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Most Active VC Firm in the U.S. Is All-In on AIMANCHESTER, NH, MAY 16, 2023 — Pioneering venture capital firm Alumni Ventures (AV) is leaning into innovation again with its bold leap into AI technology. As one of the most active VCs on the planet (PitchBook 2022), Alumni Ventures is embracing AI as a powerful competitive advantage. The firm will host its 2023 AI Challenge from May 22 to 24 to jump-start the initiative. This will be a company-wide competition for the most effective AI applications, with prizes totaling over $100,000.
Alumni Ventures and “Angel” Chris Adamo Partner on Seed-Stage InvestingMANCHESTER, NH, Oct. 26, 2022 — Venture capital firm Alumni Ventures (AV) is pleased to announce its collaboration with renowned angel-investor Chris Adamo through its Super-Angel Partner Program. This new initiative partners AV with leading seed investors who specialize in specific geographies to complement AV’s own seed investing activity.
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.
AV’s Spring 2022 Blockchain Fund TimelineMANCHESTER, NH, JUNE 8, 2022 — Alumni Ventures (AV), one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, recently announced a second annual vintage of its Blockchain Fund to meet investor demand. AV’s fall 2021 Blockchain Fund was one of its largest fundraises to date, and the firm had to establish a waitlist to accommodate interest. AV’s spring 2022 Blockchain Fund will allow additional accredited investors to own a diversified portfolio of venture-backed companies using blockchain technology to innovate across industries.
Alumni Ventures Announces 10KE WinnersMANCHESTER, NH, MAY 31, 2022 — Alumni Ventures’ 10,000 Entrepreneurs Program (10KE) has announced its 2022 winners. The 10KE initiative provides scholarships to undergraduate college students for summer internships at fast-growing startups or to finance their own startups. This year, 10KE awarded 25 recipients a $2,000 scholarship to support their pursuit of entrepreneurial endeavors.
Alumni Ventures Is Recognized as 2022 Webby Awards Official Honoree in 3 CategoriesMANCHESTER, NH, APRIL 20, 2022 — Alumni Ventures (AV), one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, has been selected as a 2022 Webby Awards Official Honoree in the category of Best User Experience for its new website. The award was one of three categories where AV was named an honoree, along with accolades for the site’s use of animation and visual design. AV launched its new website last year in partnership with Swedish digital agency Varvet.
Alumni Ventures Portfolio Company Axiom Space Launches All-Private Crew to International Space StationKENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL, APRIL 11, 2022 — Houston-based commercial space infrastructure company Axiom Space, an Alumni Ventures (AV) portfolio company, became the first organization to deliver an all-private crew of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for a 10-day mission.