At Deal Ring last week, held during the Global Fund Forum, we saw five hedge fund managers pitch to a panel of allocators (Ringmasters), in the style of Shark Tank, before a live audience. Under the tutelage of James Rosebush, we witnessed presentations that were clear, cohesive, and persuasive... Read more »
A picture is worth more than 1000 words… this phrase has been translated in dozens of ways, but all represent the sentiment that a simple image can represent a complex message with great impact. Similarly, a well-written blog can paint a picture for a reader and bring concepts to life in memorable ways... Read more »
A new holiday fad for fund managers of all ages and denominations! LP On A Shelf (or ELP on a Shelf, as I call him) knows when you’ve been spending too much time at conferences, when you’re creating pitch books that are too long, or when you’re not hiring critical personnel (or skill sets) and will tell Santa not to offer you an allocation in the New Year... Read more »
Have you been thinking about joining Twitter to expand your investor and investment professional network? Have you been lamenting your lack of Financial Twitter (“FinTwit”) savvy? Are you hoping to take a break from reading incendiary political Tweets to actually put Twitter to use for brand building and marketing purposes?
Well, here’s your chance to learn all you need to know to get started and make the most of Twitter. Take my tour of the FinTwit campus and come on in…the water’s fine... Read more »
In the business of money management, influencing others is a skill that rivals investment expertise. If one can’t earn someone’s trust, and money, then one can’t run a true investment management business, no matter how talented a financial player one may be. To gain the support and gather assets of strangers, money managers must master the art of effective rhetoric... Read more »