FAQs – Pulsar Platform

  1. How is Pulsar Connect different from other platforms?
    Pulsar Connect is the first collaborative global network of institutional investors. The Pulsar platform will provide visibility to various types of investment products around the world, and will be accessible to all segments of institutional investors.
  2. Can anyone join the platform as an "investor"?
    No. While we welcome feedback at the beta stage from any professional in the sector, actual users of the platform must be verified as institutional investors.
  3. Would asset managers be able to join or view investors' discussions?
    No. Asset managers will not have access to discussions or information that is exchanged among investors. However, asset managers will join the platform in a different role, as they will be able to present their products to the global community of institutional investors.
  4. Is Pulsar Connect affiliated in any way with any asset manager?
    No. We are 100% independent and believe that independence is key for any platform to establish trust among investors and foster community collaboration.
  5. As an investor, what should I expect to gain from joining the platform?
    • Gather useful information, views and insights from peer investors globally
    • Use a wiser and more informed investment selection process
    • Identify investment products globally, including products of less-known managers
    • Save time and costs
    • Validate recommendations of consultants and asset managers
    • Enjoy a refreshing and effective investment experience
  6. As an asset manager, what should I expect to benefit from joining the platform?
    • Expand geographic reach
    • Improve diversity in terms of institutional investors’ type, location and size
    • Save time and costs
    • Have access to statistical data of platform trends and track demand for certain products
    • Get valuable feedback through client ratings of your firm and funds
  7. Is there any cost or legal engagement involved with participating in the beta stage?
    No - it's 100% free, and you can opt out of the platform anytime.
  8. Could my e-mail address or other information be used for any other purpose?
    Absolutely not. We respect your privacy and will never share your e-mail address or personal information with anyone else. For more information, please read our “privacy policy”.
  9. When will the platform become operational?
    We expect the platform to become operational in the beginning of 2017. In the meantime, we encourage institutional investors and asset managers to visit and experiment with the platform, while we will be adding functionalities continuously.
  10. How should I provide feedback or suggestions?
    Your feedback is extremely important to us. Please use the “feedback” button from the platform itself, or send us an email to [email protected]
  11. I am a third party providing data, software or other services to institutional investors - can I join the platform?
    You will not be able to join the platform as an investor, as we must ensure that the investment community is only reserved for institutional investors. However, please contact us as we are discussing possible partnership with service providers. [email protected]
  12. I am a consultant - can I join the platform?
    You will not be able to join the platform as an investor, as we must ensure that the investment community is only reserved for institutional investors. However, we expect to provide a different type of access to consultants, so that they can serve the needs of their clients better. Please contact us at [email protected]