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John D. Temte, Managing General Partner

Investor, Entrepreneur



John D. Temte is founder, and the Managing General Partner of Temte Capital and is responsible for all activities of the firm.  He oversees all investments made by Temte Capital funds, serves as Chairman of the investment committee and sits on the board of managers.  Mr. Temte works closely with Temte Capital's managing directors who are specific to each of our disciplines and with our limited partners (investor clients).  Mr. Temte also works with the managers and operators with whom Temte Capital invests and sits on several boards.

Mr. Temte has launched numerous technology-enabled businesses, selling one before the age of 26 and has been credited, in part, for pioneering the online group-buying model now used across the web.  After exiting his technology companies John worked as an angel investor and as Managing Director for a New York based private equity firm focused on real assets.

Prior to his entrepreneurial and finance experience, Mr. Temte worked in professional sports in the NFL and NBA.  John serves on the Wyoming Business Alliance Steering Committee, and Chairs the Jackson Hole Global Technology Partnership and chaired the annual Wyoming Global Technology Summit, for former Wyoming Governor Matt Mead. John also serves on the Wyoming Governor’s Economic Diversification Council (ENDOW).  John earned a B.S. in Business Management from California State University, Chico.

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Mr. Newcomb is responsible for Temte Capital's legal architecture and legal functions.  He has worked closely with Mr. Temte for over a decade and has practiced law for 25 years, often assisting other attorneys with trial briefing and appellate strategy.

Newcomb also serves Gov. Matt Mead as Strategic Counsel for the Wyoming Global Technology Summit, holds a Master of Laws degree from New York University, clerked for the Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court, taught Advanced Appellate Advocacy at the University of Wyoming College of Law, is published in law by Oxford University Press and served as a guest-columnist for 12 years to the Casper Star Tribune.