Networks - Direct Investing

Silicon Valley Bank
Friday, October 22, 2021

The innovation economy continues its record-breaking performance despite ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Venture fundraising, investment, and exits are all on pace to shatter last year’s records.

Friday, September 17, 2021

This year has made it abundantly clear that investing in China carries risk. How will recent regulatory shifts in China affect investment strategy? A diversified approach is the key to spread out exposure.

Cambridge Associates
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

As families and family offices build their portfolios, they should consider private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) with an eye on technological innovation. But, building a portfolio that incorporates both PE and VC investments is not straightforward. It requires skill and discipline.


Asset Consulting Group
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Private equity has been an established asset class for institutional and private investors for well over two decades. The potential for outsize returns and exposure to the most exciting and innovative companies continues to drive investors toward the asset class. 

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

When the artist Beeple sold a digital work of art for $69 million, it caught the world’s attention especially because that one-of-a-kind digital art was a non-fungible token (NFT).

Monday, March 22, 2021

Just because a small business or startup makes it beyond its initial launch phase and sees some early commercial success doesn’t mean its challenges are over.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

There’s a common sentiment that COVID-19 will have an impact on what types of investors will be active over the next few years. While 2021 may turn into a feeding frenzy for private equity, longer-term investors can remain as selective as they’ve always been.


Brown Advisory
Monday, March 1, 2021

In Part 2 of the conversation on solving world hunger through innovation and strategic investing, we welcome two more entrepreneurs. Ezinne Uzo-Okuro, CEO of Terraformers, is using her background as a NASA scientist to empower people to grow healthy food and create sustainable livelihoods.