BREAKING INTO FUND MANAGEMENT: How to Become a Professional Investor in Private Equity & Venture Capital?
Fund management is one of the world’s hardest and most sought-after industries to break into - only those
on the inner circle even become aware of vacancies, and having academic pedigree is not enough.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from industry insiders on what a career in PE, VC or hedge
funds really entails - and how you can prime yourself for entry into this elusive industry even w ithout a
background in corporate finance.
IN A SHORT 2 HOURS, YOU WILL GET THE INSIDE SCOOP TO:
• PE vs. VC: what are the different job scopes and career paths?
• What’s the big deal with PE and VC, and why it such a difficult industry to enter?
• What’s in it for you - compensation and exit opportunities
• What does it take to get hired and how can you start planning your entry?
BONUS: Includes post-session networking with some of your “to-be” peers currently working in the space. They will give you first-hand insights into the day-in-the-life of an aspiring fund executive, and reveal what it takes to kick off your career in the most talked-about industry around.
7:00-7:30 Registration & Dinner
7:30-9:00 Presentations and Speaker Sharing
9:00-9:30 Networking & Cocktails
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
• Postgraduate or MBA students who will be graduating within a year
• Mid-career switchers with a strong interest in investments
• High-potential candidates with a strong interest in investments
DARYL TEO, Chief Product Officer & Investment Committee, REAPRA & CEO, Spout Media
Daryl was Vice-President, Product of TheMobileGamer, acquired by Softbank, Singtel, Konami in 2011. Formerly Head, Strategic Products at Grab, Daryl’s understanding of Southeast Asia helped to create several new business ventures such as GrabHitch and supported the rapid expansion of GrabBike across Indonesia. Prior to that, Daryl was based in Silicon Valley, USA where he was the Director of Product in Openbucks, a fintech startup invested by former Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and Greycroft Partners.
OLZHAS ZHIYENKULOV, CEO, Paladigm Ventures
Olzhas Zhiyenkulov is the CEO of Paradigm Capital Pte Ltc. Mr. Zhiyenkulov has over 9 years of experience in the investment industry. He is a graduate of the prestigious Cass Business School in London. He started his professional career performing financial analysis and building international relations at one of the top brokerage and consultancy houses in Kazakhstan. As fund manager, he has worked with nearly all major banks in Singapore, including credit Suisse, Bank of Singapore and BNP Paribas.
AYYAZ AHMAD, Director APAC, Funds Partnerships
Ayyaz is the APAC Managing Director of Funds Partnership. Having decided early in his career to switch from chemical engineering to recruitment, in 2005 he joined a leading recruitment firm in London to help build the asset management desk. After the firm listed on the AIM index, he exited along with Rana in order to co-found Funds Partnership in 2007. Following on from the establishment and fast growth of Fund Partnership’s European business, in 2010 Ayyaz relocated to Singapore to extend Funds Partnership’s reach across the globe. He is supported by a team of 7 staff across two offices, with the APAC seat being in Singapore. Funds Partnership has quickly built a strong reputation for excellent hires in Private Equity Funds in Asia, specifically in front office roles in Hong Kong and China.
More information at www.colosseum.asia
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