Gui Costin

Gui is the founder and CEO of Dakota, a third-party marketing firm that has raised over $30 billion for its clients since 2006. Dakota recently created its first software product, Dakota Marketplace, an institutional investor database built for fundraisers by fundraisers. The Dakota team uses the contact information in Marketplace every day to schedule meetings and raise money. Since April 2019, over 120 investment firms (and growing) have subscribed to Marketplace and are using the data to schedule their own meetings and raise money.

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Blogs By Gui Costin

people in a business setting | September 10, 2021

20+ Reasons to Start Your Career in SaaS Sales

Graduating from — or even starting — college in an uncertain environment like the one we are...

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planner, pen, mug, and laptop on desk | July 9, 2021

7 Trends Driving Alternative Investments in RIAs and MFOs

If you’re in the Alternative investment industry and wonder if calling on the RIA channel is worth...

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Business people giving each other a high five | February 5, 2021

3 Tips for Following Up After an Institutional Investor Meeting

Picture this: you’re leaving a meeting with an institutional investor after doing outreach for...

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Headphones and mic in studio for Dakota Live call | February 2, 2021

The 3 Key Benefits of Joining the Dakota Live! Call

If you’re an investment salesperson, you likely have one primary goal: finding the right people to...

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woman working at a computer | January 8, 2021

The Best Institutional Investor Databases of 2021

With the start of a new year comes the promise of new goals, new plans, and starting all over again...

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man walking holding a coat | December 18, 2020

The Top 10 Consultants to Watch in 2021

s to watch in 2021 At Dakota, we’ve been raising capital since 2006, and have raised over $30...

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