SOFTWARE AS AN ASSET CLASS

The industrial revolution brought changes in all facets of society. The innovation revolution promises similar levels of change. This new revolution is built upon software. 

 

We wrote this report to introduce the software asset class to investors who are not familiar with it. 

 

Let us know what you think! 

TO FEE OR NOT TO FEE

We get asked about management fees all the time. The questions, and some of the reactions, showed us that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about management fees. 

 

Read our research on how management fees work and what they mean for LPs. 

NOTHING VENTURED

Venture fund investing seems shrouded in mystery, lurking behind veils of numbers, formulas, and industry specific jargon like ‘series seed’, and ‘GP catchup’ (not a condiment), and ‘power-law distribution’. It is perhaps this aura of opacity that prevents the investor from including venture in his portfolio. But the asset class has, despite general sentiment, impressive and consistent returns while also showing resilience to market shock and relative uncorrelation with other assets.

GOLDEN AGE OF B2B SAAS

How does SaaS perform in a recession? Seems like this is an important question during a pandemic inspired recession. We were asking ourselves this question back in March when the pandemic caused widespread market sell-offs. The question drove the research that is in this report.

 

Check it out. 

MISSION

Partner with driven entrepreneurs to build great companies

VISION

Maximize Human Potential through Technology

VALUES

Sustainability Stewardship Innovation Empathy

© 2019 by Golden Section Venture Capital