Building Fund 4: A Chestnut Street Portfolio Update

Tuesday, December 8th, 2:00 PM EST

Hosted by Brian Keil, Managing Partner and Jonathan Melzter, Senior Principal of Chestnut Street Ventures.

Chestnut Street Fund 4 is wrapping up the capital raising period and already beginning to deploy capital to build the portfolio. Join Brian and Jonathan to hear about some of the investments already made by Fund 4 and how they will continue to build a fully diversified venture portfolio.

The live, 30-minute discussion about Alumni Venture Group’s UPenn’s venture capital fund will be led by Chestnut Street Ventures Managing Partner Brian Keil (MBA, 1992) and Senior Principal Jonathan Meltzer (BS, 1999).

During the session, the Chestnut Street team will discuss:

  • A review of the current investments in Fund 4
  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • 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

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital.



About Your Presenters

Brian Keil, Managing Partner - Chestnut Street Ventures

Brian Keil, Managing Partner - Chestnut Street Ventures

Brian is a seasoned venture capitalist with over 20 year of investing experience across a range of industries.Before joining Chestnut Street Ventures, Brian was the Managing Director for New York Ventures, the venture capital arm of the State of New York. Prior to New York Ventures, Brian was VP of Strategy & Corporate Development at Arbitron (now Nielsen Audio) and a Managing Director at the Peacock Fund, the venture capital arm of NBC Universal. Before joining the Peacock Fund, Brian worked at GE Capital and Bain & Co.Brian holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from The University of Southern California.

Jonathan Meltzer, Principal - Chestnut Street Ventures

Jonathan Meltzer, Principal - Chestnut Street Ventures

Jonathan is responsible for sourcing, conducting due diligence on, and executing venture capital investments at Chestnut Street Ventures. He previously spent 12 years investing in private companies at two single-family offices and at American Capital. Jonathan began his career as an investment banker as an analyst at Wasserstein Perella and subsequently joined Goldman Sachs as an associate. He received his BS in Economics cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA with honors from Columbia Business School.

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