Quickly Seeking Room to Grow, Startup Hedge Funds Chart Bold Tech Tack

Newly-launched managers are going with mature technology, earlier.

Hedge fund managers branching off on their own often face a difficult decision: just how big is big enough?

Growing assets under management usually demands creative application of the thesis in new asset classes—but it also creates a technology issue, directly affecting the firm's appetite for spending on risk management and modeling software upfront.

Their choice therefore has practical consequences, and traditionally, many new funds will change directions midstream as opportunities (or limitat