Join the PBHFA for our March Deal Making, Meet & Greet Event. […] Read more
We are thrilled to announce PBHFA’s director Anna Pomeranets PhD published in the Journal of Big Data:
Big Data: Deep Learning for financial sentiment analysis
Deep Learning and Big Data analytics are two focal points of data science. Deep Learning models have achieved remarkable results in speech recognition and computer vision in recent years. Big Data is important for organizations that need to collect a huge amount of data like a social network and one of the greatest assets to use Deep Learning is analyzing a massive amount of data (Big Data). This advantage makes Deep Learning as a valuable tool for […] Read more
From The Shiny Sheet
Billionaire Ken Griffin set to expand his sizable Palm Beach estate
Chicago hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s already massive seaside estateunder construction on the South End is getting even bigger.
The Architectural Commission Wednesday reviewed plans that would add a 1.6-acre property at 10 Blossom Way to the 12 acres of contiguous land Griffin already owns at 1265 S. Ocean Blvd., about a quarter-mile south of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago. Add in a non-contiguous house he owns on Blossom Way, and his total land holdings in the area will total 15.13 acres.
With the addition of the property at […] Read more
We had a great turnout for our November 16th Deal Making Social in Boca Raton! Generously sponsored by Integrated Solutions, our members mingled, networked, forged and reignited friendships, made deals, and connected with the South Florida hedge fund and alternative asset community.
Despite the very inclement weather, a wide variety of investment professionals and accredited investors attended. Everyone from a San Francisco based crypto currency fund manager and a unique hedge fund finding alpha in Broadway plays to global macro traders and market timers connected with defaulted Sovereign debt purchasers to institutional bond traders. It was a wonderfully diverse group […] Read more
Our November Meet & Greet Deal Making Social will be held on November 16 from 6-8 PM at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, 2000 NW 19th St, Boca Raton, FL 33431.
Sponsored by Integrated Solutions, the evening promises to one full of friendship forging, deal making, and connecting with your associates and colleagues.
Business casual dress, open bar and hors d’Oeuvres will be served.
INVITATION ONLY, CAPACITY CONSTRAINED
Members: Invites will go out soon.
See you there!!
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Way to go, Ken !!
BY Sharon Donnelly– Palm Beach Daily News
In academia, there are the guys who teach economics, theorize economics, write economics and win Nobel Prizes in economics, and then there’s the guy who strides in, slaps a horse gagger on the table and shows what real money is.
That guy is Ken Griffin.
The University of Chicago has announced that the seasonal Palm Beach resident is the donor of $125 million, earmarked for the Department of Economics. It brings Griffin’s total support of the department to $150 million and is the second-largest gift in the school’s history.
That’s right, second-largest. The first is $300 million […] Read more
Oct 24 2017 | 5:56pm ET
Editor’s note: Hedge fund managers need to understand the expectations of today’s Amazon-conditioned consumers if they want to grow their businesses, explains Harvest co-founder and CEO Peter Hans in this contributed article. Change is often a four-letter word at many alternative investment managers, but those who fail to adopt a more customer-centric model risk being eclipsed by a select group of managers who can deliver a superior experience.
Hedge Fund Managers Have To Think Like Amazon
By Peter Hans, Co-Founder & CEO, Harvest
Hedge fund managers looking to grow their businesses need to embrace the expectations of today’s Amazon-conditioned consumers – […] Read more
The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association Is Named Dropped in this Interesting Article…
Many Thanks To Alexandra Clough and Palm Beach Post
Posted: 12:07 p.m. Monday, October 16, 2017By Alexandra Clough – Palm Beach Post Staff WriterRead original here: http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/west-palm-beach-flagler-shore-experiment-called-anti-business/P8rBdkdrKKxQT0hEZe1BxK/
On a top floor of West Palm Beach’s Phillips Point office tower, the offices are plush and the water views divine.
But down on the street below, cones now block off the eastern lanes of Flagler Drive, baffling Dennis Hammond, chief executive of SandPointe Asset Management, which leases the penthouse office.
On Oct. 7, the city blocked off the eastern lanes going north on Flagler Drive, from Banyan Boulevard on the north to […] Read more
Palm Beach County makes case as home for hedge fund firms
By Alexandra Clough – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Hedge fund heaven?
see original here http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/palm-beach-county-makes-case-home-for-hedge-fund-firms/JKOpjpZYfcDJdFrYb8nfQI/
Four years ago, five people got together at E.R. Bradley ’s Saloon in West Palm Beach to create a new group, the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.
Today the group boasts 1,560 members from Jupiter to Miami and continues to grow, said David Goodboy, the association’s founder. The state’s low tax environment and warm weather increasingly are drawing firms to the area, and the trend shows no signs of slowing, Goodboy said.
On Oct. 5, about 118 attendees mingled at SandPointe Asset Management’s offices in West Palm Beach, discussing […] Read more