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Splash Biography

ANDREW XU, Northwestern student studying Economics & Politics

Major: Economics, Political Science

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Andrew is an incoming summer investor at a growth equity fund that has invested in companies including Facebook, Duolingo, Uber, Airbnb, and Bytedance. He is a student at Northwestern studying economics and political science, and has spent time in tech investment banking and startups.

Past Classes

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X704: Introduction to Startups and Venture Capital in Splash 2023 (Apr. 22, 2023)
What do Apple, Google, and Snapchat all have in common? They all raised venture capital! This introductory course explores the fundamental aspects of venture capital, sheds light on the stages required to secure funding, and provides an overview of the career path as an investor. Participants will gain insight into key terms and concepts that underpin the world of venture capital and develop skills to navigate this complex industry.