- Supported by the generosity of entrepreneurial Princeton alumni, the Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF) provides recent alumni startups up to $100,000 in matching funds, mentorship, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities throughout the year. Alumni who receive AEF support serve as mentors to students, helping to advance the University’s educational mission and cultivate its entrepreneurial ecosystem.
- Since 2015, AEF has successfully invested in 21 alumni startups across a myriad of industries.
- The AEF Spring 2017 round is now open and closes on April 1, 2017.
AEF Program Manager
Brian D. Ascher ‘89
Partner at Venrock
Peter Briger, Jr. ‘86
Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Fortress Investment Group
Dennis J. Brownlee ‘74 S77
Partner in Connective Advisors
Mark Caputo ‘90 P20
Founder and CEO of Liberty Health Partners
Cynthia Hess ‘85
Co-Chair of Fenwick’s Startups and Venture Capital Group.
Gordon P. Ritter ‘86
Founder of Emergence Capital, Cloud Investor and Entrepreneur
Jeff Samberg ‘88
Managing Member of Acadia Woods Partners, LLC
Ellen Siminoff ‘89
CEO at Shmoop, Board of Directors at Zynga, Solarwinds
Geoff Yang ‘81
Founding Partner, Redpoint Ventures