes made by top VCs
(14:32) Venture portfolio valuations and the secondary market
(17:09) Evaluating the success of a venture fund
(18:36) Sponsor: Deel
(20:00) Investment decision making within VC firms
(22:24) Underwriting track record for spin-out managers
(24:50) 10X Capital Podcast Newsletter