How to Negotiate a Partner Role at a Venture Capital or Private Equity Firm

David Teten

Sean Seton-Rogers, Partner, Profounders Capital, breaks the conversation into three areas: Control: voting/veto for new deals, share of management company. – Clawback scenarios. It’s hard enough to get a job at a venture capital or private equity firm; it’s even more complex to join as a Partner. I thought it would be helpful to put together some notes on market norms and issues to consider in negotiating a partnership at an institutional investment firm.