How to Invest in Green D | Examples from our AI Portfolio
Join us for a live, 45-minute presentation about Green D Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ Dartmouth-focused venture capital fund. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the Green D Ventures team and hear their approach to investing in private-stage companies. There will be time for open questions during the call.
During this session, we will discuss:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures’ model
- HomeSome examples of current AI portfolio companies
- 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
Managing Partner, Green D Ventures
Laura brings operational perspective as a CEO, Chairman, and executive in technology startups in addition to investing experience. As Managing Partner at Ripplecreek Partners’ technology practice and General Partner at FA Technology Ventures, she worked various tech sectors: mobile, consumer, internet, SaaS, cloud-based, marketing, and enterprise software across many economic cycles. She also served as CEO at Handango, creating the first marketplace of mobile apps. At Microsoft, she co-founded two businesses as an intra-preneur in an elite swat team spun out of Bill Gates’ office. Laura holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and AB in Government from Dartmouth (’89).
Partner, Green D Ventures
Pete joins Alumni Ventures from the $1.5B+ venture capital arm of Bertelsmann, where he was a Senior Director across the European Union, China, and U.S startup ecosystems. Previously a fellow at .406 Ventures and alumnus of the Harvard Innovation Lab, Pete has substantial entrepreneurial and startup operating background. He has an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School, a Master’s with Distinction from Oxford, and a BA (magna cum laude) from Dartmouth. He has recently been selected as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Pete has a creative core as drummer for the indie rock band Filligar, which has been designated as “Cultural Ambassador” by the U.S. Department of State. He is an avid skier, marathon runner, and ice hockey player.
Senior Associate, Green D Ventures
Sarah comes to Alumni Ventures from Citi Ventures, where she worked in Strategy & Operations to create and communicate the strategic vision and performance of Citi Ventures activity. Prior to working at Citi Ventures, Sarah earned her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and received her undergraduate degree from the College of William & Mary with a dual major in International Relations and Economics. Her prior work experience also includes strategic regulatory initiatives and risk management, as well as investment banking with industry coverage in consumer & retail. She is passionate about traveling, food, and wine, and loves the beach, skiing, running, and staying active.
Darrin is an investment professional with an extensive background in financial services and B2B. Throughout his 25 year career, he has worked with individual investors, investment advisors and their clients, and institutional (foundations and endowments) clients, with various investment vehicles including mutual funds, separately managed accounts, socially responsible portfolios, and alternative investments. He earned a BA in Economics & Public Management from UMaine and an MBA from Boston College.