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Raising Capital from the Two Types of Accredited Investor: Approach Them the Right Way

Raising Capital from the Two Types of Accredited Investor: Approach Them the Right Way

The pursuit of the coveted accredited investor has gained traction in recent years thanks to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012 and its formal launch in 2016. The…

Matt Scott October 16, 2019
How to Get Referrals from Accredited Investors

How to Get Referrals from Accredited Investors

Raising capital from Accredited Investors has a long sales cycle because you’re selling an opportunity which requires a high degree of trust, the capital requirements…

Matt Scott September 19, 2019
Stop Trying to Sell the Investment First and Sell this Instead

Stop Trying to Sell the Investment First and Sell this Instead

Every week, here on LinkedIn I receive dozens of pitch decks, PPMs, cap tables, and links to videos, blogs, and About Us pages for a variety of different ventures…

Matt Scott September 13, 2019
Is the 70/30 Split a Standard in Real Estate Syndications?

Is the 70/30 Split a Standard in Real Estate Syndications?

Short answer… it’s absolutely not. Here is where it started… There’s a common practice which lawyers and CPAs follow. I was given this code when…

Matt Scott September 11, 2019
STOP GOING THROUGH THE TOLL-BOOTH TO ACCESS ACCREDITED INVESTORS

STOP GOING THROUGH THE TOLL-BOOTH TO ACCESS ACCREDITED INVESTORS

Short-term thinking in raising capital is conventional, but it puts you at the mercy of others. Often a potential client will reveal in the assessment call that…

Matt Scott September 6, 2019
Close More Accredited Investors With 2 Simple Clauses

Close More Accredited Investors With 2 Simple Clauses

Here’s how you can use 2 simple clauses to close more Accredited Investors by ensuring they receive the projected returns every time Ensuring that investors…

Matt Scott July 10, 2019
Using Money Finders to Raise Capital From Accredited Investors

Using Money Finders to Raise Capital From Accredited Investors

Money finders (capital raisers) can help you raise capital. You’ll hear about other real estate syndicators using them at seminars, monthly meetings, and in…

Matt Scott July 4, 2019
The Cost of Raising Private Capital

The Cost of Raising Private Capital

He sat there in the front row with his arms crossed for 3 hours staring at me. ​ With a scowl on his face, he wasn’t enjoying my presentation. At the end of…

Matt Scott June 5, 2019
Is It Time to Quit | You're Not Gonna Be Great Again

Is It Time to Quit | You're Not Gonna Be Great Again

Your business is finished. You’ll never reclaim your past success or be like the greats…so give it up. Imagine being told this by a giant in your industry or…

Matt Scott May 9, 2019
Establish Your Pre-Game Routine

Establish Your Pre-Game Routine

Many athletes have pre-game routines that are either product of habit, superstition or combination of both. You’ve seen Lebron James throw chalk into the air before…

Matt Scott May 9, 2019
Systems of Raising Capital

Systems of Raising Capital

I visit the west coast every two months to meet with one of my business partners. I travel there more than I should, but when my loaner car is an Audi R8, I don’t…

Matt Scott April 27, 2019
Why the SEC Chairman May Help Your Raise Capital

Why the SEC Chairman May Help Your Raise Capital

The chairman of the SEC, Jay Clayton, wants to level the playing field for retirement savers by letting 401(k) plan participants and holders of individual retirement…

Matt Scott April 16, 2019
You Just Need More Accredited Investor Leads

You Just Need More Accredited Investor Leads

3,955 days… That’s how many days it’s been since Tiger Woods last won a Major. 2005. That’s the last time Tiger wore the green jacket. Many did not expect…

Matt Scott April 9, 2019
Closing Cold Accredited Investors Leads

Closing Cold Accredited Investors Leads

Sometimes old school works best when raising capital. My phone was ringing yet again from a client I just spoke with an hour earlier. “So what’s happened…

Matt Scott March 22, 2019
Give Accredited Investors What They Want

Give Accredited Investors What They Want

I get requests from companies daily to help them raise capital from Accredited Investors, but I end up turning most of them down because many are not marketable.…