I recently sat down with 4 different attorneys to talk about their rates, fund fees, and what they would do for fund documents. I gave them all the same information and got very different answers… It is important to know what costs you will be paying and not just expecting or assuming what they might … More Fund Startup Costs and Shopping Around for Good Deals
“I want to reflect and tell you all about my journey and some of the key things I think have helped me get to where I am now and how they can get you to where you want to go.” “Bridger, how did you start your first fund without a track record? “How did you … More My Journey: Starting My First Fund with NO Experience
Recently I realized something… In a lot of my videos and in the course I allude to open and closed ended funds, But I have never really explained what they are. So in light of this I thought it would be a good of a time as any to talk about this important topic! The … More Explaining Open-Ended vs. Closed-Ended Funds
One of the biggest hurdles of starting a Fund? MONEY. Many of us don’t have the capital to be able to start large funds when we are first starting out. I know I didn’t. My first fund had less than $49K , But that didn’t stop me! There are ways to get started with little … More Starting the Fire with Incubator Funds
I get a lot of people who are interested in acquiring Real Estate or starting Equity Hedge Funds. Although we talk about those two a lot on my channel and in this blog, there are tons of different ways you could invest and start a fund. I have gotten questions recently and thought it would … More Starting a Venture Capital Fund
Let’s get TECHNICAL. If you know me and you’ve read some of my other posts or watched my youtube videos you know that I like to lay things out simply for you… Well today we are going to tackle Fund Structure Exemptions. Which I know this isn’t everyone’s favorite topic and is kind of dry … More 3C1 & 3C7 Fund Exemptions, What’s the Difference?
So you’ve found that perfect deal and now you need investors, what’s next? One of the hardest parts of Funds is raising the money… Or at least at first it is. Once you get going and have a track record investors are more likely to want to work with you. But we need to land … More Important Slides that your Fund Pitch Deck NEEDS!
When talking about Real Estate Syndication Returns 20% is usually the standard that most managers want to achieve. I see too many people get caught up in the shininess of the deal and they forget to take account of all of the costs…. Or they simply underestimate the costs. Today we are going to talk … More The Benefits and Risks of Value-Add in Apartment Syndications
How long should you wait to start a fund? Based on the metrics from people who take my course and from the demographics on my youtube channel I get a lot of interest from people between the ages of 18-35. The problem is that most people in this age group don’t believe they can start … More Hedge Funds from Square One
I was recently talking with one of my students and he mentioned to me that he didn’t know how to measure his Fund’s Performance. Return on Investment? Average Annualized Return? Compounding Annual Growth Rate? Which one is best? Or none at all? I said, “Let’s start by figuring out how misleading some of these numbers … More The LIE (Not Law) of Averages in Fund Performance