116 Street Ventures Community Newsletter — June 2022
Content at the intersection of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and our Columbia community.
IN THIS ISSUE: Join an upcoming VC Math Webinar, launching our 2022 Fund, read a feature story on StackHawk, portfolio companies in the news, and more.
116 Street Presents: Venture Capital 101
Wednesday, June 22, at 3:00 PM ET
Join Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze for a Venture Capital 101 presentation covering key documents, stages, and the basic principles of venture capital investing. Click below to register.
You can also click here to watch a recent Intro to the Fund webinar to learn about the goal and structure of the fund, the benefits of diversifying into VC, and recent investment activity.
116 Street Portfolio Spotlight
StackHawk helps developers implement security testing before applications are pushed into production. The company’s security testing software — built for automation in CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) — makes it simple for developers to find, triage, and fix application security bugs. Read Feature Story »
116 Street Portfolio Companies in the News
- Deserve Secures $250 Million Credit Facility (Fintech&Finance)
- HawkEye 360 Launches Next-Generation Cluster 5 Satellites (PR Newswire)
- Ayar Labs and NVIDIA Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Optical Interconnects (HPC Wire)
- Beam Strengthens Insurance Compliance by Selecting Wolters Kluwer Solution (BusinessWire)
FOR CURRENT INVESTORS
Thinking of becoming an investor? Access Materials »
A Deep Dive Into Valuations
Our latest eGuide discusses how early-stage companies are valued, methods venture capitalists use to assess a company’s worth, how these numbers change across different fundraising stages, and more. Visit our Club portal to read the piece and other exclusive content from Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze and our team. Visit Club Portal »
Campus and Community Update
Last month, Columbians turned out to celebrate the Classes of 2022, 2021, and 2020. Check out some of the photos from Commencement week that showcase how happy grads were to return to campus to celebrate. Learn More »
What’s New at Alumni Ventures
Our Perspective on the Growth of ClimateTech Investing
According to a PitchBook report, global investors closed as many climate-focused funds in 2021 as were raised during the previous five years combined. Alumni Ventures Managing Partner Matt Caspari and Partner Erik Hammer spoke with Venture Capital Journal to discuss the influx of capital VCs that are deploying into ClimateTech. Read More »
AV Talent Referrals
Interested in joining a cutting-edge startup or know someone who might be? Our portfolio companies are growing and always looking for high-caliber talent. Check out their open positions on our job board. If you find a match, fill out this short form, and we will try to make a personal referral. Visit Job Board »