116 Street Ventures: 2023 Wrap Up and Looking Into 2024
Join us for a live, 45-minute webinar about 116 Street Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ fund for Columbia alumni and friends of the community. The discussion will be led by 116 Street Ventures Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze and will feature a year-in-review for the fund and VC in general. This presentation is open to all alumni and friends of Columbia, and there will be time available for questions.
During the session, we will discuss:
- HomeThe goal and structure of the fund
- HomeThe value of the Alumni Ventures' model
- HomeSome examples of current portfolio companies
- HomeThe benefits of diversifying into venture capital
- HomeThe minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
Note: You must be accredited to invest in venture capital. Important disclosure information can be found at av-funds.com/disclosures.
About your presenter
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.