Why VCs shouldn't try to tick boxes & focus too much on pattern recognition | Seedcamp's Investment Process after receiving a Pitchdeck - Reshma Sohoni & Kate McGinn, Seedcamp
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Why VCs shouldn't try to tick boxes & focus too much on pattern recognition | How to choose your Fund-Strategy | Importance of the German Market | Seedcamp's Investment Process after receiving a Pitchdeck - Reshma Sohoni & Kate McGinn, Seedcamp
Seedcamp has been investing in startups for more than 15 years. A few of the investments include companies like Wise, UiPath, Revolut, Ramp and many more.
Recently, Seedcamp announced their 6th fund and will increase their presence in Germany with this fund. Together with Founding Partner Reshma Sohoni and Associate Kate McGinn, Fabian talks about Seedcamp’s Investment strategy, opening a new market and their investment process from a founder perspective.
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What you'll learn:
How did Seedcamp become one of the most renowned European (Pre-)Seed Funds?
Why did Seedcamp never change strategy and raise significantly larger funds?
Why shouldn't VCs rely too much on pattern recognition?
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(00:00:00) Why did Seedcamp switch their fund vehicle from accelerator to solely venture capital?
(00:07:53) Seedcamp's new 160 million fund.
(00:12:14) What does the collaboration between Seedcamp and Angel investors look like?
(00:17:43) How do you think about fund strategy and why did you choose your strategy?
(00:24:50) What dynamics does it take for the fund to perform well despite the many small tickets?
(00:28:54) Who is Seedcamp talking to in order to arrive and establish itself in the German market?
(00:31:17 As an investor, is it dangerous to only look at pattern recognition?
(00:42:32) What is your typical process after getting a deck?