Measuring a Venture Capitalist’s Success

Mark Suster, Serial Entrepreneur

Which metrics indicate whether a venture capitalist is performing well? It’s more than simple ROI. Venture capitalist Mark Suster speaks of the three career phases to examine: 1) Building a pipeline of deals, 2) Nurturing your portfolio companies, and 3) Harvesting investments and obtaining exits. He states that success in venture capital takes about a decade to determine.