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 Avital part of our mission is to assist and connect the various members of our community, which is over 10,000 alumni. Whether you're an investor, entrepreneur, Ambassador (deal scout and consultant), or just a general supporter of Chestnut Street, we invite you to make use of the following programs, communications, and resources. Just as importantly, please send us your thoughts about how we can continue to grow our programs for the Chestnut Street Ventures and Penn alumni community. Get in touch with us by using the Contact Us page.

Ambassador Program

Key sources of deal flow for us are  the hundreds of University of Pennsylvania alums with investing or sector expertise who refer deals to our fund. Learn about what our Ambassadors do and what we can offer you in return. Click for more info



Stay up to date with the latest on our investments, portfolio company, programs and opportunities, community members, and Penn alumni entrepreneurial ecosystem news. Click for more info




Chestnut Street likes to offer supporters both high-tech and high-touch connections. We periodically stage get-togethers for investors, entrepreneurs, portfolio company executives, ambassadors, and all others in our community. Click for more info

Resource Connector

Our Resource Connector helps growing companies connect to Penn alums with business services in a variety of fields—and also helps alums publicize their professional services. Click for more info