Jeremy Neilson of Assure provides a raft of rare behind-the-scenes insights on how the VC industry worked in the past and the changes it's going through today. He pulls back the curtain on why VCs have historically been a small, closed, private "club" and explains the reasons that hurt all investors. He also breaks down how SPVs are radically changing the VC landscape and how investors and founders will benefit."
An experienced entrepreneur and investor, Jeremy Neilson transformed the private markets when he co-founded and built Assure, the leading SPV / fund administration firm. Previous experience: Managing Partner, Utah Fund of Funds Private Equity program, Associate, University Venture Fund. Advisory to U.S. Small Business Administration. Alumnus of Brigham Young University (B.A.), University of Utah (M.B.A.) and Wake Forest University (J.D.).