Early Stage VCs Expand Services

Published: 4/9/2012 9:13:54 AM

There is an interesting new trend in parts of the venture capital world. VCs are expanding their in-house employee rosters to provide a wider range of services to their portfolio companies.

First Round Capital is the most recent firm to announce a new addition:

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Other firms that have provided significant value added services over and above typical VC services have included Andreessen Horowitz and OpenView Partners.

While VCs have always touted their ability to "add value", I think that these recent moves indicate a much greater focus on nurturing their portfolio companies across the finish line of a successful M&A or IPO exit.



Don Jones
CEO, VentureDeal

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