Meet Luofei Deng
August 27, 2019
We are pleased to welcome Luofei Deng (D’10) as Senior Associate for Green D Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group’s fund for Dartmouth alums. He brings an…
 
 
AVG’s Post-Summer Reading List
August 27, 2019
There have been countless articles written on the  affinity of CEOs for reading, with some executives finishing a new book each week. Alumni Ventures Group…
 
 
Tech & VC: How to Invest Smarter (Not Harder) in an Ever-Changing Industry
August 27, 2019
With each year, “tech” as an industry becomes more innovative and wide-ranging. Telling our investors we included “tech” companies in their portfolio is about as…
 
 
How AVG Turned a Hitter’s Count into Its First Career Home Run
August 26, 2019
Both baseball and venture capital are about hits and misses: No one hits a home run every time they step up to the plate. The…
 
 
Vested Interest
August 2, 2019
It’s true what they say: Change is good. But change that empowers? The best. For two finance entrepreneurs—Alumni Ventures Group’s CEO Mike Collins and Ellevest’s…
 
 
Xcelerating Innovation at UC Berkeley
July 29, 2019
Since 2005, the Sutardja Center at UC Berkeley has fostered innovation in the Bay Area and beyond. Jocelyn Weber Phipps, Director of X-Labs and Executive…
 
 
Meet Isaac Schlecht
July 26, 2019
We are pleased to welcome Isaac Schlecht (MBA’19) as Senior Associate for Castor Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group’s fund for MIT alums. He brings an extensive…
 
 
Meet Ron Levin
June 28, 2019
We are pleased to welcome Ron Levin as Principal for The Yard Ventures. As a Harvard alumnus, venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and investor in The Yard…
 
 
Meet our Portfolio Partners
June 26, 2019
At Alumni Ventures Group, we’re thrilled to be judged by the company we keep. This is especially true when it catches the attention of the…
 
 
Report: Spirits & Startups San Francisco
May 31, 2019
What do AVG’s investor appreciation events sound like? And why would anyone make the effort to attend one? Producer Ryan Burleson crisscrosses the U.S.A. to…
 
 
Doorway to a Deal
May 30, 2019
Connecting with classmates or fellow alums remains a unique conversation starter rooted in a shared sense of community. This feeling also applies to entrepreneurs and…
 
 
Purple Arch’s Startup Superlatives
May 30, 2019
Chasing winners is how you make money in venture, but how do you know a best-in-class company when you see one? The truth is, it…
 
 
Fun that Can Shape the Future
May 28, 2019
Northwestern alumna Pree Walia believes in putting innovation in the hands of the next generation of female makers – and on them. While it takes…
 
 
Veteran VC Returns to His Roots
May 1, 2019
Photo Credit: Macintosh image by Matthew Pearce From Silicon Valley to Manhattan, Brian Keil (MBA’92) has developed his investment experience in hubs for entrepreneurship. His…