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About Chris Andraca

Chris Andraca is a Director 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.

BaseVenture named finalist for Investment Week Fund Services Awards

By | 2017-08-15T16:24:07+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

We are proud to announce that BaseVenture was named a finalist by Investment Week in its 2017 "Fund Services Awards". BaseVenture earned this distinction for the "Best Technology Provider" category.   BaseVenture was short-listed in the "Best Technology Provider" category for companies with less than 200 employees because of its award-winning “FundManager.io” platform. This cloud technology [...]

Why are fund administrators getting fired at alarming rates?

By | 2017-08-09T15:04:10+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Private fund managers are showing an increasing penchant for firing their fund administrators. A new report by Preqin shows that a surprising 36% of fund managers changed their fund administrators in 2016. While that figure is alarming in and of itself, the trend for fund administrators is unfortunately heading in the wrong direction, as this [...]

BaseVenture named repeat winner of Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

By | 2017-06-20T16:19:52+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

We are proud to announce that BaseVenture won the 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America award, in recognition of North America’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. BaseVenture earned this award for the second consecutive year, which has only happened a handful of times over the past few years.   BaseVenture was selected by [...]

How to get Private Equity “out of the dark ages”

By | 2017-06-09T16:44:17+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

Alternative Investments are on a tear, and no asset class has seen more growth than Private Equity. According to eVestment, Assets under Administration (AUA) grew 44% from 2015 to 2016. This influx of capital has caused major ripple effects across the entire private equity landscape, with fund managers competing intensely to attract investor capital. This competition [...]

BaseVenture named a “Silicon100” winner!

By | 2017-06-08T16:35:20+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

We are proud to announce that BaseVenture was selected to the "Silicon100" list! We earned a spot in recognition of the innovation that our cloud-based technology platform has brought to the Alternative Investment industry.   Commenting on this, John Pizzi, CEO, BaseVenture said, "We are always grateful to be recognized as an innovator, and being named one of the [...]

eVestment’s “Alternative Fund Administration 2017” survey highlights importance of technology

By | 2017-05-03T21:29:09+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

eVestment just issued the 17th edition of its "Alternative Fund Administration" survey. This year's survey highlights the explosive growth of the Alternative Investment industry, along with the importance of technology for fund administrators. The Alternative Investment industry grew at a 14% clip over 2015, with over $7.6 trillion in Assets Under Administration (AUA). The ongoing shift towards third-party administration [...]

BaseVenture awarded 2nd place at the Benzinga Global FinTech Awards!

By | 2017-05-24T23:53:40+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

 We are proud to announce that BaseVenture was awarded 2nd Place at the Benzinga Global FinTech Awards, a worldwide innovation competition. We earned this recognition for the "Best Financial Advisor or Wealth Management Platform, Tool, or App" category.   Commenting on this award, John Pizzi, CEO, BaseVenture said, "The Benzinga Global FinTech Awards are one of the top FinTech awards, and we are [...]

Why technology-enabled Fund Administrators will become a bigger force with Family Offices

By | 2017-04-26T17:22:01+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|

The recent and unprecedented spike in the number of millionaires in the US has spurred the creation of ever-more Family Offices (FOs) as people of wealth are turning to Single Family Offices (SFOs) and Multi-Family Offices (MFOs) to help them manage their wealth.   Many of these offices offer a full suite of solutions including [...]

John Pizzi, CEO of BaseVenture, speaks at OFA Conference

By | 2017-04-04T20:48:26+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

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 [...]

BaseVenture Highly Commended at HFM US Technology Awards

By | 2017-04-04T20:47:13+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Company News|

BaseVenture announced today that it earned the “Highly Commended” honor at the HFM US Technology Awards in the “Best FinTech Solution for Hedge Funds” award.  This designation was given to BaseVenture at the annual HFM US Technology Awards held in New York City on February 13, 2017.   Reflecting on the commendation, John Pizzi, CEO [...]