Meet the Chestnut Street Ventures Team

Wednesday, July 14th, 2:00 PM EST

Watch our live, 30-minute webinar to learn about Chestnut Street Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ Penn-focused venture capital fund, and meet the investment team responsible for building the portfolio. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the Chestnut Street Ventures team and to hear about their approach to investing in private-stage companies. This presentation will be led by Chestnut Street Ventures’ Managing Partner Brian Keil and Principal Jonathan Meltzer. This presentation is open to all alumni and friends of Penn.

During the session, we will cover:

  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • The team and management behind the fund
  • The Chestnut Street Ventures and Alumni Ventures approach to investing
  • Examples of current portfolio companies
  • The benefits of investing in venture capital
  • Open Q&A

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital



About Your Presenter

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 | Senior Principal | Chestnut Street Ventures

Jonathan Meltzer | Senior 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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