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Steven Taubman
Managing Director at HighGear Ventures


Steven Taubman has been an active private equity secondary investor since 1998, purchasing limited partner interests in venture capital funds, organizing fund restructurings and corporate spinouts and acquiring direct interests in venture-backed companies. 

At HighGear Ventures, Mr. Taubman focuses on acquiring direct interests in companies and LP interests in venture funds with an emphasis on IT-infrastructure. Prior to joining HighGear Ventures, Mr. Taubman was Managing Director with VCFA Group and led VCFA’s West Coast office beginning in 2011.

Mr. Taubman received an M.B.A. in finance and management from New York University, an M.S. in meteorology from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. in atmospheric science from the University of California at Davis.

Agenda Sessions

  • Pushing both pedals: how LPs are engaging with the secondaries market