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venture deal flow
Venture Capital

For family offices looking to grow their venture portfolios, generating, and managing deal flow is a significant challenge. From building a pipeline of startups to filtering out the most promising deals, what’s the best way to approach it?

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Family office investments: Recurring and new asset classes
Family office investments: Recurring and new asset classes
Investments

As new asset classes emerge, the scale of family office investment is expanding and the portfolios...

Luxury investments: Luxury as an Asset Class
Luxury investments: Luxury as an Asset Class
Luxury & Lifestyle

Beauty, passion and value are often hard to combine but in the context of a diversified portfolio,...

Understanding how VCs and family offices can work together
Understanding how VCs and family offices can work together
Venture Capital

The story of family offices has always been closely aligned with venture capital, but VC remains an...

Lifestyle management: the new necessity for family offices
Lifestyle management: the new necessity for family offices
Luxury & Lifestyle

The family office landscape is changing as new aspects of the family members’ lives come into...

Cryptocurrencies as part of the family office asset mix
Cryptocurrencies as part of the family office asset mix
Cryptocurrency

When setting long term strategic asset allocation bands, an increasingly common question is whether...

Cryptocurrency's rise in family office investment considerations
Cryptocurrency's rise in family office investment considerations
Investments

The meteoric rise of digital assets, and Bitcoin in particular, is undeniable. But what role can...

What you need to understand about trusts
What you need to understand about trusts
Operations

Trusts in common law countries are commonly used as a tool for private wealth structuring and...

Are family offices starting to eat VCs’ lunch?
Are family offices starting to eat VCs’ lunch?
Investments

With companies staying private longer and the number of listed companies decreasing, family offices...

Late-stage venture investing: running with unicorns and tigers
Late-stage venture investing: running with unicorns and tigers
Investments

As many of the world’s fastest-growing companies are waiting longer to go public, late-stage...

Why VC should be part of any family office impact portfolio
Why VC should be part of any family office impact portfolio
Impact

Family offices have a history of putting their money towards causes that they care about, usually...

Swiss family offices and Sparks: what the SIX segment means
Swiss family offices and Sparks: what the SIX segment means
Investments

SIX recently introduced Sparks, a new SME-focused segment on the stock exchange that appeals to...

How family offices can get the most out of venture capital partnerships
How family offices can get the most out of venture capital partnerships
Venture Capital

Most family offices choose to invest at least part of their venture allocation via venture capital...

Cryptocurrency for family offices: bitcoin's actual environmental impact
Cryptocurrency for family offices: bitcoin's actual environmental impact
Investments

The headlines are scary, but as with all things, there are two sides to a story. This article...

The luxury asset market – What does the future hold?
The luxury asset market – What does the future hold?
Investments

As with every sector, the luxury assets market has been greatly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic,...

An introduction to emerging market investment in Eastern Europe
An introduction to emerging market investment in Eastern Europe
Operations

It has been 32 years since the transition began in post-communist countries. Despite this...

Getting started with investing in Africa: a guide to off-road venture capital
Getting started with investing in Africa: a guide to off-road venture capital
Venture Capital

Investing in Africa is unlike investing anywhere else. Incredible opportunities exist amongst and...

Three ways for family offices to attract better investment opportunities
Three ways for family offices to attract better investment opportunities
Investments

Families need to work harder to attract the best people, partners and investment opportunities....

What are the biggest challenges family offices face when venture investing?
What are the biggest challenges family offices face when venture investing?
Investments

Family offices are increasingly involved in venture investments and this interest is only growing...

Sun Tzu’s lessons for protecting real estate assets during a pandemic
Sun Tzu’s lessons for protecting real estate assets during a pandemic
Investments

Sun Tzu’s 'The Art of War' has inspired military commanders from around the world to succeed in...

Venture investing: which model is best for family offices?
Venture investing: which model is best for family offices?
Venture Capital

Every year, thousands of startup founders set out in search of funding for their business ideas,...

Passing on family wealth: bitcoin vs. gold
Passing on family wealth: bitcoin vs. gold
Cryptocurrency

Gold has long been seen as an effective way to pass on family wealth throughout generations....

Family offices from the banking perspective
Family offices from the banking perspective
Investments

Banks are often the institutions that operate closest to family offices. For this reason, family...

Five reasons why Europe is the future of startup investing
Five reasons why Europe is the future of startup investing
Innovation

European startups have come a long way in the last 10 to 15 years. Back in the 1990s and 2000s,...

How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
Art

As the greatest wealth transfer in history is underway, noteworthy heirlooms such as important art...

Protect and grow family wealth through investment time-horizons
Protect and grow family wealth through investment time-horizons
Investments

For family offices looking to protect and grow family wealth, a time-horizons’ tiered approach to...

Venture investing can deliver high returns in uncertain times
Venture investing can deliver high returns in uncertain times
Venture Capital

Economic uncertainty and stock market volatility mean family offices are reviewing their investment...

Why family offices should be looking to Bitcoin
Why family offices should be looking to Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin and family offices very logically compliment each other. Family offices aim for long-term...

Blockchain's Potential Within The Family Office
Blockchain's Potential Within The Family Office
Digital

Since it’s capabilities were first promoted to underpin and support Bitcoin over a decade ago...

What family offices can learn from the startup growth cycle
What family offices can learn from the startup growth cycle
Investments

Though family offices vary in size and shape, every organization shares a common origin:...

Why family offices should focus on 'soft' assets
Why family offices should focus on 'soft' assets
Investments

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) have been credited by many as the backbone of business...

Is impact investing a risky business?
Is impact investing a risky business?
Impact

As a growing number of asset owners question whether they can manage their assets for more than...

Finding & funding investments with high return
Finding & funding investments with high return
Investments

It would appear that some Family Offices are now showing a predilection for direct investing to...

Family owned hotels and the future of hospitality innovation
Family owned hotels and the future of hospitality innovation
Luxury & Lifestyle

Running a hotel is very much like running a big family. Every day there will be something new....

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