Have we learned anything? Is the past a predictor of the future?

10/07/2019 09.10 - 09.45

VentureFestBlue StagePanel

Venture funding is a long-game, with cycles of investment that outlast the lifespan of many of the startups invested in. So what have institutional investors learned through the peaks and valleys of the past decades? How are investors considering venture over different cycle from a portfolio construction point of view? In this panel, seasoned veterans will discuss their takeaways, the importance of keeping a long view and vision for the future of investment.

Jacques Bernier
Jacques Bernier
Co-founder & Managing PartnerTeralys Capital
Senia Rapisarda
Senia Rapisarda
Managing DirectorHarbourVest Canada
John Stokes
Founding PartnerReal Ventures
Edward Powers
Managing Director, BostonHarbourVest