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Chicago Sun-Times Features Dignitas CWO Nicholas Delgado

The Chicago Sun-Times interviewed Dignitas’ Chief Wealth officer Nicholas Delgado to discuss Dignitas’ 5-year anniversary and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. 

Advising Jetsetters: Creating Exceptional Travel Experiences with Julia Douglas

The holidays represent a wonderful time for busy families to reconnect while experiencing an exciting new destination together. Julia Douglas, President of Jet Set World Travel, sits down with Life, Optimized and provides insight on current trends in luxury travel and family vacation planning. In the era of online travel booking and daily deal travel sites, Jet Set World Travel provides busy executives and entrepreneurs with a customized travel vision and creates experiences that are both effortless and inspiring. If you are interested in preparing your 2014 travel plans, watch Julia’s video interview to learn about the latest travel trends and the role of a travel consultant. 

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Presentation Debrief: Perspectives on Alternative Investment Trends

December 10, 2013.  Morningstar hosted, “Perspectives on Alternative Investment Trends.”  Dignitas Principal, Nicholas Delgado, attended the presentation.  

If you are interested in a debrief on the presentation or learning more about Dignitas’ Investment Consulting Services schedule an introduction here.  

Presentation Debrief: CEO Toolkit - Acquisitions, Valuations and Exits

December 4, 2013.  Dignitas Principal, Nicholas Delgado, presented “CEO Tookit - Acquisitions, Valuations and Exits” to a group of high growth entrepreneurs as part of the Illinois Tollway Coaching for Growth Program.  

If you are interested in a debrief on the presentation or learning more about Dignitas’ Business Advisory Services schedule an introduction here

Presentation Debrief: New Rules for Open Angel Investing: How to Access Investments in Local Brands

December 3, 2013. DLA Piper’s William A Rudnick and Samantha Thompson hosted, “New Rules for Open Angel Investing: How to Access Investments in Local Brands.”  Dignitas Principals, Nicholas Delgado and Haydee Caldero, attended the presentation.  

If you are interested in a debrief on the presentation or learning more about Dignitas’ Investment Consulting or Business Advisory Services schedule an introduction here.  

Former Redbox CEO, Gregg Kaplan, Speaks at Dignitas Sponsored Event
Gregg Kaplan , founder and former CEO of Redbox recently spoke with members of Chicago Founder’s Circle (“CFC”) on successfully scaling growth companies. Dignitas is a founding member of CFC along with DLA Piper, Lightbank, Northwestern University, Deloitte, Dignitas, NEA, and Silicon Valley Bank. CFC provides an exclusive group of high growth entrepreneurs access to peer-to-peer mentorship and a speaker series featuring successful business leaders. 

Former Redbox CEO, Gregg Kaplan, Speaks at Dignitas Sponsored Event

Gregg Kaplan , founder and former CEO of Redbox recently spoke with members of Chicago Founder’s Circle (“CFC”) on successfully scaling growth companies. Dignitas is a founding member of CFC along with DLA Piper, Lightbank, Northwestern University, Deloitte, Dignitas, NEA, and Silicon Valley Bank. CFC provides an exclusive group of high growth entrepreneurs access to peer-to-peer mentorship and a speaker series featuring successful business leaders. 

C-Suite Confidential: An Insider’s Look at Boosting Your Career Track

Dignitas presents an interview with Susan Rosenstein, Founder and CEO of Susan Rosenstein Search. On the road to the C-Suite many executives encounter setbacks that require them to reignite their career or risk losing relevance within their company or industry. In Susan’s interview with Life, Optimized she discusses proven strategies for reenergizing your career and succeeding in an executive level job interview.

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Inside the Mind of An Angel Investor an Interview with Jeffrey Carter

Dignitas presents an interview with Jeff Carter, Co-Founder of Hyde Park Angels, who provides an introduction to angel investing while discussing tips on mitigating the risks of angel investments as well as the role of an angel investor. 

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Haydee Caldero speaks About Dignitas Pre-Divorce Financial Readiness Assessment

Have you ever met someone that was emotionally ready for divorce but not financially organized? Dignitas’ Haydee Caldero discusses how a Pre-Divorce Financial Readiness Assessment is an easy and effective solution to help attorneys address their clients’ financial questions.

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The Chicago Founders Circle Launches To Bring Advice To Local Startups.
Chicago’s emerging growth companies are about to get some counsel thanks to the Chicago Founders Circle, which held its inaugural peer-to-peer networking event at Mediterranean fusion restaurant Naha on Thursday night.

The Chicago Founders Circle Launches To Bring Advice To Local Startups.

Chicago’s emerging growth companies are about to get some counsel thanks to the Chicago Founders Circle, which held its inaugural peer-to-peer networking event at Mediterranean fusion restaurant Naha on Thursday night.

(Source: chicagogrid.com)

End of QE: Economy Back on Track Scenario Impact on Stocks and Bonds

What if economic growth continues to accelerate, enabling the Fed to wind down QE and return to a more neutral monetary policy?

Click here to find out the macro impact of economic growth.

What Would Sam Zell Do?

Dignitas presents an interview with Co-Founder Haydee Caldero, who provides her expert advice on approaching real estate investment opportunities. She has previously advised successful real estate investors including Penny Pritzker, Neil Bluhm, and Sam Zell as well as pension and private equity funds on marquee real estate assets including the Sears Tower, John Hancock, Inland Steel Building and the Houston Galleria.

Dignitas Helps Launch Chicago Founder’s Circle
Today marks the official launch of Chicago Founders Circle (CFC), a new Peer-to-Peer Networking Group offered exclusively to Founders and CEOs of emerging growth companies in Chicago, with a focus on supporting and nurturing the expanding and vibrant emerging growth company community in the region.
CFC was founded by thought leaders actively involved in the emerging growth sector from a variety of different Chicago-focused organizations, including: DLA Piper, Lightbank, Northwestern University, Deloitte, Dignitas, NEA, and Silicon Valley Bank.
CFC is structured as an annual group of 25-30 entrepreneurs who will be invited to participate in a series of four events that will offer them the opportunity to connect with one another and listen to prominent speakers. A fifth networking event will serve as a “graduation” type event that will bring together the current class and, in future renditions, alumni from previous CFC classes.
 “We created the Chicago Founders Circle because of the amazing entrepreneurial talent that exists in Chicago,” said Greg Grossman, Partner at DLA Piper. “By connecting world-class mentors, advisors and investors with Chicago’s most successful entrepreneurs, we’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the local economy in a very profound way. The CFC leadership team is excited to use its collective knowledge and skills to foster the growth of these companies and help these entrepreneurs succeed.”

Dignitas Helps Launch Chicago Founder’s Circle

Today marks the official launch of Chicago Founders Circle (CFC), a new Peer-to-Peer Networking Group offered exclusively to Founders and CEOs of emerging growth companies in Chicago, with a focus on supporting and nurturing the expanding and vibrant emerging growth company community in the region.

CFC was founded by thought leaders actively involved in the emerging growth sector from a variety of different Chicago-focused organizations, including: DLA Piper, Lightbank, Northwestern University, Deloitte, Dignitas, NEA, and Silicon Valley Bank.

CFC is structured as an annual group of 25-30 entrepreneurs who will be invited to participate in a series of four events that will offer them the opportunity to connect with one another and listen to prominent speakers. A fifth networking event will serve as a “graduation” type event that will bring together the current class and, in future renditions, alumni from previous CFC classes.

 “We created the Chicago Founders Circle because of the amazing entrepreneurial talent that exists in Chicago,” said Greg Grossman, Partner at DLA Piper. “By connecting world-class mentors, advisors and investors with Chicago’s most successful entrepreneurs, we’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the local economy in a very profound way. The CFC leadership team is excited to use its collective knowledge and skills to foster the growth of these companies and help these entrepreneurs succeed.”


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Dignitas Membership Now Comes With an iPad
Dignitas announced that all Premier MFO clients will receive a customized Apple iPad. With the support of Dignitas, clients will be able to utilize their iPad as a tool for simplifying and managing their lives.   
Successful families today need a tool that combines the benefits of a computer, with mobility, on-line access and the ability to capture graphical images. The iPad manages all of this along with featuring an appealing, clean, and easy to use interface.  The iPad will serve as each Dignitas client’s personalized family manual that allows them to easily access important information while also enhancing collaboration and communication with their multi-family office
“After conducting extensive market research we realized that the iPad is a technology that is resonating with a broad array of consumers including senior executives and entrepreneurs in a truly transformative manner” said Nicholas Delgado, Chief Wealth Officer of Dignitas.   
As part of Dignitas’ in-depth onboarding process each family will receive an Apple iPad that has been preset with financial planning, educational and personal organizational Apps. Each tablet also includes enhanced security software to protect passwords and personal data. The pre-installed software will help clients stay organized and informed about their financial and personal lives. Each App is customized based on a family’s needs, geographic preferences and other special requests. In addition, Dignitas will provide families with customized training on how to use the various tools available to them on the device.
With their Dignitas iPad, a client will be able to easily monitor their balance sheet with real time data updates, access their bank and brokerage accounts as well as important documents such as insurance policies or tax documents. In addition, clients will also be able to easily communicate and schedule meetings with their Dignitas team.  
By leveraging the technologies within the iPad, our families will be empowered with the tools to make better decisions. From keeping clients informed on their investments to improving collaboration during client meetings – our families will literally have their financial lives organized and available at their fingertips,” said Haydee Caldero, Principal of Dignitas.   

Dignitas Membership Now Comes With an iPad

Dignitas announced that all Premier MFO clients will receive a customized Apple iPad. With the support of Dignitas, clients will be able to utilize their iPad as a tool for simplifying and managing their lives.   

Successful families today need a tool that combines the benefits of a computer, with mobility, on-line access and the ability to capture graphical images. The iPad manages all of this along with featuring an appealing, clean, and easy to use interface.  The iPad will serve as each Dignitas client’s personalized family manual that allows them to easily access important information while also enhancing collaboration and communication with their multi-family office

“After conducting extensive market research we realized that the iPad is a technology that is resonating with a broad array of consumers including senior executives and entrepreneurs in a truly transformative manner” said Nicholas Delgado, Chief Wealth Officer of Dignitas.   

As part of Dignitas’ in-depth onboarding process each family will receive an Apple iPad that has been preset with financial planning, educational and personal organizational Apps. Each tablet also includes enhanced security software to protect passwords and personal data. The pre-installed software will help clients stay organized and informed about their financial and personal lives. Each App is customized based on a family’s needs, geographic preferences and other special requests. In addition, Dignitas will provide families with customized training on how to use the various tools available to them on the device.

With their Dignitas iPad, a client will be able to easily monitor their balance sheet with real time data updates, access their bank and brokerage accounts as well as important documents such as insurance policies or tax documents. In addition, clients will also be able to easily communicate and schedule meetings with their Dignitas team.  

By leveraging the technologies within the iPad, our families will be empowered with the tools to make better decisions. From keeping clients informed on their investments to improving collaboration during client meetings – our families will literally have their financial lives organized and available at their fingertips,” said Haydee Caldero, Principal of Dignitas.   

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