Science Strikes Back: 2020 Sectors Tackling Deep Tech Opportunities

Thursday, July 9th, 2:00 PM EST

Join AVG for a 1-hour webinar to learn about important sectors in deep tech that are addressing challenges with the potential to hugely benefit both society and investors. We’ll discuss forward-learning areas such as AI/machine learning, blockchain/distributed ledger, robotics, VR/AR/MR, genomics, advanced materials, and longevity. We’ll also bring innovations to life by examining specific venture-backed companies, plus explain how AVG’s Deep Tech Fund is one easy way for investors to build a portfolio of 20-30 deep tech venture investments.

AVG CEO Michael Collins and CIO Anton Simunovic will present the 45-minute overview, leaving time for your questions. Please sign up to join us.



About 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 firm. He holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Anton Simunovic, CIO

Anton Simunovic, CIO

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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