At Greenspring we believe in venture capital's ability to propel innovation, job creation and positive societal change. We celebrate those who think differently, take measured risk and challenge perceptions. Here's what's trending in VC this week: 

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The 2020 U.S. venture-backed IPO market is hot. As of August 5, 2020, 53 venture-backed IPOs have priced with an average IPO return of 59% vs. 3% for the S&P 500. Also trending amid the pandemic: SPAC IPOs. Check out our newest blog post here.

We are thrilled to welcome over 30 interns to Greenspring this summer and will be highlighting our new team members over the course of their time with us. Join us this week in welcoming Louis Louis Miniet and Becca Smith. Louis is a rising senior at the Elon University where he is a member of the Financial Management Association. Louis is looking forward to learning more about Greenspring’s investment strategies and improving his technical skills. Becca is a rising junior at Texas Christian University (TCU) where she is the President and Co-Founder of the One Love Foundation Team. #InternAtGreenspring

 

Intern Weekly Roundup (10)

Though our summer internship program this summer was different than the past, we are grateful to have had over 25 hardworking interns this summer. We are thankful to have spent time with you all this summer and cannot wait to see what you do next! Watch our highlight video here. #InternAtGreenspring

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Industry News

Relatively strong VC performance in the economic downturn induced by Covid-19 may be tied to the nature of the business, as venture-capital-owned companies use little debt, have large cash reserves, and are set up to more quickly pivot to remote work, according to the paper. The researchers also suggested that VC holdings benefit from disruptive environments.” Read more here.

 

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