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Vested Interest
August 2, 2019

It’s true what they say: Change is good. But change that empowers? The best. For two finance entrepreneurs—Alumni Ventures Group’s CEO Mike Collins and Ellevest’s CEO Sallie Krawcheck—riding the wave of empowering change has made a huge impact. Both companies are breaking ground in important segments of the investment market—and rewriting old-school ideology in the […]

Xcelerating Innovation at UC Berkeley
July 29, 2019

Since 2005, the Sutardja Center at UC Berkeley has fostered innovation in the Bay Area and beyond. Jocelyn Weber Phipps, Director of X-Labs and Executive Programs, explains how the center is empowering entrepreneurs to develop new technologies and solutions in emerging industries.  Please briefly describe the roles of the Sutardja Center, X-Labs, and Blockchain Xcelerator […]

Meet Isaac Schlecht
July 26, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Isaac Schlecht (MBA’19) as Senior Associate for Castor Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group’s fund for MIT alums. He brings an extensive investment background and enthusiasm for Alumni Ventures Group’s venture strategy to this new role. We recently had a chance to catch up with Isaac on his wide-ranging industry experience, as […]

Meet Ron Levin
June 28, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Ron Levin as Principal for The Yard Ventures. As a Harvard alumnus, venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and investor in The Yard Fund, Ron brings to his role an enthusiasm for the industry and for the Alumni Ventures Group opportunity. We recently had a chance to catch up with Ron on his […]

Meet our Portfolio Partners
June 26, 2019

At Alumni Ventures Group, we’re thrilled to be judged by the company we keep. This is especially true when it catches the attention of the New York Times. In collaboration with CB Insights, the Times recently featured a list of the Top Venture Capitalists of 2019. We’re pleased to say, as the second most active […]

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