An Introduction to Congress Avenue Ventures

Wednesday, December 9th, 2:00 PM EST

Join us for a live 45-minute discussion of Congress Avenue Ventures, Alumni Venture Group’s UTexas focused fund. The discussion will be led by Rob Adams, the Founder and Managing Partner of the fund.

During the session, Rob will discuss:

  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • The value of the Alumni Venture Group model
  • Examples of companies the fund has invested in
  • Benefits of diversifying into venture capital
  • Minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund

There will be time for open questions and discussion during the call.

About Your Presenter

Rob Adams, Managing Partner - Congress Avenue Ventures

Rob Adams, Managing Partner - Congress Avenue Ventures

Rob is a former entrepreneur, institutional fund manager and software executive. He has served on many corporate boards and has founded or financed more than 40 companies, raising capital in both public and private markets. He is an internationally recognized expert and speaker on innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship. Most recently, Rob was on the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin, where he taught entrepreneurship in the MBA program and was the Founder and Director of Texas Venture Labs. He was previously a venture capitalist, founding AV Labs, a fund affiliated with Austin Ventures. Prior to the venture business, he was a software operating executive with Lotus Development, Business Matters where he was founder and CEO of Pervasive Software, a company he helped take public. Rob holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue (receiving their Outstanding Engineer Award), an MBA from Babson’s Olin School of Management and a Ph.D. in Management from Capella University.

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