19 min

E70: How VC Fund of Funds Work with Alex Edelson The 10X Capital Podcast: The Limited Partner with David Weisburd and Erik Torenberg | Startups, Venture Capital, and Limited

    • Business

Alex Edelson, Founder of Slipstream Investors, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of investing in venture capital fund of funds. They also touch on Slipstream’s investment thesis, portfolio construction, and due diligence process.

The 10X Capital Podcast is part of the Turpentine podcast network. Learn more: turpentine.co
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X / Twitter:
@asedelson (Alex Edelson)
@dweisburd (David Weisburd)
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LinkedIn:
Alex Edelson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-edelson-604767b/
David Weisburd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dweisburd/ 
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LINKS: 
Slipstream Investors: https://www.slipstreaminvestors.com/
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NEWSLETTER:
By popular demand, we’ve launched the 10X Capital Podcast newsletter, which offers this week’s venture capital and limited partner news in digestible news bites delivered straight to your email. To subscribe please visit: http://10xcapital.beehiiv.com/ 
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Questions or topics you want us to discuss on The 10X Capital Podcast? Email us at david@10xcapital.com
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TIMESTAMPS: 
(0:00) Episode preview
(2:16) Discussion on portfolio diversification 
(4:41) Benefits & trade-offs in fund to funds strategy versus single fund investing
(7:13) Ideal number of funds for diversification in venture capital
(8:46) Life cycle of a diligence process when vetting a manager
(12:05) Assessing a fund manager
(13:05) Importance of founder references
(14:09) Essentials in a fund data room
(16:17) Value of transparency with GPs
(18:25) Gaining access to oversubscribed funds
(19:22) Closing remarks

Alex Edelson, Founder of Slipstream Investors, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of investing in venture capital fund of funds. They also touch on Slipstream’s investment thesis, portfolio construction, and due diligence process.

The 10X Capital Podcast is part of the Turpentine podcast network. Learn more: turpentine.co
--
X / Twitter:
@asedelson (Alex Edelson)
@dweisburd (David Weisburd)
--
LinkedIn:
Alex Edelson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-edelson-604767b/
David Weisburd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dweisburd/ 
--
LINKS: 
Slipstream Investors: https://www.slipstreaminvestors.com/
 --
NEWSLETTER:
By popular demand, we’ve launched the 10X Capital Podcast newsletter, which offers this week’s venture capital and limited partner news in digestible news bites delivered straight to your email. To subscribe please visit: http://10xcapital.beehiiv.com/ 
--
Questions or topics you want us to discuss on The 10X Capital Podcast? Email us at david@10xcapital.com
--
TIMESTAMPS: 
(0:00) Episode preview
(2:16) Discussion on portfolio diversification 
(4:41) Benefits & trade-offs in fund to funds strategy versus single fund investing
(7:13) Ideal number of funds for diversification in venture capital
(8:46) Life cycle of a diligence process when vetting a manager
(12:05) Assessing a fund manager
(13:05) Importance of founder references
(14:09) Essentials in a fund data room
(16:17) Value of transparency with GPs
(18:25) Gaining access to oversubscribed funds
(19:22) Closing remarks

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