So you want to raise a fund (Part 3/4)

[This is the third article in a 4-part series on fundraising]

If you aren’t an investment professional, a lawyer or a banker, fund set up and the mechanics of how LP-GP structures work can be somewhat challenging to understand.

The majority of the business community are familiar with corporate entities limited by shares. But market practice and conventional wisdom seem to dictate that most funds be structured as partnerships. It happens to be the most common and most widely acceptable structure in the PE/VC world.