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Every day, our team speaks with hundreds of people interested in learning more about venture capital, and how Alumni Ventures Group can build them a smart, simple venture portfolio. We discuss some of the frequently asked questions we receive, starting with the key reasons investors should consider venture capital.
Timi Dayo-Kayode co-founded Worksense to provide people ops professionals with scalable, real-time analytics for identifying, mitigating, and preventing biases in major decisions involving employees. Timi is a Grant Recipient from the 10,000 Entrepreneurs program (or 10KE), a nonprofit founded by Alumni Ventures Group to help young adults explore entrepreneurial careers.
Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits, talks about the ease and challenges of starting a brand with a highly-coveted celebrity endorsement.
Kalpesh Kapadia, Co-Founder and CEO of Deserve, used data science to create a new type of credit score based on a person’s potential. He coupled that information with the ability to pay bills and stability of identity to create a different standard for creditworthiness.
As Principal at Chestnut Street Ventures, Jonathan Meltzer is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing venture capital investments. His experience ranges from the role of associate at Goldman Sachs, to investing in private companies at American Capital. We recently caught up with Jonathan to learn how he came to join the Chestnut Street team.