Our Mission & Scope

ALPHA (Alternative, Private, & Hedged Assets Club) aims to provide members with direct access to the multi-trillion dollar alternative investment industry through three main avenues:

  1. Education

  2. Networking Conferences

  3. Case Competitions

ALPHA is the first professional club at Cornell to incorporate members from Johnson, Dyson and the School of Hotel Administration. By doing so, ALPHA aims to enhance integration throughout the broader Cornell University community.


Our Investment Verticals

Private Equity: Buyout, Growth Capital, Distressed, Turnaround, Secondaries

Venture Capital: Seed, Early-Stage, Emerging and Emerging Growth

Private Credit: Direct Lending, Distressed Debt, Mezzanine Financing, Venture Debt

Hedge Funds: Long/Short, Event-Driven, Global Macro, Relative Value, Fund of Funds

Real Assets: Real Estate, Infrastructure, Physical Commodities


Cornell wins 1st Place at MIT’s 2018 Private Equity Competition

Congratulations Johnson ALPHA team of Diana, Cecelia, Alex, Davis and Koen!


Invest in your future.