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Preqin Ltd.

Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and complimentary research reports. Preqin is an independent business with over 250 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila serving over 40,000 customers in over 90 countries.

Preqin has the most comprehensive and extensive information available on the private equity and venture capital, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources industries, encompassing funds and fundraising, performance, fund managers, institutional investors, deals and fund terms. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin’s services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.


German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK)

Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften – the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK) is the representative of the German private equity industry covering private equity firms, from venture capital through growth capital to buyouts, as well as institutional investors (LPs). BVK has more than 190 full and more than 100 associated members.

It is the mission of the BVK to create best possible environmental conditions for the industry in Germany. This requires improving tax and legal environmental conditions for private equity in Germany in dialogue with political and administrative decision-makers, facilitating the access to capital sources, surveying the markets and analyzing market trends, and supporting our members in exchanging their experience.


Absolut Research

More than 10 years Absolut|report – New Perspectives for Institutional Investors

Absolut|report has been launched in 2001 and is now the leading independent publication for institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Covering all topics of interest to institutional investors Absolut|report focuses on innovations and new developments for the institutional asset management industry. Investment strategies in all asset classes, along with risk management, legal and taxation aspects are provided by science and industry experts.

In combination with Absolut|performance, our web platform and our professional approach, we provide direct access to institutional investors’ decision makers through our outstanding quality and prestigious platform.

Absolut|report, Absolut|performance are, like all our publications, available through an annual subscription.
We will be pleased to provide you with further details.

Absolut Research GmbH
Grosse Elbstrasse 277a
22767 Hamburg

T: +49-40- 30 37 79-0
F: +49-40-30 37 79-15  


Savvy Investor

The World's fastest growing network for Institutional Investors 

Savvy Investor is a new professional network with a focus on providing access to the best pensions and investment white papers and articles, news and blogs from around the web. 

The site has proved an instant hit with institutional investors, gaining over 12,000 members since launching last year – mainly pension funds, asset managers and investment consultants, including a high number of CIOs and CEOs.     



EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 40 countries. EUREKA’s aim is to enhance European competitiveness by fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe, between small and large industry, research institutes and universities. By doing this, EUREKA concentrates the existing potential of experts, of knowledge, research facilities and financial resources in a more efficient way. EUREKA is constantly proving its value through a wealth of success stories – innovative products, processes and services that have been launched onto the market over the last 30 years, creating additional turnover and jobs for European companies, small and large – and by supporting the internationalization of businesses with innovative ideas.

EUREKA is a leading open platform for international cooperation in innovation. It is present in over 40 countries and remains to this day the only initiative of its kind committed to the ‘bottom-up’principle - ensuring that any R&D project with a good business plan receives the support it deserves, independent of its technological nature, or the type of organisations involved.

Watch our 30 years anniversary video, you will see how EUREKA impacts your everyday life.     



PitchBook provides the industry’s most comprehensive M&A, private equity and venture capital database, the PitchBook Platform, as well as daily news & analysis. It helps build the great companies of tomorrow by providing clients the world’s most meaningful business information and resources. PitchBook’s reliable, comprehensive data spans the full lifecycle of M&A, PE and VC transactions, along with the firms and professionals involved, making it easy for clients to access critical data, understand it and use it to inform their decisions. 


ABA - Invest in Austria

ABA – Invest in Austria, the national investment promotion company, is the first point of contact for foreign companies aiming to establish their own business in Austria. We are owned and operated by the Republic of Austria, and report directly to the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economy.

The services provided by ABA – Invest in Austria are free of charge. We provide professional consulting services to firms interested in setting up business operations in Austria, focusing on all issues relevant to selecting an appropriate location. In addition, we provide detailed information about Austria as a business location, and proactively approach potential investors. Our “Location Austria“ team promotes Austria as an optimal hub for international film productions, offering advisory services on selecting suitable film locations:



The Russian Venture Capital Association (RVCA) is the first such professional organization in Russia bringing together representatives of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds. RVCA activities are aimed at promoting the Russian PE and VC market formation, enhancing innovation and facilitating growth of Russia’s economic sector.

RVCA works towards the creation of political and entrepreneurial climate favorable for investment activities in Russia. It represents the interests of industry professionals at executive and legislative bodies, in the media as well as within financial and industrial circles in Russia and abroad. RVCA provides information and communication support to Russian PE and VC market participants and contributes to the development of educational systems designed to prepare senior managers for venture capital entrepreneurship. 



AustrianStartups is a neutral, independent and non-profit platform of, by, and for the Austrian startup community to increase its visibility and to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is an open place for all startups, stakeholders, and interested parties who are encouraged to launch joint initiatives.

AustrianStartups manages the biggest database of Austrian startups and startup services offering in-depth, practical information and resources to help entrepreneurs kick-start their businesses. It serves as a voice of entrepreneurs in Austria and as a hub connecting creative minds with driven, visionary individuals.


Jaaz Portal Limited


Jaaz Portal Limited is a UK-based company with an R&D center located in Poland. Through this, it can provide excellent quality IT services at a minimal cost.

Since March 2017, it has focused on the development of the company's flagship product Jaaz Portal - an ultimate, out-of-the-box web hosting service for average and unskilled users of social networks and bloggers.



Haptic R&D Consulting

HAPTIC R&D CONSULTING is a consulting of global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our goal is your target in a future visionary way to create a synergy business bridge between SME’s companies and R&D laboratories to merge together in revolutionary and innovation projects.

HAPTIC R&D CONSULTING stays focussed both on private and public organisations, NGOs, universities, educational institutes and agencies offering various services related to European funded programmes such as Horizon 2020 helping them to access EU funds.

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YES for Europe

YES for Europe is the Brussels-based European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs launched in 1988 to represent young entrepreneurs in Europe. The Confederation connects Associations of Young Entrepreneurs based in the European Member States and Candidate countries. Current members include major national Associations in the field of industry, trade and services from 14 countries representing 40,000 young entrepreneurs: Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK.

To ensure inclusiveness and open dialogue, Yes for Europe also has affiliated members from neighboring countries such as Armenia and Georgia and establishes strategic partnerships with other European and International Networks and Alliances. Yes for Europe is the EU representative association at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance and partner of Unilever for I’m Walls project.


Private Equity Wire

Private Equity Wire is the private equity industry’s leading portal on news and topical features, including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and product profiles. Private Equity Wire produces a free daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the private equity industry and a series of special reports.


Ascentium Associates

Ascentium Associates are a specialist training provider, focused on the private equity, real estate, infrastructure/project finance and hedge fund sectors. Their industry course programmes are delivered by highly experienced practitioners enabling attendees to learn from seasoned veterans. Courses are scheduled and run globally and can also be designed and delivered in-house for clients.

We also offer consulting and coaching services to help our clients achieve Performance Enhancement and we also offer limited partner market research by undertaking LP Perception Studies.



Institutionalassetmanager is a news and information and fund data service for institutional investors and institutional asset managers focusing on the traditional asset management sector worldwide. Institutionalassetmanager offers a daily newsletter service and a full web site.



Hedgeweek is the hedge fund industry’s leading portal on news and topical features = including updates on new fund launches, investment trends, regulatory news and distribution strategies, and a regular series of market surveys and fund manager interviews. Hedgeweek produces a free weekly and a daily newsletter covering essential news and features within the Hedge Fund industry.