Viewpoints


Insights from Fabrica Ventures Team.

April 26, 2022

Endowments Holdings in Private Investments

University endowments funds are huge in the US. Their money mostly comes from alumni’s donations. Harvard’s, the largest one, reached US$ 53.2B in fiscal year 2021. […]
March 12, 2022

Late-Stage VC Thermometer

A leading indicator is defined as “any measurable or observable variable of interest that predicts a change or movement in another data series, process, trend, or […]
February 17, 2022

Talents’ Magnet

Crunchbase recently published an article about US unicorns with immigrant leaders. Even though the article’s data set is limited, it is quite remarkable that the four […]
January 25, 2022

2021: A Banner Year for US VC

(All data from Pitchbook) US VC broke all the records in 2021. All statistics, in every dimension, were really astonishing. And we have to take into […]
January 16, 2022

Containers and Kubernetes Security

Sysdig has recently announced a new funding round (series G) of $350M, doubling its valuation from $1.2B to $2.5B. This round happened just 8 months after […]
December 28, 2021

Cerebras Systems: The World’s First Wafer-Scale Processor for AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be defined as “the ability of a digital computer or computer-controlled robot to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings” (Britannica). The […]
December 11, 2021

Good or Bad News?

By excluding the 5 biggest stocks – Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Facebook – the Nasdaq Composite Index is in bear market territory in 2021, with […]
December 4, 2021

Do VC-Backed IPOs Perform Better?

Pitchbook recently tried to answer this important question for investors in general in the article “Index of Venture-Backed IPOs”: do VC-backed IPOs perform better than the […]
November 26, 2021

The Winner Takes It All

PeterThiel’s now classic book ‘Zero to One’ is about how to build companies that create new things and new markets. “Of course, it’s easier to copy […]