Aug. 11, 2021

Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

We're really excited to be bringing to you today the first episode of a three-part conversation with Cai Greeff (@CaiGreeff). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

Editor's Note: Cai is going to be writing a series of blog posts that will go along with each episode to dive more deeply into the topics discussed, be sure to check it out!

Episode Chapters:

  1. Introduction — 0:00
  2. Cai's Origin Story — 2:21
  3. He'd Never Even Heard Of It | Is a CFA Relevant in VC? — 5:36
  4. One Asset Class Of Many  — 9:56
  5. Manager Allocations — 18:20
  6. The GP, LP Relationship — 29:12

Cai Greeff

Interim CFO and Fundraising Lead at ModoScript

Cai is a venture capital and startup enthusiast, recently graduating from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business MBA program and currently the CFO for ModoScript. Previously, he worked for Origin Ventures as a Senior Associate, where he managed sourcing and diligence functions while investing in early-stage consumer and enterprise software and marketplace companies. Additionally, Cai has a diverse background from a variety of fields, spending several years working in institutional asset management as a PE/VC allocator, Real Estate Tech, middle-market buyout private equity, and as an Engineer Officer in the US Army National Guard. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Utah Valley University and is an active CFA and CAIA charterholder. In his free time, Cai spends his time helicopter-parenting, mountain biking and rationalizing his habitual early adoption of new technology.