It’s 2019. Here’s Why Your Diversification Strategy Should Include VC.
June 24, 2019
Laura Rippy (Managing Partner, Green D Ventures) and Lacey Johnson (Partner, Green D Ventures) discuss the rationale behind diversification when more companies are staying private…
 
 
Fund Feature: How Greg Baker, MP of Bascom, Embraces Midwestern Goodness
June 11, 2019
He may not represent an Ivy League school, but Greg Baker, Managing Partner of Bascom Ventures, says his fellow Badgers are more than keeping pace…
 
 
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…
 
 
How An Alumni Connection Led AVG to Sapho—Which Was Acquired for $200M
March 26, 2019
Subscribe to Founders and Funders on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play, iHeartRADIO, and Android Podcast Players. Episode Summary Though Alumni Ventures Group is now comprised…
 
 
BONUS EPISODE: Sounds and Scenes from Spirits & Startups New York City
February 19, 2019
Producer Ryan Burleson attended Spirits & Startups, AVG’s quarterly investor event, and he returned with great tape from the founders, funders, and AVG team members…
 
 
EP 17: Every Minute Counts for This CEO
August 15, 2018
Michael Martin and the team at RapidSOS are building technology that will soon be integrated into the iPhone. When that happens, having the latest iOS…
 
 
EP 15: Reinventing an Overly Processed Category–One Scoop at a Time
July 13, 2018
Frustrated that ice cream manufacturers valued shelf life more than taste and quality, this Stanford MBA graduate set out to freshen up an overly industrialized…
 
 
EP 13: The Most Important Class You Didn’t Take
June 8, 2018
This experienced venture capitalist says you must be good at sales to succeed in any type of business. Here’s TK’s advice on how to become…
 
 
EP 1: The Genesis (and Ripple Effect) of Alumni Ventures Group
March 19, 2018
How one Dartmouth grad is enlisting alumni to change everything you know about Venture Capital for investors, entrepreneurs, and young professionals. (Listen) Welcome to the…