David Teten, HOF Capital, private equity, venture capital

How to scale a venture capital (or private equity) fund

By David Teten, HOF Capital VC fund managers typically want to grow their businesses aggressively, just like the founders we back. But we normally have a clear ceiling on how high we can grow AUM before hitting practical limits to deploying capital within the traditional VC model. My partners at HOF Capital are younger than I am, […]

Recruiting Syndicates Teten Guest Column VC

How VCs structure a syndicate and recruit co-investors

When I meet with other VCs, family offices, and other institutional investors, the most common question I get is: “What are the highest-potential companies in your portfolio which are raising now?” I thought it might be helpful to provide transparency on how we and many of our VC peers think about optimizing the cap table […]