It’s 80% jockey and 20% horse says local VC


Jeff Hinck El Dorado VenturesJeff Hinck has been a venture capitalist since 1997, serving as a Senior Managing Director of Vesbridge Partners before he joined El Dorado Ventures (EDV) in 2008.

As a tech CEO, Hinck has also previously led Sistina Software, an infrastructure company acquired by Red Hat in 2003.

He graduated with a Bachelors degree in economics from Northwestern University and was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law & Economics at Harvard Law School (JD), Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and also taught Statistics at Harvard.

While EDV is primarily concentrated in Silicon Valley, Hinck holds down the fort locally from his office in Minnetonka.