Westwood Ventures: 2024 Outlook and Final Call for Fund 4

Westwood Ventures Managing Partner Ed Tsai

The deadline for Westwood Ventures Fund 4 is around the corner, and the team is ready to deploy capital and build the portfolio. Join Westwood Ventures’ Managing Partner Ed Tsai to hear about some of the investments made by past funds and how they will continue to build a fully diversified venture portfolio.

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This discussion about Westwood Ventures Fund 4 is open to all alumni and friends of UCLA. Westwood Ventures is Alumni Ventures UCLA-focused venture capital fund.

During the session, we discuss:

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    The goal and structure of the fund
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    A review of portfolio companies
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    Benefits of diversifying into venture capital
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    Minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund

Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures

About your presenter

Edward Tsai
Edward Tsai

Managing Partner, Westwood Ventures & Blockchain Fund

Edward has 15+ years of investment experience in the U.S. and China, including a successful track record with investments such as Cruise Automation (acq. by GM), Life360 (IPO), Palantir (IPO), and Brave Software. In addition, Edward has served on the limited partner advisory committees at Cendana Capital and Ten Eleven Ventures, and he has deep operating experience at tech and cybersecurity companies. Most recently, he was Director of Investments at enterprise security company Qianxin, where he led $700 million in fundraising, ran multiple M&A deals, and managed a large investment portfolio. As Assistant GM for Qianxin, he also incubated their cybersecurity spinout fund Security Capital. At 360, he led International Investments and Strategic Development. He started his venture career as Vice President at DCM, a global early-stage VC firm managing $4 billion. He holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from UCLA, where he is a Kauffman Fellow (class of ’15).

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