Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2006 (Revised March 2007)

Village Ventures

by Noam T. Wasserman, G. Felda Hardymon, Christopher Rogers and Ann Leamon

Abstract

Matt Harris, general partner and founder of Village Ventures, a nationwide umbrella organization for VC firms in secondary cities, is about to negotiate with the general partner of one of the organization's most successful funds. Describes the costs and benefits of the relationship from the perspectives of both parties and examines how it might evolve in the future.

Keywords: Venture Capital; Relationships; United States;

Citation:

Wasserman, Noam T., G. Felda Hardymon, Christopher Rogers, and Ann Leamon. "Village Ventures." Harvard Business School Case 806-080, March 2006. (Revised March 2007.)