If you are the sole owner of the "fund", are you actually a daytrader/short term trader?

If you can successfully employ your own strategy, going from $100k to $1m in your own personal trading account, can you skip going through the whole traditional hedge fund structuring process in the meantime and wait until it grows bigger (up to $10m or $100m) before returning to the official paperwork for setting up a real HF?

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Dec 2, 2013

are you asking if you have to fill out paperwork if you score a 100x bagger in your Etrade account?

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Dec 3, 2013
HFer_wannabe:

are you asking if you have to fill out paperwork if you score a 100x bagger in your Etrade account?

Yes, that.

Also, I'm planning on hiring people in the next 2 years to develop new quant strategies for me in case if the fund grows too big. One concern I have is liquidity.

Jul 24, 2014

Being registered as a hedge fund has nothing to do with how much money you have. It has to so with how many investors you have in your fund.

Jul 24, 2014