Q&A with Frank Napolitani and Jaclyn Greco of EisnerAmper's Financial Services Practice. : Last year witnessed a number of notable billion dollar launches, including D1 Capital. How would you sum up 2018 in respect of US start-up activity, generally speaking? It was the year of the big launch, with ExodusPoint, D1 Capital, Kirkoswald Capital and the relaunch of Point72 Asset Management (formerly SAC Capital) – all listed in the public domain. From what has been published, these firms gathered approximately USD20 billion-plus of new launch capital from leading global investors in 2018.