Masterclass Live! How 116 Street Ventures Evaluates a Deal

116 Street Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze

Join us for a presentation hosted by 116 Street Ventures Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze. In this session, you will discover the framework our team uses to evaluate promising startups, walk through the process, and learn how you, too, can invest in startups just like this through 116 Street Ventures. Watch on-demand below.

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116 Street Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ fund for Columbia alumni and friends of the community.

During this session, we discuss:

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    Understanding the time horizon of venture investments
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    Performing due diligence and reviewing the typical types of materials available in a deal
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    Weighing some of the challenges, key risks, and how to factor those into the ultimate decision
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    Tracking companies after investment and the purpose of portfolio monitoring
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    More details about 116 Street Ventures

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 Pierre Schulze
Ludwig Pierre Schulze

Managing Partner, Waterman Ventures & 116 Street Ventures

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.

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