Venture 101


From Novice to Venture Capital Investor: Empowering Individuals to Navigate the World of VC

Investing in venture capital can be a daunting task for individuals who are just starting to explore this asset class. There are numerous variables to consider and understand before entrusting your money to someone else. That's where Sweater comes in—it not only offers a simple investment alternative through venture capital but also serves as a platform to learn about finance, personal investments, and, of course, venture capital!

Sweater: Diversify Your Portfolio with Venture Capital Investments

When you start your “career” as an investor, you’ll generally hear the saying “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.” This is known as diversification and it is one of the main mechanisms used to mitigate investment risk.

VC 101: Startup Funding Stages

New companies who wish to succeed often go through different stages of funding. Each startup stage comes with its own set of requirements and conditions.

Startup Equity 101

To attract and retain top talent, equity compensation is not an option. It’s a necessity. That’s why it’s a good idea for founders of early stage companies and prospective employees to compare all of their options. Here’s an overview of some of the most common ones. 

Startup Funding 101: Types of Investment Vehicles

It can be difficult for startup companies to raise capital. The good news, however, is there are a number of investment vehicles available to steer them toward success.

What is the Sweater Cashmere Fund Investment Thesis?

What exactly is an investment thesis? Learn more about how an investment thesis drives a fund's investment strategy and how the Sweater Cashmere Fund's investment thesis is community-driven.

Venture 101: How to Get into Venture Capital

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Venture 101: What is Venture Capital?

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