Spike Ventures: Trends in Venture Capital
Watch this on-demand presentation about Spike Ventures’ perspective on exciting growth drivers attracting significant venture capital investments. Having a framework to assess investment opportunities and identify long-term value creation is key.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about trends in VC and within the Spike Ventures Fund 7 portfolio. The discussion was led by Spike Ventures’ Managing Partner Todd McIntyre. This presentation is open to all alumni and friends of Stanford University.
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During the session, we discussed:
- HomeCompelling growth sectors attracting venture capital investments today
- HomeSpike Ventures' framework for evaluating early stage companies
- HomeSome examples of current portfolio companies
- HomeOpen Q&A
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
About your presenter
Managing Partner, Spike Ventures
Todd has more than 20 years of experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, and senior technology operating executive, as well as deep knowledge of intellectual property and IP licensing. He has worked with capital structures ranging from seed stage investments to public offerings and has experience in many sectors, including consumer media and web, optoelectronics, telecoms, cleantech, and healthcare. Most recently, he was founding Managing Partner of Grey Sky Venture Partners, a life sciences and digital health fund that pioneered a venture finance model combining early-stage capital with fund-owned intellectual property. He also served as a senior business leader in a technology incubator fund, where he led efforts to build, fund, and spin out several new deep tech businesses. Todd received his BA from Hendrix College and holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.