What’s up, everyone? Today, let’s answer the question that both fund managers and investors need to understand: What is carried interest? Carried interest refers to the share of profits that the General Partner(s) (GP) receive as compensation for their investment expertise and successful performance. The GP and the fund manager can be the same party, … More What is Carried Interest?
How’s it going, everyone? Today, I want to tell you how to become a fund manager in 4 steps! But first, let’s do some story time with Lincoln Archibald… Why Not You? When I was in high school, I told my buddy that I wanted to work for the NFL, but quickly rationalized that I … More Become a Fund Manager in 4 Steps
What’s up, everyone? Today, we’re going to answer the question: what is a 506(b) exemption? This is applicable to any fund manager looking to get help/clarity with your fund documents! What is it? A 506(b) exemption is a legal exemption that private companies can use to offer and sell securities to accredited investors without having … More What is a 506(b) Exemption?
How’s it going, fellow fund managers? Today, I want to answer this tricky question: What is a Form ADV filing? If you ever plan to run a fund over $25M then you will need to understand and fill out this form. The Securites and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) requires investment advisors to complete and submit Form … More What is a Form ADV Filing?
How’s it going, everyone? Today, I want to tell you about my interview with $650M fund manager, Sid Krommenhoek! I had the pleasure of meeting Sid when Fund Launch was first started a few years ago. Here’s part of his intro from my video… Sid Krommenhoek I’ve started 4 companies, and the latest one was … More Interview With $650M Fund Manager, Sid K.
What’s up, everyone? Today, I want to tell you how to structure your investment committee, board, and team! This is one of the most frequent questions that Lincoln Archibald and I get asked from our students at Fund Launch. How do I compensate my team? What does equity look like? There are many financial decisions … More How To Structure Your Investment Committee
What’s up, everyone? Today, I want to discuss the crazy life of a fund manager! I’ve gotten a lot of questions recently about my life as a fund manager. In this blog, I hope to answer a few of those… What’s a Normal Day as a Fund Manager? This will vary depending on what type … More The Crazy Life of a Fund Manager
What’s up, everyone? Today, we’re discussing hedge funds: the most lucrative business model. Check out my video! I run a hedge fund, but its income is minimal compared to some of the top dogs… The Leaderboard Net Income from singular hedge fund source: This is the most lucrative business model in the world! Although we’re … More Hedge Funds: The Most Lucrative Business Model
What’s up, everyone? Today I want to explain how to build a track record as a fund manager! Check out my youtube video! “Bridger! Where do I start? No one knows me! Who will invest in my fund?” I frequently get asked this question. The simple answer is… Partner with someone who does have a … More How to Build a Track Record as a Fund Manager
What’s up everyone!? Let’s look over some strategies that can answer this question! First, let’s go over the three main positions, or “circles” of a fund: Investor Expert (geek that does the helpful math all day) Fund Manager (main man that does the auditing, accounting, etc.) Capital Raiser (natural-born salesperson) Every fund needs to have … More How Much Should I Pay a Capital Raiser?