REBLOG: Investor Network to launch IND


Source URL: http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/spe-formed-to-invest-in-investor-network-destinations/

Investor Network Destinations closes seed round

April 15, 2019

Investor Network Destinations (IND), a Beverly Hills-based entertainment and education company providing service to high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) and single family offices (SFO), opened a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) to raise seed capital and closed a seed round via convertible debt with founders of companies for an undisclosed amount.

Red Hook Capital’s friends and family invest in Special Purpose Entity to fund the creation of “Investor Network Destinations” through a Special Purpose Entity (SPE).

Three CEOs/Founder of technology companies lead the round into the SPE.

Ross Cooper, founder and former CEO of Verimatrix Inc., says “He looks forward to the development of IND’s yacht and luxury car program. IND’s Parade of Light party on a Mega Yacht in San Diego was one of the best parties of the year.”

Omar Bakr, founder, and CEO of Tarana Wireless says “JD Morris connects the right people together at the right time. Investor Network has a wide range of contacts from IPO CFOs to successful founders of companies.”

Investor Network Destinations is a spin-off of “Investor Network by JD” that has been providing networking and educational events for more than 20 years. With thousands of subscribers that invested in hundreds of deals provided by Investor Network by JD (IN) and its partners. ” Investor Network Destination will focus on people with more than $500,000 dollar to invest in alternative assets by providing amazing educational events at great destinations,” says JD Morris, founder of Investor Network and ACG.

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Contact Details: Victoria at VB@RedHookCapital.co

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Unicorn Road Show from San Diego to Napa 2017-10


Red Hook Capital to meet with funds and family offices from Newport Beach to Napa during October road show to invest in funds and co-invest with funds into EBITDA and Unicorn companies.

We will host private dinners and lunches in Napa on October  24th and 25th.  Contact Victoria at INFO@RedHookCapital.co for more information.

“It is all about fine wine, food, fun, and amazing deals for our families and private equity firms that co-invest with us!” said, JD Morris our General Partner.

Red Hook Capital will be attending Opal’s Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum – West

Come and enjoy a bottle of Napa Valley’s finest Chardonnay at Opal Group’s Annual Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum – West. Known for the fastest growing population of newly structured family offices, Northern California’s wine country provides a beautiful landscape for this three-day event. Largely dominated by first and second-generation families from the Silicon Valley, investment strategies such as Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Technology will be familiar themes throughout the conference. Investment managers and families will come together to discuss the foundations in which they built their wealth, and uncork the various investment strategies in which to keep their portfolios growing and plentiful. Additional hot topics such as impact investing, alternatives, and the trustee beneficiary relationship, will allow for delegates to sample a diverse blend of palatable subjects while networking amongst the grape vines. To cap off the event, attendees will wine and dine in one of Napa’s luxurious wineries, creating an experience that they will never forget.

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Contact Details:

For more information please contact INFO@RedHookCapital.co

UPDATE: About JD Morris


 

JD Morris has been working with family offices and High Net Worth Individuals ( HNWI ) starting in 1990 with his college development office.

FROM JD’s LINKEDIN PROFILE: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris

J. David Morris (JD) focuses on buyouts starting at $5 million EBITA. He also serves on the board of advisors and board of directors of several private.

He is a General Partner of Red Hook Capital. He also has served in leadership roles in strategy, corporate and business development for Lockheed Martin, MCI Corp., and other companies where he played key roles in the creation and development of several new ventures.

JD’s merchant banking and investment banking activities have resulted in many successful deals. JD advises clients ranging from business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, revenue models and future growth opportunities.

He has been a speaker at various industry forums, has been quoted in numerous leading publications, such as the Wall Street Journal, and has made several appearances on Bloomberg, CNET, CNBC, ESPN, and many media outlets.

He received a B.A. in economics with mathematics from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and Omega Rho student with a focus in operations research (#4 world) from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT JD MORRIS

“JD Morris is first rate, good ideas all the time and honesty all the way. Work with the Man.” The Honorable Tidle McCoy January 26, 2010 – Chairman & Founder of Washington Capital Partners

“I have worked with JD on several acquisition transactions. I have always found him to be professional and timely. He delivers what he says he will in the right time frame. When he is an advisor, as opposed to principal he seems to have a knack for getting the two parties together. When principal, he gets his deals done.” April 5, 2006 – Andy Tucker, Partner at Andrew & Kurth LLP.

“JD was able to close a difficult international backbone financing for a start-up company for $20.0 million. Dealing with the uncertainties of Brazilian government regulations, tight emerging capital markets, and choosy investors, JD raised this equity capital when no other advisors were able to even look at the deal. He is highly qualified and capable.” February 4, 2010 – William St. Laurent – former CEO of Vitech America (NASDAQ).

“JD has a wide source of contacts for funding. He finds the best source of capital for a particular company’s financing needs and knows how to structure the deal. He is creative, enthusiastic and easy to work with. I am happy to recommend him to my clients and others.” November 5, 2012 – Ernie Stern – partner at Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working briefly with Mr. Morris on two projects and being in a finance industry group with him. He has a combination of finance and LBO expertise, analytic skill, business connections and enthusiasm that would make him a valuable asset to most corporate or advisory boards.” May 12, 2007 – Steve Rabin, CPA

“Mr. Morris has been a great resource in helping me learn the ins and outs of raising capital. Every opportunity that I raise capital for I look to JD for his guidance. His relationships with investors is enormously valuable. Additionally, he has graciously allowed me to speak on his radio show which gave my venture at the time great exposure. Thanks.” January 28, 2010 – Eric Collins, Media Consultant to Fortune 500 companies

“I have known Mr. Morris for several years and am consistently impressed with his energy and contact base. He is well connected to the VC Community and maintains relationships with the top management of many local and regional companies. He has an excellent track record of raising capital and of advising companies wishing to do so.” July 17, 2005 – Alan Gottlieb, Consultant to Fortune 500 companies

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LINKEDIN PROFILE: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris

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Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris