Chief Executive Officer & Board Chairman
Michael Collins, Chief Executive Officer & Board Chairman
Mike has been involved in almost every facet of venturing, from angel investing to venture capital, new business and product launches, and innovation consulting. He is currently CEO of Alumni Ventures Group, the managing company for our fund, and launched AVG’s first alumni fund, Green D Ventures, where he oversaw the portfolio as Managing Partner and is now Managing Partner Emeritus. Mike is a serial entrepreneur who has started multiple companies, including Kid Galaxy, Big Idea Group (partially owned by WPP), and RDM. He began his career at VC firm TA Associates. He holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
AVTV: Alumni Ventures
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Alumni Ventures brings smart, simple venture capital to individual investors. Mike Collins, Founder and CEO of Alumni Ventures, discusses the inspiration for building the company and how it has grown, the community that provides AV its competitive advantage, and the lessons learned from building a disruptive company.