Insider’s perspective on how family offices look at investing in early stage companies
Edward Marshall, Global Head of Dentons’ Family Office and High Net Worth sector, is joined by Chris Cunningham and Sam Frankfort. Chris is a media and tech veteran, entrepreneur and early-stage venture capital investor. Sam is the founding partner of Benvolio Group, which focuses on direct investing in early stage disruptive consumer facing concepts. Sam now sits on several boards of early stage companies and is actively involved in a number of early stage venture companies.
They discuss best practices for family offices evaluating venture opportunities, how families offices collaborate in the venture space, ideas around sourcing of deals, how to support early stage companies, and other lessons learned from venture investing.