Alumni Ventures Group presents an interactive workshop on the smart way to build a venture capital portfolio. Our CEO and CIO will discuss the place of venture in portfolios of sophisticated investors, how to minimize risks and maximize gains, and walk through several deal case studies, sharing insider tips for evaluating investments.
- Five Do’s and Don’ts of Venture Investing
- How to Dissect a Venture Deal
- Q&A AVG’s CEO and CIO
Alumni Ventures Group has been providing smart, simple venture portfolios since 2014 — and in 2019 AVG was the 3rd most active VC investor in the US and the 7th most active globally, in PitchBook’s 2019 Annual Global League Tables report. We’re excited to share our learnings & approach as we expand the community of entrepreneurship and bring more investors into the innovation economy.
Mike Collins - Chief Executive Officer
Mike has been involved in almost every facet of venturing, from angel investing to venture capital, new business and product launches, and innovation consulting. He is currently CEO of Alumni Ventures Group, the managing company for our fund, and launched AVG’s first alumni fund, Green D Ventures, where he oversaw the portfolio as Managing Partner and is now Managing Partner Emeritus. Mike is a serial entrepreneur who has started multiple companies, including Kid Galaxy, Big Idea Group (partially owned by WPP), and RDM. He began his career at VC firm TA Associates firm. He holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard Business School.