Venture Beyond the Valley: AVG’s New Emerging Markets Fund

Wednesday, April 7th, 3:00 PM EST

While the first 50 years of venture investing were confined to a few U.S. hubs, we believe that the next 50 will be different. AVG’s Emerging Markets Fund will offer investors a way to further diversify their venture portfolio: through investing in emerging markets in the U.S. and around the globe. Watch the webinar recording to learn more about AVG’s newest fund during this 45-minute session led by CEO Mike Collins and CIO Anton Simunovic. Submit your information to the right to follow this fund.

Topics we’ll cover during the session include:

  • Introduction to AVG
  • Emerging Markets Fund Overview
  • Fund Thesis
  • Strategy and Process
  • Sample Deals
  • Q&A

*You must be accredited to invest in venture capital

Meet Your Presenters

Mike Collins | CEO | Alumni Ventures Group

Mike Collins | CEO | Alumni Ventures Group

Mike has been involved in almost every facet of venturing, from angel investing to venture capital, new business, and product launches, and innovation consulting. He is currently CEO of Alumni Ventures Group, the managing company for our fund, and launched AVG’s first alumni fund, Green D Ventures, where he oversaw the portfolio as Managing Partner and is now Managing Partner Emeritus. Mike is a serial entrepreneur who has started multiple companies, including Kid Galaxy, Big Idea Group (partially owned by WPP), and RDM. He began his career at VC firm TA Associates. He holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Anton Simunovic | CIO | Alumni Ventures Group

Anton Simunovic | CIO | Alumni Ventures Group

Anton has 20+ years of technology experience as a proven venture capital investor, entrepreneur and operating executive in companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 10. Most recently, Anton founded and led Vener8 Technologies, a technology commercialization company he started with GE. Previously in his career, Anton led the Software and Internet Infrastructure Group at GE Equity where he directly invested $72 million in 10 companies generating more than $500 million of realized gains. Anton has substantial international experience in Canada, China, Europe and Israel, and has served on the board of directors of more than 20 private and public companies. Anton has a BSc. Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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