David Teten is a Partner with ff Venture Capital and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. ff VC has made over 200 investments in over 70 companies since 1999. HBS Alumni Angels of NY is the second-largest angel network in New York.
David led the first-ever study of best practices of venture capital and private equity funds in originating new deals and the first-ever study of VCs in creating portfolio company value. He has published in Harvard Business Review, Institutional Investor, the Journal of Private Equity, etc., and is the lead author of The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online.
David is a frequent keynote speaker to audiences such as technology entrepreneurs (MIT CIO Symposium; NY Software Industry Association; Software Information Industry Association); institutional investors (Kauffman Fellows; Franklin Templeton; Association for Corporate... See More
Founder and ChairmanDec, 2010
Managing DirectorFeb, 2007 - Sep, 2008
Acting CEOSep, 2009 - Jul, 2010
Co-founder and ChairmanJul, 2010 - Jun, 2011
Co-founder and CEOApr, 2003 - Feb, 2007
Founder and CEOSep, 2001 - Jun, 2004
Founder and CEOAug, 1999 - Sep, 2001
Financial AnalystAug, 1994 - Jul, 1996
Associate ConsultantMay, 1993 - Jul, 1994