Ashby Monk • October 24, 2014
It’s the weekend, which means I’ve found some interesting stories for your reading enjoyment.
October 24, 2014
Leon Cooperman gave away $100 million in the last 12 months. The billionaire investor discusses the importance of giving and some of his favorite philanthropic organizations, including his own Cooperman Scholars program.
Ashby Monk • October 18, 2014
One thing that the most-emulated institutional investors have in common: a commitment to innovation and new perspectives.
Frances Denmark • October 17, 2014
The University of Notre Dame CIO shares his latest views on investing one of the world’s largest educational endowments.
October 10, 2014
As a shrinking percentage of the population accounts for an ever greater percentage of the goods, it's important to focus on not just who's giving away money but who has the biggest impact.
The Staff • October 05, 2014
Billionaire Mark Cuban flogs his mobile app; hedge fund manager John Ho wins big on Alibaba’s IPO; DJ Tiësto backs an online music venture.
Imogen Rose-Smith • October 02, 2014
As executive director of the nonprofit Wallace Global Fund, Ellen Dorsey is championing a global investment effort against climate change.
September 24, 2014
Rob Blandford of Spider Management says sovereign wealth funds and pension funds have become overly influential on hedge fund managers, resulting in less than favorable returns for endowments.
Andrew Barber • September 23, 2014
Registered investment advisers and family offices, like Gregory Curtis’s Greycourt & Co., are branching out to serve foundations and endowments.
Imogen Rose-Smith • September 22, 2014
University of California Board of Regents approves plan that stops short of any tangible sales of coal or energy companies.
September 19, 2014
Maverick Capital's Lee Ainslie believes hedge funds bring an investment mindset to philanthropy that has helped improve the outcomes of philanthropic investments.
Ashby Monk • September 08, 2014
The endowment model pioneered by Yale University’s David Swensen falls short when it comes to the long-term needs of investors and the economy.
Ashby H.B. Monk • September 08, 2014
Complexity, greed and short-termism are undermining our financial system, but a rerooting of finance in the real economy could lead to a more sustainable version of capitalism.
Udayan Gupta • September 05, 2014
A new White House initiative hopes to harness private capital for start-ups benefiting the U.S. agricultural community.
Dan Weil • September 05, 2014
The prices paid by TV and cable networks for the right to broadcast live sports have skyrocketed, prompting talk of a bubble.
Frances Denmark • September 04, 2014
New derivatives products based on pension liabilities may take time to win a following.
Udayan Gupta • August 30, 2014
Venture capital funds have been actively investing and generating high returns, but most institutional investors don’t seem to be impressed.
Katie Gilbert • August 19, 2014
Although big U.S. churches have started preaching fossil fuel divestment, so far they’ve proven reluctant to follow through.
Ashby Monk • August 19, 2014
Structural advantages honed over time, rather than vastly superior human capital, have allowed brand-name VC firms to achieve renown beyond that of their peers.
Ashby Monk • August 15, 2014
Here's some news for the floaty chair.
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