116 Street Ventures Presents: Venture Investing In Uncertain Times
Investing in VC has long been a best practice of institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. We think that accredited individuals should also consider adding this asset class to their portfolio to take advantage of its diversity and return characteristics
Watch our on-demand, 35-minute presentation about venture investing during times of market uncertainty. 116 Street Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ fund for Columbia alumni and friends of the community. During the session, Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze will discuss:
- HomeUncertainty in global markets
- HomeThe benefits of diversifying into venture capital
- HomeWhy now is a compelling time to add VC to your portfolio
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
About your presenter
Ludwig has been on all sides of venture — as an entrepreneur, corporate buyer of ventures, and venture capitalist. Before Alumni Ventures, he experienced the daily realities of entrepreneurship as Founder and CEO of a mobile payments venture that served over 12 million people. Earlier, at a Fortune 100 telecommunications manufacturer (Nokia), he held general manager and business development roles that included investing in and acquiring venture-backed businesses. His first experience in venture capital was with an $800 million global fund that focused on enterprise and mobile software both before and after the dot.com crash. Ludwig began his career as a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia. He lives in NYC with his wife and 2 teenagers.