Waterman Community Newsletter — December 2022

Content at the intersection of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and our Brown community.

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IN THIS ISSUE: Special webinar hosted by portfolio company Mylance, AVTV CEO’s Cut with Remento, fund and investment news, Brown endowment update, and more.


Portfolio Company Webinar: Best Practices for Launching and Running Your Consulting Business

Thursday, November 3, 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT

Join a webinar hosted by Waterman portfolio company Mylance. Founder and CEO​​ Bradley Jacobs, a former Uber exec, will review key steps to setting up your consulting practice, including:

  • How to hone your niche to win 5-figure monthly retainers
  • Rate setting and winning monthly retainers
  • ​​What separates good and great consultants — and how to be great

AVTV: Remento

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Remento helps people discover, document, and more deeply appreciate their family story in a new way. In this special AVTV CEO’s Cut, Founder and CEO Charlie Greene takes us into the world of his childhood to show the importance of capturing, preserving, and carrying forward meaningful stories between loved ones. Watch Video »


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Using a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Venture Capital

Our latest eGuide discusses how you can use a self-directed IRA to fund your venture investments. Visit our Club portal to read the piece and other exclusive content from Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze and our team. Visit Club Portal »

Campus and Community Update

Amid steep global market declines, Brown’s endowment continued to support the University’s academic mission, providing $207 million for student scholarships, scientific research, and other priorities. The endowment outperformed broad market indices like the S&P 500 and surpassed the return of Cambridge Associates’ preliminary mean and median returns for colleges and universities — a key benchmark for higher education institutions. Read More »

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