For The Kauffman Fellows Network, The Pitchbook Platform Will Serve As An Indispensable Tool To Identify Contacts, Surface Opportunities And Ultimately, Fundraise Faster
“We’re excited to partner with PitchBook as part of the Kauffman Fellows Network – Preferred Partner program. We see tremendous benefits for our Fellows in terms of accessing quality industry data. As a robust network of more than 500 members from 40+ countries, we are uniquely positioned to support venture capital activity in entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. With Pitchbook’s strong coverage of global financial markets combined with Kauffman Fellows reach, we will be able to detect global trends in the VC industry early,” Jeff Harbach, President and CEO, Kauffman Fellows said.
The Kauffman Fellows Network includes full-time innovation investors raising first-time funds as well as established venture capital firms raising subsequent funds. Fellows also include leaders in government, business, universities, and startup innovation efforts around the globe. The new partnership with PitchBook will allow Fellows to readily spot industry opportunities and strengthen individual networks with access to more accurate private and public financial market data. For Fellows on the fundraising trail, PitchBook’s comprehensive benchmarking and returns data will help accelerate the fundraising process. At last count, the PitchBook Platform tracks nearly 1 million private companies, 250,000 investors, 755,000 deals, 40,000 funds and 1.5 million professionals – and is constantly adding new data.
“Kauffman Fellows is an extremely influential organization in the VC community and known for producing some of the brightest minds in the industry. The new partnership with Kauffman Fellows will put PitchBook in the hands of elite investors and business leaders, helping to expand our global reach and make a real impact. We see powerful synergies between our teams and a unique opportunity to shape the future of venture capital and build the great companies of tomorrow,” John Gabbert, Founder and CEO, PitchBook said.
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