Webinar

Lakeshore Ventures Last Call

With the deadline for investing in this year’s Lakeshore Ventures Fund right around the corner, join us for a 45-minute discussion with Managing Partner Justin Strausbaugh and Senior Associate Matt Castellini who will provide an overview of Lakeshore Ventures and how we build a fully diversified venture portfolio.

This session is open to all alumni and friends of UChicago. Lakeshore Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ UChicago-focused venture capital fund.

During the session, we will discuss:

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    The goal and structure of the fund
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    The value of the Alumni Ventures model
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    The benefits of diversifying into venture capital
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    The minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
Please note: The deadline for commitments is October 31st, 2022 so if interested reserve your spot today.

Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures

About your presenters

Justin Strausbaugh
Justin Strausbaugh

Managing Partner, Lakeshore Ventures

Before joining Alumni Ventures in 2021, Justin helped two corporate venture capital units achieve top-quartile returns. He has invested in companies across the U.S., Europe, and Israel from Seed stage to Series D and has been the board observer for 10 companies. Justin’s experience prior to entering venture capital was focused on the financial markets, where he traded derivatives in the global markets for eight years and then co-founded a financial markets education and research business. Justin is a former college and professional golfer, competing in over 40 professional tournaments and participating in the PGA Tour’s qualifying school. He and his wife are both proud graduates of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Matt Castellini
Matt Castellini

Senior Associate, Lakeshore Ventures

Matt is a Senior Associate at Lakeshore Ventures, where he analyzes the commercial viability of early-stage technology companies. Before joining Alumni Ventures in 2021, Matt worked as an investor at Manifold Group and founded a podcast centered around the Chicago Venture Capital ecosystem. After receiving his undergrad degree from the University of Notre Dame, Matt spent four years at Bank of America, where he spent most of his time as a sell-side research analyst. He is currently passionate about enterprise software, digital marketplaces, and AI/ML applications. Matt is finishing his MBA education at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with an expected graduation of June 2022. Outside of work, Matt is a cinephile and loves to blog about his favorite movies.

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