Ep 67 – From Software to Solid Investments—Understanding the Changing Private VC Market with Robert Cote

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Robert Cote for a discussion on understanding the private venture capital (VC) market. Robert Cote is an IP lawyer and the CEO of Cote Capital. Cote Capital is a company that provides intellectual property capital to disruptive technology-backed companies.

During this episode, Robert discusses understanding the private VC market and startup investing. He explains the industry’s need for sustainable, circular, and renewable technologies. Robert shares the difference in exit strategies between hard IP-based companies and soft IP-based companies. Robert also touches on the importance of identifying and finding companies that offer revenue-share dividends or other revenue-sharing structures.

Learn more about understanding the private VC market.

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Headshot of Robert CoteAbout Our Guest Robert Cote

Robert Cote is one of the world’s leading IP lawyers, bringing 25 years of experience in identifying, valuing, and investing in the breakthrough IP assets of technology companies that built new industries in the USA that are responsible for its prosperity. He also has experienced firsthand the challenges technology companies face in funding the growth of their businesses as they enter commercial markets.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

Headshot of Alex Perny

Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.