Introduction to AV for Entrepreneurial and VC Partners

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We are pleased to work with a variety of entrepreneurs and venture firms. As strict co-investors, we only invest when we believe we can add meaningful value to you. We welcome inquiries if you have an investment opportunity or just want to get acquainted.

Alumni Ventures Is Unique

Here are a few things you should know about us.

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    Fund Offerings

    As reflected in our name, AVG offers 16 funds for individuals associated with specific schools (Harvard, Stanford, MIT, UPenn, etc.). We raise new fund vintages on an annual basis.
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    Inventor Base

    Our 4,000+ investors are accredited individuals, giving AVG one of the largest investor bases in the venture industry. Our investor community is special, rooted in alumni connections. They invest in us, in part, to pay it forward to our portfolio companies.
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    Active Supporter Network

    Our subscriber and supporter network consists of over 500,000 opt-in and engaged members, providing our portfolio and partners with unique connections and value-added services.
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    Large, Dedicated Team

    AVG has ~50 investment professionals, located in five venture hubs across the country. In addition, our Office of Investing coordinates and systematizes an investment process with the help of ~50 back office staff.
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    Process-based, Disciplined Investors

    AVG follows a discovery and due diligence process that is systematic and thorough, offered at a light touch to our partners.
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    Portfolio Diversity

    We specialize in offering our investors portfolios diversified across sector, stage, and region, closely representing the U.S. venture industry.
We love working with AV and [CEO Services]. It's been a significant value-add as we worked to refine our messaging.
Iba Masood
Co-Founder & CEO, Tara
“I’ve been impressed and most appreciative of the speed in which your team operates. Based on the quality of the folks you’ve been able to connect us with already, this could have a material impact on our business!”
Jonathan Lacoste
Co-Founder & President, Jebbit
I was talking with our CEO who attended the Boston dinner last week. He thinks there may be three deals that come from it! Therefore, he wants to do more similar events.
Director of Marketing
Propel
Not only has Bill been one of our favorite and more active advisers, bringing substantial value and new insights, he’s also an investor now!
Dipanwita Das
Founder & CEO, Sorcero
The [AV jobs] portal is amazing. We have already received profiles that we believe will be a great fit. We would like to thank you for your continuous support of our recruitment.
Internal Recruiter
Akselos
We love working with AV and [CEO Services]. It's been a significant value-add as we worked to refine our messaging.
Iba Masood
Co-Founder & CEO, Tara
“I’ve been impressed and most appreciative of the speed in which your team operates. Based on the quality of the folks you’ve been able to connect us with already, this could have a material impact on our business!”
Jonathan Lacoste
Co-Founder & President, Jebbit

See testimonial policy below.

Benefits of Working with AV

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    Helpful Partners

    We are fast, transparent, easy to work with, and devoted to helping our portfolio companies win. We don’t set or negotiate terms or sit on Boards, but we roll up our sleeves when asked.
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    Flexible Check

    While we are minority investors, we have the ability to flex up. Our initial checks post-Seed are generally $500K to $3 million, with follow-on rounds up to $10 million. AV’s network of funds help one another and co-invest together. We also syndicate opportunities to our investor network. But no matter how many of our funds participate in a round, companies receive a single check, delivered quickly.
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    Value-Add Network

    Through AV’s value-add network of 500,000 subscribers and community members, we look to help companies with warm introductions to sources of revenue, industry experts, and talent. Our network is committed and connected, with many members from top schools who are one degree of separation from anyone.
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    Tremendous Deal Flow

    Given the number of funds and annual vintages we manage, we are very active venture investors — the most active in the U.S, per PitchBook's 2020 Annual Global League Tables. There are currently over 750 companies in our portfolio.
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    Approachable and Open

    Alumni Ventures has broad investing interests. We are open to deals across all stages, sectors, and regions.

Interested in a particular AV fund? We want to hear from you!