In this exclusive 1-1 interview, SheWorx Founder Lisa Wang talks to Arthur Bavelas, Founder of Bavelas Group Family Office and Family Office Insights, about the key to unlocking family office money and how it will shape the future of funding.
In the last decade, there has been a ten-fold increase in the number of family offices globally, and this trend is expected to continue. EY estimates that there are currently 10,000 single-family offices. Even more impressive is the sheer amount of wealth being managed by these firms, with latest estimates around $4 trillion.
What exactly is a family office?
How can you access them?
What are these investors looking for?
About the Speakers
Arthur Bavelas, Founder of Bavelas Group Family Office, Founder, Family Office Insights: As an entrepreneur, author, and family office investor, Arthur Bavelas is a pioneer in developing one of the first private opportunity peer review networks for investors within the family office community. He founded Family Office Insights in 1998 to provide meaningful access and engagement for active, socially conscious entrepreneurs and wealth managers. Mr. Bavelas draws upon his own experience founding, building and exiting a successful technology startup to evaluate opportunities spanning technology, market access, and impact investing. He frequently speaks about wealth preservation and legacy investing. His written work has been published in The Wall Street, Bloomberg, and Investment Advisor.
Lisa Wang is a US National Champion and Hall of Fame gymnast turned serial entrepreneur. She is the Founder of SheWorx, the leading global platform empowering 20,000+ women to build and scale successful companies through access to top mentors and investors. Lisa is a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 in Venture Capital and CIO Magazine's Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017 and 2018. She is a writer for Forbes and Fortune focused on driving gender parity in entrepreneurship. Lisa is a motivational keynote speaker headlining conferences including Mobile World Congress, World Entrepreneur Forum, Chief Innovation Officer Summit, and more. She is the Executive Producer and host of the 5-Star Enoughness podcast. Lisa is a graduate of Yale University