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Meet Luofei Deng
August 27, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Luofei Deng (D’10) as Senior Associate for Green D Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group’s fund for Dartmouth alums. He brings an enthusiasm for venture and tech to this new role. We recently had a chance to catch up with Luofei on his industry experience, as well as his love of good […]

AVG’s Post-Summer Reading List
August 27, 2019

There have been countless articles written on the  affinity of CEOs for reading, with some executives finishing a new book each week. Alumni Ventures Group CEO Michael Collins has set a 70-book benchmark for himself each of the past four years. (Productivity tip: Mike listens to many of his books at accelerated speed.) Mike isn’t […]

Tech & VC: How to Invest Smarter (Not Harder) in an Ever-Changing Industry
August 27, 2019

With each year, “tech” as an industry becomes more innovative and wide-ranging. Telling our investors we included “tech” companies in their portfolio is about as helpful as saying we invested their money in startups. Venture firms are investing in an age where commercial space flight is a reality, and your virtual assistant can probably pass […]

How AVG Turned a Hitter’s Count into Its First Career Home Run
August 26, 2019

Both baseball and venture capital are about hits and misses: No one hits a home run every time they step up to the plate. The goal is to perfect your stance and swing at the right pitches. The baseball batter’s ideal situation is the “hitter’s count”—when the pitcher has thrown more balls than strikes and […]

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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 […]

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