Video: Best Practices for Using AI in Family Offices

I was honored to present to Digital Evolution Institute at the Global Family Office Governance and Technology Summit at Fordham University, on how the most tech-savvy family offices are using AI, Tech and Analytics.  ...

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Diversifying the Cap Table, at the Worth Groundbreaking Women Summit

I was honored to be the only male speaker (other than Worth personnel) presenting at last week’s Worth Groundbreaking Women Summit. It was great to meet Jim McCann, principal of the family office which owns Worth. I was on a panel on Diversifying the Cap Table with La Keisha Landrum-Pierre, General Partner at Emmeline Ventures,...

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Seeking CEO+team for VC-backed startup: Identify and move the hidden levers of power

Looking 4 entrepreneurial CEO/product mgr/biz-dev killer 4 a network-based service.. pre-launch, BIG equity, big peeps involved–ANY TIPS?? Many of us support certain political candidates, nonprofits, or other non-governmental organizations. They all struggle to get elected or to change policy in their preferred direction. Do you want to identify and move the hidden levers of power,...

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Rebooting PEVCTech: Events in NY and Boston

We’re now rebooting PEVCTech, our community for investors and technologists responsible for investing in private companies, primarily at private equity and venture capital funds. Our focus is on sharing information on technologies and systems that make investing in private companies more efficient and effective. We cover all stages. We are partnering with some allies on...

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Consumer Behavior Post-COVID: What do the data say?

The HBS Club of NY just hosted a discussion Wednesday led by Drop Technologies‘ CEO, Derrick Fung, on “Consumer behavior post-COVID: What do the data say?” I’m an investor (via both HOF Capital and ff Venture Capital) in Drop. Check out the video. Derrick discusses what Drop has learned and what their data predicts about: ...

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Let Your Freak Flag Fly: A Eulogy for my Father

My father, Jean Teten, passed away Monday, December 9, at age 90. He was far ahead of his time, and simultaneously out of time.  Dad was born in Paris in 1929. His father told him, “If you learn a trade with your hands, you can work anywhere in the world. If you get a degree,...

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