Making Billions: The Private Equity Podcast for Startup Founders and Venture Capital Investors

Making Billions: The Private Equity Podcast for Startup Founders and Venture Capital Investors, hosted by Ryan Miller.

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$1B Idea? No Capital? Close More Deals With Creative Debt Financing

$1B Idea? No Capital? Close More Deals With Creative Debt Financing

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Vernon Beckford.

Vernon is the CEO of a debt fund called Diversified Lending Solutions. After graduating from both Columbia and Harvard, Vernon has spent his 15 year career honing his craft at places like Credit Suisse and Global Atlantic Financial Group, where he nailed it in the structure finance group.

So what this means is that Vernon understands credit markets and debt funds, and he's about to walk you through step by step on how to get debt financing, to not only change your career, but to change your life.

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[THE GUEST]: Vernon is the CEO of a debt fund called Diversified Lending Solutions. After graduating from both Columbia and Harvard, Vernon has spent his 15 year career honing his craft at places like Credit Suisse and Global Atlantic Financial Group, where he nailed it in the structure

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Making Billions: How to Launch Your First Hedge Fund

Making Billions: How to Launch Your First Hedge Fund

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions. I'm your host, Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Kevin Fu.

Kevin is the founder and CEO at Repool, it's a fintech company helping emerging hedge fund managers to launch, scale and manage their investment funds. As a 2021 Y Combinator graduate he's raised capital from all the elite investors like Brexit, Mercury, Flexpoint, Matrix, and more.

So what this means is that Kevin understands how to launch and scale hedge funds, and is about to give you and I a masterclass on how to do the same. xFIaijmY0pxL7j0J4hTm 

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[THE GUEST]:Kevin is the founder and CEO at Re

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The Money Fast Track: How to Build a Real Estate Investment Company

The Money Fast Track: How to Build a Real Estate Investment Company

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host, Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Elaine Stageberg.

Elaine is the owner of Black Swan Real Estate where she manages a portfolio of get this $300 million in assets under management. Black Swan has delivered exceptional returns to hundreds of passive investors through their unique investor focused private equity funds.

So what this means is that investors in Elaine's funds enjoy no sponsor fees whatsoever, leading to a reported 100% return of capital to investors before any splits.xFIaijmY0pxL7j0J4hTm

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[THE GUEST]: Elaine is the owner of Black Swan Real Estate where she manages a portfolio of get this $300 million in assets under management. Black Swan has delivered

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DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening or viewing our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax, or other licensed person in the recipient’s state, country, or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered a solicitation for investment in any way. All views expressed in any way by guests are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the show or its host(s). The host and/or its guests may own some of the assets discussed in this or other episodes, including compensation for advertisements, sponsorships, and/or endorsements. This show is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as financial, tax, legal, or any advice whatsoever.

Launch Your First Fund: Royal Family Money Manager Secrets

Launch Your First Fund: Royal Family Money Manager Secrets

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host, Ryan Miller, and today I have my dear friend, Trevor Welch.

Trevor is an award-winning fund manager in venture capital, hedge funds, and private alternative investment strategies. As a former Goldman Sachs, private banking manager and money manager for the royal family, he's earned his place as one of the world's top 100 Finance leaders in 2023.

So what this means is that Trevor has entered God mode in private investments and is a perfect example of one of the funds that won in his industry. xFIaijmY0pxL7j0J4hTm

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[THE GUEST]: Trevor is an award-winning fund manager in venture capital, hedge

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DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening or viewing our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax, or other licensed person in the recipient’s state, country, or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered a solicitation for investment in any way. All views expressed in any way by guests are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the show or its host(s). The host and/or its guests may own some of the assets discussed in this or other episodes, including compensation for advertisements, sponsorships, and/or endorsements. This show is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as financial, tax, legal, or any advice whatsoever.

Stop Going Broke: 3 Wall Street Secrets to Raise More Investor Capital

Stop Going Broke: 3 Wall Street Secrets to Raise More Investor Capital

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Sal Buscemi.

Sal is a former investment banker from Goldman, now the managing general partner at Brahmin Partners, as well as the author of four books on finance and investing. This guy has been featured in Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, CBS New York, and more.

So what this means is Sal is a capital raising animal and he's about to give you a masterclass on raising capital for your investment fund, or for your startup. xFIaijmY0pxL7j0J4hTm

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[THE GUEST]: Sal is a former investment banker from Goldman, now the managing general partner at Brahmin Partners, as well as the author of four books

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DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening or viewing our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax, or other licensed person in the recipient’s state, country, or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered a solicitation for investment in any way. All views expressed in any way by guests are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the show or its host(s). The host and/or its guests may own some of the assets discussed in this or other episodes, including compensation for advertisements, sponsorships, and/or endorsements. This show is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as financial, tax, legal, or any advice whatsoever.

Billionaires & The New Math of Private Equity

Billionaires & The New Math of Private Equity

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host, Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Michael Fillios.

Michael is the author of two private equity books: Tech Debt 2.0 and Tech Equity. He's also the founder and CEO of IT ALLY, a private equity advisory firm that helps you private equity carnivores to unlock unseen value and avoid the unseen liabilities in the companies that you buy and sell.

So what this means is that Michael is about to teach you about the new math of private equity, and how to avoid getting left behind when Making Billions in this space.

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[THE GUEST]: Michael is the author of two private equity books: Tech Debt 2.0 and Tech Equity. He's also the founder and CEO of IT ALLY, a private equity advisory firm that helps you private equity carnivores to unlock unseen value and avoid the unseen liabilities in the companies that you buy and sell.

[THE HOST]
: Ryan is a

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DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening or viewing our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax, or other licensed person in the recipient’s state, country, or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered a solicitation for investment in any way. All views expressed in any way by guests are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the show or its host(s). The host and/or its guests may own some of the assets discussed in this or other episodes, including compensation for advertisements, sponsorships, and/or endorsements. This show is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as financial, tax, legal, or any advice whatsoever.

How to Launch a $100M Venture Capital Fund

How to Launch a $100M Venture Capital Fund

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions. I'm your host, Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend James Wang.

James is a general partner at Creative Ventures, it's a deep tech venture firm investing in early stage companies solving critical global scale challenges like rising healthcare costs, labor shortages, and the causes and effects of climate change. Previously, James, he served on the core investment team at Bridgewater as well as a Google X Insider  and he's been featured in Forbes, as well as a guest lecturer at Berkeley.

So what all this means is that James understands how to launch venture capital funds, make accurate calls on emerging trends and he's come to tell us all about it in our pursuit of Making Billions.

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[THE GUEST]: James is a general partner at Creative Ventures, it's a deep tech venture firm investing in early stage companies solving c

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Get Rich From Inflation: $120M Digital Asset Strategies

Get Rich From Inflation: $120M Digital Asset Strategies

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Welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend Anthony Fernandez.

Anthony is the Head of Business Development at a crypto firm known as ICONOMI. He and his team manage over 120
million AUM. With a rich background in asset management, foreign exchange and cryptocurrency, mining and trading, Anthony has become a leading authority in blockchain technology, including defi derivatives trading and cross chain solutions.

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[THE GUEST]: Anthony is the Head of Business Development at a crypto firm known as ICONOMI. He and his team manage over 120 million AUM with a rich background in asset management, foreign exchange and cryptocurrency, mining and trading,

[THE HOST]: Ryan is a Venture Capital & Angel investor in technology and energy. He achieved market-beating placement growth in his first 5 years.

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Be Your Own VC: 10 Rules for Bootstrapping Mastery

Be Your Own VC: 10 Rules for Bootstrapping Mastery

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Hey, welcome to another episode of Making Billions, I'm your host, Ryan Miller and today I have my dear friend James Benham.

James is the tech
entrepreneur in the Insurtech space. As a co-founder and CEO of JBKnowledge, he has built an impressive tech company that supports a massive need for carriers today. Not only that, but he has written the manual on bootstrapping your business called, "Be Your Own VC: 10 Bootstrapping Principles to Generate Cash and Keep Control".

So what this means is James understands how to build a company from the ground up and is about to teach you and I the key principles on how to do the same.

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[THE GUEST]: James is the tech
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DISCLAIMER: The information in every podcast episode “episode” is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. By listening or viewing our episodes, you understand that no information contained in the episodes should be construed as legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal, financial, or tax counsel on any subject matter. No listener of the episodes should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through, the episodes without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer, finance, tax, or other licensed person in the recipient’s state, country, or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction. No part of the show, its guests, host, content, or otherwise should be considered a solicitation for investment in any way. All views expressed in any way by guests are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the show or its host(s). The host and/or its guests may own some of the assets discussed in this or other episodes, including compensation for advertisements, sponsorships, and/or endorsements. This show is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as financial, tax, legal, or any advice whatsoever.

Bio of Making Billions: The Private Equity Podcast for Startup Founders and Venture Capital Investors

Making Billions: The Private Equity Podcast for Startup Founders and Venture Capital Investors, hosted by Ryan Miller, this podcast provides valuable insights and discussions on the world of private equity, with a focus on helping startup founders and venture capitalists navigate the complex landscape.

The episodes feature conversations with industry experts, successful founders, and experienced venture capitalists who share their knowledge and experiences in the private equity space.

It is crucial to understand that the information shared in the episodes does not constitute legal or financial advice from the individual author, hosts, or guests. It is always recommended to consult with qualified professionals for specific legal, financial, or tax advice tailored to your unique circumstances.

While the podcast provides valuable information and perspectives, it is not intended as a solicitation for investment. The content presented should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation to invest in any specific venture or fund.

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