An Introduction to Lakeshore Ventures

Wednesday, July 28th, 2:00 PM EST

Watch our live, 45-minute presentation about Lakeshore Ventures, Alumni Ventures’ University of Chicago-focused venture capital fund. The discussion is led by Lakeshore Ventures’ Managing Partner Justin Strausbaugh and is open to all alumni and friends of UChicago. There will be time for open questions during the call.


During the session, we will discuss:

  • The goal and structure of the fund
  • The value of the Alumni Ventures model
  • Some examples of current portfolio companies
  • The benefits of diversifying into venture capital
  • The minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital



About Your Presenter

Justin Strausbaugh | Managing Partner | Lakeshore Ventures

Justin Strausbaugh | Managing Partner | Lakeshore Ventures

Justin joined Alumni Ventures Group in 2021 as Managing Partner of Lakeshore Ventures after helping two corporate venture capital units achieve top quartile returns. He has invested in companies across the United States, 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 also a former college and professional golfer, competing in over 40 professional tournaments and participating in PGA Tour qualifying school. Justin and his wife are both proud graduates of the University of Chicago Booth School of business.

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