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

David Teten

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. Sean Seton-Rogers, Partner, Profounders Capital, breaks the conversation into three areas: Control: voting/veto for new deals, share of management company. For some examples of public transparency on what investors are looking for, see HOF Capital , KEC ( Brian Laung Aoaeh ), IA ( Roger Ehrenberg ); and Georgian Partners. – Clawback scenarios.

VC Governance FAQ: (6) Are contract terms in partnership agreements shifting in favor of institutional Limited Partners?

Pascal's View

Though there has been a lot of talk about the terms suggested in the recent guidelines published by the ILPA , these guidelines have not fully caught hold (and some proposed terms –like joint and several liability on clawbacks — may be seen as too extreme). This is the sixth in our series of ten frequently asked questions from investors in venture capital partnerships.

Cracking The Code: Building Your SaaS Sales Compensation Plan

Cracking the Code

Another point I wanted to raise was that of clawback. How do you clawback revenue from the sales guy? Another point I wanted to raise was that of clawback. How do you clawback revenue from the sales guy? Karthik - Clawbacks can be automated and managed easily enough with helpful techniques involving (but not limited to) capping the clawback amount recovered each pay period to make it more palatable for the reps. Cracking The Code.