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Episode 18 with David Drake

In Episode 18 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, David Drake of The Soho Loft and LDJ Capital, discusses real estate investing and crowdfunding in a comparative perspective with host, Chris Cahill. The conversation moves from the development of accredited investment platforms in real estate debt and equity in the United States to crowdfunding in the U.K., Italy, and elsewhere. For Mr. Drake, when it comes to investment safe havens, be it ever so humble, there’s no place like Manhattan real estate.

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Accredited Investors Investing Private Equity

Episode 17 with Sam Houghton

How might private equity and venture capital firms, and other similar capital raisers, change their behavior now that the ban on general solicitation has been lifted? In Episode 17 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host and Managing Editor of Alicia Purdy, and Sam Houghton of HoughtonPA, speculate on the changes we may be seeing for accredited investors, for platforms, availability of private offerings and even for the job market.

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Episode 16 with Joey Jelinek

This week host Alicia Purdy, Managing Editor of, speaks with Joey Jelinek, Co-Founder and CEO of, about the recent escalation of accessible investment opportunities, why we are only just now seeing technology becoming available to facilitate this change and how’s technology is helping to streamline the investing process.

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Episode 14 with Heather Schwarz-Lopes

Learn to navigate online investment platforms in Episode 14 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio. This week, host Chris Cahill speaks with Heather Schwarz-Lopes, Co-Founder and CSO of, who discusses all the details investors need to know about navigating online platform investments, like how accredited investors can differentiate between online platforms, how equity crowdfunding online investment platforms work, what to know and watch out for, and how a platform can help mitigate fraud risk.

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Episode 12 with Carl Torrillo

Join Accredited Investor Markets Radio host Chris Cahill and ACE Portal’s Carl Torrillo as they discuss democratizing access to capital for deserving companies and, in turn, democratizing access to deal flow for investors. Listeners will learn how this will help stimulate growth in the economy and the role ACE Portal is playing in the process.

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Episode 11 with David Drake

In Episode 11 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill talks with David Drake about trends in investing among family offices. Reflecting on his extensive family office experience in Europe and North America, Drake discusses how the number of wealthy families has grown and how advice given to them has become professionalized. The stakes for the high net worth families are very high, since by the third generation, 85% of wealthy families are no longer wealthy, according to Drake.

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Debt Investing Investing

Episode 7 with David Manshoory

In Episode 7, Accredited Investor Markets Radio host Chris Cahill talks real estate investing with David Manshoory, Founder and CEO of AssetAvenue. Their discussion includes the risks and rewards of equity and debt investing, the advantages to using a platform for investing in debt offerings, and they also share specifics on what investors should look for when selecting a platform.

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Accredited Investors Investing Real Estate Investing

Episode 6 with Jesse Clem

In Episode 6 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill and Jesse Clem, the co-founder and CEO of Loquidity, talk about investing in real estate. Their discussion includes changes in how real estate investment opportunity and accredited investors find one another, changes in state law that abet the JOBS Act in encouraging general solicitation of accredited investors, and potential advantages for investors presented by a regionally-focused real estate investment platform.

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Accredited Investors Alternative Assets Investing

Episode 3 with Chris Tyrrell

Why aren’t Accredited Investors investing? In Episode 3 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, AIMkts Managing Editor Alicia Purdy interviews founder and CEO of OfferBoard, Chris Tyrrell, to discuss some of the reasons alternative assets are getting passed up by Accredited Investors. Chris offers his insights into various alternative investment options and how they compare to traditional investment methods and he also offers advice on where accredited investors can start if they are interested in diversifying.

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Accredited Investors Investing Natural Resources

Episode 4 with Jason Stevens

In Episode 4 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill, explores investing in natural resources with Jason Stevens. Jason is an Investment Executive with Sprott Global, a U.S. broker-dealer focused on natural resource sectors including precious metals, base metals, oil and gas, agriculture, water, and alternative energy.

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