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AlumVest is an equity crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs to raise money from alumni and peer investors.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Pain points of early stage startups: 1. Access to Angels/VCs. 2. Limited University Funding Resources. 3. Difficulty in Sourcing Talent & Mentors. AlumVest’s solution: 1. A trusted and alumni network based crowdfunding platform; 2. A data bank where entrepreneurs can “crowdsource” mentorship, professional services and talent .3.Ancillary services for entrepreneurs (legal, accounting, PR, etc.) 4. Access to Chinese investors


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    Lynn Chen

    Lynn has over 8 years of Internet marketing and business development experience.Lynn worked with comScore’s management team to establish a China/HK presence for comScore. Prior to AlumVest, Lynn founded a profitable educational company and a cross border consulting advisory firm that served major international Internet clients, including Komli, Tencent and Groupon. Lynn is a Duke Graduate and currently is a Columbia MBA candidate.

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    Duan Liu
    Community Leader

    Duan is a sophomore in CAS majoring in Economics and Journalism. Leveraging her social media and marketing expertise, she joined AlumVest to develop its university startup communities. Duan is passionate about entrepreneurship and social media. She is the media chair in NYU Generasian and the VP of Marketing in NYU China Care.

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    Sasha Ablovatskiy
    Chief Legal Officer

    Sasha has over 9 years of legal practice experience covering securities, M&A and corporate finance transactions. Sasha has advised numerous private and public companies on a variety of securities offerings, securities laws compliance and corporate governance. He holds a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and a J.D. degree from University of San Diego School of Law.

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    Kyle Sun

    Kyle is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Master in Information Security. Programming since 15 and starting his career as a Senior Software Engineer at Zynga Inc, Kyle is currently responsible for the back end development for AlumVest.