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

  • July 2022 [In Person!] Networking Event: Oregon Capital Scan
    Tue, Jul 19
    Lucky Labrador Brewing Company
    Jul 19, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Lucky Labrador Brewing Company, QUIMBY 1945, NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    The Oregon Capital Scan will be an opportunity to better understand the effects and ramifications of the pandemic on the Oregon capital ecosystem. PAIA is pleased to invite the Oregon investment community to both ask questions and provide valuable input.

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