12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Session Name

Looking Ahead: Perspectives and Expectations on the Future of Fundraising    
Presented by Pitchbook
Speakers: Kyle Stanford, senior analyst, venture capital, Pitchbook Data; Carey Smith, founding contrarian, Unorthodox Ventures; Trish Costello, founder and CEO, Portfolia


Variables in market conditions, regulatory changes, and technological advancements have shaken up the VC industry over the past three years. What new trends and developments can we look forward to in 2023? While the future is uncertain, a panel of VCs and founders will share predictions that may have you clutch your pearls or breathe a sigh of relief. Explore the key factors that will shape the industry this year, examine the impact Covid-19 has had on the startup ecosystem, and discover what companies are well-positioned to support these trends.

Carey Smith Kyle Stanford