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05 Sep 2022 • News Penetration Pricing and SaaS Start-ups

SaaS has been a huge area of investment for VC's over the last decade. Over $48 billion was invested in 2,600+ companies in 2020. There was a huge increase again in 2021, with $94 billion invested in 4,400+ companies.

02 Jun 2022 • News “Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship”

This weekend I read "Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship" by Azoulay, Kim, Jones and Miranda.

04 May 2022 • News The Role of the Sponsor in VMS Ventures

One of the unique requirements of the VMS fund (“VMSF”) is that every investment requires at least one sponsor. A sponsor is a senior level manager from within Constellation who is willing to endorse the investment.

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The Role of the Sponsor in VMS Ventures

12 Apr 2022 • News Case Study: on why VMSV uses preferred instruments when it invests

A largely unmodified email conversation with a Portfolio Manager about why VMSV uses preferred instruments when it invests.

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Case Study: why VMSV uses preferred instruments

11 Apr 2022 • News Seven lessons from a late-starting entrepreneur

Read Mark Leonard's comments on John Thornhill's article "Seven lessons from a late-starting entrepreneur"

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Seven lessons from a late-starting entrepreneur

21 Mar 2022 • News Building an Effective Pitch Deck

One of the more common questions we get asked at the VMS fund is “What’s the process for getting funding?”. Potential ideas are always welcome, and feel free to reach out

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Building an Effective Pitch Deck

01 Mar 2022 • News Case Study: A Portfolio Manager-VMS Fund Dialogue

A Portfolio Manager tries to figure out if one of his opportunities is a fit with the VMS fund.

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Case Study: A Portfolio Manager-VMS Fund Dialogue

31 Jan 2022 • News Message to Potential CSI Entrepreneurs

"One of the few benefits of my advancing age, is the sense that I am justified in providing unsolicited advice." Read the message from CSI founder Mark Leonard.

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Message to Potential CSI Entrepreneurs

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Q&A for Entrepreneurs
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Extended Q&A
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Q&A for M&A teams
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25 Nov 2021 • News Constellation Software Inc. Announces Formation of a Venture Capital Fund and Management Changes

Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) (“Constellation”) today announced the creation of a two hundred-million-dollar venture capital fund ("VMS Ventures“, or “the Fund”). The Fund will provide financing for start-up and rapidly growing vertical market software businesses, most of which will have been either incubated or identified by a sponsoring Constellation business unit.

The Role of the Sponsor in VMS Ventures

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May 4, 2022

Case Study: why VMSV uses preferred instruments

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April 12, 2022

Seven lessons from a late-starting entrepreneur

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