TL;DR: I'm taking paternity leave for 6 weeks, and expect to be back at work by mid-December.
My wife and I are expecting our firstborn son in <2 weeks; though, in the words of our OBGYN, “only God knows when he’ll arrive“. We couldn’t be more excited about this new chapter in life and the many adventures that await us!
I always knew that I would like to take time off for the birth of my child. A couple of months ago, I began to give the duration of leave some serious thought.
You see, I’m a solo GP at a VC firm – the only founder of the org. And while I had planned to have a full-time employee by now, I’m still working on 27V all by myself. Don’t worry, I still love every second of it!
However, this does mean that when I take time off, all work stops. 27V is, effectively, paused. No deal flow conversations, no new investments, no portfolio support, no firm operations, nothing. And for me, that is scary as s***!Continue reading “On paternity leave”