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Financial Poise Weekly Rundown

Note: Episodes 1-74 were produced under the name “Accredited Investor Markets Radio”. We changed the name to “Financial Poise Radio” starting with Episode 75.

Jun 5, 2015

Accredited Investor Market Radio's Christopher Cahill interviews Jim Dowd, Founder and Managing Director of the North Capital companies in Episode 38.  They discuss private placement investment platforms, including the vetting of deals to be included on a platform and the effect of private placement platforms on overall investment in private offerings.  Cahill and Dowd also discuss present and future prospects for participation of non-accredited investors in private placements, and how that relates to North Capital's choice of 99Funding as the title of its private placement platform.


You can find out more about Jim Dowd and the North Capital Companies here and here. You can  also learn about 99Funding here.


Or you can find them here:

Twitter:  @norcap & @99funding

LinkedIn: Jim Dowd

LinkedIn: 99Funding




About Jim Dowd


Jim Dowd has 30 years of experience in global financial markets. He is founder and managing director of the North Capital companies, which include North Capital Private Securities (NCPS), a registered broker-dealer focused on the distribution of private funds and the securities of private companies, North Capital Inc., a registered investment advisor, and North Capital Investment Technology, a financial technology company that develops and licenses transaction software for financial institutions and other companies to conduct private offerings.  NCPS is the designated broker-dealer for a number of securities funding platforms in the seed equity, real estate and private fund markets.  


Prior to founding North Capital in 2008, Dowd spent 23 years in international financial and securities markets based in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. He was previously Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns, where he managed the hedge fund platform and advisory business from 2003 to 2008. Dowd is a CFA charterholder and a CPA, and he holds the Series 3, 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities licenses. North Capital Private Securities is a member of FINRA and SIPC.


Mr. Dowd is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned a bachelor’s of science in Foreign Service (BSFS), majoring in international economics, finance and commerce. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.