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February 2022

Gain an Edge with AltsEdge

AltsEdge from iCapital and CAIA Association is a comprehensive certificate program that gives financial professionals a competitive edge with practical knowledge on the role and use of alternative investments (plus up to 10 CE credits). Get started today


May 2021

From iCapital Network: Expecting Inflation? Consider Alternatives

Shifting capital from public bonds and stocks into select alternative strategies can protect capital and improve returns in an inflationary environment. Read more


February 2021

From iCapital Network: Private Markets Have Become Accessible to Individual Investors

Through technology and product innovation, a variety of registered funds make high-quality private equity and credit available to individual investors. Read more


January 2021

AI Insight is now part of iCapital Network

iCapital Network, a financial technology platform focused on alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, has agreed to purchase the assets of AI Insight Inc., an alternative investment education and compliance platform for financial advisors. We look forward to bringing together our technologies to continue supporting advisors and their clients with alternative investing.


December 2020

ADISA Names 2021 Board of Directors

AI Insight’s Sherri Cooke has been selected to serve on ADISA’s 2021 Board of Directors. Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) is a trade association that represents the alternative investment and securities industry.


November 2020

Updated Edition of ADISA’s Guide to Alternative Investments now available

AI Insight’s Sherri Cooke and Laura Sexton recently helped review an updated and revised version of The Guide to Alternative Investments, developed by ADISA in collaboration with Lightbulb Press. The Guide now includes interval funds, Regulation A/Regulation A+, liquid alternatives, and more. Download a digital copy


October 2020

Video: AI Insight’s Lou Johnson on alternative mutual funds in 2020

AI Insight’s Lou Johnson discusses key points on alternative mutual funds as of mid-year 2020 and going forward. Watch now


July 2020

AI Insight’s Mike Kell to chair IPA’s new Industry Data and Research Committee

The IPA’s Industry Data and Research Committee will drive the future growth of the PDI industry by advancing independent industry data and serving as a key resource for real-time access. The Committee will guide the development of deep and broad analysis of investor’s behavior vis-à-vis investments, risk tolerance, liquidity needs, demographic, market condition and historical data analysis. The research will identify direct statistical impacts on product performance in different market cycle as well as other critical performance data. The Committee will hold regular Committee and Interest Group calls and in-person meetings at IPA conferences. Annual workplans and schedules will be determined by the Committee.


June 2020

AI Insight earns National Women’s Business Certification

AI Insight recently earned their annual certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.

WBENC Certification validates that the business is 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women. To achieve WBENC Certification, AI Insight completed a formal documentation and site visit process which is administered by one of WBENC’s 14 Regional Partner Organizations.


May 2020

Webinar on Demand: What Do We Do Now – An Industry Perspective

AI Insight’s Sherri Cooke joins a panel discussion, “What Do We Do Now – An Industry Perspective“, as part of Blue Vault’s Alts Week along with Brian Rivera-CIM Group, Dale Brown-FSI; Thayer Gallison-Advisor Group and Ryan Strauser-Black Creek Group.