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Zack Schildhorn Shares Thoughts on Risk

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  • Date Added : 5/13/2008
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Zack Schildhorn

  • Associate, Lux Capital
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1984 (Age: 38 years old)
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Zack Schildhorn is an Associate with Lux Capital, based in the firm's New York headquarters. Zack has been working with Lux since 2006, focusing on investments in energy and novel materials.

Before joining Lux, Schildhorn received his B.S. cum laude from Cornell University's College of Engineering, where he developed his own curriculum to study materials science engineering and business entrepreneurship. After being accepted into a highly selective dual-degree program, Schildhorn pursued his MBA at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he helped teach in the entrepreneurship and private equity immersion program.

I think we live in very comfortable worlds. For millions of years it wasn't like that. The people who were the risk seekers, the risk takers were the ones that found new sources of food and water. They were the ones that were successful and could start new populations of people and new societies. ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Decision To Come To Cornell and Reasons For Adjusting His Major
  • Zack Schildhorn - Interview - Lux Capital
  • 5/13/2008
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Video 2 of 20 Zack Schildhorn States Business Courses Can Add Valuable Diversity To Your Undergraduate Courses
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Video 3 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Surprise At Amount of Networking Happening In Graduate Business School Classes Compared To Engineering
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Video 4 of 20 Zack Schildhorn States Personal Background Enables Him To Bridge Engineering and Business Worlds
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Video 5 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Shares Thoughts on 5-Year MBA Program
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  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 6 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Undergraduate Coursework and First Year of MBA
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Video 7 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Interest in Photography
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  • 3 min. 38 sec.
Video 8 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Finding Internship Opportunity At Nanotechnology Venture Capital Firm
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Video 9 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Internship At Lux Capital
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Video 10 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Shares Thoughts on Risk
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Video 11 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Provides Overview of Venture Capital
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Video 12 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Advantages of Being First Money Invested In A Startup
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Video 13 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Provides Overview on Lux Capital
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Video 14 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Provides Definition of Due Diligence
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  • 2 min. 31 sec.
Video 15 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Misconception That All Venture Capitalists Are Wealthy
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Video 16 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Shares Thoughts On Working In Venture Capital Industry
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Video 17 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Provides Background on Founders of Lux Capital
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Video 18 of 20 Zack Schildhorn States Entrepreneurs Are Driven And Have Vision
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Video 19 of 20 Zack Schildhorn States Pleasure At Current Direction In Professional Life
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Video 20 of 20 Zack Schildhorn Discusses Abroad Experience In India
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  • 1 min. 31 sec.

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