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About Us

The Portland Alternative Investment Association (PAIA) is a non-profit organization, formed to help promote and enhance communication among all participants in the alternative investment community by hosting and facilitating networking and educational forums. Our membership and educational content encompasses a wide range of private and public alternative investment strategy types, and our members and speakers include allocators, portfolio managers, analysts and product specialists, as well as service providers such as legal, accounting and compliance experts who specialize in alternative assets.

Our Mission

  • To connect expert speakers with our members through regular educational events

  • To host networking events where investors, allocators and other professionals can regularly connect in an informal social setting

  • To function as a conduit for improved communication and the increased adoption of industry best practices across Portland’s alternative investment community

  • To expand our members’ knowledge of different investment strategies and opportunities within the alternative assets space

Our Focus

  • Hedge Funds / Liquid Alternatives 

  • Derivatives Trading

  • Private Equity

  • Venture Capital

  • Real Estate

  • Private Credit

  • Commodities

  • Real Assets

  • Infrastructure

  • Investors

  • Consultants

  • Service Providers

Upcoming Events

  • PAIA February In-Person Networking Event
    Feb 09, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Lucky Labrador , QUIMBY 1945, NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    Join us as we discuss a quant approach to alternative markets. We are excited to hear from Giuliana Bordigoni, Portfolio Manager and Director of Specialist Strategies at Man AHL.

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