Tackling Deep Tech Opportunities: Review of Fund 1 and A Look Ahead

Thursday, June 10th, 2:00 PM EST


We are opening up our second vintage of the Deep Tech Fund. This 45-minute webinar reviews the Fund thesis and the Fund 1 portfolio.

The Deep Tech Fund offers an opportunity to invest in a venture portfolio of ~20-30 diverse companies tackling the toughest and potentially most lucrative tech challenges that can have global impact. Watch CEO Mike Collins, and CIO Anton Simonovic as they discuss the Deep Tech Fund:

    • Fund thesis
    • Deep Tech trends
    • Review of Deep Tech Fund 1 portfolio

*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, 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.

Moderated by: Luis Santiago | Senior General Manager | Alumni Ventures Group

Moderated by: Luis Santiago | Senior General Manager | Alumni Ventures Group

Luis is an experienced strategy, operations, and sales leader who joined Alumni Ventures in 2018. Prior to AVG, he held several positions at Liberty Mutual, including roles in corporate strategy and customer experience. Most recently, he served as the Director of Strategic Initiatives, where he led large-scale projects across Liberty Mutual’s 8,000-person U.S. Claims organization. Earlier, Luis led business development and client relationships operations in the Northeast US for BCA Research, a firm serving traditional asset managers, RIAs, and hedge fund managers. Luis holds a B.S. from Boston College and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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