Hedge Fund Startup Forum

By: Richard Timoney | Posted on: 22 Oct 2015

The forum for the Next Generation of Hedge Fund Managers took place on Wednesday 21st October 2015 hosted in the illustrious Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich supported by IG Bank and Gibraltar Finance. This one day event contained numerous discussions and panels throughout covering a wide array of topics.  

Crossroads Capital Management Limited’s managing director Joseph Harrigan was invited to the event by Apex Capital Introduction Services to chair one of the discussions. Mr. Harrigan was the chair of the 2pm talk, ‘Fund Manager Showcase’, and was joined by Carl Giannotta of Lendinvest Capital, Maciej Wisniewski of Macromoney and John Pordum of King William Street Capital Management. This talk explained the strategies used to successfully employee the launch of new funds.  All involved mentioned their skills & experiences they have gained over the years to try and help new emerging managers.

The conference covered areas including marketing your Fund and Connecting with Investors, Compliance & Regulation. It dealt with Operational Efficiency for Startup Funds and closed out the day with a presentation on Gaining Investment and what Investors look for.