There's a whole lot of data and information that's stored in the cloud, and it's critical that consumers and enterprises alike be able to trust that this information is safe and accurate. Such is the primary investing thesis of Underscore VC, a three-year-old, Boston-based early-stage firm that is today taking the wraps off a second [...]
In places with fewer venture capitalists and a less established tech industry like the Midwest, I've often heard from venture capitalists that it can be difficult to get institutional investors off the sidelines and investing in local venture capital funds. They're hesitant to invest in venture capital in general, and even more hesitant to invest in newer [...]
A large fund-of-funds manager raised a red flag about Premium Point Investments' asset-valuation policy seven years before a federal grand jury indicted the firm's founder and two other executives on fraud and conspiracy charges.In 2011, while conducting a due-diligence review of Premium Point, the unidentified fund of funds challenged a proposal by the fund manager to use "imputed" broker quotes to mark portfolios of...
A large fund-of-funds manager raised a red flag about Premium Point Investments' asset-valuation policy seven years before a federal grand jury indicted the firm's founder and two other executives on fraud and conspiracy charges. In 2011, while conducting a due-diligence review of Premium Point, the unidentified fund of funds challenged a proposal by the fund manager to use "imputed" broker quotes to mark portfolios of mortgage-backed securities -- rather than the actual bids quoted by brokers.
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Meketa Investment Group has issued a paper on the state of hedge fund operating expenses, the point of which is to offer actual and potential fund investors and their managers alike a benchmarking tool. By definition operating costs are those costs associated with day-to-day operations and the needs of anRead More.
Hedge Funds gained 0.49 per cent in April according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, versus a 0.38 per cent gain in the S&P 500 Total Return Index. Year to date, the Barclay Index remains up 0.30 per cent, while the S&P has lost 0.38 per cent. "Increasing tension in the middle east and White House displeasure with the Iran nuclear deal provided a lift to share prices of energy companies," says Sol Waksman (pictured), founder and president of BarclayHedge. Overall, 13 of Barclay's 17 hedge fund indices had gains in April.
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Bitcoin Hedge Fund Pantera Capital Made A Strong Comeback In April - But Passive Indexes Did A Lot Better
Pantera Capital made a big comeback in April, thanks to a boom in the crypto markets. Still, a number of small passive index fund beat the $1 billion fund manager. Pantera Capital, one of the largest cryptocurrency hedge funds, made a big comeback in April, according to documents reviewed by Business Insider. The firm's Digital Asset Fund gained 46.2% in April, riding a bullish surge across the market for digital currencies. That's a big turn around for the fund, which was down 45.7% in March, according to documents. In March, the crypto market shed almost 50% of its value.
Tom Henderson - The VC fund of funds, created to lure capital to Michigan in the depths of the recession, keeps going after delivering solid returns to investors.
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The Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) launched a $100 million Venture Capital Fund of Funds aimed at boosting the start-up ecosystem in Bahrain and the Middle East.