John Pizzi, CEO of BaseVenture, speaks at OFA Conference

John Pizzi, CEO of BaseVenture, was a featured panelist at the Operations for Alternatives (OFA) 2017 conference, held in Miami Beach FLA on Monday 2/28 and Tuesday 2/29.


John spoke on the “Achieving Increased Efficiency, Managing Fund Expenses, and Improving Risk Management in Middle and Back Office Operations” panel on Tuesday 2/29.  In his panel, John discussed how automation can help increase efficiency, as well as how fund administrators can adapt the middle and back office to meet evolving investor needs for a more digital experience in Alternative Investments akin to what people are used to seeing in online & mobile banking.

John said, “I was thrilled to speak at the OFA 2017 Conference, and I was very impressed by the attendees and the quality of the discussion.  Our team at BaseVenture is focused on helping Fund Administrators simplify how they manage private funds.  Automation of processes and evolving the middle & back office through technology to meet changing investor needs are central to our value proposition to clients, so I am always excited to evangelize this message at great industry events like the OFA Conference.”

BaseVenture’s flagship product is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that connects fund administrators, fund managers and investors with features such as digital reporting, CRM, document management, and key process automation. helps fund administrators improve the quality of service to their clients and investors, increases their efficiency and margins, and helps them better tackle compliance and regulatory challenges.

The OFA brings together professionals from hedge funds, private equity, and ’40 Act Funds to share best practices, proven strategies, and practical solutions for developing a top-to-bottom culture of compliance and operational efficiencies.  This event brings together fund COOs, fund administrators, investors, technology providers, and industry experts for substantive discussions on providing the alternative fund industry with the tools needed to be successful in an evolving economic and regulatory landscape.

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About the Author:

Chris Andraca is the Head of Operations at BaseVenture, with responsibility over Sales, Marketing and Client Services. BaseVenture is an award-winning software company that is helping the alternative investment industry simplify & modernize how private funds are managed and administered. Prior to BaseVenture, Chris established and led the Mobile Account Management team at mFoundry, which grew to become the leading technology provider in the mobile banking & payments space. Chris continued in that capacity when mFoundry was acquired by FIS in 2013.