Are you looking to invest in businesses, maybe buy businesses or commercial real estate? Would you like to learn from expert deal makers how to find and execute a variety of different deals? How about learning wisdom and knowledge from the mistakes others have made so that you do not make the same costly mistakes? Then you may want to listen in on The Deal Scout podcast. The Deal Scout provides in-depth interviews that go into great detail about the people and companies involved in a deal. Hear directly from experts on how they work, what goes into creating a deal, and where they see investment opportunities going in the future. This isn’t your traditional business podcast. Whether you’re looking to be a dealmaker yourself someday or just want to learn how they do it, The Deal Scout can give you the inside information you need to get started. Learning how to do deals is tough, but The Deal Scout makes it easier. Each week we interview experts who are actively doing deals, but also those who have made their mark on the industry. Whether you’re looking to get into the business or just want to learn from the pros, The Deal Scout has you covered. With in-depth interviews and real-world advice from people already working in this field, there’s no other place for you to get the inside scoop on investment opportunities.Our host, Josh is a serial entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years of experience putting deals together. He has worked with investment groups (family office, venture capital, private equity, hedge fund, angel investors, spacs, and investment bankers) and has advised entrepreneurs and leaders from startups to publicly traded companies. He has helped build tech companies, worked with capital raisers and investor relations, has grown construction and real estate companies, and built and sold media brands. Along the way, he has launched over 10 internet talk shows/podcasts conducting over 1,000 interviews and hitting the top of iTunes charts and top 5% global popularity with our impact show.Along the way, he has built a platinum Rolodex and a network of investors and influencers. To him, relationships are key in an entrepreneur's journey. The reason we launched The Deal Scout is to connect with powerful deal makers, create deal opportunities, educate ourselves and the audience, and to capture wisdom from our guests.Other questions and topics we discuss on this show: What is venture capital?Is venture capital private equity?Venture capital vs Angel investorsWhat is private equityPrivate equity real estateReal estate investmentWhich businesses should I invest inCommercial real estate investingHedge fund investingHow to invest in startups?How to begin a startup?What startups to invest in?How to find investment opportunities?Biggest mistakes when making a dealHow to sell your home?How to buy businessesCrowdfunding for real estateCrowdfunding for equityHow to get a grantHow to raise venture capital fundingHow to sell your businessHow to start a dealHow to close a dealShould I Crowdfund?How To Invest In Local BusinessesHow to find capital for acquisitionsDifference between growth and scalingSelling a family businessBuying contractsReal estate NFTsWhat is a spac?Should I make my business public?If you have a deal or are looking for a deal, head over to https://www.thedealscout.com/ and fill out the contact form to get in touch with our team.
Financing For Cannabis Projects with Rob Sechrist
Rob is the co-founding President of Pelorus Equity Group, the leading provider of value-add bridge commercial real estate loans to companies in the cannabis sector, and has more than 18 years of experience in the real estate finance industry. Rob’s primary role at Pelorus Equity Group is the development of strategic alliances with both private and institutional investors, formation of equity partnerships, coordinating the company’s growth into new markets and as an underwriter of transactions. Rob also oversees the direction of the marketing programs to borrowers, brokers and investors. Today, Pelorus raises several million a month through the company’s investors and equity partnerships.
Rob joined Pelorus in 2010 after several years in the California real estate market. In 2018, Pelorus launched the Pelorus Fund where Rob is currently the manager. The Fund converted to an REIT in 2020.
Financial Self-Defense with Brad Barth
Bradley Barth is a partner of the Orange County, California office of BarthCalderon LLP, and Supervising Attorney of the firm’s Transactional and Estate Planning Department encompassing business formations and transactional matters, estate planning, domestic and offshore asset protection, probate, trust administration, tax and real estate law. He has been an adjunct professor teaching Property, Estates, and Probate at an ABA accredited Paralegal College. Mr. Barth is a frequent lecturer to various professional groups on areas related to his practice including estate planning, business succession planning, and asset protection planning. He earned a B.A. degree from California State University Fullerton and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California.
About Barth-Calderon Attorneys
Their firm provides individual, family and business clients with legal representation that concentrates on asset protection planning. By emphasizing asset protection, they address their client's immediate concerns while anticipating and safeguarding their long-term business, financial and personal interests. The firm was built on the premise that in order to truly deliver comprehensive asset protection planning services, it takes a specialized group of individuals collaborating as a team. The unique integration of their professionals allows them to deliver a highly regarded planning process which helps their clients to get Organized, Updated and Protected across a diverse set of planning priorities.
Marketing Historic Buildings with Amanda Friedlander
Amanda Friedlander graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2018 with a degree in Advertising Creative, among the first class of graduates at Loyola to complete such a program. She has since specialized in professional services public relations and marketing, with experience in website design and accessibility, copywriting and editing, social media and web analytics, SEO, lead generation, and event planning and promotion. She comes to Willard Jones with a passion for storytelling, problem-solving, and Chicago culture in all its forms.
Cannabis Venture Investments with Scott Berman
Cannabis Venture Capital & Consulting. Background in Digital Advertising & Jewelry Manufacturing. Statistician for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Marketing Strategies for Financial Advisors with Charlie Van Derven
Charlie Van Derven has coached and worked with financial professionals since 1998. Throughout his career, Charlie has worked with recognizable names such as Morgan Stanley, LPL Financial, Farmers Insurance, UBS and others, to assist in developing digital strategy. This successful work with major firms gives Charlie a unique glimpse into the interaction between corporate compliance and their sales channel, resulting in successful marketing and business development campaigns.
Charlie founded Social Advisors in 2013 after years of leadership roles with major marketing and business development firms in the financial services industry. He is also the host of the popular podcast RIA Collective.
Today, Social Advisors offers clients an entire complement of professional support. Their product suite provides all the knowledge and tools necessary for financial professionals to scale their growth.
As a father and husband, much of Charlie’s time outside the office is dedicated to family. In his spare time, you’ll find Charlie paddle boarding, golfing, RVing across the country or rehabbing his home in Florida.
True Bottom Line Test with Corey Kupfer
Corey Kupfer is a deal-driven growth strategist, negotiator, deal-maker, speaker, and attorney. He is the founder of corporate and deal law firm, Kupfer & Associates, PLLC. He’s also the founder of DealQuest, host of the weekly DealQuest Podcast, and author of Authentic Negotiating.
Deal-Driven Growth - Your Ticket to Freedom | Corey Kupfer
This podcast is a must listen for anyone looking to learn more about investing and improve their financial strategies—highly recommend!
One of my new fav shows! David is a great host!
The Deal Scout is a top notch podcast
Josh has a top notch podcast. He covers a wide range of business topics with real people. He has a very genuine way of interviewing his guests, and extracting their knowledge for us all to learn from.