Introducing ‘Roadshows’, part of the iConnections new release of features for Q2.

More than matchmaking: connecting our community with capital, ideas and purpose

The global pandemic has catalysed a revolution in capital introductions. Reuters recently reported on the jump in digital matchmaking driven by clients shifting to digital platforms to connect manager and allocator capital – We are at the forefront of this trend. However, the digitization of capital introductions is about far more than matchmaking managers and […]

The Rise of Monopolies: What it means for Institutional and Private Investors

Jonathan Tepper is the Chief Investment Officer of Prevatt Capital, an asset manager that invests for the long term in high-quality companies. He also co-founded Variant Perception, a company that provides investment research to asset managers, and Demotix, a citizen-journalism website and photo agency sold to the then-Bill Gates owned Corbis in 2012.  His books include […]

Venture Capital in Today’s Markets

How can allocators make the most of today’s venture capital investments? Ted Seides hosts a conversation with industry LPs to reveal their strategies.  *** How can allocators make the best of venture capital investments? Today’s market is full of opportunities for growth, but not every institution is set up to benefit the same way. Learning […]

ESG:  A Deep Dive in the Time of COVID

Why should investors incorporate ESG into their strategies, and how has the pandemic changed the outlook for ESG? Tony Davis of Inherent Group joins Bhakti Mirchandani of Trinity Church Wall Street to discuss responsible investing.  *** As the Pandemic shifts to its next phase, it’s time to start thinking about what it means for ESG […]

The Search For A Coronavirus Vaccine

At the iConnections Investment Institute Fall Forum, we heard from Dr. Gregory A. Poland, M.D., Director of the Vaccine Research Group at the Mayo Clinic. In his fascinating talk, Dr Poland gave us an update into the progress that has been made into a vaccine for COVID-19, and made some predictions about what we will […]

Selecting Managers In The Covid World – Part One

At this year’s iConnections Investment Institute Fall Forum, we asked investment officers for their advice on selecting managers in the post-COVID world. Social distancing and digital working has created an unprecedented situation for allocators — so how are they working around the problems?  In this, the first of two exclusive articles, Ted Seides questions several […]

Advice for Startup Investors

At the iConnections Investment Institute Fall Forum on October 26, we heard from Angela Lee, Professor of Practice/Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School. Angela gave our members some practical advice for first-time startup investors — find out what we learned.  Pick a sector you know and like Where do you want to focus? Think about […]