Creating a new venture fund: formation, follow-on strategies & more with Acquired | E1258

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00:00 Intro Ben & David from Acquired
00:56 David’s new fund Kindergarten Ventures
10:50 Squarespace – Use offer code TWIST to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain at https://Squarespace.com/TWIST
12:16 Advice for David as he starts his fund
14:45 The costs of operating a fund & how David is doing it
18:49 Why LPs care about pro-rata
24:26 Ourcrowd – Check out the deal of the week at https://OurCrowd.com/TWIST
25:29 The scale of Jason’s syndicate & value VCs bring
30:17 Jason’s preemptive pro-rata strategy (Sequoia does this too)
35:50 The podcast strategy
37:05 Vanta – Automate your SOC, get $1,000 off at https://vanta.com/twist
39:23 Why All-In works
43:15 Jason’s investing goals
52:39 VC scout programs
56:11 The Mount Rushmore of Venture Capital

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