ffMassive 2014: The Recap

ffMassive 2014: The Recap

A few weeks ago, the ffVC team traveled to Austin, Texas for SXSW, to take part in the festivities and to host ff MASSIVE, a 2.5 day event that highlighted the amazing companies in our portfolio. Over 5,000 people came to ff MASSIVE this year, and we are so thrilled with the positive response from all of the guests!

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It's Tax Day!

It's Tax Day!

It's Tax Day around the country, and April is usually the month where we think about our accountants the most. However, here at ff Venture Capital, we are thinking about taxes and accounting 24/7, especially when it involves our portfolio companies. After all, we have a team of close to 10 people within ffVC who work with our portfolio companies on their accounting and finance needs throughout the year.

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The Klout Story

The Klout Story

In November 2009, I met a young man named Joe Fernandez. A good friend of mine, Michael Yavonditte, told me Joe was working on something intriguing and that I had to meet him. Joe came to ff Venture Capital with the idea for a business that would measure and quantify...

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SXSW Push-up Competition for Charity, Sunday 1-2pm in Austin TX

SXSW Push-up Competition for Charity, Sunday 1-2pm in Austin TX

Michael Gold challenged Jeff Pulver and me to a pushup contest for charity on stage at SXSW. This rapidly escalated to a full-fledged Indiegogo campaign.

So: Come challenge Ryan Armbrust, me, and some other team members Sunday 1-2pm at the ff MASSIVE pavilion, Empire Control Room & Garage (606 E 7th St, Austin, TX) Sunday, March 9...

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Meet People At SXSW ... While Working Out And Losing Weight

Meet People At SXSW ... While Working Out And Losing Weight

South by Southwest (SXSW) is famous for a jam-packed schedule, infinite free food & drink, minimal sleep, and radical overstimulation. It’s easy to go into sensory overload. That’s not a a great outcome for people who leave the festivities, barely feeling alive. So before attending for my first time (finally!), I had to find a solution to keep my training routine on track....

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 ffVC is going to SXSW and it's going to be Massive!

ffVC is going to SXSW and it's going to be Massive!

This year, we are once again hosting ff MASSIVE - and it's going to be spectacular.

We will be starting the festivities with a kick-off Party on Friday, March 7th at Empire Automotive on 7th and Red River, and will continue the fun though Saturday and Sunday with all kinds of events, parties and more...

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 Where are the Deals? How VCs Identify the Next Generation of Startups

Where are the Deals? How VCs Identify the Next Generation of Startups

You’ve probably read dozens of articles about how to raise capital from venture capitalists. However, as a VC fund, we have the opposite problem: how do we find companies in which to invest?

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ffVC's 2014 Promotions

ffVC's 2014 Promotions

We are pleased to share that three members of the ff Venture Capital team have been promoted this year:

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ff Venture Capital closes third fund

ff Venture Capital closes third fund

We are very pleased to share that we have closed ff Rose and its sister fund ff Rose Innovate -- in aggregate, our third fund. ff Rose will invest in new, game-changing ideas and businesses and will also invest in current portfolio companies that are achieving growth and success.

This has been a huge year for the Firm...

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We're Hiring an Analyst

We're Hiring an Analyst

ffVC is excited to continue our growth into 2014. As such, today we are announcing that we are actively looking for an Analyst to join our team.

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