An Introduction to The Yard Ventures with Michael Madden

Thursday, January 28th, 2:00 PM EST

Join us for a live, 45-minute presentation about The Yard Ventures, Alumni Venture Group’s Harvard-focused venture capital fund. The discussion will be led by The Yard Ventures Managing Partner Michael Madden and is open to all alumni and friends of Harvard University.

During the session, Michael 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

Michael Madden, Managing Partner - The Yard Ventures

Michael Madden, Managing Partner - The Yard Ventures

Michael has spent most of his career in leadership roles at growing organizations. He has focused his time primarily as an investor, advisor, and/or board member working with companies across a range of industries and stages. Prior to co-founding The Yard, he served as Managing Director of Square 1, leading the expansion of the New England region while providing growth financing to dozens of venture-backed companies. Previously, Michael was an investor at Edison Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, and Summit Partners. He earned an AB from Harvard University( ’00), where he was a four-year letter winner in both Varsity Football and Varsity Baseball. Michael later received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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