Private Credit

Debt financing (also known as Private Credit) is one of the “OG” alternative investments — a $1.2 trillion alternative investment market that is top of mind for institutions around the world. Common uses include equipment financing, inventory financing, and acquisition financing.

As an investor, you can help provide secured and unsecured loans. Firms use your capital to finance equipment and pay you back with interest.

We research and write about opportunities from time to time. Follow this asset if you’re interested. We’ll send occasional updates.

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Investing in Tax Liens

Tax liens live on the darker side of real estate. They’re not for everyone. But with interest rates, mortgages, and delinquencies rising, the time is now.


Alternative Finance in Ukraine

This week I have asked Den Bortnikov to provide an overview on the status of alternative finance in Ukraine. 

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Alternative Finance in Italy

Last week I was in Milan to give a key-note lecture on European trends in alternative finance at the presentation of the latest crowd investing numbers of Italy (€153m in last 12 months). Today I will focus on some of the highlights of the conference and we take a deeper look into the status of Alternative Finance in Italy with Giancarlo Giudici. 


Alternative Finance in Lithuania

This week I will focus on the alternative finance market in Lithuania with Vytautas Šenavičius. Lithuania is aiming to be the fintech hub in the CEE-region and has very supporting Fintech / crowdfunding / ICO regulation.

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Understanding Islamic Finance

To improve the systems we have, we must understand how other systems work — especially one that dates back as far as Islamic finance.


Alternative Finance in Europe

This week we start our European review on the Status of Alternative Finance in Austria with Karoline Perchthaler. 

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Alternative Finance in Georgia

This week we start with our European review on the Status of Alternative Finance in Georgia with Nathan Rose. 

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Exotic market research
We study esoteric alternative investment markets and show you what’s interesting. We research stuff you never even knew existed.
Modern alt indexes

We create indices for eclectic modern alts. We’ve got a vinyl index, a whiskey index, and more. This helps us find the best buying opportunities for our alternative investment fund

Outlook and Risks

We wrap everything up with a rich qualitative analysis. You’ll understand the pros & cons of investing in all sorts of alternative asset classes.


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Morgan Keim
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