How can a seasoned real estate investor dominate in the private business sector?

If a real estate investor is looking to diversify into investing in small businesses, private software companies, and providing private business loans for brands, here are some effective steps they can take: Research and Education Start by thoroughly researching and understanding the characteristics, risks, and potential rewards of investing in small businesses, private software companies, […]

Tax benefits of investing in SaaS and small business.

The same tax benefits you use to invest in oil and gas, real estate, or stocks can be utilized when investing in small businesses and private software (SaaS) companies. Here is a numbered, comprehensive list of tax benefits associated with investing in startups and small businesses: 1. Qualified Small Business Stock Exclusion: When you invest […]

Can a 1031 exchange be used to invest in small businesses and SaaS companies? Yes.

A 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind exchange, is primarily associated with real estate investments. However, it can also be used to invest in small businesses, purchase stock in a startup, or buy convertible notes from a business. In a 1031 exchange, an investor can defer capital gains taxes by reinvesting the proceeds from […]

A Self-Directed IRA can be used in SaaS, too.

Any investor can start a self-directed IRA (Individual Retirement Account) and utilize it to invest in small businesses and private software companies through a process known as self-directed investing. Here’s how it can be done: Establish a Self-Directed IRA: The first step is to establish a self-directed IRA with a custodian that allows for alternative […]

Be Smartr with Jason Criddle

When people hear affiliate marketing, it is easy for them to associate it with Amazon. To clear the confusion, Jason Criddle shows how easy it is to start a business with affiliate marketing. He is an international best-selling author, investor, and CEO of SmartrHoldings. Together, Jason and host Mitch Stephen explain how simple and genius affiliate […]

Investing in Software Companies with Jason Criddle

Founder and partner at Jason Criddle and Associates and Smartr Holdings. Jason is also an International Best-Selling Author and serial entrepreneur. — To learn about our investment strategy and business plan If you’re interested in real estate investing, particularly passive real estate investing Dwaine Clarke has the resources you need to achieve financial freedom and […]

Alternative Investments and Mindset with Jason Criddle

  We try something very different today as we chat with Jason Criddle about an alternative to real estate investing and delve into the importance of mindset. Smartr Holdings has seen an uptick of close to 1,000% since the start of Covid – and investor activity is in the rise as well. For years, Jason has been […]

Security, interest, and double-dip benefits with convertible note investing.

When investing in convertible notes with performing small businesses and private software companies, there are several benefits that real estate lenders and investors can enjoy, depending on the structure of the investment: Principal and Interest Return: In the first scenario, where an investor utilizes a convertible note to have the principal and interest returned at […]

Utilizing Convertible Notes as a Lucrative Debt Opportunity in Early-Stage Companies.

As an investor, seeking out opportunities with high potential returns while managing risks is paramount. One avenue worth exploring is investing in convertible notes. These unique debt instruments allow investors to earn interest on their investment irrespective of the company’s valuation at the time of issuance. In this article, we will delve into the benefits […]