LinkedIn for Funds & Founders

LinkedIn for Funds & Founders This blog is designed to help you make LinkedIn the Ferrari V12 engine of your top of funnel investor lead generation. Your secret weapon is you…

Coming to the Middle East in 2024?

Coming to the Middle East in 2024? As the crescent moon shows itself & the holy month of Ramadan starts, last week saw the UAE pack in even more cultural attractions…

More Referees than Players

More Referees than Players Musk said it best: ‘Civilisations decline when they quit taking risks, their arteries harden’. Back in the land of mere mortals, the same could be said of…

$140 trillion looking for a home…

$140 trillion looking for a home… For the first time, wealthy individual investors around the world hold more capital than the entire institutional investor community. Here’s the headline stats; private capital…

How’s Your Capital Raise Going?

How’s Your Capital Raise Going? The majority of G7 located funds, large and small are struggling to raise and deal gestation periods have moved out to over a year. If it’s…

Work Life Imbalance

Work Life Imbalance This one might touch a nerve. I spend my life around emerging, start-up & early-stage people. In our own firm, with my co-founder James Goodman, we’re pivoting, taking…

Ditch the Pitch

Ditch the Pitch This week’s paper considers strategies for converting investor calls and meetings into committed capital. We were inspired to write after analysing the thousands of communications we have each…

Networking for Fund Managers & Founders

Networking for Fund Managers & Founders Every year we organise network accelerator events throughout the Gulf and in Europe. And every year, we are shocked at how super bright financial types…

Last Rites for Boutique & Emerging Fund Managers?

Last Rites for Boutique & Emerging Fund Managers? You’ve probably seen the same news-flow we have – the last few months has been brutal for smaller, newer, emerging & boutique fund…