Lolita Taub represents the convergence of two exciting trends in venture: community-driven VCs and the rise of Solo GPs. For Lolita Taub and Ganas Ventures, creating value for your founders and outsized returns for your LPs is not merely a matter of the number of staff at your firm. Instead, she’s flipping the model, focusing instead on a connected community that creates value through the connections and engagement of all stakeholders.

Instead of merely transactional relationships, Lolita believes engaged LPs, founders, and other community stakeholders are the key to unlocking outsized portfolio returns.

Lolita Taub is a leader of a new wave of venture capitalist. They are replacing large institutions with Solo GPs and distributed communities, bringing access to new perspectives, new markets for deals, and a differentiated value-add network for both founders and LPs.

The Rise of Solo GPs

"It's not, just put money into Sequoia and then see what happens. It’s put money into Ganas and also be part of what we're doing, and it's an exciting thing. It's aligned with returns, right? We want to create outsize returns for our LPs and if our LPs are helping and the community at large is helping, even better. That translates into how things are evolving and I think a lot of folks are catching on and I'm really happy to see this, and as a solo GP, I love that because I'm not a solo GB. I have this whole community behind me. So there's an LP community, the last community and then I would also say within the portfolio, Founders, you have a community that will start to form."

Lolita Taub
GP at Ganas Ventures

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ABOUT LOLITA TAUB

 
Lolita Taub is a general partner at Ganas Ventures where she invests in pre-seed and seed community-driven companies in the U.S. and Latin America.  With 15 years working within the Silicon Valley ecosystem, she has accomplished more than $70 million in sales and made more than 90 investments as an angel investor, Scout at Lightspeed Venture Partners, and VC at Backstage Capital and The Community Fund. Lolita is also a co-founder of proprietary matching tools Startup-Investor Matching Tool, the GP-LP Matching Tool, and the LaaS community that brings along a community of over 4,000 founders, funders, and ecosystem friends.
 

ABOUT GANAS VENTURES

Ganas Ventures invests in pre-seed and seed Web 2 and Web 3 community-driven startups in the U.S. and Latin America.  Ganas Ventures writes $100,000 checks to founders with ganas and a big vision to address big problems in growing markets through a sustainable go-to-community strategy.  The company helps portfolio companies with sales, community and fundraising strategies by leveraging its expertise, proprietary tools, WhatsApp, and the Ganas LP, mentor, and support community.  It has a mission to produce outsized returns with ganas! The organization is also changing the narrative of who VCs are, who it invesst in, and how companies become unicorns. The fund is run by solo GP Lolita Taub who is building an early-stage VC boutique franchise; after investing in 91 startups as a scout/angel/VC, and post launching her first fund The Community Fund.

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