If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!For most start up managers, the most difficult part of starting a hedge fund is raising investment capital. I’m hoping you have read our previous posts about how to start the hedge fund. Without a sound foundation for your […]
April 22, 2008 | 5 Comments
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2008 — Hedge Fund Launch.com sees a difficult environment for start up and emerging hedge funds over the next several months. Fall out from the U.S. credit crisis, losses from “blue chip” hedge funds and a slowing economy have caused many allocations to hedge funds to cease. Hedge Fund Launch.com […]
Congratulations John and Suzy Taxpayer, you are now the proud owners of Bear Stearns. Yes, this could be you should Bear end up filing for Chapter 11 over the next couple of days. This looks likely as the heroics by JP Morgan and the Federal government has not been able to completely stop the bleeding. […]
Hedge Fund Launch is now ramping up its database of start up and emerging hedge fund managers!!!! Do you want to get more exposure for your fund? Are you tired of databases that cater to established fund managers but leave start up and emerging managers as after thoughts? Well, your wait is over. Pop over to our […]
I have heard about these hedge fund “meet and greets” before, but this one sounded completely awful. The Fourth Annual New York Hedge Fund Startup and Business Development Forum (last year) sounds like a shopping mall for turn-key “solutions providers” hawking their wares with wanna be managers hoping to bump into a high net worth […]
This is the final installment in a four part Q&A on “How to Start a Hedge Fund” with Jeffrey F. Kuchta, CFA, Managing Member of Hedge Fund Launch LLC
HFL:Should I just hire an internal marketing staff?
If you have a sufficient amount of operating capital, then it may make sense to hire an internal marketing staff. […]
This is the third installment in a four part Q&A on “How to Start a Hedge Fund” with Jeffrey F. Kuchta, CFA, Managing Member of Hedge Fund Launch LLC
HFL: Why is it important to have an independent auditor?
Kuchta: For internal operating reasons it is important to have at least an annual audit in order to […]
This is the second installment in a four part Q&A on “How to Start a Hedge Fund” with Jeffrey F. Kuchta, CFA, Managing Member of Hedge Fund Launch LLC
HFL: What does an administrator do? Do I need one?
Kuchta: In short, an administrator provides fund accounting, NAV calculation, corporate secretary services, investor relations, subscription and redemption […]
We realize that entire volumes could probably be written about investor psycology — and maybe hedge fund investors specifically. Yet, there are some basic observations, culled from hard won experience, that can be applied to hedge fund investors and that can make the experience of encountering them a little bit easier once you understand them. You will note that […]
This is the first installment in a four part Q&A on “How to Start a Hedge Fund” with Jeffrey F. Kuchta, CFA, Managing Member of Hedge Fund Launch LLC
HFL: I want to start a hedge fund. Where do I start?
Kuchta: Before seriously starting the process you need to ask yourself: Do I have the experience, […]