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Venture Funds & Hedge Funds

Venture Funds & Hedge Funds

This Shmoop 101 primer covers some basic facts about fees for venture funds and hedge funds. Please keep your arms and legs inside the car at all times. Enjoy the ride.

Management & Performance Fees

A venture or hedge fund will typically charge a 2% management fee and up to 30% of the profits (for most hedge funds, it’s 20% of profits), often depending on performance quality and a minimum return on investment (ROI) ratio. 

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