Sifted has an article about the partner title becoming more common in European venture capital. And seemingly making it more difficult for founders to figure our who are final decision-makers at a fund.
Understanding who the true decision makers are at a fund, helps founders navigate fundraising better. At Alliance VC we keep it simple, all investment roles are full partners, as we think that is the best long-term approach when seed investing.
You don’t need a partner title to be a good investor, but founders should know if they’re talking with a partner who can write cheques or a principal with a nicer title.