Category: How To

fiifi private market investments
Emerging Managers

Portfolio Management 101

We started missing deals, missing economics that fit our thesis, and dropping the ball with helping founders — the core of our mission.

April 30, 2021 3:05 pm

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Emerging Managers

Emerging Manager Spotlight: Mac Conwell of RareBreed Ventures

Talking secret clearance, Twitter, and diamonds in the rough. His ability to recognize that amazing company at its earliest moment is a skill set Mac has been honing for years. Not only can he unearth these uncut gems, but Mac is also able to polish and shape early-stage startups with his background as a founder and VC.

January 15, 2021

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How to upload investments on fiifi
Explainer vids

How to: Upload Investment Portfolio

Learn how to upload your whole portfolio on fiifi in minutes, not months. In seconds, we’ll build your investment profile including economics and rounds of funding.

We make it lightning fast to manage private market investments, track performance & eliminate manual processes.

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Matt Blomstedt
Fundraising

Raise Your First Fund, a How to With SpringTime Ventures’ Matt Blomstedt

How to Raise your first fund With SpringTime Ventures. A fiifi blog series part 3 of 4

1. Tap into your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree network to cast a wide net when looking for potential investors

2. Set deadlines and create a sense of urgency to quickly build momentum and get LP commitments.

3. Communication is key when fundraising and managing your fund. Even if a lead goes cold

October 26, 2020

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fiifi -- The Right Mentor for the Job
How To

The Right Mentor for the Job

Find mentors that are 1–2 years ahead of you.

With an early stage mentor, ask targeted questions about the specific business challenges and hurdles that you’re experiencing.

Be responsive, engaged, and respectful

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How to: Adding Capital Calls & Distributions
Explainer vids

How To: Add Capital Calls & Distributions

Keep accurate records of capital calls and distributions from your fund dashboard.

See fund size, total amount called and capital percent called. fiifi updates records for calls and distributions.

The software shows you net DPI automatically, how much has been distributed & to what totals you need to distribute to your LP’s (Limited Partners).

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Every no is That Much Closer to a Yes
Financial

Startup founders are better in their 40’s

As a leader: be tenacious, be coachable, and have integrity, above all else

As a team member: build partnerships and relationships

As an entrepreneur: ask questions, foster the right ideas, and convey your passion

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