After a momentous year that reshaped the globe and capital markets, we are using this State of Our Union to conduct a deep dive revisiting the pillars of the hedge fund industry. 2020 findings revealed why the industry may be one of the most exciting and vital for the coming decade – and could be the start of a new golden age of hedge funds. We explore what it means to launch, grow and manage an alternative asset firm at this start of a new decade, and how diverse tailwinds may shape the years ahead.