Overview on Investing in Congress Avenue Ventures

Wednesday, October 20th, 2:00 PM EST

Watch our on-demand, 30-minute presentation about Congress Avenue Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ UTexas-focused venture capital fund. The discussion will be led by Congress Avenue Ventures’ Managing Partner Rob Adams and is open to all alumni and friends of UTexas. The webinar recording does not feature our live Q&A, please make sure to join webinars live to participate in the discussion. 


During the session, we will discuss:

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

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital



About Your Presenter

Rob Adams | Managing Partner | Congress Avenue Ventures

Rob Adams | Managing Partner | Congress Avenue Ventures

Rob is a former entrepreneur, institutional fund manager, and software executive. He has served on many corporate boards and has founded or financed more than 40 companies, raising capital in both public and private markets. He is an internationally recognized expert and speaker on innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship. Most recently, Rob was on the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin, where he taught entrepreneurship in the MBA program and was the Founder and Director of Texas Venture Labs. He was CEO and Founder of Business Matters, a venture-backed developer of financial modeling products that was acquired. He was also an executive with Pervasive Software, a company he helped take public. Rob holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue, an MBA from Babson’s Olin School of Management, and a PhD in Management from Capella University.

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