I attend in-house meetings on various projects. Meeting and communicating with different CEOs and executives about their company's growth plans and capital needs. I conduct independent research and data analysis.
A typical day involves looking over prospective companies (should we invest), diving deeper into companies we've previously looked at (what are the risks to an investment?), and supporting those we've invested in. We've looked at over 1,000 companies in the last 6 months so are constantly seeing tech startups of all kinds and flavors. I sit on several boards of directors and am constantly working to help these teams build winning products.
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.
Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.
Monitor financial or operational performance of individual investments to ensure portfolios meet risk goals.
Select or direct the execution of trades.
Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.
Level of Education Attained by Investment Fund Managers
Most common level of education among people in this career: Bachelor's degree (42%)
Working with people- being able to connect with them, understand non-verbal communication, and determine compatibility. So much of our work is about the people-- does our firm fit with their style, how will they act in the face of adversity, and will we ultimately enjoy working together if we invest and become part of the team.
Have integrity. Develop your critical thinking and leadership skills. Understand who you are. Figure out how to develop these qualities your way so they benefit your life and goals.
High School Students
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