Purple Arch Ventures Last Call

Managing Partner David Beazley and Partner Erik Hammer

With the deadline for investing in the current Purple Arch Ventures Fund right around the corner, join us for a 45-minute discussion with Managing Partner David Beazley accompanied by Partner Erik Hammer who will provide an overview of Purple Arch Ventures and how we build a fully diversified venture portfolio.

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And in the meantime, learn more about Purple Arch Ventures Managing Partner, David Beazley, by watching the video below:

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This session is open to all alumni and friends of Northwestern. Purple Arch Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ Northwestern-focused venture capital fund. During the session, we will discuss:

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    The goal and structure of the fund
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    The value of the Alumni Ventures model
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    The benefits of diversifying into venture capital
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    The minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund

Please note: The deadline for commitments is October 31st, 2022 so if interested reserve your spot today.

Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures

About your presenters

David Beazley
David Beazley

Managing Partner, Purple Arch Ventures

David has played a leading role in many aspects of the VC investment cycle: structuring transactions as a fundless sponsor, improving operations as a consultant, leading management teams as a CEO, evaluating opportunities as an investor and advisor, and selling companies as a licensed business broker. Previously, he founded Synergy Financial, a private capital and consulting firm for entrepreneurs, PE professionals, and family offices. He started his investment career as a professional advisor managing millions in assets. David has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwestern and played for the two-time Big Ten Championship Northwestern Wildcats Football Team. He serves on the NUvention and Kellogg Entrepreneurial Center Advisory Boards.

Erik Hammer
Erik Hammer

Partner, Purple Arch Ventures

Erik has worked with both traditional venture investors and corporate venture teams during his career. He has deep experience evaluating opportunities, structuring investments and advising management on value creation. Previously, he helped build the strategy and make investments for the PGA TOUR’s corporate ventures group. Erik began his career with Deloitte Consulting where he focused on corporate strategy and M&A engagements. He holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with High Honors. He has an MBA in Finance from Kellogg.

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