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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 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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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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Welcome to the firm Herb!

Welcome to the firm Herb!

I am very proud and excited to join the ff Venture Capital team as Senior Counsel. I have spent the last eight years practicing corporate law with a focus on advising entrepreneurial clients and early-stage investors on a full range of general corporate, transactional and securities law matters.

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 All ffVC wants for the Holidays is...

All ffVC wants for the Holidays is...

We are officially in ice skating and candy cane mode, and here at the ffVC office, our team has been talking about what they want for the holidays, what they are thankful for, and all of the winter activities they are looking forward to participating in:

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 Just the Basics: Social Media

Just the Basics: Social Media

I have been spearheading the ff Venture Capital social media channels for a couple of years, and have learned many Do's and Don'ts that I want to share...

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 Take Your Sites and Apps Global

Take Your Sites and Apps Global

Everyone wants more users, yeah? So why do we limit ourselves to English speakers? Presumably because expanding to non-English markets is difficult, time-consuming,and therefore expensive. While that is very true when you consider a full-scale solution involving language, culture, writing conventions and regulatory compliance, we can start small in true Lean fashion.

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Pioneering a New Frontier for Venture Capital

Pioneering a New Frontier for Venture Capital

It is a new era, and venture capital is at a crossroads. The old way of doing business is being challenged, and no more so than on the investing and fundraising sides. Over the next five years, the entire industry will be transformed, and everyone in the ecosystem will be affected. Some will lead, some will follow and some will fall by the wayside.

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