Diversify into Venture Capital & 2023 Market Update
Recent events have been an important reminder that sophisticated portfolios should be diversified, including alternative assets like VC. Alumni Ventures makes it easy for accredited investors to add professional venture capital to their portfolios with our smart, simple venture funds. If you’re interested in learning more and intrigued to grow your understanding of the venture capital asset class, register today.
Join us for a live webinar presentation with Strawberry Creek Ventures Managing Partner, Matt Caspari; Waterman Ventures and 116 Street Ventures Managing Partner, Ludwig Schulze; and Senior Partner Dan Burns who will provide an introduction to Alumni Ventures, an overview of why venture capital is not correlated to the public markets, an explanation of VC returns versus other asset classes, and why now is a compelling time to add venture capital to your portfolio.
In this webinar, you’ll also learn:
- HomeWhy to consider adding venture capital to your portfolio
- HomeThe basics of our network-powered sourcing model
- HomeHow we co-invest alongside established lead investors
- HomeDetails of our disciplined investment and diligence process
- HomeHow we build diversified portfolios
- HomeHow AV has grown to 8,000+ investors, 1,000+ portfolio companies, and $1B+ in total capital raised
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
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About your presenters
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.
Ludwig has been on all sides of venture — as an entrepreneur, corporate buyer of ventures, and venture capitalist. Before Alumni Ventures, he experienced the daily realities of entrepreneurship as Founder and CEO of a mobile payments venture that served over 12 million people. Earlier, at a Fortune 100 telecommunications manufacturer (Nokia), he held general manager and business development roles that included investing in and acquiring venture-backed businesses. His first experience in venture capital was with an $800 million global fund that focused on enterprise and mobile software both before and after the dot.com crash. Ludwig began his career as a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia. He lives in NYC with his wife and 2 teenagers.
Dan is a Senior Partner with Alumni Ventures in the Boston Office. He has over 27 years of experience working with accredited investors in public markets. The majority of his career has been spent with families developing and implementing financial plans. Dan is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine where he received his Bachelors Degree in History and captained both the indoor and outdoor track teams.