Bascom Ventures Presents: The Math Behind Venture Capital

Join us for a live, 45-minute presentation about the math behind venture capital, led by Bascom Ventures’ Managing Partner Greg Baker. Bascom Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ Wisconsin-focused venture capital fund, and this webinar is open to all alumni and friends of the University of Wisconsin.

Venture capital is the practice of investing in innovative, fast-growing private companies that are believed to have long-term equity appreciation potential. The work involves numerous calculations from performing due diligence, calculating risks and returns, and bigger picture calculations of the market.

During this session, we will discuss:

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    What is venture capital
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    The benefits of investing in venture capital
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    What are the risks and potential returns of venture capital
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    How the math of venture capital works

Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures

About your presenter

Greg Baker
Greg Baker

Managing Partner, Bascom Ventures & Towerview Ventures

Greg has been a Managing Partner with Alumni Ventures since 2017. He is the Founder of Bascom Ventures and runs Towerview Ventures and has made more than 100 investments as a member of Alumni Ventures. These investments include: American Gene Technologies, SHINE Medical, Mission Bio, Axiom Space, Matchwell, and many others. Prior to joining AV, Greg was a highly accomplished executive with experience in corporate leadership, business development, startups, M&A, strategic planning, and more. He spent much of his career growing businesses in the electrical products, packaging, and chemical industries. Greg has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin (’86) and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University (’91).

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