Early-stage venture capitalists (VCs) often lack the capital required to fund their pro-rata shares in subsequent financing rounds of their leading portfolio companies. That’s where Alpha Partners, instead of competing head-on against them, partners with early-stage VCs to bridge that capital gap.
In this episode, Kevin Kaylakie talks with Steve Brotman, the managing partner of Alpha Partners and a strategic advisor to Pritzker Group Venture Capital. They talk about Steve’s experience in the venture capital space and some interesting market segments in the current economy.
- ”04:40” How he came to start his own growth equity firm, Alpha Partners
- ”17:02” The major barriers to entry in the current venture capital landscape
- ”22:54” How a potential recession and the rising cost of capital might influence venture capital moving forward
- ”25:53” Market segments worth looking into during economic downturns