Ep 82 – Part 1—A Guide to Raising Capital with Randy Smith

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The Alternative Investing Advantage Learn how to take control and give yourself the freedom to choose where you invest your money

This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Randy Smith, founder of Impact Equity, for a two-part discussion on raising capital. Randy established Impact Equity in 2022 and has helped more than 90+ investors place over $6.3MM+ across three operators and 12 different opportunities.

During this episode, Randy covers the basics of raising capital for commercial real estate investments. He shares the differences between two main types of investment opportunities, 506(b)s and 506(c)s. Randy also discusses the decision to raise from non-accredited or accredited investors. Which can be influenced by factors such as personal resources and industry experience. Additionally, he explains the potential risks associated with illiquid investments.

Learn more about raising capital.

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About Our Guest Randy Smith

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Randy Smith is the founder of Impact Equity, which was formed to help investors achieve strong results in their passive real estate investing strategies. Randy started his real estate investing career doing out-of-state, single-family, and long-term rentals. He quickly realized the many additional benefits he could receive by switching his strategy to passively investing in multifamily syndications. He has now invested in 24 different passive investments with ten different operators, giving him the unique knowledge and expertise to recognize a strong passive opportunity.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

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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.