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Taking a Closer Look at Alumni Ventures’ Seed FundAlumni Ventures’ Seed Fund allows accredited investors to own a diversified portfolio of ~20-30 venture-backed pre-seed and seed-stage companies — rigorously vetted and scored by our experienced teams. Each vintage features high-tech game-changers and disruptive business models from a variety of sectors, regions, and lead investors.
Alumni Ventures Announces More Accessible Investment MinimumsAlumni Ventures is the third most active VC in the world (PitchBook 2021). We’ve raised more than $1 billion 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.
Meet Alumni Ventures’ Ray WuAlumni Ventures’ Blockchain Fund offers a portfolio of high-potential, venture-backed companies innovating in areas like decentralized finance (DeFi), Web3, and other blockchain-related products. In this video, Managing Partner Ray Wu shares his background and discusses how the team sources and evaluates blockchain opportunities.1
Meet Alumni Ventures’ Edward TsaiAlumni Ventures’ spring Blockchain Fund will offer a portfolio of high-potential, venture-backed companies innovating in areas like decentralized finance (DeFi), Web3, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and other blockchain-related products. The spring fund is actively managed by three experienced investment professionals, Managing Partner Ed Tsai, Principal Yiwen Li, and Analyst Drew Wandzilak. In this video, Managing Partner Ed Tsai introduces himself and discusses how the team sources and evaluates blockchain opportunities.1
Online Security Best PracticesLiving in 2022 means living in a state of a heightened online security posture — both for financial firms like Alumni Ventures and for our community members. Online threats have increased in recent years, and currently, government agencies have specifically asked financial services institutions to operate in a state of alertness given the war in Ukraine and potential for cyberthreats.
How We’ll Partner with You to Create a Venture PortfolioAlumni Ventures is a network-powered venture capital firm helping accredited individuals become more successful venture investors. CEO and founder Mike Collins leveraged his own experience and frustrations as a private venture investor as inspiration to start Alumni Ventures.
Michael Phillips: Vanguard Legal & Compliance LeaderVenture capital has historically been a challenging asset class for individuals to access, but it is no longer only available to the ultra-high-net-worth investor. Today, venture capital is an asset class that any accredited investor can own. Such access requires strong compliance, leading the way for Chief Compliance Officer Michael Phillips to join Alumni Ventures in 2020.