28th Apr 2020 - 11:11am Trend-following hedge fund Quest Partners' tail risk strategy soars amid volatility surge Submitted By Hugh Leask | 28/04/2020 - 11:11am Quest Partners, a New York-based systematic CTA, has carved out a strong track record over the past two decades, tapping into market opportunities arising out of volatility swings and increased tail risk in assets using a nimble short-term approach that enables it to switch in and out of positions quickly. The firm's flagship fund, the AlphaQuest Original Program (AQO), today manages around USD1.5 billion in assets, boasting an annualised return since inception of nearly 11 per cent.
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By Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, Associate Director, Content Development at CAIA Association During CAIA Association's most recent Virtual Chapter event, Keith and I (virtually) sat down with Chris Tidmore, CFA, CPA at The Vanguard Group to discuss Vanguard's recent whitepaper, "The Wrapper Matters: Comparing Liquid Alternatives to Hedge Funds"Read More.
The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is moving forward on its plan to further segment its massive investment portfolio by recruiting a deputy CIO for its growth assets portfolio. This portfolio pertains to assets such as listed equities, private equity, etc. Here is a description of the position, "The CalPERS Investment Office is seeking [...]
BMO Global Asset Management's Peter Hewitt will use its remaining holding in Mark Barnett's Perpetual Income & Growth "as a source of cash" for the BMO Managed Portfolio trust, as he admitted to having learnt lessons from backing Woodford Patient Capital from IPO.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Multi-stage Funds Investing At Seed Are Option Value Investing, Why The Biggest Enemy For Venture Firms Is Group Think And How Running Companies Changes Your Investment Mentality With Manu Kumar, Founder @ K9 Ventures
Manu Kumar is the Founder @ K9 Ventures, one of the leading seed firms of the last decade with a portfolio including the likes of Carta, Lyft, Twilio, Auth0 and Lucidchart to name a few incredible companies. Prior to K9, Manu was either the founder or co-founder of 4 companies, 3 of which with successful exits and the 4th being the fantastic Carta.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Lessons From 150 Angel Investments Into The Likes Of Carta, Gusto, Airtable And Superhuman, Creating Algorithms And Models For Investing At Seed & Why Younger Investors Have An Advantage When It Comes To Finding Deals Early With Jude Gomila, Angel I
Jude Gomila is the Founder & CEO @ Golden, creating the world's first self-constructing knowledge database built by artificial and human intelligence. To date, Jude has raised from some of the best in the business including Founders Fund, a16z, SV Angel and one of my dearest friends, Josh Buckley. Jude is also a prolific angel having invested in over 150 companies including Carta, Airtable, Superhuman, Gusto, Linear and many more incredible companies. Prior to Golden, Jude started Heyzap (now used by 100,000 mobile apps) alongside former guest Immad, now Founder of Mercury. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.)
4th Feb 2020 - 9:52am Logica Capital appoints Chief Strategist & Portfolio Manager Submitted 04/02/2020 - 9:52am Michael Green has joined LA-based boutique quantitative hedge fund Logica Capital as Chief Strategist & Portfolio Manager. Green comes to Logica from Thiel Macro where he managed discretionary macro portfolios for the family office of Peter Thiel with an emphasis on volatility strategies. Prior to Thiel, Green founded Ice Farm Capital, a discretionary global macro hedge fund seeded by Soros Family Management.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Alexa Von Tobel On Raising Nyc's Largest Ever Female Led Fund , Portfolio Construction, Compression Of Fundraising Timelines, Reserves Management & Personal Branding In Venture
Alexa Von Tobel is the Founder & Managing Partner @ Inspired Capital, announced in 2019 as the largest ever female-led VC fund based in NYC. Prior to co-founding Inspired, Alexa founded LearnVest where she enjoyed an incredible 11-year journey culminating in their $250M exit to Northwestern Mutual in 2015. Alexa is also the author of New York Times Bestseller "Financially Fearless" and is an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship for the White House. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How Alexa made her way into the world of startups with the founding of LearnVest?
20vc: Moxxie Ventures' Katie Stanton On What It Takes To Raise A First Time Fund As A Solo Gp, The Entrance Of Multi-stage Funds Into Seed Rounds And The Inverse Relationship Of Those That Fund Diverse Managers And Those That Say They Do - The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch | Podcast On Spotify
This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop. Katie Stanton is the Founder and General Partner of Moxxie Ventures, investing in founders who make life and work better. Prior to Moxxie, Katie was a Founding Partner of #angels and has the most incredible angel portfolio including Airtable, Carta, Cameo, Coinbase and Modern Fertility to name a few. Katie also served in numerous executive operating roles at Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and Color and also served in the (Obama) White House and State Department.