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David Teten is Founder of Versatile Venture Capital and Chair of PEVCTech. He was previously a Managing Partner with HOF Capital (now >$1.2b AUM); Partner with ff Venture Capital (now >$289m AUM); and Founder of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of NY. He writes periodically at teten.com.

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David Teten is Founder of Versatile Venture Capital and Chair of PEVCTech. He was previously a Managing Partner with HOF Capital (now >$1.2b AUM) and Partner with ff Venture Capital (now >$289m AUM). He has advised such institutional investors as Birch Hill Equity Partners, Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group, Icahn Enterprises, LLR Partners, Real Ventures, Right Side Capital, and Orascom TMT Investments (Sawiris family office). He earlier was a serial fintech entrepreneur with two exits, and ran an outsourced software engineering/IT services firm. David holds a Harvard MBA and Yale BA, both with honors. He writes periodically at teten.com.

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David Teten is Founder of Versatile Venture Capital and Chair of PEVCTech. He was previously a Managing Partner with HOF Capital (now >$1.2b AUM) and Partner with ff Venture Capital (now >$289m AUM), two early-stage NY VC firms. He is also Founder of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of New York, the largest angel network on the East Coast. He has previously advised such institutional investors as Birch Hill Equity Partners, Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group, Icahn Enterprises, LLR Partners, Real Ventures, Right Side Capital, and Orascom TMT Investments (Sawiris family office. He has served on the boards of Ionic (sold to Twilio), Authorea (sold to Wiley), Earnest Research (Observer), Signup.com, and Whisk (sold to Deem).

David was previously a Managing Director with Evalueserve, a 2,500-person global research and analytics company; Founder and CEO of Circle of Experts, an investment research firm acquired by Evalueserve; and ran an outsourced software engineering/IT services firm.

David has contributed original research on investing topics to Entrepreneur.com, Forbes, Harvard Businesss Review, PE Hub, Institutional Investor, Techcrunch, and VentureBeat. He holds a Harvard MBA (Second Year Honors) and a Yale BA (Distinction in the major). He writes periodically at teten.com.

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