The Math Behind Venture Capital
Venture capital is the practice of investing in innovative, fast-growing private companies that are believed to have long-term equity appreciation potential. The work involves numerous calculations from performing due diligence, calculating risks and returns, and bigger picture calculations of the market.
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Watch a short snippet of our presentation about the math behind venture capital. The discussion is led by Managing Partner Ludwig Schulze.
During the session, we will discuss:
- HomeWhat is venture capital
- HomeThe benefits of investing in venture capital
- HomeWhat is the risk and potential returns of venture capital
- HomeHow the math of venture capital works
The webinar recording does not feature our live Q&A, please make sure to join webinars live to participate in the discussion.
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.