It’s a good year to be a venture capitalist.
Hotly anticipated initial public offerings of Uber, Pinterest, Slack, and Zoom helped the second quarter set a record for US VC exits, according to new data from industry research firm PitchBook. VC firms took out $138 billion from exits in the three months to June.
The highlight of the second quarter, from an exit perspective, was the $82 billion IPO of ride-hailing giant Uber on May 10. (The next few months have been less good for Uber, with the company’s shares dropping below the $45 IPO price.) Video-chat firm Zoom has…
“If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die. — Warren Buffett”
The above statement is one of the most prolific quotes I have ever heard. It was made by Warren Buffet, a person many people consider one of the most successful investors in the world. He is single-handedly the king of private equity.
Private Equity funds have performed well in the last few years, returning 10 percent (10%) in 2018 alone, beating all other indexes. This rate or return is attracting amateur investors who are setting up high-risk, high-return deals…
We embark on this journey together, we think it is important to share our beliefs to align the community and ecosystem we intend to spark around this initiative:
1. We believe that many more people should have access to financial services and to cheap capital.
2. We believe that people have an inherent right to control the fruit of their legal labor.
3. We believe that global, open, instant, and low-cost movement of money will create immense economic opportunity and more commerce across the world.
4. We believe that people will increasingly trust decentralized forms of governance.
5. We believe…
In the future, we believe that securities will continue to serve their core function: governing the flows of capital between suppliers and utilizers. Yet by using a blockchain based smart contract as the single source of truth upon which all participants can depend, a security will no longer require intermediaries like an administrator, auditor, and the investment bank’s back office to function properly. Blockchain will provide :
1. Transparency: Since the blockchain’s public ledger contains a history of all transactions that can’t be changed, it serves as a traceable audit trail that all market participants agree to and accept. …
▶️Fund protocol An Ethereum-based protocol for creating tokenized Venture Capital funds. Quantum’s code can be found on our Github. As it is developed all will be published there for community feedback and transparency.
▶️Investor portal (investors.qcafund.com): a web app that enables investors to discover, invest in and manage a portfolio of tokenized investments.
▶️Fund (TBD): A fund that utilizes the protocol.
▶️Fund manager portal (TBD): a web or decentralized client app that enables fund managers to create and administer tokenized funds.
▶️Trading infrastructure (TBD): a suite of services that help fund managers access data, connect to exchanges, and execute cryptocurrency trades.
Know more about QCA at :
✔️ QCA website: http://ico.qcafund.com/
✔️ QCA whitepaper: http://ico.qcafund.com/articles/Quantum-Whitepaper-v1.5.1.pdf
✔️ QCA community: https://t.me/QCAICO
✅We will focus on Women and Minority businesses which are traditionally overlooked by private equity and venture capital.
✅We will work to create a unique partnership with another firm that shares the ideas that will give us the flexibility to buy two separate businesses or unite the funds to buy one larger business.
✅Our collaborative model allows us to combine our individual networks, which has already proven useful in obtaining warm introductions to business owners and industry experts.
✅We will bring all potential deals to a collective investment committee meeting every Monday, which facilitates a robust discussion and forces us…
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Quantum is a Venture Capital firm structured as a Hedge Fund. This unique structure allows Quantum to have non-U.S. and U.S. investors. …
Quantum is a Venture Capital firm structured as a Hedge Fund. This unique structure allows Quantum to have non-U.S. and U.S. investors.