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Meet AV’s Fall Blockchain Fund AdvisorsOur venture advisors serve as an important resource for our Blockchain Fund. We appointed industry experts from our personal networks to help review and score investment opportunities and provide overall guidance and counsel to our investing team. See below to learn about some of the advisors helping us build diversified portfolios of disruptive blockchain innovations.
Meet AV’s Fall Blockchain Fund Investing TeamBecause of the enormous potential of blockchain technology and the speed at which the market is moving, we are starting to raise Blockchain Fund 4. It will continue to be led by our full-time investing team: Managing Partner Ray Wu, Senior Principal Jack Statza, and Senior Principal Sophia Zhao.1
ODAIA: AI-Powered Pharma InsightsFor patients and physicians, finding the best treatments to combat illnesses or medical conditions can be challenging because of the sheer number of solutions available. This is also a challenge for marketing and sales teams at pharmaceutical companies, who have to connect patients and physicians with the right medications and treatments at the right time. With pharma companies spending around $15 billion on digital advertising annually, it’s critical to be able to efficiently direct resources and messaging to those that most need it.
Miga Health: Advancing Cardiovascular CareCardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, claiming an estimated 17.9 million lives each year. Unfortunately, traditional provider-based medicine fails to keep pace with evolving patient needs and health concerns. Now more than ever, there is a need for consumer-focused healthcare products and services designed to help reduce heart-related epidemics.
AVTV: B GenerousAVTV features B Generous, the first ever philanthropic credit product allowing donors to “Give Now, Pay Later” with an instant credit-granting process that can be embedded into any nonprofit’s donation process. AVTV videos feature Alumni Ventures’ portfolio companies sharing their stories and asks with our community.
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.