San Jose pension, aiming to leverage access, plans early-stage venture investments

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Ashby Monk of Stanford University’s Global Projects Center. Photo courtesy of Monk.
The $3.7 billion San Jose Police and Fire Pension Plan, hoping to leverage its access to data about new and promising companies in its backyard, is exploring a new venture-capital strategy that would make very-early-stage investments in Silicon Valley startups. ...

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