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Michael Kim (@MKRocks), founder and managing partner of Cendana Capital, joins Erik on this episode to talk about what LPs look for in venture funds and the future of the industry.They discuss:- The reasons for the proliferation of seed funds over the past few years.- The rise of the "super angels."- Why portfolio construction is so important to Cendana when they're looking at a fund.- How he evaluates a fund to see whether their thesis can generate the right returns.- Why he’s “not looking for the ETF of seed investing.”- In which geographies they’re looking for emerging fund managers.- The rise of YC and the economics of accelerators.- What the next 5-10 years will look like for the industry, including whether there’s a “reckoning” ahead.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global and is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg.
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