116 Street Ventures Community Newsletter — May 2022
Content at the intersection of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and our Columbia community.
IN THIS ISSUE: Read a feature story on Enboarder, portfolio companies in the news, join an upcoming Intro to the Fund Webinar, and more.
116 Street Portfolio Spotlight
Enboarder transforms employee onboarding into an ongoing, rich, and consistent experience at scale. 116 Ventures invested in a $32 million Series B led by NewSpring Capital, with additional participation from Greycroft, Next Coast Ventures, Golub Capital, Escalate Capital Partners, and Gaingels. Read Feature Story »
WEBINAR: An Introduction to 116 Street Ventures
Wednesday, May 25, at 3:00 PM ET
Join Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze for a presentation about 116 Street Ventures. Ludwig will review the goal and structure of the fund, the benefits of diversifying into VC, and share recent investment activity.
116 Street Portfolio Companies in the News
- Unlearn.AI Raises $50 Million (TechCrunch)
- Capital Rx Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner (PR Newswire)
- Ayar Labs Raises $130 Million Series C Funding (HPC Wire)
- Capella Space Closes $97 Million Series C Financing Round (PR Newswire)
FOR CURRENT INVESTORS
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Semi-Annual Investor Reports
Our latest Investor Reports are now available. These are semi-annual updates covering our fund’s performance and some of the exciting steps our portfolio companies have taken over the past ~6 months. Visit our Club portal to view your reports and read other exclusive updates from Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze and our team.
Campus and Community Update
Six Columbia professors have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, the arts, public policy, and research in one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. Read More »
What’s New at Alumni Ventures
AV portfolio company Axiom Space became the first organization to deliver an all-private crew of astronauts to the International Space Station. Watch exclusive footage our team captured during the launch. 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 »