Unlike Any Other Cap Intro Platform

iConnections is a community that connects the investment management industry year-round. We focus on creating unique opportunities for you to engage, connect and build lasting relationships. 

In an environment where physical events and meetings are no longer the norm, we've reimagined how the investment industry connects.

Our platform makes it easy to find connections in common, schedule and conduct video meetings, share documents and track your interactions. By becoming a member, you'll gain access to a global community of institutional allocators and fund managers and capture every opportunity.

iConnections was founded in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic by Ron Biscardi, former CEO of Context Summits. iConnections launched with the global capital introduction event Funds4Food, which raised $1.9m for victims of the pandemic. The event attracted some of the most highly-regarded institutional allocators and fund managers from around the world, many of which are current members. 

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Explore Our Capabilities

Proprietary Technology

Connect, schedule and conduct one-on-one video meetings directly on the iConnections platform with our proprietary video conferencing technology.

Stay connected on the go with our user-friendly mobile application.

quality NETWORKING &
Relationship Tracking

Run targeted fund or investor searches of our global database by filtering on over 80 points of data to find the most relevant matches.

Track every step of your relationship history with other members.

Host "coffee get-togethers" to connect with members of the community. Post a topic, pick a time and invite others to join


Members only. 3 events per year. Special access to partner events. Physical events begin 2022.

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iconnections events

iConnections Global Alternatives Conference 

January 20 - Jan 30, 2021


June 2021

iConnections Global Alternatives Conference

January 25-27, 2022 hosted at The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, FL

PREVIOUS: i3: iConnections Impact & Inclusion Week

September 29 - October 2, 2020

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PREVIOUS: Funds4Food

June 15 - July 2, 2020

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partner events

The Fall iConnections Investment Institute Virtual Forum 

October 26 - 27, 2020

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2020 Global FundWomen Week

November 9 - 13, 2020

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Strategy Spotlight Series: Event-Driven and Opportunistic Credit

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Open to Investors Only

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"The interface was incredibly easy to use and the iConnections support team was on it during the Funds4Food event. The quality and engagement level of the allocators and the seniority of people in meetings made it a superior experience" Mark Olson, Par-Four Investments
“Great meetings with high quality interaction and seniority of matched LPs. Platform was easy to use” James Tieng, Lumos Capital Management
"i3 = iconic, innovative + ingenious!" Rahul Moodgal, Partner, Parvus Asset Management
iConnections is at it again. Innovative technology, integrating managers and allocators and incorporating purpose are three powerful "i"s taking shape at i3. Ted Seides, Host, Capital Allocators Podcast

Built by Experts


Ron Biscardi, Chief Executive Officer

Ron has over 25 years of business experience and most recently served as the CEO of Context Summits, a business he co-founded and built into the world’s largest capital introduction conference in the alternative investment industry. Ron was also a co-founder of Context Capital Partners, a seeding platform where he was responsible for originating and facilitating the firm’s most successful deals: Context Summits, Context Business Lending, Context Family Network, Context BH Partners and Context TCM. Ron also led the effort to create and launch Context 365, an online platform designed to facilitate connections between fund managers and allocators across the alternative investment industry.

Chief Executive Officer


Chris Altomare, Chief Technology Officer

Chris has over 10 years of experience designing & developing web applications in the financial services and market research industries. Starting in 2015 Chris served as the Chief Software Architect for the technology platform for Context Summits. Chris built the platform that made it possible to run one-on-one meeting events that facilitated 10,000 meetings over two days. The platform included event registration, CRM, capital introduction management, meeting scheduling, fund performance reporting, attendee match making and meeting schedule optimization

Chief  Technology Officer


Amy Smith, Chief People Officer

Amy joined iConnections as Chief People Officer in July 2020 and brings over 20 years of industry experience. Amy most recently spent six years at Context Capital Partners, where she served as Chief of Staff. Previously, she held a similar role at Spire Capital Partners for thirteen years. Amy holds a B.S. in Business Administration from West Liberty State University

Chief People Officer


Rob Tappero, Director of Sales

Rob joined iConnections with a focus on building the firm’s global customer base, as well as strategically expanding their offering throughout the region. Rob has more than 12 years of industry experience. Prior to iConnections, he was most recently the Director of Sales at Context Summits in New York, where he spearheaded the launch of Context365 and led the sales effort for the world’s largest capital introduction conference in the alternative investment industry. Previously, Rob was a Private Wealth Advisor in his native country, Australia. He earned a B.C. in Finance and Financial Services & Accounting from Deakin University in Melbourne Australia

Director of Sales


Kaitlin Malin, Director of Operations

Kaitlin joined iConnections for the Funds4Food initiative and now leads development and event partnerships as Director of Operations. Prior to joining iConnections she was responsible for sourcing strategic partnerships across business lines at Zume Inc. Previously, she was a member of the Client Solutions team at MKP Capital Management, where she managed client relationships and co-covered North American fundraising across investor channels for discretionary global macro, fixed-income, and diversified credit strategies. Kaitlin is a CFA charterholder and holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. She received a BA in Public Policy and Law from Trinity College (CT). She is also a member of 100 Women in Finance and Chair of the 100 Women in Finance NextGen New York committee.

Director of Operations


Vern Bratton, Director of Business Development

Vern Bratton brings thirteen years of sales experience, with six years in the alternative investment industry. Prior to iConnections, he most recently served as Head of Sales for Align Managed Services which offers Outsourced IT and Cybersecurity Advisory services to the Investment Management industry. Vern also served as Director of Business Development of Context Summits and Context Family Network which produced cap intro style events for the alternative asset management industry from 2016-2019. He has a strong track record of establishing meaningful and strategic relationships with investment managers, advisors and services providers, as well as institutional investors. Vern earned a B.S. in Sports Management with a abusiness minor from St. John's University in Queens, NY. 

Director of Business Development


Kay Rozynski, Marketing Director

Kay joined the iConnections team in April 2020 for Funds4Food where she led the content and marketing for the event. She previously worked for BTIG where she helped coordinate various charity initiatives, including BTIG Charity Day. She brings eight prior years of design and marketing experience to the role. Kay received a BS in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and Economics from Stony Brook University

Marketing Director


Rachel Nissan, Director of Investor Relations

Rachel joined iConnections with a focus on growing the firm’s institutional investor community by providing a highly curated manager research experience. Prior to iConnections, she was the Director of Investor Relations at Context Summits in New York, where she led institutional investor relations and helped build the world’s largest alternatives capital introduction conference. Previously, Rachel worked directly under the CFO at Encourage Capital (formerly Wolfensohn Fund Management), an impact fund focused on emerging markets private equity. Rachel received a B.S. in Finance and B.A .in Philosophy from The College of New Jersey.

Director of Investor Relations

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