Meet the MP: Ludwig Schulze, Waterman Ventures
January 15, 2021 | Ashley Brindamour
Meet Ludwig Pierre Schulze, Managing Partner of Waterman Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on the Brown University community. Waterman is part of the Alumni Venture Group, the most active venture firm globally. Ludwig has been on all sides of venture; as an entrepreneur, a corporate buyer of ventures, and as a venture capitalist. Previous to Waterman, Ludwig experienced the daily realities of being an entrepreneur as Founder and CEO of a mobile payments venture that served 12M+ people. Earlier, he held general manager and business development roles within a Global 50 telecommunications manufacturer (Nokia) which included investing in and acquiring venture-backed businesses. His first experience in venture capital was with an $800M global fund, 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.