Triphammer Ventures Last Call

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2:00 PM EST


The deadline for  Triphammer Ventures Fund 4 is around the corner and the team is ready to begin deploying capital and building the portfolio. Join Managing Partner David Cynn and Senior Principal Wesley Yiu to hear about some of the investments already made and how they will continue to build a fully diversified venture portfolio.  

The live, 45-minute discussion about Triphammer Ventures Fund 4 is open to all alumni and friends of Cornell. Triphammer Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ Cornell-focused venture capital fund.

During the session, we will discuss:

  • A review of the current investments in Fund 4
  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • Benefits of diversifying into venture capital
  • Minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
  • There will be time for open questions and discussion during the call

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital.

Meet Your Presenters

David Cynn | Managing Partner | Triphammer Ventures

David Cynn | Managing Partner | Triphammer Ventures

In 20 years as a private equity and venture capital investor focused on fintech and specialty finance investments, David has invested $500+ million and served on the boards of many private and public companies. Before joining Triphammer Ventures, he was a Founder and Managing Partner at private investment firm Killearn Capital. Earlier, he was a Managing Director and Investment Committee member at Lightyear Capital, where he focused on specialty finance businesses. He has also worked at Morgan Stanley, Samuel Montagu (HSBC), and Chase Manhattan’s Management Development Program. A proud Cornell graduate, David received a BS in Applied Economics & Business Management from the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in 1991 and now serves as the Chairperson of Cornell’s Alumni Advisory Council at the Dyson School. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Wesley Yiu | Senior Principal | Triphammer Ventures

Wesley Yiu | Senior Principal | Triphammer Ventures

Wesley has a background in both technology and investing. Previously, he served as a product manager at BlackRock Solutions. While at BlackRock, he helped grow and scale their enterprise risk analytics platform, including facilitating the on-boarding of a $300 bn AUM client. He later transitioned to a traditional investment role where he worked as an investment strategist for the fixed income division of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which manages over $400 bn in AUM across macro and credit strategies. He is also the author of the blog The Unofficial VC. Wesley received his BS from the College of Engineering at Cornell University.

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