How Does Alumni Ventures Evaluate Deals?

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Learn how Alumni Ventures evaluates a company for our fund portfolios.

In this video, Our Chief Investment Officer and SVP of Investment Operations will take one deal we completed in 2020 and walk you through key points of the opportunity, such as:

  • The business model and market opportunity
  • Who’s co-investing and what they bring to the deal
  • The team’s background and track record
  • The deal terms and valuation
  • What traction and moats the company demonstrates

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Anton Simunovic
Anton Simunovic
CIO, Alumni Ventures

Anton has 20+ years of technology experience as a proven venture capital investor, entrepreneur and operating executive in companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 10. Most recently, Anton founded and led Vener8 Technologies, a technology commercialization company he started with GE. Previously in his career, Anton led the Software and Internet Infrastructure Group at GE Equity where he directly invested $72 million in 10 companies generating more than $500 million of realized gains. Anton has substantial international experience in Canada, China, Europe and Israel, and has served on the board of directors of more than 20 private and public companies. Anton has a BSc. Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Andy Ervin
Andy Ervin
SVP of Investment Operations, Alumni Ventures

Andy is SVP of Investments at AV, where he supports investment operations, analytics, and portfolio management. Previously, Andy held several executive roles at a VC-backed start-up in Boston called MiniLuxe, where he led finance and operations during a period of significant growth. Andy was also a consultant at The Parthenon Group, and began his career as an actuary at Liberty Mutual Group. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

You can also download the eGuide to learn more about Alumni Ventures’ deal evaluation.

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