E48: The Secret Investment Savvy Investors Make Millions From

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By Mohsin Patel & Ibrahim Khan, Mohsin Patel, and Ibrahim Khan. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

We're talking in this episode about the asset class savvy investors are making millions from - startup investing. The likes of Uber, Netflix and thousands of startups you've never heard of have made overnight millionaires from people who took a £5k punt at some point in an early-stage company (probably little more than an idea at that point!).

We discuss:

- what is startup investing and why it's such a big deal

- why are we even interested in this (not just the money)

- how many startups you should invest in and how you can de-risk your investment to a fraction of what you invest using tax breaks

- demystifying startup terminology (what on earth is a Series C round?!)

- why valuation is not of primary concern in startup investing

- what we look for in a startup (and why 95% of the deals we get never make it through)

- where you can find those great startups (hint: not on public platforms like Seedrs!)

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