John is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Hamilton Lane’s Fund Investment Team, where he is responsible for all aspects of fund due diligence in North America.
Previously John was a member of Hamilton Lane’s Research team where he worked on a number of the firm’s proprietary tools including the Horizon Model, Simulated Market Risk Return Tool (“SMRRT”) and Public Market Equivalent II (“PME II”).
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2009, John held various co-op positions as an Actuarial Assistant at Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and as an Assistant Trader for Susquehanna International Group, where he focused on Energy and Gas Futures.
John received a B.S in Mathematics with distinction from Drexel University.
Quick Hits | Talking Fundraising Activity
In this Quick Hits video, Co-Head of Fund Investments John Stake discusses the current fundraising environment, comparing it to a visit to the grocery store.
Express Checkout: Fundraising in Today’s Environment
At Hamilton Lane, we regularly preach the benefits of using data to drive our insights rather than relying on anecdotes or gut feelings. For months now, many of us have been speaking amongst ourselves about fundraising and how busy it seems.