Deep Tech Fund

Engineers tackling the hardest problems

Investment Thesis

Investing in companies addressing compelling tech opportunities

The Deep Tech Fund invests in venture companies solving some of tech’s hardest problems.

  1. Tech is one of the fastest growing sectors, with total annual venture deal value in 2017 3x the size it was 20 years ago
  2. Technology companies dominate the list of the most valuable private companies (26 out of the top 30 companies, according to Pitchbook Top 30)
  3. From 1997-2015, tech sectors were at the top for venture capital returns, with the highest returns

How It Works

Data-driven and process-based investors

Deal Sourcing and Diligence

  • ~50 investment professionals sourcing deals out of 5 offices
  • Supplemented by support from our 500k subscribers and community members
  • Data-rich and process-based diligence with rigorous deal scoring
  • Co-invest alongside leading VC firms

Investment Process

  • Every deal sourced by one of our Alumni Funds is screened to determine if it fits within the Deep Tech Fund investment mandate
  • AVG’s centralized investment team, led by our CIO and office of investing, makes investment selections from the potential deals to optimize diversification by stage, sector, and geography to create a portfolio of ~20-30 deals
  • Deep Tech Fund portfolios are constructed over a period of approximately 12-15 months

Smart, Simple Venture Investing

Open to All Accredited Investors

Smart

  • Portfolio consists of ~20-30 companies, diversified by stage, sector, and geography within the investment mandate
  • Venture portfolio professionally managed by our experienced investment professionals
  • Co-invest alongside leading venture investors

Simple

  • $25K minimum investment
  • Online signing process takes just minutes
  • White glove support from our Investor Relations team

Deep Tech Fund Portfolio

Made possible by our ~50 investment professionals and 500k subscribers and community members

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Investment Strategy

Co-investing alongside leading VC investors

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Our Secret Sauce

Our 500k+ subscribers and community members

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COMMUNITY

500k subscribers and community members help source deals, evaluate, and assist portfolio companies

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ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE VC FIRMS

AVG was recognized by PitchBook as the third most active VC firm in the U.S. in 2019.

410+

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

Invest in deals most individuals never know about or get access to.