We had a productive evening on 2/9/21 when Forest Richter, CEO of Uncrowd, interviewed Grady Buchanan of Omnivalley and NVNG. This was a unique session as Grady has a background as both an investor and a founder. Grady Buchanan is an institutional investor and risk-based asset allocation professional. His focuses include venture capital fund investments as well connecting startup ecosystems across the globe.
Grady is the co-founder of OmniValley, an online social community for investors looking to establish the right connections within entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. He’s built a strong and growing platform housing institutional investors, venture capital firms, accelerators, and individuals in efforts to connect under-ventured communities to sophisticated, strategic, and engaged investors, sponsors, and mentors.
NVNG is his newest initiative and is focused on establishing a venture capital fund of funds tailored to meet the needs of local corporations and institutional limited partners. As a Founding Partner, Grady is responsible for the fund of funds portfolio, venture capital fund sourcing and diligence, and for investment allocation decisions.
Watch the interview to hear more about Grady's perspectives.