Stride makes 1-3 anchor investments per year, focusing on exceptionally talented managers with proven experience in their area of expertise. Our process is largely self-selective with an aim to find like-minded founders who share our investment philosophy, values, and approach to partnership.
Stride invests long-duration, fee-paying capital.
Manager entrepreneurship and independence are critical to investment success and are emphasized in deal structure.
Extensive expertise and industry relationships can materially assist founders to execute and grow throughout the life of the partnership.
Deals employ a creative structure that anticipates shifting dynamics in the manager-seeder relationship.
Stride approaches seed investments and ongoing relationships fairly and directly as long-term partners.