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Today is the Deadline for Your Family Office to Register With the SEC

Please see the attached presentation that briefly explains the history of regulation and different options for your family office.Family Office post Dodd Frank View more PowerPoint from James Kane
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Trends in Exits For Start Ups and Family Offices as Angel Investors

The article below is written by Jeff Carter, co-founder of Hyde Park Angels, which is one of the most active angel groups in the US. He specifically does a great job at identifying how family offices approach angel investing differently than…
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Family Offices as Angel Investors - Crain's Chicago Business

In this Crain's Chicago Business article, Chris Arndt, Partner at Red Granite, discusses how family offices and high net worth individuals can make great angel investors. As angel investors, they can provide unique industry insight because…
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How to Pitch Angel Investors - American Express OPEN Forum

Chris Arndt gives his seven steps to pitching angel investors. Please read the article below on the American Express OPEN Forum. Thanks to Darren Dahl for a well written article! How to Pitch Angel Investors : Money :: American Express OPEN…
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Heavyweights including Pritzker, Mansueto launch tech investment fund - Crain's Chicago Business

We get excited whenever we see more tech investing in Chicago. This fund's investment in a start-up will serve as an immediate credibility booster for that start-up. Family offices and other potential investors would be wise to make follow-on…
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Hedge Funds Care event at Benny's Chophouse

  We've organized a networking event on November 3 at Benny's Chophouse in Chicago to support Hedge Funds Care. We're getting close to our maximum of 50 attendees, but RSVP to Chris if you're interested in going. Click here to take…
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3 Signs Your Family Office Should Ditch QuickBooks

Just about every family office starts out with QuickBooks as its accounting system. And why not? QuickBooks is extremely easy to learn, and you can be up and running in minutes. Not to mention it's dirt-cheap at only a couple hundred bucks. But the family office grows...
Ditch QuickBooks | Outsourced Accounting in Chicago

Successful businesses take the first step

There is no perfect time to make a change. There is no perfect time to start a business. There is also no perfect time to write your first blog post. However, it is always the right time to take your first step towards achieving one of these…
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Patience is a Virtue

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