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FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Can LPS Fix Silicon Valley's Gender Inequality?

Atul Rustgi, Accolade Partners LP Partner, discusses how to solve gender inequality in Silicon Valley. He speaks with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)


FEBRUARY 1, 2018

Venture Funds Get Larger, Testing LP Patience

Firms are raking in more fees as they raise larger funds to capture the upside of their successful startups, but limited partners say they may well be getting a worse deal in the process.


Atul Rustgi, partner at Accolade Partners, a fund of funds, discusses the appeal for venture firms raising larger funds.


November 1, 2017


Preqin's Private Equity Fund of Funds Report ranks Accolade Partners the #1 Fund of FundS Manager. 


"Accolade Partners, a Washington DC-based firm specializing in investments in venture capital and growth equity investments, leads the field with an average quartile ranking of 1.71."



July 10, 2017

StrictlyVC: May 31, 2017

June 6, 2017 StrictlyVC: May 31, 2017 StrictlyVC, LLC Six months ahead. Wednesday! Connie is out this week; we're seeing a lot of you are still out on vacation this week, too. Hope you're enjoying the down time.:) In the meanti Morning Summary LP


StrictlyVC advisor and frequent guest editor Semil Shah interviews Atul Rustgi from Accolade Partners, a 17-year-old, Washington, D.C.-based fund of funds that invests in both venture firms and private equity outfits. 



April 26, 2017


Accolade Partners closes sixth fund at $235 million hard cap.


February 17, 2017

Sun Basket cooks up another $15 million for gluten-free and paleo meal kits

Meal kit delivery startups, at this point, are nothing new. They send pre-measured ingredients in an insulated package right to a subscriber's door, and promise to alleviate the inconvenience of grocery trips. One company in this burgeoning channel of food retail, Sun Basket, has just raised $15 million in a Series C round of venture funding to put a health-conscious twist on the meal kit.


Janurary 11, 2017


December 19, 2016


July 26, 2016


May 3, 2016


Origins - Episode 5 - Notation Capital And Joelle Kayden, Accolade Partners

Joelle Kayden, Accolade's founder and Managing Member, discusses her experience in the tech IPO market of the 90's, founding Accolade Partners and closing their first fund 2 weeks before the tech market crash of March 2000, and the evolving venture and and LP landscape.


September 11, 2015


September 10, 2015


Accolade Partners hits hard cap of $200 million for latest fund. 


September 19, 2013


Accolade Partners closes fourth fund at $150 million target and promotes two team members.