VC Playbook: Spike Ventures and the Math of Venture Portfolios
Join us for a presentation about Spike Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ fund for Stanford alumni and friends of the community. The webinar was led by Managing Partner Todd McIntyre and is open to all alumni and friends of Stanford. During this presentation, we examined the numbers behind the venture capital industry and explained how individual investors can access this asset class.
Watch on-demand below.
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During this session, we discussed:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeHow VCs think about building portfolios
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures' model
- HomeSome examples of current portfolio companies
- HomeThe benefits of diversifying into venture capital
- HomeThe minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
- HomeThe year in review and a look toward 2024
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.