Preferred Return Podcast

Join us to learn about the role of technology within private equity and venture capital firms. Our hope is to bring together the best and brightest across the industry to discuss best practices, the trends they’re seeing, and how firms are using technology to gain an edge in the market – raising funds faster, generating outsized returns, and delivering a world-class experience for LPs.

You can expect some original music too….

The Future of GP-LP Matchmaking in Private Markets

There’s been some buzz in the market about “Tinder for PE”, but TritonLake is confident that private market matchmaking will always be made up of

Sneaking Up On You

Mike Abdella is a one-man force. The Founder and Managing Director of Mauve Capital Partners — a search fund — is laser-focused on finding a business to buy and operate.

Waiting on the World to Change

In this episode, I’m joined by Holden Lee: a strategic leader and investor focusing capital to drive meaningful change in the world.

Applications of AI in Private Equity

Private Capital deal management and business development teams allocate a large portion of their time originating new opportunities and expanding the firm’s network.

The Art of Virtual Fundraising

Private Equity and Venture Capital fundraising looks a lot different these days. With both LPs and GPs social distancing at home, the usual process of fundraising requires Investor Relations teams to take a new approach.

Own Your Edge

Listen to Episode 1: “Own Your Edge”, as I sit down with Kjael Skaalerud, SVP of Revenue at Altvia to discuss what’s top of mind among PE firms that are currently shopping for technology...

Featured Episode

The Rise of Operator Investors

Isn’t it strange that a startup’s likelihood of failure hardly changes as they mature from Series A to Series B and beyond? You would think the odds improve as a firm matures and achieves significant milestones…

Kjael Skaalerud, CRO at Altvia, is joined by Mark Roberge, Co-Founder of Stage 2 Capital, a venture fund focused on enabling go-to-market (GTM) execution for early stage firms. Stage 2 is fixated on reducing failure rates as a firm scales by leveraging an LP base made up of renowned GTM leaders to inform when to scale, and how fast. Mark himself is the former CRO of Hubspot, where he helped lead the firm from pre revenue to IPO. 

Tune in to learn more about Mark’s story, the thesis for Stage 2, and perhaps get a sneak peak into a venture operating model that challenges a range of conventional thinking, in an industry that hasn’t changed much the last twenty years.

Season 1, Episode 15 | 35 min


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