Venture Brew: Debunking the Top Myths of Venture Capital

Tuesday, August 10th, 1:00 PM EST


Venture capital can be an appropriate addition to an accredited investor’s portfolio for many reasons. However, the asset class is often misunderstood. Watch our 20-minute coffee break conversation with Jim Hurst as he dispels five commonly held misconceptions about venture capital.

*You must be accredited to invest in venture capital



Meet Your Presenter

Jim Hurst | Senior Partner | Alumni Ventures

Jim Hurst | Senior Partner | Alumni Ventures

Jim has over 20 years of experience in capital market sales and business development on Wall Street. He worked for a handful of large banks, including Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, UBS, and RBC, covering institutional investors. His client base ranged from HNW individuals to the largest money managers and hedge funds. He focused on the highly quantitative sector of securitized credit, backed by commercial real estate, leveraged loans, mortgages, and derivatives. He earned a BA in Business Economics from Brown University, where he was a member of the varsity swimming team.

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