Venture Fellows

Akshay Shivdasani

Akshay is an undergraduate studying mathematics and computer science at The University of Chicago. As a high school student in New York City, Akshay researched machine learning methods for evaluating cancer therapeutics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He ran his own business, Shivdasani Card Game Design. After interning at LEL, Akshay briefly interned at immersionED, an ed-tech startup, helping raise funding through government grants, and is now pursuing roles in investment banking and quantitative finance. He enjoys writing and reading philosophy, playing poker, and exploring Chicago with friends in his free time.