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Female-Founded Companies Bounce Back With VC Funding Surge

Venture capital funding in female-founded companies hit record highs this year after the COVID-19 pandemic hindered growth within the space, according to a recent report from PitchBook.

12.01.21
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ILPA Releases Updated DDQ & Diversity Metrics Template

The Institutional Limited Partners Association released updated ver­sions of its Due Diligence Questionnaire and Diversity Metrics Tem­plate last month.

12.01.21
SDS Capital Lays Foundation With Affordable Housing Fund
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SDS Capital Lays Foundation With Affordable Housing Fund

SDS Capital Group is building a new out­look on poverty and affordable housing in California.

12.01.21
Ensemble Capital’s Tech-Approach Helping Propel Growth
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Ensemble Capital’s Tech-Approach Helping Propel Growth

Ensemble Capital is not a technology-fo­cused manager, but the firm’s embrace of technology has helped it excel, particularly since COVID-19 forced the entire world into even greater technological dependence to function.

12.01.21
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LMCG U.S. Value Team Spins Out

The five-member U.S. value equity team from LMCG In­vestments has been spun out of the firm to create Leeward Investments, according to a client letter.

12.01.21
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Next Callan Connects Scheduled

Callan will hold its next Callan Connects event for diverse and emerging managers on Dec. 9.

12.01.21
Granahan Receives Minority Investment
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Granahan Receives Minority Investment

Granahan Investment Management has received a minori­ty investment from Kudu Investment Management, the firms announced.

12.01.21
NAIC Hires Partnerships Director
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NAIC Hires Partnerships Director

The National Association of Investment Companies hired Ma­rissa Mahoney as director of partnerships and alliances effec­tive Nov. 15.

12.01.21
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Endowments Eyeing Diverse-Owned Mgrs., ESG & Impact: Survey

Many endowments plan to increase their allocations to diverse-owned managers and make ESG and impact investing a priority next year as they share an “over­all tenor of optimism” heading into 2022 in the wake of double digit 2021 returns, according to a new survey.

12.01.21
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Commonfund DEI Report Shows Progress, Work Remaining

Commonfund has increased its allocations to diverse managers in 2021 compared to 2016, according to its inaugural Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Report.

12.01.21