February 26th–28th 2018: Miami Blockchain & Capital Markets Conference

 

We are thrilled to partner with Alternative Assets & CEO Golf Club to bring you The Miami Blockchain & Capital Markets Conference on February 26-28th at Doral National.

The conference is free for accredited investors.

We suggest Accredited Investors make a min $299 tax-deductible donation to Child Life Society, the Venue Sponsor:

Child Life Society, a registered 501 (c) 3 Charity, provides desperately needed medical equipment, vitamins and food supplements, home care assistance and emotional support. Child Life Society also subsidizes therapeutic respite trips for CF patients to Key West, FL, where the pristine and salty aquatic climate helps ease breathing difficulties, rejuvenate and significantly reduce […] Read more

Miami’s Venture City Launches $100 Million Start-Up Fund

Miami’s Venture City Launches $100 Million Start-Up Fund

We are thrilled to see Miami’s theventure.city launch a $100 million start up fund for technology companies.  Thanks to  South Florida becoming a critical global financial hub.  Bravo to Clara Bullrich &  Laura González-Estéfani founders of  theventure.city !!!

By<NANCY DAHLBERG

ndahlberg@miamiherald.com

NOVEMBER 01, 2017 6:00 AM

From The Miami Herald

This summer, when former executives of Facebook, Google, eBay and other hyper-growth companies formed a global “city” based in Miami with everything a tech startup needs to scale internationally, they were missing one key element: the money.

But not anymore.

The founder and CEO of TheVentureCity, Laura González-Estéfani, former director of international business development and mobile partnerships for Facebook, […] Read more

Hedge Fund Launches Increase And Capacity Exceeds $3 Trillion

Hedge Fund Launches Increase And Capacity Exceeds $3 Trillion

Good news for the industry.  From Opalesque

Opalesque Industry Update – New hedge fund launches in 1Q 2017 increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2016 as both hedge funds and equity markets gained through the first part of the year, and measures of financial market volatility fell to record lows.

New hedge fund launches totaled 189 in 1Q, up from 153 in the prior quarter, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released today by HFR, the established global leader in the indexation, analysis and research of the global hedge fund industry.

Hedge fund liquidations declined narrowly in […] Read more

David Tepper Trashes Both Presidential Candidates

David Tepper Trashes Both Presidential Candidates

Head honcho at Miami based, $19 billion Appaloosa Management, David Tepper, trashes both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

From Forbes by Nathan Vardi

 

Billionaire David Tepper, arguably the top hedge fund manager and investor of his generation, said on Monday that the presidential election represented “a fairly bad choice at the top.”

A blunt speaker who generally likes to limit his appearances in the media spotlight, Tepper was candid in his assessment of the contenders for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, in remarks to CNBC on Monday.

“You have one person with questionable judgment and the other person may be demented, narcissistic and […] Read more

The PBHFA Welcomes David Tepper To South Florida

The PBHFA Welcomes David Tepper To South Florida

From CNBC

We welcome billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management to South Florida!

The latest large financial firm to establish itself in the Sunshine State is Appaloosa, the $18.6 billion hedge fund manager led by David Tepper. Appaloosa recently opened a small office on Washington Avenue in the heart of South Beach, the Miami area’s flagship vacation destination, according to public securities filings made this month and to people familiar with the situation.

Tepper, 58, a former Goldman Sachs junk bond trader who is worth an estimated $11.6 billion according to Forbes magazine, already owns an apartment in Miami Beach, according […] Read more

Miami Based Universa Makes A Quick Billion

 

 

From The Wall Street Journal

 

By Juliet Chung

The recent market rout caught some star Wall Street traders by surprise. But not a hedge-fund firm affiliated with “The Black Swan” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb, which gained more than $1 billion on a strategy that seeks to profit from extreme events in financial markets.

Universa Investments LP was up roughly 20% on Monday, according to a person familiar with the matter, a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average collapsed more than 1,000 points in its largest intraday point decline. The blue-chip index finished down 588 points on the day.

The fund’s returns for […] Read more