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StepStone's Hunter Somerville on How to Scale LP Capital | E52

Hunter Somerville sits down with David Weisburd to discuss StepStone's unique approach to venture capital, their transition to leading deals, and their full life cycle approach to investing. They delve into accessing companies in the secondary market, identifying potential in emerging managers, and StepStone's value-add to funds and companies.

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(0:00) Episode Preview
(1:52) The strategy behind StepStone's diverse approach to venture
(5:13) The transition from passive co-investing to leading
(8:26) The strategy of being a full life cycle investor
(10:13) Different ways to access companies in the secondary market
(15:10) What to look for in emerging managers
(19:20) Sponsor: Deel
(21:36) StepStone's value-add
(23:47) Current market trends
(25:02) Interview wrap-up: David Weisburd and Hunter Somerville discuss StepStone
(25:38) 10X Capital Podcast Newsletter