An Introduction to the HealthTech Fund
Watch this on-demand presentation about the HealthTech Fund, one of Alumni Ventures’ Focused Funds. Chief Investment Officer Mark Edwards and Executive Vice President Peter MacEwan will lead the discussion. Managing Partners Cainon Coates, Greg Baker, and Ludwig Schulze will talk about how specific HealthTech startups were sourced as investments for Fund 1, and the ground-breaking products these companies are bringing to market.
AV’s HealthTech fund will invest in ventures innovating in areas like life sciences, genetech, nanotech, biotech, and software enabling advances in healthtech.
During this session, we dicussed:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures’ model
- HomeSome examples of current 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.
Healthtech Fund Open Through Q2 2023
Our Healthtech Fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of ~20-30 companies applying secure record digitization, telemedicine, big data, genomics, and real-time monitoring via wearable devices. The fund will be invested over ~12-18 months, with a large reserve (~20-25%) for follow-ons. Every investor becomes a member of the Healthtech Venture Club, with opportunities to invest in Syndications, learn, and network.
Click below to review fund materials or connect with a Senior Partner.
About your presenters
Chief Investment Officer
Mark Edwards is the Chief Investment Officer at Alumni Ventures. A seasoned private equity executive who was an early investor in AV, Mark has served on the investment committees of Green D Ventures and Spike Ventures since inception. Mark has over 20 years of direct investing experience, having served in leadership roles at Five Peaks Capital Management, JLL Partners (~$4B of capital under management), and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (~$10B of capital under management). He holds an AB with honors from Stanford University and an MBA with distinction from Tuck (Tuck Scholar).
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.