Lee Hower writes in the NextView Ventures blog about the sources of Venture Capital "Most of the dollars a VC firm invests come from outside limited partner investors (LPs). The actual partners of a VC firm (GPs) will typically invest a minimum of 1% of the total size of their fund."
He continues "but the bulk of the capital in the VC ecosystem comes from large institutions like pension funds, endowments of universities and hospitals, charitable foundations, insurance companies, very wealthy families (aka family offices), and corporations."
In case you're wondering, 100% of AFI's capital comes directly from the private individuals that decide, on their own, to invest in the companies introduced by AFI.
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