How better tech can support your capital raising efforts
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 2pm UK / 9am ET – Online
A sophisticated tech stack is essential for hedge fund managers looking to raise institutional capital. Join AlphaWeek on Wednesday, February 23rd for a one-hour webinar where three leading technology experts explain the current trends in marketing, regulation and trade processing tech that impact your business – and your ability to raise money – in the first of a quarterly series.
Raising Capital Better – How Technology Can Be Leveraged To Improve Your Investor Communications And Raise AUM
– Paul Das, Founder, Managing Director, ProFundCom
Tech Stack For The Future Of Compliance
– Pouya Azimi, Vice President, Laven Partners
Managing The Risks In Establishing And Scaling Your Fund Operations
– Dave Shastri, Chief Strategy Officer, Truss Edge
Pouya Azimi: Vice President, Head of Risk, Laven Partners
Pouya Azimi is the Head of Risk at Laven Advisors where he is responsible for monitoring and managing Laven’s investment management platform’s portfolios. Before becoming the Head of Risk, Pouya previously worked as an investment and operations due diligence analyst and was in charge of assessing different funds strategies and performance track records.
Before joining Laven in 2015, Pouya worked as a quantitative researcher at OSSIAM Inc. (a Natixis affiliate) in Paris where he assisted with equity portfolios optimisation. Pouya has a background in engineering as well as financial modelling across a wide range of strategies. He holds a master’s degree in international finance from HEC Paris and is a graduate engineer from the University of Toronto. Pouya is a CFA charter holder.
Paul Das: Founder, Managing Director, ProFundCom
Paul is the Founder and Managing Director of ProFundCom. Starting the business in 2003, Paul wanted to fulfil a vision to provide digital engagement analytics that would directly benefit sales and marketing processes in financial institutions. This has led to ProFundCom being totally focused on helping the financial services industry use digital marketing to raise AuM. Fifteen years later, Paul and his team have successfully built the leading digital marketing platform for finance that brings all elements of digital activity – email, web and social media – into one place.
Paul remains extremely hands-on with heading up the product and client teams and he is also responsible for setting and managing company strategy in conjunction with the executive board. Paul has an excellent pedigree in software from working at AT&T, Microsoft and Apple, both in the UK and the USA and holds a first-class degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from Kingston University – where he was also the winner of the Cadence Design Prize for his final year project.
Dave Shastri: Chief Strategy Officer, Truss Edge
Dave has over 30 years of banking and investment experience. He is the CSO of Truss Edge, the complete software and operations platform for hedge funds, CTAs and ETFs and he is also the CEO of MATware , the portfolio management system for institutional investors in hedge funds and private equity.
Dave was Managing Director of FundXchange which was acquired by Zurich Financial Services. For over 18 years he was at the Bank of Bermuda with his last position as Vice President and Head of Business Development of Global Fund Services, EMEA and he has assisted managers in establishing hedge funds since 1992. Dave is a director of a number of prominent private investment businesses.