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Overview

Gaining the Edge - Cap Intro New York 2022 will take place in person in Q4 of 2022 and virtually over three weeks. The event be dedicated to 1-1 capital introduction meetings between managers and allocators and includes the ability to schedule 1-1 virtual meetings with participants unable to participate in person over a 3 week period.  

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BENEFITS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS:

  1. Quality of event. We expect this event to be one of the largest and highest quality in-person and virtual cap intro events in the alternative investment industry. Over the past 18 months, Gaining the Edge has put on three highly successful cap intro events that have averaged over 1,000 registrations and included Gaining the Edge - Cap Intro Florida 2022 and two virtual cap intro events in May of 2021 and October of 2020. 

  2. Low overlap of managers and investors with other cap intro events. The historical overlap of registrations has only been approximately 25%. We view Gaining the Edge as complementary to other leading independent cap intro events.

  3. Flexibility in how to participate. Ability to participate in-person & virtually or virtually only. 

  4. Alternative investment industry leading conference organizer since 2013. The organizers, in addition to putting on three successful cap intro events, also co-owned a conference called Hedgeopolis New York that sold out in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2016 they launched Gaining the Edge Hedge Fund Leadership Conferences which have sold out all 6 events with over 2,000 unique alternative investment industry professionals. Most of the attendees of these conferences were large institutional investors. Over the past 18 months, they have hosted 22 webinars, which had over 6,500 unique alternative investment industry participants. Finally, they publish the Hedge Fund Industry Insights newsletter with over 26,000 subscribers. 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR INVESTORS:

  1. Complimentary registration.​

  2. Flexibility in how to participate. Investors can switch between virtual and in-person registration at any time. 

  3. State of the art scheduling application. Ability to sort and screen an extensive selection of managers and strategies located globally based on multiple criteria.  

  4. Privacy within the system. We only show firm name and do not give contact details until a meeting is confirmed.

  5. Tailored meeting times. Meetings will be available in all time zones including Asia, Americas, Middle East and Europe.

  6. Three weeks to schedule meetings. Participants will be given ample time to find a mutually convenient time for a 1-1 in-person or video meeting.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGERS:

  1. Potentially the largest and highest quality universe of investors to participate in a cap intro event.

  2. High return on marketing expense. Pricing for managers is significantly below competing events in order to place an emphasis on quality and position us as the top cap intro event in the industry.  

  3. State of the art scheduling application. Ability to screen investors and send meeting invites based on: investor type, what strategies they are interested in, how much they have invested in alternative investments, location, and other criteria.

  4. Scheduler is open 24/7. This generates more 1-1 meeting opportunities with investors located globally through either in-person meetings our video platform.

Agecroft Partners, selected 12 years in a row by HFM Week and/or Hedgeweek as the top third party marketing firm in the industry, will be helping to make the event a success.

 

Agecroft is uniquely positioned within the industry to help with this event, because their primary business has allowed the firm to develop a strong reputation and enduring relationships with institutional investors around the world. In addition, they have created one of, if not the largest, investor networks in the industry.

 

The success of any capital introduction event starts with the quality of investors. High quality investors attract high quality managers, which increases the level of participation from each.