Investment Management Advice For Successful Entrepreneurs

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In the vast majority of cases, entrepreneurs are born that way; there is something in their psyche, in their DNA, which makes them different from everyone else. However, if they are to nurture and maximize their natural potential, they have to spend many months and years training and learning about the intricacies of their chosen profession.

While there may be no doubting their innate ability to wheel and deal and make money out of seemingly nothing, by taking an undergraduate course in entrepreneurship at one of the leading colleges that specialize in the subject, they will receive guidance and advice on the most efficient and cost-effective ways of raising, funding and launching a successful start-up. Three of the leading schools for entrepreneurs in the US are Babson College in Wellesley, MA; the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston; and the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University at Waco, TX.

Entrepreneurs of any age and level of experience can benefit by seeking assistance and advice from investment managers employed by one of the leading money management firms by Capital 19. Finding one that meets the needs of the individual can be simplified by undertaking a search on internet dataset portals such as Crunchbase, which is considered a comprehensive source for information related to start-ups, the state of the financial industry and general advice on the associated services available.

Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments founder and CEO, is himself an entrepreneur. Born in 1950 in San Francisco and raised in San Mateo, he studied forestry at Humboldt State University, graduated with a degree in economics and then went to work in his father’s investment company. He founded Fisher Investments in 1979. Fisher appears on the 2014 Forbes 400 rich list as being worth some $2.7 billion, which definitely qualifies him as a true entrepreneur.

Here are just a few entrepreneurs under 30 who have already made their fortunes:

  • Lucas Duplan (22) – founded Clinkle within months of graduating from Stanford with a degree in computer science and raised $30 million to fund a digital wallet app for mobile phones.
  • George Bachiashvili (28) – based in the ex-Soviet country of Georgia, his Georgian Co-Investment Fund is worth $6 billion and has some serious investors, such as Milestone International from China and the Abu Dhabi Group from the UAE.
  • Katie Keenan (29) – principal at real estate investment management company Blackstone, Keenan assisted in the launch of the company’s first mortgage lending program, which in its first five months did $2 billion worth of business.

Today, many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs take the time to write blogs, magazine articles and even books offering advice on how to establish a start-up, source funding and a whole host of related subjects. Never be afraid to seek help from those who have experienced similar issues in the past and who are just waiting to offer advice and assistance.

About Mohit Tater

Mohit is the co-founder and editor of Entrepreneurship Life, a place where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and business owners can find wide ranging information, advice, resources, and tools for starting, running, and growing their businesses.

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