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Olesia K. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

I am coming from a PE background, and it was a refreshing course to systematize experience and knowledge I already had. The session was exciting and engaging. Each member contributed with their professional examples and it made the day vivid and practical. The speaker was at the top & answered all our questions. Break out activities were so exciting.

Deeksha B. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

The Private Equity Bootcamp was very helpful in understanding more about how private equity investing, deal structuring, due diligence, value creation, and exit strategies work. It was a highly interactive and fun workshop with plenty of case studies, interaction, and real-life scenarios. I would highly recommend it!

Lukas P. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ

Interactive and to the point presentation. Well worked out storylines and material. Able to cover a global perspective in PE/PD.

Beatrice T. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

I enjoyed today’s training. Steve was an engaging and energetic trainer/lecturer and made complex concepts/industry jargon easy to understand. The session provided one with a comprehensive overviewย of PE investing, which I think is a great starting point.

Mahnoor W. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

The bootcamp was able to translate detailed knowledge about the PE space in a digestible, relatable yet inspiring way. It was extremely stimulating and provided practical knowledge.

Marian N. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

The PE bootcamp offers a comprehensive overview of all important aspects of the PE business and really serves as a ‘knowledge booster’.

Paolo P. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

Very interesting and fun event. You are free to ask questions on whatever topics might interest you, even if not fully covered in the agenda of the day.

Marious S. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ

It was a pleasure to have met and worked with Steve on this superb, topical seminar. Relentless energy and excitement on the subject matter made it a very engaging few hours of the day. Will recommend! Happy to host the next one!

Andrea M. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ

Very interesting and interactive. A good way to have a first-hand and independent view of PE.

Saurabh D. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Interactive, insightful and fun way to learn private equity from basics to advanced concepts – all in a day’s workshop.

Yashika C. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

The session was quite interactive. The course contains a lot of simulations and exercises which made the course interesting.

Adrian K. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Great teacher but most importantly great person! Perfect way to fresh up content on PE both for your CFAs and investment professionals in general. Keep going!

Philippe J. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ

Very good learning experience: practical, funny, informative

Jolene C. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

This was a very good introduction to, and provided a broad perspective on the PE sector. I definitely wish we had more time!

Shubham J. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

As this was a one day workshop – it offered great learning on Private Equity with fun along the way by doing some practicalย fun exercises.

Karmen K. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

The lecture was engaging and generalized in order to bring out the different backgrounds that were present. The fun part was the negotiation simulation, which brought out the different negotiation tactics.

Marios D. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ

Very well structured and practical!

Joanne A. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Steve really helps us understand everything about PE in a very simple & fun way! Hope to join his other classes!

Puti A. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Steve has great energy throughout the day & encouraged us to join actively. The pre-course materials shared online helped a lot to follow with today’s discussion!

Zero One Hundred Conferences ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

We are happy to announce the successful conclusion of our latest Family Office workshop, led by none other than Global PE-subject-matter expert, Steve Balaban, CFA.

Hans W. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Appreciate that Steve asked beforehand my expectations & questions prior to the class, and then, those were answered well in class. Steve is also a fun guy, enthusiastic and knowledgeable in his area.

Himansu D. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

This was a very fun and interactive program; appreciate the light-hearted humor and fun facts. The content was crisp and relevant to different facets of the Private Equity industry.

Nicolas A. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

Very interesting session!

Leonard B. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The course is very helpful, especially for the Investment Banking division!

CFA Society Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

We were grateful to have Steve Balaban, CFA โ€” the contributing author on the subject of private equity for the CFA Program โ€” to share valuable insights on how family offices can approach the private equity and venture capital market due diligence process.

Craig G. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Steveโ€™s passion and enthusiasm combine in an infectious delivery style that effectively delivers Private Equity content to a wide range of audiences. In the time that I have known Steve, I have seen him inspire audiences with his deep knowledge of Private Equity and passionate enthusiasm for the industry.

Nicholas ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Steven really provides great insight and an interactive course about private equity. One of the best!

ZamZam D. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The examples were great, and the class was very lively!

Mohammad R. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The full day experience was amazing. I got to learn PE! In only 1 full day!

Ridho P. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

It was educational and fun!

Sandeep G. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Steve conducted a highly engaging and informative session for the CFA community in Bangalore, India. Superb energy and content.

Herman H ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Mink Learning gave good, clear training materials, a lot of insights, and theory for participants who want to get practical examples and case studies.

Mega O. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Interactive session!

Johan C. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The training has strengthened my knowledge & skills in PE. It is recommended training, and I wish to have more days for this training program.

Eka A. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

All of the information given by the speaker was delivered well, with the speaker asking participants to proactively join the discussion, which resulted in participants having more understanding on the info/material.

Demetrius P. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

In Indonesia, PE has been established, but there is nearly zero training available. This training helps significantly for PE knowledge!

Marine-Sophie P. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

This is a great opportunity to learn from an expert and to meet knowledgeable people. The way Steve is leading the course is really interactive.

Hanif V. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The explanation from Steve is very comprehensive and related to reality. The teaching method was very interactive. It was a memorable class.

Sidhant S. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Amazing experience!! Really recommend signing up for the bootcamp to anyone interested in VC or PE markets. Steve has been amazing and great with activities and keeping us engaged.

Caterina R. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

Real insightful course that give you a 360 degree understanding of the PE market in one day.

Kaustubh R. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Excellent session conducted by Steve Balaban providing a comprehensive overview of private equity fund structures and key aspects of investments.

Karan ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Loved the interactive session. It felt more like an open conversation than a lecture. Thank you for the knowledge.

Duy A. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Truly engaging bootcamp. Tons of possibilities to engage with other participants and sharing insights from each otherโ€™s perspectives and industries.

Mansi P. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Very good and interactive session Steve. All of the concepts which otherwise are very technical were made very clear during the session.

Athanasios B. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

Very interesting programme that was made digestible for the needs of our one day bootcamp.

Prithvinath G. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Steve has a really interactive way of teaching which makes you understand the concepts in a fun way.

Adam M. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

The course is really interesting, comprehensive, and valuable. Steve does a great job to explain things about private equity with passion.

Andreas W. ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ

Steve has great presentation skills and he provided a lot of content for a 1 day course.

CFA Society Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

Thank you, Steve. Your presentation was engaging and allowed the audience to ask questions in a way that made them feel engaged and empowered.

Fabian S. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Good overview on the most important topics, along with a nice look into the details.

Kai L. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

This is the best private equity workshop I have been to. It’s easy to follow, interactive and fun.

Nimit G. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

It was a great learning experience. Steve is an excellent speaker & on top of his game with respect to the private equity space.

Jan Z. ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

The bootcamp was a great experience and a good start into the world of private equity. I can recommend it to everyone who is interested in private equity.

Shamit C. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Very interactive 101 learning session on the dynamics of PE investing. Best way to gauge career interest for a deep dive in the valuation & operational aspects of the PE industry.

Zero One Hundred Conferences ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Steveโ€™s in-depth expertise and practical advice provided a valuable learning experience for all participants, equipping them with the tools necessary to navigate the complex world of private equity and venture capital investing.

Sahiba S. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

This is the first time that I’ve attended such a session. Amazing and highly interactive. It was always like a group of friends chatting and discussing. Great place to learn and grow.

Mike S. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

I had the pleasure of attending two of Steveโ€™s presentations at the CFA Society Toronto. Steve inspired the audience through his intimate delivery, detailed knowledge of private equity, and his relevant experiences. His enthusiasm and passion are truly contagious and he had the audience engaged from the first minute!

Kostas A. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Steve constantly strives to discover the latest trend or the latest opportunity โ€“ a definite asset to a family office looking to augment their investment platform.

Cleveland M. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

Fun, yet very informative bootcamp.

Arun P. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

The session was very interactive and fun. Steve is a great speaker who was able to explain difficult concepts in Private Equity in simple language.