An Introduction to Congress Avenue Ventures with Rob Adams

Wednesday, January 20th, 2:00 PM EST

Join us for a live, 45-minute presentation about Congress Avenue Ventures, Alumni Venture Group’s UTexas-focused venture capital fund. The discussion will be led by Congress Avenue Ventures Managing Partner Rob Adams and is open to all alumni and friends of the University of Texas.

During the session, Rob will discuss:

  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • The value of the Alumni Venture Group model
  • Some examples of current portfolio companies
  • The benefits of diversifying into venture capital
  • The minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
  • There will be time for open questions during the call

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital

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. Previously he was 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 a founder and CEO and 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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