The US pension plan has $3.5 billion allocated to early-stage fund firms and is adding to that. The head of the programme, Kirk Sims, explains how it assesses budding general partners.
Setting up a new asset manager is hard; the failure rate is high. In the first in a series on capital-raising challenges, three seasoned investors outline their approach to startups.
Investors remain keen to fund innovative start-ups in Asia but have learned to be more selective, say experts.
In the second of a two-part article about early-stage mainland asset managers setting up in Hong Kong, senior executives from two firms explain their business strategy.
Oriental Patron, a hedge fund incubation platform, has onboarded seven start-ups this year and expects to add eight more by end-2016. Tomorrow we feature interviews with two such firms.