Capital Formation: Helping Firms Grow with Startup Investing

Granting startups seed funding for enterprise survival and growth entails risk, but it can be rewarding. Startup investing means being involved in a company that could contribute to movement in the economy. Startup investing also offers employment opportunities.

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The company’s business plan is rigorously studied before it becomes beneficiary of the belief and financial support of investors. When the startup eventually thrives and prospers, the initial investment could be multiplied five or a thousand times over in terms of returns. Thus, startup investing potentially strengthens the investment portfolio and generates oversized investment returns for retirement and other purposes.

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According to the JOBS Act, startup investing need not be limited to extremely wealthy investors. All accredited investors qualify, and there are various channels for doing so: venture investing platforms, joining pitch events, investing through IRA or 401k, or through personal connections with trusted entrepreneurs. Investment can also be made in person or through an online platform.

One of the key selling points startup investors look for is the growth that a business model can attain over time. Investors should immediately see the founding team’s comprehensive vision towards profitability. Investors also analyze if the company has a competitive advantage over others already in the market.

There are multiple criteria for determining the viability of a startup, and its worth in investments. Investors should learn to anticipate risk and not invest more than what they are willing to lose. It can take years to master the mechanics of startup investing but a winning investment rewards exponentially.

Dr. Sassan Kimiavi of Bethesda of Maryland is a Principal Investor at Blu Venture Investors, LLC, a venture capital investment firm that focuses on technology companies. Along with other principal investors, he invests in startups and early stage firms. Follow this Twitter account to read more about his work.


Rising High: The State Of The Luxury Residential Property Markets

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RRThe market for luxury real estate varies across the world, with sales volume for such properties in well-known markets, like New York, London and Hong Kong, plateauing these past few months. But even so, luxury properties have seen an uptrend in the market, particularly in the USA.

Plenty of less prominent luxury markets have emerged and are continually growing after taking time to recover from the latest global recession. Other previously stagnant or declining markets, meanwhile, have been enjoying an era of positive development fueled by economic and industrial growth.

Current economic stability or volatility, exchange rates, and other financial and political concerns are affecting the international market for luxury residential properties. But as a stable asset class, coupled with the lifestyle appeal and financial advantages, luxury real estate continues to draw the world’s most affluent individuals, who are still purchasing properties and having their homes developed.

ALTA Development is a trusted real estate development firm headed by CEO Dr. Sassan Kimiavi of Bethesda, Maryland, an experienced Entrepreneur and Business Professional. Dr. Kimiavi has immersed himself in the field by working side-by-side with the project’s architect and construction manager.

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His firsthand knowledge of the construction processes, augmented by his experience as the founder and CEO of a successful and reputable technology contractor, has enabled him to manage a quality-focused real estate development firm. He has seen how the culture of luxury quickly bounces back from global recessions, and how high net worth individuals will not shy from quality focused Real Estate.

Know more about the services and capabilities of ALTA Development by visiting its official website.