June 15, 2022

#112 Yieldstreet: Building the Alternative Investment Platform of the Future Across Income, Equity, and Real Estate | Milind Mehere, Co-Founder & CEO

#112 Yieldstreet: Building the Alternative Investment Platform of the Future Across Income, Equity, and Real Estate | Milind Mehere, Co-Founder & CEO

In Episode #112, we explore building an alternative investment platform across income, equity, and real estate. We’re joined by Milind Mehere, Yieldstreet’s Founder and CEO. We cover the entrepreneurial spirit, building a portfolio of liquidity, and why you should invest in private markets.


In Episode #112, we explore building an alternative investment platform across income, equity, and real estate. We’re joined by Milind Mehere, Yieldstreet’s Founder and CEO. We cover the entrepreneurial spirit, building a portfolio of liquidity, and why you should invest in private markets.

“I think we talk a lot about spending; we should talk an equal amount about earning.” – Milind Mehere 

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FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/yieldstreet-milind-mehere-transcript 

CHAPTERS

This episode is our definitive guide to private markets and building a private market investment platform. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:02:22) – From tech entrepreneur to creating an investment platform
  • (00:08:44) – The entrepreneurial spirit
  • (00:12:07) – How public markets have shifted, and why you should invest in private markets
  • (00:16:09) – Changes in consumer behavior that affect how we should invest
  • (00:20:30) – Recommendations on how to allocate your investment portfolio
  • (00:23:07) – Building a rolling portfolio of liquidity
  • (00:27:06) – Retail investors and a generational wealth transfer
  • (00:31:55) – The investment environment in Yieldstreet’s early stages
  • (00:35:43) – How an ongoing bet between co-founders propelled Yieldstreet forward
  • (00:37:41) – The extreme need for trust and credibility in money management
  • (00:41:43) – Distribution infrastructure and a two-sided marketplace in Yieldstreet
  • (00:51:36) – Founders: learn from feedback, find the right team, and be well-capitalized


ABOUT YIELDSTREET

Milind Mehere is co-founder and CEO of Yieldstreet. Yieldstreet was founded in 2014, and over the last eight years has built one of the largest private investment platforms in the world. To date, they've brought on over 377,000 members to invest more than $1.5 billion, and they've paid out over $196 million in interest on income producing investments alone, not including principle. What started out as a far-fetched idea in 2014 to build one of the world's first private market investment platforms, initially focused around producing income investments like credit, hence the name Yieldstreet, has become one of the largest investment platforms in the world alongside companies like AngelList and Republic.

This episode is our definitive guide to private markets and building a private market investment platform.


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