Tessa is a corporate fund associate.

Tessa C. DeJong
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 473 5827

Tessa specializes in the formation, organization and operation of venture capital and other private equity funds and their general partner and management company entities. Tessa counsels funds in all stages of their fundraising and organization, including in preparing offering materials, negotiating with investors regarding fund formation matters, and drafting partnership, limited liability company and other governance agreements. After fundraising, she counsels fund managers on all aspects of day-to-day operations. Tessa represents a number of leading venture capital firms and routinely advises first-time fund managers.


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D.
    • Harvard Law School | Berkeley Exchange Program (2021-2022)
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., Economics
    • cum laude