Navigating and deciphering the inscrutable alphabet soup of the relevant crowdfunding regulations, rules, laws, and requirements is about as much fun as …. well, navigating and deciphering an alphabet soup of laws, rules, and regulations.
You can read and research all you want, but there’s no substitute for rolling up your sleeves and actually doing the thing you’re trying to learn about. And early on during that process, I know there’s a very good chance I’ll make a mistake, so the focus is on maximizing the amount I can learn while minimizing the downside even if I screw up. In this post I’ll talk through three of my early investments, and talk through what I’ve learned from each as I’ve ramped up my knowledge, my comfort level, and the amounts invested.
YieldStreet is worth a closer look, offering a wide range of sometimes-exotic investments with relatively short hold times.
Access for amateur investors to alternative investments has exploded in recent years, riding the wave of fintech and several key regulatory changes.