An Introduction to Strawberry Creek Ventures
Join us for a 45-minute presentation about Strawberry Creek Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ UC Berkeley-focused venture capital fund. The discussion is led by Strawberry Creek Ventures’ Managing Partner Matt Caspari and is open to all alumni and friends of UC Berkeley.
During the session, we will discuss:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures' mode
- HomeSome examples of current portfolio companies
- HomeBenefits of diversifying into venture capital
- HomeMinimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
- HomeYou must be accredited to invest in venture capital
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
About your presenter
Managing Partner, Strawberry Creek Ventures
Matt is a two-time venture-backed founder/CEO with a decade of startup operating experience. Before joining Strawberry Creek Ventures, he was an Investing Partner at Spike Ventures, where he participated in over twenty investments. He’s an active angel investor and leads an AngelList syndicate with over 1,000 backers. Prior to joining Alumni Ventures, Matt was a leader of the innovation team at Nike where he oversaw a portfolio of projects and led global cross-functional teams. While at UC Berkeley, Matt founded Aurora Biofuels, which grew to over 100 employees and raised more than $100m in capital before being acquired by Reliance Industries. He’s a longtime Judge / Mentor at LAUNCH: The University of California’s Startup Accelerator and a Mentor at Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship. Matt holds an MBA with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a BS in Biochemistry from Georgetown University.