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Purple Arch Ventures Portfolio Update
June 23, 2021

In this video, the Purple Arch Ventures team (Alumni Ventures’ fund for Northwestern alumni and friends of the community) provides an overview of existing vintages and previews Fund 5 — open now to accredited investors. Panelists include Managing Partner David Beazley (BS ’96, Medill ’98) and Principals Erik Hammer (Kellogg ’11) and Jasmi Shah (Kellogg ’12).

 
Take a Closer Look at the Diversification of the Emerging Markets Fund
June 18, 2021

The Emerging Markets Fund closes on June 30! See how the diversification of the Emerging Markets Fund is tracking in real-time and a look into the eight deals currently in the portfolio.

 
Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies in the Forbes Next 1000 (So Far)
June 17, 2021

Learn more about the Alumni Ventures portfolio companies that made it into the 2021 Forbes’ Next 1000 list so far.

 
Emerging Markets Fund Closes On June 30
June 4, 2021

A reminder that our Emerging Markets Fund closes to new investors at the end of June, or as soon as we reach 250 investors. The fund offers a portfolio of ~20-30 diverse deals from Silicon Valley, NYC, and Boston — both in the U.S. and abroad. Investors who have already signed up have said they like the thesis of great regional diversification for their portfolio and potentially favorable valuation opportunities.

 
Exploring the Deep Tech Fund Portfolio
June 4, 2021

Deep Tech Fund 2 will build a diversified portfolio of ~20-30 deep tech companies tackling the toughest and potentially most lucrative tech challenges. Today, we’ll bring the Deep Tech Fund portfolio to life by highlighting three investments in the Fund 1 portfolio. They range from innovations in low Earth orbit commercialization to a platform for virtual clinic trials to pioneering tech in processing chip cooling.


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