Weekly Update #104: Mutual Funds in Venture

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Mutual Funds in Venture: An In-depth Look
Be sure to check out this article from Bloomberg where they interview Henry Ellenbogen, manager of T. Rowe Price's New Horizons Fund, a mutual fund that has been a market leader in startup investments. His investments include Twitter, Warby Parker, and Zulily.
 
Ellenbogen commented that he thinks we're in a new market, while also acknowledging an inevitable pullback, saying "while there may be a shakeout coming, we’re not going back to the world as it was.”
 
In other news...
Steve Huffman, a Reddit co-founder is taking over as CEO. Sam Altman (Reddit Board Member) stated that the decision was mutual. 
 
Glen Soloman (GGV Capital) deliberates the recent market meltdown in China and the impact it will have on Venture Capital and the broader economy. 
 
Startup Investment Trends 2015 (Tomasz Tunguz)
Tomasz Tunguz (Redpoint Ventures), analyzes the sectors that are being targeted in 2015 and notes an increase in biotechnology, financial technology and healthcare investments.
 
Henry Ellenbogen from T. Rowe Price Group Inc. discusses his investments in Twitter, Warby Parker and Zuilly and how he got started as an investor. 
 
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Phil Haslett | Founder & Head of Investor Relations | EquityZen 
 
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