These days, we’re all trying to maximize our time and become the best, most efficient versions of ourselves. With to-do lists that only seem to get longer, and the days blurring together, it’s not always easy (or even possible) to give up an hour or more of your time to read, listen, and watch a variety of content to keep up on industry trends and news.
So, we did it for you.
Of course, we think that the Dakota Live! Call is a great resource for investment sales people across the industry, but we’re keeping ourselves off of the list. We have over one hundred calls under our belts, and after spotlighting dozens of allocators and metro areas, we think those calls can speak for themselves.
Instead, we’re giving you an overview of five of the best resources for investment salespeople, including an overview of each, the platform it covers, and how frequently it's updated. Staying up-to-date on what’s going on in the industry is key, and by the end of this article you’ll be able to decide for yourself which resources are truly worth your time.
If you’re prone to binge-watching, this is probably the platform for you. Asset TV is a video platform designed for investment managers.
CityWire is an online platform that provides a variety of news resources to investment sales professionals all over the world. They also host events, have a print magazine, and a Service Research service that provides key assets to asset managers.
Barron’s is a daily publication that provides insight on the markets, data, trends, and news for investment professionals. Their “Best of Advisors” lists have become a trusted resource for many throughout the industry.
J.P Morgan brings their 150 years of experience to life with their asset management podcast. Episode types vary, and cover everything from investing best practices to alternatives and more.
Preqin is a data and analytics provider specializing in Alternatives. Their blog provides data, updates, and analytics relation to all things under the Alternative umbrella.
We’ve outlined five of the best industry resources and who they might be a good fit for based on your needs. But if you’re still not sure, and like many of us, unwilling to waste your valuable time finding out, we don’t blame you!
Which is why we’ll also tell you a little about one last resource: The Dakota Live! Call.
The Dakota Live! Call is a weekly call that provides insights and information about investment allocators for investment sales professionals. The calls are broken out into a general call and an Alternatives call, so that you can tune in to the call that best fits your needs.
Each call follows the same format, covering:
At Dakota, we’ve made it our mission to be the premier resource for other industry professionals who are out there raising capital every day, just like us.
We started with this list, and now we invite you to explore not only the options listed above, but to register for the next Dakota Live! Call and see for yourself the value it can provide your sales team.