Networks - Direct Investing

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.

Brown Advisory
Friday, February 26, 2021

Solving world hunger—or “food insecurity”—is really hard. The solutions are not particularly sexy, and they require a very long-term outlook. In seeking to learn more about the problem, we reached out to the ones trying to solve it.


Marsh & McLennan Companies
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

COVID-19 is exacerbating ongoing geopolitical and societal challenges, and the existential crisis of climate change looms large.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The tech industry was undergoing a period of introspection even before the COVID-19 pandemic began. While the crisis spotlighted the importance of the tech industry and existing technology, the future is still rooted in the core purpose of innovation with intent.