Gui Costin, Founder and CEO

Gui Costin

Founder, CEO

Gui Costin is the Founder and CEO of Dakota. Since its founding in 2006, Dakota has raised over $40 billion dollars for its clients. Gui has one simple mission for Dakota: to be a mentor and foster career growth. He is a leader in sales and marketing, and works to help educate investment firms on the processes and procedures they can implement to scale their business.

Prior to starting his entrepreneurial career, Gui earned his Bachelor of Science in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Virginia. In 2001, he relocated to Philadelphia, working for a number of firms in the area before founding Dakota in 2006.

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Blogs Written By Gui

The Benefits of Interning at a Private Equity Firm

Embarking on your career journey amidst today’s unpredictable landscape can feel overwhelming. As you navigate through the early stages of your academic and professional life, the path ahead may seem...

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A Guide to the 7 Best Practices for Interviewing for an Investment Sales Job

Navigating the world of sales job interviews can often feel like an art form, a delicate balance between showcasing your prowess, understanding the product or service you'll be selling, and aligning...

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Mastering the Art of Investment Management Sales: A Comprehensive Guide

Navigating the complex world of investment management sales is fraught with potential pitfalls that can derail even the most experienced sales teams. By recognizing these pitfalls and implementing...

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