Ring Ventures Community Newsletter — June 2022
Content at the intersection of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and our Texas A&M community.
IN THIS ISSUE: Join our 2022 Fund, register for an upcoming portfolio update webinar, Larry Warnock’s entrepreneurial journey, portfolio companies in the news, and more.
Commitment Deadline for Ring’s 2022 Fund
Commitments to this year’s Ring Ventures fund are due June 30. Interested investors should create an account and login to Ring’s data room to access all fund materials. If you have any investing questions, connect with us for a short 1×1 call.
New to the fund? Sign up here.
Ring Ventures Portfolio Update
Tuesday, June 21, at 1:30 PM CT
The deadline for Ring Ventures Fund 2 is around the corner and the team has already begun deploying capital and building the portfolio. Join Ring Ventures’ Managing Partner Larry Warnock and Alumni Ventures’ Senior Partner Darrin Wizst for a presentation about completed investments already made in Fund 2 and exciting new growth areas as the team continues to build a fully diversified venture portfolio. Click below to register.
Larry Warnock’s Entrepreneurial Journey
Larry Warnock, Managing Partner of Ring Ventures, shares his venture journey, including his first job, lessons learned, exciting investments, and more.
Ring Portfolio Companies in the News
- Venus Aerospace CEO is Making Flying Faster and Greener (TechCrunch)
- This Texas-Based Startup is Mapping The Ocean Floor (MarkTechPost)
- Persefoni Launches An Unscripted Interview-style Podcast (PR Newswire)
FOR CURRENT INVESTORS
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A Deep Dive Into Valuations
Our latest eGuide discusses how early-stage companies are valued, methods venture capitalists use to assess a company’s worth, how these numbers change across different fundraising stages, and more. Visit our Club portal to read the piece and other exclusive content from Managing Partner Larry Warnock and our team. Visit Club Portal »
Campus and Community Update
More than 11,200 degrees are being awarded by Texas A&M University across over 15 ceremonies this month. Check out these stories from six Aggies about their experience. Read More »
What’s New at Alumni Ventures
Our Perspective on the Growth of ClimateTech Investing
According to a PitchBook report, global investors closed as many climate-focused funds in 2021 as were raised during the previous five years combined. Alumni Ventures Managing Partner Matt Caspari and Partner Erik Hammer spoke with Venture Capital Journal to discuss the influx of capital VCs that are deploying into ClimateTech. Read More »
AV Talent Referrals
Interested in joining a cutting-edge startup or know someone who might be? Our portfolio companies are growing and always looking for high-caliber talent. Check out their open positions on our job board. If you find a match, fill out this short form, and we will try to make a personal referral. Visit Job Board »