Founders and Funders


Founders and Funders, a podcast by Alumni Ventures Group (AVG), is a forum where we discuss how entrepreneurs and investors work together to build great new companies.


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Title: EP 60: The Tax Benefits Most Venture Investors Aren’t Aware Of

EP 63: Simplifying Primary Care for Doctors and Patients

March 9th, 2020

As Co-Founder and CEO of Lolly Medical, Zachary Sweeney and his team are building a healthtech platform that allows patients to schedule a doctor’s… Go to Episode

EP 62: Meet a UCLA Bruin Helping His Fellow Alums Invest in Venture Capital

February 20th, 2020

Larry Jen is Managing Partner of Westwood Ventures, a venture capital fund for UCLA alums under the umbrella of Alumni Ventures Group. The Anderson School… Go to Episode

EP 61: Baking a Healthy, Entrepreneurial Snack

February 18th, 2020

Brianna Makaric struggled to find a healthy snack that fit her dietary needs. So she decided to create BRITE Bites, made with high-quality superfoods… Go to Episode

EP 60: The Tax Benefits Most Venture Investors Aren’t Aware Of

February 4th, 2020

Many people are unaware of the potential tax advantages available to accredited venture investors. Individuals invested in Qualified Small Business Stock… Go to Episode