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Bill Janeway

Senior Adviser, Warburg Pincus, New York, USA
Bill JanewayBill Janeway

Bill Janeway is senior adviser at Warburg Pincus. He received his doctorate in economics from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall scholar. He was valedictorian of the class of 1965 at Princeton University. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus in 1988, where he was responsible for building the information technology practice, he was executive vice president and director at Eberstadt Fleming. Janeway is a director of Nuance Communications, O’Reilly Media, and Wall Street Systems, and he is a member of the board of managers of Roubini Global Economics. He is also chairman of the board of trustees of Cambridge in America, co-chair of Cambridge University’s 800th anniversary capital campaign, and a member of the board of managers of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance. Janeway is a member of the board of directors of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the board of governors of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and the advisory boards of the Bendheim Center for Finance (Princeton University) and the MIT Sloan Finance Group.

Articles by this Author

  • Venture Capital Funds as an Alternative Class of Investment
    by Michael D. McKenzie, Bill Janeway
    The modern venture capital industry began after the Second World War, when the first venture funds were created to commercialize technology that had been developed during the war.1 A formal trade association was created in 1974 with the formation in the United States of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). However, venture capital was still a relatively small and esoteric investment sector, with fewer than 100 firms and less than...

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