Main Post Advisors to raise $500 mln venture-capital fund

Main Post Advisors has set out to raise a $500 million venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

The fund, Main Post U.S. Venture Capital Portfolio, did not report a first close. Fund managers include Eric Upin, a former chief investment officer at the Stanford University Endowment, and, according to his LinkedIn profile, a senior partner at Makena Capital Management. The Makena site does not list Upin.

Also a manager is John O’Connor, formerly president of Rincon Advisors.

The filing is available here.