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youtube.com August 19, 2018

Get Ready For SaaStr Annual 2019!

SaaStr Annual is back in 2019, and we're making the event bigger and better with more tactical content, more space, and more fun! Join us in San Francisco for the #1 event in SaaS. 
Read by 47% of LPs

youtube.com August 16, 2018

CIOs Talk Early-Stage Venture, Investment Models And More | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 3

In part three of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight' 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers answered questions from the audience. They discussed early-stage venture and its high return profile; the rise of new investment models like incubators, platforms and studios; and why geopolitical factors keep them up at night.
Read by 37% of LPs

youtube.com August 09, 2018

Should You Be A Team Of Generalists Or Specialists? | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 2

In part two of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight's 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers from a university endowment and prominent foundations discussed their thoughts on leading generalist and specialist investment teams (or a hybrid); the application of machine learning from an operational and investment standpoint; and the best advice they'd give to the next generation of investment chiefs.
Read by 33% of LPs

youtube.com July 17, 2018

Global Venture Activity, Hubs On The Rise | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 1

In part one of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight's 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers from a university endowment and prominent foundations discussed the challenges faced in today's persistent low-return environment, the reason they are avoiding dedicated crypto funds and why they are keeping a close eye on emerging venture hubs around the world. Panelists include Stuart Mason, CIO of the University of Minnesota; Jonathan Hook, CIO of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation; and Tim Recker, CIO of The James Irvine Foundation. The panel was recorded on Jun. 14th, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.
Read by 78% of LPs

youtube.com December 20, 2017

How Data Science, Credit Mix | Private Credit Panel Part 3

In this video, CIO Eric Kirsch discusses Aflac's $100 billion-plus global portfolio and its orientation toward Japan. The panelists also dive into the correlation between data science and credit and why big data could one day assist with sound credit analysis. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 69% of LPs

youtube.com December 05, 2017

Is Peer-To-Peer Lending A Fad? | Private Credit Panel Part 2

Hear asset allocators discuss why they don't have exposure to P2P lending investments; why P2P lending could one day be a competitor to traditional asset-backed securities; and the importance of sound credit underwriting. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 77% of LPs

youtube.com November 27, 2017

Is Private Credit Living On Borrowed Time? | Private Credit Panel Part 1

In this video, institutional investors discuss the state of the private debt space; the differences in their investment approach; and why certain companies view insurers as a natural source of capital. Panelists include: David Barcus, director of investments, Denison University; Eric Kirsch, global chief investment officer, Aflac; Rodney Overcash, investment director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies. Neal Graziano moderated.
Read by 70% of LPs

youtube.com November 09, 2017

LPs On Emerging Managers, Frontier Markets | Hedge Fund Panel Part 3

In this video, LPs discuss their formal and informal approach to implementing diversity; the lack of females in the ranks of hedge funds; and establishing more direct relationships in the Asian and European market. Panelists include: Jonathan Hook, chief investment officer, Harry and Janet Weinberg Foundation; Pamela Campbell, managing director of hedged strategies, Washington University in St. Louis; Dan Parker, deputy chief investment officer, Texas Tech University. Elaine Orr moderated.
Read by 39% of LPs

youtube.com October 30, 2017

LPs Talk Quants, Pros (& Cons) Of Seeding New Managers

A structural shift is happening in how institutional investors approach hedge funds. Technology plays an increasingly important role in hedged strategies, and institutions are looking to newer, hungrier managers for long-term partnership. Panelists include: Jonathan Hook, chief investment officer, Harry and Janet Weinberg Foundation; Pamela Campbell, managing director of hedged strategies, Washington University in St. Louis; Dan Parker, deputy chief investment officer, Texas Tech University. Elaine Orr moderated.
Read by 45% of LPs

youtube.com October 23, 2017

How LPs Structure Their Hedge Fund Allocations | Hedge Fund Panel Part 1

Hear how a group of foundation and endowment investment professionals structure their hedge fund portfolios, how they educate their boards of the importance of hedge funds and their thoughts on hedge fund fee structures.
Read by 71% of LPs