While Family Offices Slow Venture Investments, Certain Sectors Remain Strong

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Key takeaways

Family office (FO) venture portfolios are expected to seek buying opportunities in 2023.


Macroeconomic uncertainty has slowed venture investments

FO investment in venture dropped 55% from 2021, including a 60% drop in late-stage investments and a 44% drop in early-stage rounds.


Certain sectors remain strong

FO investments in technology and healthcare innovation have remained relatively strong, particularly in the areas of alternative care and companies that use AI/machine learning technology to aid in drug discovery.


Family offices are adjusting their portfolios to navigate volatile markets

FOs are more likely to re-up with funds already in their portfolio and established funds rather than seeking out new managers.