An inside look at where VCs and Corporate VCs recruit talent
February 26, 2020
PITCHBOOK – Corporate venture capital’s growing impact on the VC landscape has been unmistakeable. But outside of VC transactions, CVC is also after VC talent. 46% of corporate venture firms that made an outside hire in 2019 brought in someone from a traditional VC firm…Click here to read the complete article.
How CEO compensation and equity breaks down by gender, total VC raised
December 11, 2019
PITCHBOOK – When evaluating compensation, the manner in which you filter the data can change the story significantly. Some notable takeaways? The gap between founders and non-founders (in both cash and equity) lessens in late-stage companies …Click here to read the complete article.
A look at CEO vs. CFO compensation at late-stage private companies
October 28, 2019
PITCHBOOK – Venture backed companies are staying private for longer. That’s no secret. The consequences of that trend are still playing out, particularly when you look at the many late-stage companies that have struggled recently upon going public – or even getting to the public markets …Click here to read the complete article.
Here’s a breakdown of VC firm compensation by gender
October 15, 2019
PITCHBOOK – Salary. Bonuses. Equity awards. Benefits. Vacation days. All of these factors and more affect a total compensation package, but a vital consideration in the world of venture capital is carried interest – the percentage of profits that a general partner gets to keep upon a successful exit …Click here to read the complete article.
Private Equity Salaries, Bonuses Are Getting Bigger
June 13, 2019
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR – Private equity firms are increasing compensation beyond carried interest…Click here to read the complete article.
Here were the average salary increases at PE, VC and CVC firms this past year
June 10, 2019
PITCHBOOK – Everyone wants to make more money, but not everyone is comfortable talking about it – or asking for it…Click here to read the complete article.
What are the highest-paying staff-level jobs at private companies?
April 16, 2019
PITCHBOOK – CEO level pay gets a lot of attention, and perhaps rightly so when executives in C-suites can make 1,000x the amount of rank-and-file employees. But most workers reside further down the food chain…Click here to read the complete article.
How tech CEO compensation in the US differs by region
February 12, 2019
PITCHBOOK – Location matters as it relates to tech and venture capital across the US…but is it as much as you’d think? Click here to read the complete article.
An inside look at VC’s gender gap in carried interest
December 7, 2018
PITCHBOOK – Investment firm compensation has many components. So, when analyzing the gender gap in how investors are paid, it’s important to consider as many factors as possible…Click here to read the complete article.
A senior CVC investment professional makes how much?
November 27, 2018
PITCHBOOK – The impact of corporate venture capital investing isn’t going anywhere any time soon. In the US this year…Click here to read the complete article.
What happens to employees after an acquisition?
November 5, 2018
PITCHBOOK – A merger & acquisition is often part of a private company’s lifecycle. For companies backed by venture capitalists, a deal with a big price tag is often one of the best possible outcomes, resulting in payouts for investors, executives and rank and file employees…Click here to read the complete article.
The inside scoop on employee turnover at VC and PE firms
September 26, 2018
PITCHBOOK – Hiring and holding onto talent is a crucial part of running an investment firm – and the cycle of new and departing employees never seems to stop…Click here to read the complete article.
This is how much VCs are paid
September 14, 2018
TECHCRUNCH – Venture capital is an opaque industry, so it’s no surprise most of us have no idea what the average VC earns in a year…Click here to read the complete article.
An inside look at how much VC and PE investors are making
September 11, 2018
PITCHBOOK – It’s safe to say that a managing partner at a private equity firm brings in more cash compensation than an associate, for instance. But for more specific information…Click here to read the complete article.
The many ways corporate venture capital investors are paid
July 23, 2018
PITCHBOOK – For corporate venture capitalists, compensation comes in a different form than it does for traditional VC investors. CVCs tend to be paid through a variety of cash, carried interest and corporate stock from their parent companies, among other means…Click here to read the complete article.
Succession Planning: The Thorny Conversation no GP Wants to Have
July 19, 2018
MIDDLE MARKET GROWTH – Succession planning is a hot-button issue for firms of all sizes, but it is especially tricky for midmarket general partners. Over the past five years, the middle market has grown exponentially and matured quickly. But as the first generation of middle-market private equity leaders nears retirement…Click here to read the complete article.
VC, PE & CVC Succession Planning: Game Plan for Endurance
July 12, 2018
Succession plans enable Investment Firms to develop and maintain the best talent. It is an important element in the investment firm market – especially when it comes to hiring and retaining talent for competitive jobs…Click here to read the complete article.
A look at the pay gap between male and female executives
June 22, 2018
PITCHBOOK – Female founders face a major funding disparity. In 2017, US-based startups founded solely by women received just about 2% of all VC backing, per PitchBook data. But what about women who aren’t necessarily founders?…Click here to read the complete article.
Biotech CEO Pay: Inflation Held at Bay
June 1, 2018
FORBES – The private biotech sector is awash in capital today: funding over the last few quarters has been record-breaking, up over 250% since 2013, as biotech CEOs have worked hard to strengthen their companies’ balance sheets…Click here to read the complete article.
Here’s how much CEOs earn compared to other employees
April 17, 2018
PITCHBOOK – Starting this year, public companies are required by the SEC to disclose the difference in pay between their chief executives and the median employee. But there’s no such requirement for private companies…Click here to read the complete article.
An inside look at severance and maternity leave at private companies
February 12, 2018
PITCHBOOK – It’s well-known in the tech community that CEOs and other executives at private companies worldwide earn a good deal of compensation, whether in the form of base pay, bonuses and/or equity….Click here to read the complete article.
These 3 charts represent how CVC Investors are paid
January 31, 2018
PITCHBOOK -The way corporate venture capital investors are compensated differs from the structure for traditional VCs…Click here to read the complete article.
How to gain access to exclusive compensation data
January 19, 2018
PITCHBOOK – Option pools for employees remain relatively steady through all financing stages for private companies, from early startup to pre-IPO…Click here to read the complete article.
An inside look at salary increases for execs and employees at private companies
December 14, 2017
PITCHBOOK – Which executives are most likely to have received a raise this year? What percentage of CEOs brought home a 30%-plus pay increase in 2017? How many employees received salary increases?…Click here to read the complete article.
These tech executives are paid more than CEOs
November 7, 2017
PITCHBOOK – It’s not a secret that chief executives tend to be paid more than most employees. But for private companies, the exact numbers regarding cash compensation and equity for CEOs and other C-level executives can be elusive…Click here to read the complete article.
An inside look at how CVC investors are paid
October 25, 2017
PITCHBOOK – CVC compensation is calculated differently from that of traditional VC investors. For example, in addition to cash bonuses, CVC professionals are often awarded corporate stock from their parent companies…Click here to read the complete article.
Revealing the numbers for sales commission payouts at private companies
October 13, 2017
PITCHBOOK – Compensation for a salesperson at a private company depends on a variety of factors: Commission structure and job title are a few of them. Based on its 2017 Private Company Compensation Report, J. Thelander Consulting has exclusive commission data for people working in all levels of sales at VC- and PE-backed companies…Click here to read the complete article.
Thelander publishes 2017 investment firm compensation report
September 13, 2017
PITCHBOOK – To make sure you know how much investment professionals in your industry earn, PitchBook has partnered with J. Thelander Consulting to bring our readers hard-to-find data on investment firm and CVC compensation…Click here to read the complete article.
VC & PE analyst compensation: pre-MBA vs. post-MBA
July 25, 2017
PITCHBOOK – It’s no surprise that VC and PE analysts are compensated more generously after they earn an MBA. But exactly how much more do analysts at investment firms really earn once they’ve graduated from business school?…Click here to read the complete article.
Board compensation: 3 charts on how companies pay non-investor directors
June 22, 2017
PITCHBOOK – When board members are also investors in a company, their motivation is fairly clear: The better the company performs, the better the return on their investment. But what about non-investor board members?…Click here to read the complete article.
Thelander lifts the veil on private company compensation
April 14, 2017
PITCHBOOK – For the fourth year in a row, PitchBook has partnered with J. Thelander Consulting to bring our readers comprehensive data on private company compensation. More than 1,300 companies from around the world participated in the survey…Click here to read the complete article.
These 5 charts illustrate current CVC compensation trends
April 5, 2017
PITCHBOOK – Corporate venture capital activity has become increasingly widespread in recent years: the number of US deals with CVC participation rose rapidly from 468 in 2009 to 1,181 last year, according to PitchBook data. And 2017 is on track to reach more than 1,000 such financings for the fifth consecutive year. At the same time, compensation for CVC investors is also on the rise…Click here to read the complete article.
CEO compensation snapshot: Tech, biotech, cleantech and more
March 6, 2017
PITCHBOOK – It’s no secret that CEOs make a lot of money. But exactly how much chief executives are compensated is a bit more of a mystery—as is the difference between industries. To shed light on that hard-to-find data, we partnered with J. Thelander Consulting to illustrate precisely how much CEOs in the tech, biotech, medical devices and cleantech sectors earn on an annual basis. Click here to read the complete article.
Corporate Venture Capital Compensation Snapshot
February 13, 2017
DLA PIPER – For some time now, corporate venture capital (CVC) has been a significant part of the funding ecosystem. According to Pitchbook, in 2016 alone over $20 billion was invested in 745 US venture deals in which CVC participated. CVC is not a new phenomenon. In a post in April 2016, Pitchbook, noted that since the beginning of 2010, $125.57 billion has been invested in rounds involving CVCs. Click here to read the complete article.
Comparing fund models: VC vs. CVC
Febreuary 12, 2017
PITCHBOOK – Corporate venture capital has significantly grown and matured over the last decade. Part of this can been seen in 2016’s investment stats: 745 US venture deals with CVC participation totaled $20.1 billion, nearly double the deal value of 2013. It can also be seen in the teams and investing sophistication that many of these corporate venture programs have put together. Click here to read the complete article.
3 charts that show the effect of venture fundraising on founder ownership
January 25, 2017
PITCHBOOK – Raising money inevitably dilutes the stakes of company investors, employees and founders, but the idea is that a growing valuation results in a net positive, as it increases the value of everyone’s now-smaller slice of the pie. That’s how we end up with billionaire founders like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, etc. Click here to read the complete article.
Corporate venture capital compensation catching up to VCs
October 17, 2016
PITCHBOOK – Corporate venture capital compensation is on the rise, with some CVC unit leaders catching up to their venture brethren on cash compensation.
Over the last several years, the venture investing activity of corporations has grown dramatically. The allure of investing in, learning from and potentially acquiring the next big thing has pushed long-time corporate venture arms to pick up their activity and attracted new corporations such as 7-Eleven and General Mills to open their own corporate venture groups. Click here to read the complete article.
Thelander publishes 2016 Investment Firm & CVC Compensation Report
September 20, 2016
PITCHBOOK – Make sure you’re ahead of the competition with the Thelander-PitchBook 2016 Investment Firm & CVC Compensation Report, which features exclusive data on base salary, performance bonuses, carried interest rates and much more on 35+ positions. With 600 firms participating, this report is the largest and most comprehensive collection of VC, PE and CVC compensation data available today. Click here to read the complete article.
This Industry Has No Pay Gap Between Male and Female CEOs
July 1, 2016
FORTUNE MAGAZINE – According to professional services firm Thelander Consulting’s 2016 Private Company Compensation Report—which gathered data on 978 private companies—median base pay for male and female biotech CEOs was identical in 2016 (155 men and 19 women were included in the analysis, says Jody Thelander, the company’s president and CEO). Click here to read the complete article.
Thelander publishes 2016 Private Co. Compensation Report
April 13, 2016
PITCHBOOK – PitchBook and more than 100 investment firms partnered with J. Thelander Consulting to conduct a survey and study of private company compensation. The Thelander 2016 Private Company Compensation Survey was a big success! Over 1,300 companies, across all industries, responded from around the globe, making this report the most comprehensive private company compensation data available today. Click here to read the complete article.
How much do those designers and engineers make?
March 1, 2016
PITCHBOOK – Engineers are among the most sought after talent these days. They’re the unsung heroes behind the success of many companies and it’s no secret that they get paid well. But according to compensation data from J. Thelander Consulting, designers are quickly approaching the salary levels of engineers. Exactly how much do these positions earn? Let’s break it down. Click here to read the complete article.
The price of talent
February 2016 issue
PRIVATE FUNDS MANAGEMENT – With the start of each New Year, professionals across the private funds industry have compensation on the brain, whether they are reflecting on their year-end bonus or negotiating a pay raise. That’s why each year Private Funds Management takes a close look at the compensation levels of various private fund professionals, with the aim of discerning what the going market pay range is for any role – from junior fund accountant to managing director. Click here to download the complete article.
Breaking down 2015 private co. CEO salary increase by industry
February 8, 2016
PITCHBOOK – For much of 2015, one of the hottest topics for private companies was valuations and how many thought they were getting out of control. That conversation has shifted—tech stocks are performing poorly, affecting the value of their still-private competitors and many are speculating which of the unicorns will take major hits through either a down round or a haircut IPO. Exit prospects for private, VC-backed companies are uncertain, and some of the executives leading these companies may be feeling the heat. So, how have these trends affected the salaries of private company CEOs? Click here to read the complete article.
Corporate Venture Capital Compensation Report released to support high performance teams and innovation programs
January 28, 2016
BUSINESS WIRE – The Corporate Venture & Innovation Initiative (CVI²) announced today the release of the Thelander- CVI² 2015 Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Compensation Report. The third annual report examines data from more than 150 CVC programs at Global 2000 corporations with cross-industry benchmarks for CVC compensation levels and structures. Click here to read the complete article.
Get access to Thelander-PitchBook 2016 private company compensation data
January 26, 2016
PITCHBOOK – J. Thelander Consulting and PitchBook have once again partnered to conduct the Thelander 2016 Private Company Compensation Survey. By participating in the survey, respondents will receive access to a high-level overview of the survey results and a significant discount on the full report. Click here to read the complete article.
Biotech Execs Reap Rewards as VC Money Pours In
August 31, 2015
HEALTH CARE INC – The infusion of venture capital into the biotech industry in recent years has given some biotech CEOs and other executives a pay boost. A report on biotech executive pay, based on pay data from J. Thelander Consulting, was released Friday by Seattle-based PitchBook, a firm that tracks information about VC funding. According to PitchBook, 549 U.S. biotech companies have raised a total of $10.6 billion since Jan. 1, 2013. On top of that, there have been 119 exits totaling $17.3 billion, 63 of which were initial public offerings. Click here to read the complete article.
PitchBook and Thelander Team Up for Better Compensation Data
June 9, 2015
PITCHBOOK – PitchBook has once again teamed up with J. Thelander Consulting to provide better insight into compensation rates among private equity firms, corporate venture teams and venture capital firms. We invite you to participate in the Thelander-PitchBook 2015 Investment Firm Compensation Survey. Click here to read the complete article.
Thelander Publishes 2015 Private Company Compensation Survey Results
April 16, 2015
PITCHBOOK – Earlier this year, PitchBook and more than 100 VC firms partnered with J. Thelander Consulting to conduct a survey and study of private company compensation. Over 1,000 companies, across all industries, responded from around the globe, making this report the most comprehensive private company compensation data available today. The full report covers base pay, bonus and equity info for 150+ positions (from CEO to admin); non-investor Board compensation; sales compensation and commission structures; PitchBook data on private company valuations and much more. Click here to read the complete article.
CVC Heads Net Million Dollar Packages
September 16, 2014
GLOBAL CORPORATE VENTURING – Corporate venturing groups are paying as much as $1.5m in cash compensation in an effort to attract executives to lead the programmes, a study of compensation in the industry has found. The research, carried out on 116 corporate venturing executives by compensation specialist J. Thelander Consulting in partnership with the Corporate Venturing and Innovation Initiative, a consortium of service providers to the corporate venturing industry, is likely to spark debate about how much groups should look to pay up to attract talent in the industry. Click here to read the complete article.
J. Thelander Consulting and PitchBook team up to grow compensation data
PITCHBOOK – PitchBook is excited to announce a new partnership with J.Thelander Consulting, a leading compensation intelligence-gathering and consulting firm. Through this partnership, PitchBook will incorporate unique, survey-driven compensation reports developed by J.Thelander Consulting into our existing data offerings and content, advancing the PitchBook Platform and providing better insight into compensation rates among private companies, private equity firms, corporate venture teams and venture capital firms. Click here to read the complete press release.
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Corporate Venture & Innovation Initiative (CVI2), J. Thelander Consulting
Release First of Kind Corporate Venture Capital Compensation Report
The Private Equity CFO & COO Digest 2013
Private Equity International
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Corporate Venture Investors Say Their Salaries Don’t Reflect True Value
Wall Street Journal Venture Capital Dispatch
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