Agio On Hedge Fund Cybersecurity And The Difficulty Of Securing Private Equity Firms

YoungUpstarts

When thinking about how to start a private equity firm or a hedge fund, security should be on the list of priorities. Moreover, the company has experience when it comes to supporting the alternative investment area, specializing in private equity firms, asset managers, and hedge funds.

5 Things To Consider Before Selling To A Private Equity Firm

YoungUpstarts

by Adam Coffey, author of “ The Private Equity Playbook ” . One or two of the interested parties could be strategic companies, larger than yours, who are seeking to purchase your company, but for the most part, it will be private equity groups.

Reasons For Surge In Mexico’s Private Equity Industry

YoungUpstarts

For years Mexico lagged behind a lot of other Latin America countries when it came to private equity. As well as this, their private equity investments have surpassed the likes of Russia and Turkey – meaning that the nation is slowly but surely becoming a real force.

DealMarket.com – Making Private Equity A Big Deal

YoungUpstarts

Online platforms that connect startups and entrepreneurs are common, but one that connects private equity professionals? But DealMarket ( www.dealmarket.com ), launched in March this year, looks set to be the way that private equity and investment types will work in the future.

Decline in Private Equity Deals in Israel for Q1 2011

VC Cafe

IVC Research Center has released the Quarterly Survey of Israeli Private Equity Deals for Q1 2011. Eleven private equity deals in Q1 2011, amounted at $216 million, a 68% decrease from the $668 million in Q1 last year, and a 74% decline from the previous quarter ($826 million).

Private Equity and Social Media

David Teten

I’m giving a talk next month on “ How Private Equity Funds Raise Capital and Source Deals with Social Media” at Terrapinn’s Private Equity Latin America & Real Estate Latin America conference in Miami. Terrapinn’s Private Equity Latin America & Real Estate Latin America conference takes place on June 17 th -18 th at the Four Seasons, Miami.

Do venture capital firms or private equity funds offer debt financing for startups?

Gust

For venture capital, this is typically ten times the invested capital, and those returns can only be achieved through equity appreciation, not debt service. Invested Interests debt financing private equity funds startup VCs venture capital firms The direct answer to your question is NO, VC and PE funds do not provide debt financing for any companies. Their entire business model is based on investing in companies that can potentially offer very high returns.

How to Scale a Venture Capital (or Private Equity) Fund

David Teten

For ideas on scaling, see PEHub: How to Scale a Venture Capital (or Private Equity) Fund. The post How to Scale a Venture Capital (or Private Equity) Fund appeared first on David Teten. Contributed Articles Fund Management Private Equity Venture CapitalVC fund managers typically want to grow their businesses aggressively, just like the founders we back.

Event Invitation: The London Business School 2011 Private Equity Conference

VC Cafe

London Business School is proud to present the London Business School 2011 Private Equity Conference. and Vincenzo Morelli (Partner – TPG Capital and Chairman of European Private Equity Roundtable).

Limited Partner Due Diligence on Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds

David Teten

The biggest risk for many VC and private equity funds is team risk. – Specifically if you’re in the process of joining a fund: How to Negotiate a Partner Role at a Venture Capital or Private Equity Firm. DUE DILIGENCE ON PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS.

Limited Partner Due Diligence on Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds

David Teten

The biggest risk for many VC and private equity funds is team risk. – Specifically if you’re in the process of joining a fund: How to Negotiate a Partner Role at a Venture Capital or Private Equity Firm. DUE DILIGENCE ON PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS.

New Meetup on Building Tech Tools for Private Equity+VC Investors

David Teten

Our meetup is focused on how to use technology to enhance investing in private markets, including VC, growth, buyout, and distressed. Membership in the Meetup is open exclusively to: Institutional investors in private markets (VC, growth, buyout, distressed, etc.)

This Friday at NYU-Annual Stern Private Equity Conference

David Teten

The Stern Private Equity Club will host its 8 th Annual Stern Private Equity Conference on Friday, March 1 st , 2013. New York Presentations and Conferences Private Equity Venture Capital

Viola Private Equity Pumps $7 Million into Zend

VC Cafe

V iola Private Equity , an Israeli PE fund with $164 million under management for technology buyouts, has announced a $7 million investment in Zend , the leading provider of open-source and commercial solutions based on PHP web applications.

Microcredentials for the Effective Venture Capital or Private Equity Investor

David Teten

I’ve also published research here on private equity , venture capital , hedge funds and mutual funds , and angel investing , as well as on fund management : origination , due diligence , investment research , and portfolio acceleration. The post Microcredentials for the Effective Venture Capital or Private Equity Investor appeared first on David Teten. Asset Management Career Fund Management Private Equity Venture Capital

6/26 NYC dinner: How Private Equity Investors Accelerate Portfolio Value Creation

David Teten

LPs now expect private equity funds to have a systematic approach to portfolio value creation. This complimentary dinner is geared to Partners at private equity/VC funds. The post 6/26 NYC dinner: How Private Equity Investors Accelerate Portfolio Value Creation appeared first on David Teten. I’m hosting a Voray dinner discussion on 6/26 evening in NYC on Portfolio Acceleration.

Fundraising Hacks for Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds

David Teten

A few years ago, I presented at an Invesco conference on Emerging GPs, and one of the highlights was a presentation by Laurie Weir summarizing CALPERS’ selection criteria under their Private Equity Emerging Manager Program Review. I’ve written a number of pieces relevant if you are fundraising for a private equity or venture capital fund – I suggest my presentation on raising capital for tech companies and How to Write a Resume that Wins Investors.

Webinar: New Techniques for Measuring and Boosting Private Equity Deal Flow, 6/27 11am ET

David Teten

Most private equity professionals fail to see even a majority of the potential deals flowing through their target markets, according to the latest research. Moderator: David Toll, publisher, Private Equity Career Week. The post Webinar: New Techniques for Measuring and Boosting Private Equity Deal Flow, 6/27 11am ET appeared first on David Teten.

Private Equity Firms to Acquire Solar Winds for $4.5 Billion

SiliconHills

SolarWinds announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake Partners and Thoma Bravo, private equity firms. percent higher than the […] The post Private Equity Firms to Acquire Solar Winds for $4.5 Under the terms of the deal, SolarWinds stockholders will receive $60.10 per share, worth a total buyout of about $4.5 billion in cash. That price is about 43.5

How Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors Are Eating Their Own Dogfood

David Teten

Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our sisters in the hedge fund and mutual fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job. High-frequency trading, algorithmic by its nature, is estimated to account for at least 50% of US equity markets trading volume. . Quantitative, technology-enabled investing in private companies makes sense , but is structurally very difficult , and will become a more common strategy at a much slower rate.

How to Negotiate a Partner Role at a Venture Capital or Private Equity Firm

David Teten

It’s hard enough to get a job at a venture capital or private equity firm; it’s even more complex to join as a Partner. Also see Preqin’s Key Due Diligence Considerations for Private Equity Investors. . VC and private equity are very illiquid on both the investing and the personnel side. Summarizing the study, Private Equity International notes that when compensation “bias” is tilted towards founders, staff turnover rises significantly.

Can’t attract VC money? Buy a business with private equity

The Next Web

Venture capital investors are looking for different things than private equity investors. So, as an early-stage startup, why on earth should you consider reaching out to private equity investors, if you are not making progress with venture capital investors?

IVC PE Survey: Private Equity Deals Booming in Israel

VC Cafe

I sraeli Private Equity is experiencing some serious growth, according to the IVC- GKH Quarterly Private Equity (PE) Survey conducted by IVC Research Center. Private Equity is relatively less developed than VC in Israel but with deep pockets.

Best Practices of VCs and Private Equity Funds in Deal Sourcing

David Teten

I have a presentation coming up in August on best practices of VCs and private equity funds in deal origination. Events Fundraising Investing Investment Research New York NextNY Private Equity Venture CapitalYou’ve surely seen lots of talks on how entrepreneurs can raise capital; the question I’m exploring is the reverse, which is how investors can find potential investments. If you have any feedback on my deck, below, please add in the comments.

How Entrepreneurs and Executives Can Work with Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

David Teten

I presented a few weeks ago to the American Marketing Association Executive Forum on how their members can work with and earn money from private equity and venture capital funds.

May 18: Young Jewish Professionals Private Equity/Hedge Fund Summit

David Teten

On Wednesday May 18th, the YJP, I, and some other colleagues will be hosting our Young Jewish Professionals Private Equity and Hedge Fund Summit.

Book: King of Capital

Feld Thoughts

While 2011 is only eight years ago, it’s a lifetime in the world of finance, private equity, venture capital, and business. Inevitably when people look back at this period, they will say this is the golden age for private equity because money is being made very readily,” Carlyle’s cofounder David Rubenstein told an audience at the beginning of 2006. It was indeed private equity’s moment. Books blackstone books private equity

How Private Equity Funds Are and Should Be Using Social Media

David Teten

Fewer private equity funds are using social media for outreach, but 2xPartners , Healthpoint Capital , and MCM Capital Partners are notable exceptions. Private equity investing is a relationship business. These investors are exploiting the wealth of information about private companies available online, increasingly leaked via social media. Marketing Private Equity Social Media Venture Capital

How to Work with Private Equity and Venture Capital Portfolio Companies

David Teten

I’m delivering a webinar next Tuesday for Harvard Business School Career Services on “How to Work with Private Equity and Venture Capital Portfolio Companies” Among the topics I’m covering: - Raise capital from a venture capital fund to found a company.

Conference Notes on Sourcing Deal Flow & Developing New Business for Private Equity

David Teten

I enjoyed participating in last week’s Capital Roundtable Private Equity Masterclass on “ Best Practices for Sourcing Quality Deal Flow & Developing New Business ” (May 26 th , 2011). Otherwise, private owners tend to have unrealistic expectations or an arbitrary sale price expectation. Glickman, Resilience Capital Partners LLC Luke Johnson, Platinum Equity LLC Robert B. Zubin Avari, Charter Oak Equity LP Christopher A.

Private Equity Investing: Secrets of Doing it Right (Part I)

Growthink Blog

Well, in most forms of angel and early-stage private equity investing, these breakdowns flow from a misunderstanding of the power and nature of outliers. The concept of outliers and how they apply to early stage private equity investment was best described by the Lebanese thinker and writer Nicolas Taleb, in his best-selling books "Fooled by Randomness" and "The Black Swan." So does this mean that early stage private equity investing is for the birds?

Private Equity And Venture Capital Investors: How to Leverage Their Pessimistic Thinking

Growthink Blog

I speak to my friend Steve about once a month. And every few times we speak, he hits me with his latest new business idea. Once in a while, the idea has merit. But most times it doesn't. The other day Steve told me his latest idea. I could barely mutter two words in reply when he cut me off. "I

Funding Tutorial for New Entrepreneurs

The Startup Magazine

Capital Raising Private Equity Seed and Angel Investors Venture Capital bank business loan Business model Business plan capital Crowdfunding financing Funding Investment investors launch loans payments raising capital repayment startup capital tutorial venture capitalist

Entrepreneurial opportunities in the vaping industry

The Startup Magazine

Eventually the private equity firms and multinationals take over and it becomes harder for a marginally-funded startup entrepreneur to compete, but for that brief, glorious time, the opportunities seem endless.

StartUp Loans: What to Do When an Application Is Rejected

The Startup Magazine

For example, there are private lenders comprised of multiple investors who pool their money rather than relying on retail deposits. Private lending companies tend to be more receptive to small businesses and start-ups.

April 4-Innovation in Private Company Liquidity-Online Merger Markets, Social Media, Secondary Markets, Non-US Markets, Private Equity, and the Disappearing IPO

David Teten

Successful private companies such as Facebook and Zynga now have active secondary markets in their stock, blurring the meaning of their ‘private’ status. Over the last decade, Dan has served on more than a dozen public and private company boards.

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Funding the Business

The Startup Magazine

Reputable private investors of this nature can be found all over the world, but often have strict requirements for funding. But business loans from your local bank can be slow, drown you in paperwork, and require you to offer your private assets as collateral. Private Funding.

Invite to PEVCTech June 17 Event: Private Markets Syndication Solutions

David Teten

I hope you’ll join fellow members of PEVCTech.com for an informal discussion around: – Co-investing with family offices and private equity investors in proprietary, direct deals. Who: Members of PEVCTech.com, specifically investors in private companies who want to use technology to make better investments. The post Invite to PEVCTech June 17 Event: Private Markets Syndication Solutions appeared first on David Teten. PEVCTech Private Equity Venture Capital

Expert Tips For Those Who Are New To Investing

The Startup Magazine

Private Equity asset allocation diversification get rich investment opportunity mutual funds penny stocksAre you new to investing in startups and other ventures but want to have a taste of the waters?

Private Equity Investing in Trust– the Fiduciary Duty of Oversight Requires Robust Process to Avoid Liability

Pascal's View

I recently wrote an article, “ Private Equity Investing in Trust ”, featured in the July 2010 issue of Trusts & Estates magazine which points to a rising risk of exposure to personal liability for Trustees, co-trustees, and other professional fiduciaries who fail to exercise their duty of oversight before and after making investments in private equity and venture capital.