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David Teten (teten.com) is a Partner with ff Venture Capital (ffvc.com).  ffVC has made 245 investments in 76 companies since 2008.  David has advised clients such as Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group, Icahn Enterprises, LLR Partners ($1.4b fund), Birch Hill Equity Partners (C$2B fund), and other institutional investors.  He is also Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York, the largest angel network on the East Coast.  David led or co-led the first studies on disruption in the investing industry, private equity and venture capital deal origination, and how VCs create portfolio company value.  He is a published author and frequent keynote speaker.

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David Teten (teten.com) is a Partner with ff Venture Capital.  ffVC has made 245 investments in 76 companies since 2008.   David has advised clients such as Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group, Icahn Enterprises, LLR Partners ($1.4b fund), Birch Hill Equity Partners (C$2B fund), and other institutional investors. He formerly served on the board of Ionic Security and now serves on the board of Whisk.

David led or co-led the first studies on disruption in the investing industry, private equity and venture capital deal origination, and how VCs create portfolio company value.  He has published in Harvard Business Review, Institutional Investor, the Journal of Private Equity, etc. He is also Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York, the largest angel network on the East Coast.  He holds a Harvard MBA and Yale BA.

David is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences for investors, entrepreneurs, and executives. He has received the highest ratings of any speaker at three different conferences.

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Please contact us for our standard agreement for one of David’s presentations, including the pre-event checklist. It will help us to prepare thoroughly for the event and make sure your audience takes home actionable ideas. In particular, we want to double check that you’ll have the right audio-visual equipment.  You may also be interested in this blog post on “How to keep your conference attendees alive.