Both venture capital (VC) investing and real estate investing involve some level of risk assessment, they both have the potential for big returns, and investors have the opportunity to help someone else reach a desired goal. Despite this common ground, there are some distinct differences.

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Takeaways from SheWorx Roundtable with Dana Settle of Greycroft

I had the pleasure of attending my first SheWorx Breakfast Roundtable in LA. As described by the organization, SheWorx roundtables are focused on bringing female entrepreneurs actionable strategies to help build and grow their businesses.

The presenter of the event was Dana Settle, CoFounder and Partner of Greycroft Ventures. From the moment she walked into the room with a huge smile, I found Dana to be incredibly genuine, warm and open. Her energy and enthusiasm were fantastic and refreshing! She carried the energy of the room of about 20 women from various backgrounds and stages of their businesses. 

Read on for the takeaways from the event.


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Why Online Investing Makes It Easy to Diversify Your Real Estate Portfolio

Diversification is important because it spreads risk across multiple types of investments within a single portfolio. By diversifying into different investments, the overall portfolio’s  risk is reduced so that the investor isn’t as exposed to a loss from a single investment.

Bull markets don’t last indefinitely. Markets and asset classes will have good and bad years. For these reasons, it is important for investors to choose a variety of asset classes and allocate their investment selections within each class strategically.

Real estate is an important part of a well-diversified portfolio, and the advent of online real estate investing makes it easy, convenient, and transparent for all investors to add real estate to their investment strategy.

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