An Introduction to Spike Ventures

Thursday, October 28th, 2:00 PM EST

Join us for a live, 30-minute presentation about Spike Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ Stanford-focused venture capital fund. The discussion will be led by Managing Partner Todd McIntyre and Senior Partner Stacey Tsai, and is open to all alumni and friends of Stanford. There will be time for open questions during the call.

During the session, we will discuss:

  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • The value of the Alumni Ventures model
  • Some examples of current portfolio companies
  • The benefits of diversifying into venture capital
  • The minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund


* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital

Meet Your Presenters

Todd McIntyre | Managing Partner | Spike Ventures

Todd McIntyre | Managing Partner | Spike Ventures

Todd has more than 20 years of experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, and senior technology operating executive, as well as deep knowledge of intellectual property and IP licensing. He has worked with capital structures ranging from seed stage investments to public offerings and has experience in many sectors, including consumer media and web, optoelectronics, telecoms, cleantech, and healthcare. Most recently, he was founding Managing Partner of Grey Sky Venture Partners, a life sciences and digital health fund that pioneered a venture finance model combining early-stage capital with fund-owned intellectual property. He also served as a senior business leader in a technology incubator fund, where he led efforts to build, fund, and spin out several new deep tech businesses. Todd received his BA from Hendrix College and holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Stacey Tsai | Senior Partner | Alumni Ventures

Stacey Tsai | Senior Partner | Alumni Ventures

Stacey Tsai has over 15 years’ experience in finance. She was most recently at Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Private Bank, where she advised global families and executives on asset allocation and investment strategies. Stacey is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She received her MBA from the Wharton School and her MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. She was also a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Singapore.

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