Strawberry Creek Ventures Community Newsletter — September 2022
Content at the intersection of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and our UC Berkeley community.
IN THIS ISSUE: Opening Strawberry Creek Fund 6, join an introduction to the fund webinar on September 14, our investment in Stadium Live, and more.
An Introduction to Strawberry Creek Ventures
Wednesday, September 14, 11:00 AM PT
Join Managing Partner Matt Caspari for a live overview of Strawberry Creek Ventures. He will review the goal and structure of the fund, the benefits of diversifying into VC, and recent investment activity.
Strawberry Creek Portfolio Spotlight
Stadium Live Studios is a consumer social company building an authentic, unique metaverse for sports fans to create, connect, and play together worldwide. While the platform is primarily sports-focused, Stadium Live plans to expand into music, esports, and fashion. Strawberry Creek Ventures deployed capital in the company’s recent $10 million Series A led by KB Partners and Union Square Ventures. With this new funding, Stadium Live plans to hire engineering and product resources to push out more features to help retention and monetization.
Strawberry Creek Portfolio Companies in the News
- Gatik Notches Yet Another Major Customer In Pitney Bowes (Forbes)
- What3words and IamResponding Partner to Help First Responders Quickly Locate People in Need (PR Newswire)
- Mythical Games CEO on Partnership With NFL: Is Gaming Recession-Proof? (CoinDesk)
- Conduent Transportation and Hayden AI Partner to Bolster Child Safety with Autonomous School Bus Safety Technology (Business Wire)
FOR CURRENT INVESTORS
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Seeking Fellows to Join Strawberry Creek Ventures
Did you know ~40% of our fellows land full-time jobs in VC or entrepreneurship? We are looking for UC Berkeley alumni interested in joining our free Venture Fellow Program, designed for early- to mid-career professionals looking to launch a career in VC. In addition to providing our fellows with hands-on investing experience, we seek to increase opportunities for underrepresented groups in VC, promoting gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in the industry. No VC experience is required. Now accepting applications for our January 2023 cohort through October 16, 2022. For details, eligibility requirements, and a link to our application, please visit our website. For questions or to refer any qualified candidates, please reach out to [email protected]
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What’s New at Alumni Ventures
AV Announces More Accessible Investment Minimums
AV is the third most active VC in the world (PitchBook 2021). We’ve raised more than $1B from individual, accredited investors, which has been deployed into 1,000+ unique portfolio companies since our founding. Now, we are setting more accessible minimums to help further democratize this important asset class. 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 »