Meet the 28 year old who started a VC fund by himself
Young people these days! TechCrunch wrote yesterday about a 28 year old who started a VC fund rather than trying to go to work for one.
Mike Rothenberg studied at Stanford (where else?) and decided he’d just raise money for a seed stage VC fund and strike out on his own.
He found 14 limited partners willing to take (small) bets on him, including Brandon Farwell from Draper Fisher Jurvetson and some high-net worth individuals and professional investors.
Rothenberg’s fund has $ 5 million to make around 25 seed stage investments ranging from $ 10k to $ 100k.
If you know of any European VC fund with a very young founder, let us know!
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