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, […]
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 […]
David Teten of ff Venture Capital interviews Mari Joller on how corporates are innovating and impacting venture capital.
David Teten of ff Venture Capital offers up his thoughts on angel investing and geographic differences of when to expect an exit.
The New York firm ff Venture Capital has historically been adverse to investing in traditional healthcare startups, but Partner David Teten sees new ways to invest.
In Part 2 of a two-part series, David Teten of ff Venture Capital and his research partners discuss three common categories of VCs in terms of attitude and practices towards investing and portfolio company support: Financiers, Mentors and Portfolio Operators.
Lots of venture capitalists claim to add value to the companies in which they invest. But how do they do it? And does it really produce better returns for their investors? Guest authors David Teten, Adham AbdelFattah, Koen Bremer and Gyorgy Buslig give their perspective.
Can professional investors use social media? Or, is social media strictly for teenagers and staying in touch with your friends?