An Introduction to the Deep Tech Fund
Watch this on-demand 45-minute presentation about Alumni Ventures’ Deep Tech fund and how individual accredited investors can gain access to a portfolio of 20-30 startups focused on solving some of the world’s biggest challenges using Deep Tech.
The discussion was led by Deputy CCO Peter MacEwan who was joined by Alumni Ventures’ Chief Investment Officer Mark Edwards.
The Deep Tech sector encompasses promising areas of development, including AR/VR, Big Data, space infrastructure, hardware, semiconductor chips, and quantum computing. Overall, Deep Tech technologies promise to shape the future by enhancing productivity, driving innovation, and transforming various industries.
During the session, we discussed:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures’ model
- HomeThe benefits of diversifying into venture capital
- HomeThe minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
About your presenters
Chief Investment Officer
Mark Edwards is a seasoned private equity executive who was an early investor in AV and has served on the investment committees for Green D Ventures and Spike Ventures since inception. Edwards has over 20 years of direct investing experience, having served in leadership roles at Five Peaks Capital Management, JLL Partners, and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Edwards holds a BA degree with honors from Stanford University and an MBA degree with distinction from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he graduated as an Edward Tuck Scholar. He lives in Darien, CT with his wife, three children, and three Labrador retrievers.
Peter has startup experience in both the non-profit and business sectors, a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Wharton School. Peter developed expertise building teams and strategic planning in the San Francisco Bay Area, driving growth across multiple seed- and early-stage companies (with many nights spent as informal adviser to a network of entrepreneurs). Peter has a passion for social impact and loves working with people who love what they do and strive to get better at it.