IVCA Feature: The Generations Mix in the Workplace … Eight Viewpoints on the Web

IVCA Feature: The Generations Mix in the Workplace … Eight Viewpoints on the Web

October 2, 2019

The college graduates of Gen Z (born beginning in 1996) are entering or interning in the work force in rapid numbers, joining the Baby Boomers (born from 1946-64, retiring or ending their careers), Gen X (1965-76) and Millennials (1977-95). With all the different ages and styles associated with birth order, how does the workplace function in this mix? There are many opinions and expressions regarding this vital topic, including investing styles of the different generations in Venture Capital and Private Equity.
 
Medium.com, ‘Breaking Down the Investing Styles of Four Different Generations’
 
We live in interesting times — a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of the Gig Economy, but has brought forth varying styles of investing that Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials & Generation Z bring to the table.

READ MORE: https://medium.com/datadriveninvestor/breaking-down-the-investing-styles-of-four-different-generations-d94447e8c475

WealthForge.com, ‘How Millennials Are Redefining the Future of Private Investing’
… millennials will control $7 trillion in liquid assets. This will be enough to push a small group into the accredited investor status, allowing them to invest in start-ups, VC funds, real estate opportunities, and other Reg D capital raises. In addition, the introduction of regulations like Reg CF and Reg A+ allow even unaccredited investors to invest in opportunities that used to be restricted to wealthy investors.

READ MORE:  https://www.wealthforge.com/insights/how-millennials-are-redefining-the-future-of-private-investing 
FidelityCharitable.Org, ‘Entrepreneurs Philanthropy Across Generational Divides
As we look closer at three generations of entrepreneurs, the divides become clear—traditional and intentional Boomers, optimistic and active Millennials, and Gen Xers who bridge the gap, sharing qualities with the generations on either side.

READ MORE:  https://www.fidelitycharitable.org/articles/entrepreneurs-philanthropy-across-generational-divides.html 
 
CFAInstitute.org, ’Investments That Ride a Generational Wave’

‘Generations drive markets way more than we appreciate,’ (Thomas Lee) the co-founder and managing partner at Fundstrat Global Advisors explained at the CFA Institute Equity Research and Valuation Conference 2018. Using data from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, he calculated that the demographic peak year of the Greatest Generation was 1930, just after the start of the Great Depression.
 
READ MORE: https://blogs.cfainstitute.org/investor/2019/03/21/investments-that-ride-a-generational-wave/ 
 
Inc.com, ‘How Generation Z Will Transform the Future Workplace’
 
Generation Z is entering the workplace. Because of their high-tech and hyper-connected upbringing, they will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences into the workplace.
 
READ MORE: https://www.inc.com/ryan-jenkins/the-2019-workplace-7-ways-generation-z-will-shape-it.html 
 
U.S. Bank Podcast, ‘What Can You Expect From Your New Gen Z Coworkers?
On the latest episode of the U.S. Bank Podcast, father-son consulting duo David and Jonah Stillman chatted about these and many other trends that have emerged from years of research for their best-selling book, “Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace.”

LISTEN HERE (23 minutes): https://www.usbank.com/newsroom/stories/what-can-you-expect-from-your-new-gen-z-coworkers.html
Forbes.com, Leading Multiple Generations in Today’s Workforce
 
With each new generation comes new demands for society, not to mention new expectations for companies and the workforce. In the past, the generational gap used to be so large that one generation would retire, or be on the brink of retirement before the next even entered the workforce. But developments in technology have reduced the gap to around ten years.
 
READ MORE:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/soulaimagourani/2019/04/25/leading-multiple-generations-in-todays-workforce/ 
 
Pitchbook.com, ‘Mapping the Draper Family’s Deals Across Generations’
 
A Case Study with a Founding Family of Venture Capital: “Despite his odd and sometimes controversial opinions, one thing is certain: Tim Draper is committed to his investments, and so are his family members. Since 1959, Venture Capital has been a Draper family tradition.”
 
READ MORE:  https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/mapping-the-draper-family-deals-across-generations