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What the Crazy Stock Market Means for VC
January 10, 2019 Michael Collins | CEO, Alumni Ventures Group

As an investor since 1986, I’ve seen the public stock market go through long bull runs, stark corrections (1987, 1990, 2000, 2008, etc.), times of excessive exuberance, and phases of emotional negativity. As my mom always told me growing up, “this too shall pass.” Being a good investor requires self-discipline, diversification, process, and dogged persistence. It’s […]

 
National Entrepreneurship Month 2018: Our Favorite Entrepreneurs
November 26, 2018

There’s a lot to be excited about during the month of November. Besides turkey, pie, and quality time with family and friends, we’re celebrating the fact that November is National Entrepreneurship Month. While we’re committed to highlighting the creativity and grit of company founders every day of the year, we spent some time this month […]

 
A Revolutionary Approach to VC for Princeton Alumni
November 26, 2018

  Tom Meyer (Princeton ’87) is used to building companies. Prior to becoming Managing Partner of Nassau Street Ventures and Senior Partner at Alumni Ventures Group, Tom was the CEO of three venture backed companies, worked in venture capital and banking, and was a corporate development consultant to over thirty companies. He is also a […]

 
Waterman Ventures’ Senior Associate is Ever True to the Next Wave of Innovation
November 26, 2018

  Dave Fan didn’t set out to find a career in venture capital. However, after a college seminar introduced him to the world of entrepreneurship, he hasn’t looked back. Dave is now the Senior Associate of Waterman Ventures, one of Alumni Venture Group’s (AVG) family of private, for-profit funds that enables Brown alums to invest in ventures […]

 
5 Yale Alums Behind Some Really Cool Startups
November 13, 2018

Pitchbook’s most recent report on universities producing the most founders in the venture landscape got us thinking about all of the great Yale entrepreneurs we’ve come across over the years. In no particular order, here are five inspiring Yale entrepreneurs, two of which are current investments at our Yale-focused fund, Blue Ivy Ventures (Jopwell and […]


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