28 December 2015

Coley Andrews: What it Takes to be a Search Fund Entrepreneur (video)

Video above: Coley Andrews: What it Takes to be a Search Fund Entrepreneur - (Published September 23, 2015) - Takeaways from the Stanford Graduate School of Business Entrepreneur Symposium 2015

Pacific Lake Partners, Boston, MA: pacificlake.com

Coley Andrews | Pacific Lake Partners"Coley Andrews is a Co-Founder and Managing Member of Pacific Lake Partners. Since co-founding the firm with Jim Southern in 2009, Coley has worked with over 50 Search Funds. He currently serves as a Director at Inspired eLearning, Aquavita, dESCO, and Data Fusion Technologies and as a Board Visitor at AlphaCredit, Raptor Technologies, Scottish American, Arizona College, and Vector Disease Control International."

What's a Search Fund | Pacific Lake PartnersThe Search Fund model is a proven, viable path for entrepreneurs who want to own and build a company. The Search Fund model offers relatively inexperienced, recent MBA graduates with limited capital resources a quick path to owning, managing, and growing a company, or  "Entrepreneurship through Acquisition."

Pacific Lake Uses ‘Very Obscure’ Strategy To Help Entrepreneurs - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJDec 30, 2009 "Pacific Lake Partners is raising $35 million, but not for your run-of-the-mill venture fund – it’s for a rare breed of fund that provides capital for young entrepreneurs to search for a potential buyout opportunity. The investment strategy, known as a search fund, is “very obscure,” Pacific Lake Partner Jim Southern said. But it’s one informed by Southern’s own business experience."

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