JD Morris Quoted in Forbes: 15 Financial Experts Share The Industry’s ‘Best-Kept Secrets’


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7. Invest In Real Estate

There are lots of strategies, but a 1031 exchange in real estate allows you to defer paying capital gains taxes on an investment property when it is sold. Almost all high-net-worth individuals have investments in real estate and the 1031 exchange is one of the key tools. – JD Morris, Red Hook Capital

 

read the full article:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesfinancecouncil/2019/08/29/15-financial-experts-share-the-industrys-best-kept-secrets/#59a6322a77bf

Top Angel investing (JD made a list(kinda))


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“How to Lie with Statistics that #9,863 in ALL Books on Amazon is a must and funny read! I am sure they have been number one in their category than any of the books I had at number one (for 30 – 180 minutes),” say JD Morris.

Sadly I am not David Morin at #31 with 57 investments, but for the month of April David Morris (aka JD) invested with friends and family in several deals in April (TBA).  Our friends and family have $5 million plus of dry powder for funds to early-stage deals.  Between 2 pm and 5 pm April 1, 2019, we most likely did the most investing in 2019 = we can create our own list with Crunchbase’s help!

QUOTES

“Know when to spin, know when to pivot, and know when to fold!” – JD Morris

“firstrate team with a second-rate idea will always outperform a second-rate team with a first-rate idea.”  –  Brian Cohen,  What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know: An Insider Reveals How to Get Smart Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

ANGEL INVESTORS BY INVESTMENTS

According to data from Crunchbase below are 50 angels ranked by the number of investments made.

1) Fabrice Grinda (245 investments)

2) Paul Buchheit (135 investments)

3) Wei Guo (129 investments)

4) Alexis Ohanian (126 investments)

5) Scott Banister (126 investments)

6) Naval Ravikant (121 investments)

7) Daniel Curran (114 investments)

8) Marc Benioff (113 investments)

9) Mark Cuban (110 investments)

10) Simon Murdoch (99 investments)

11) Ron Conway (89 investments)

12) Esther Dyson (86 investments)

13) Kevin Moore (85 investments)

14) David Tisch (83 investments)

15) Dave McClure (79 investments)

16) Semil Shah (74 investments)

17) Max Levchin (72 investments)

18) Jason Calacanis (72 investments)

19) Benjamin Ling (70 investments)

20) Brendan Wallace (67 investments)

21) Tim Draper (66 investments)

22) James Sowers (65 investments)

23) Auren Hoffman (65 investments)

24) Lee Linden (64 investments)

25) Joanne Wilson (63 investments)

26) Farzad Nazem (60 investments)

27) Joshua Schachter (59 investments)

28) Garry Tan (59 investments)

29) Rajan Anandan (57 investments)

30) Xavier Niel (57 investments)

31) Dave Morin (57 investments)

32) Jose Marin (57 investments)

33) Reid Hoffman (55 investments)

34) Keith Rabois (55 investments)

35) Will Herman (55 investments)

36) Scott Belsky (53 investments)

37) Rick Marini (53 investments)

38) Charlie Songhurst (52 investments)

39) Hesham Zreik (52 investments)

40) Bashar Hamood (52 investments)

41) Brad Harrison (51 investments)

42) Gary Vaynerchuk (50 investments)

43) Clark Landry (50 investments)

44) Wayne Chang (50 investments)

45) Dharmesh Shah (50 investments)

46) Mitchell Kapor (50 investments)

47) Ullas Naik (48 investments)

48) Raymond Tonsing (48 investments)

49) Kevin Mahaffey (48 investments)

50) Elad Gil (45 investments)

ANGEL INVESTORS BY EXITS

We all know that venture capital can be a tricky beast. Best exits and timelines are not always concrete when funding happens. Some of the biggest startups with multi-billion dollar valuations have kept raising money in new rounds, without selling or going public. Those may prove to be some of the best investments in the long term. Yet, it is important for entrepreneurs to know which potential partners have had real success in exits.

Here are the five angel investors, in order of the number of exits:

  1. Fabrice Grinda (48 exits)
  2. Ron Conway (48 exits)
  3. Naval Ravikant (38 exits)
  4. Paul Buchheit (37 exits)
  5. David Tisch (35 exits)

Ron Conway and Reid Hoffman also have an over 50% exit rate versus the number of investments they’ve made.

For more information check contact us at InvestorNetworkbyJD@gmai.com anytime!

DISCLAIMER: This is a beta blog and all deal information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

Beta Blog JOURNAL by JD Morris launched


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I have launched a beta blog about my journey back to the top!  CHIME Journal by JD Morris.

CIME is defined as:

the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

My goal is something great by July (3q2019) or September (4q2019).

This is in conflict with my main belief: “Say Provocative statements that intelligent people argue about fast without dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s. As life is all about fun and results!” or do provocative activities that lead to change and great results!

Here is the URL to the beta blog:

https://investornetworkbyjd.blogspot.com/

Many changes to come!

Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Your Host for Investor Network family of companies

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REBLOG: RHC Pipeline Report


We are happy to see one of our friends A round investment grow to an IPO and now M&A growth! JD Morris always says, “Roll or Get Rolled!”

Contact Victoria via LinkedIn or at Victoria@RedHookCapital.co to share our rock and roll strategy!

URL For Full Weekly RHC Pipeline Report:

http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/rhc-pipeline-report-v19-04-19/

RHC PIPELINE HIGHLIGHT

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a San Mateo, CA-based business spend management (BSM) company, is to acquire Exari, a provider of contract lifecycle management

Press Release: https://www.coupa.com/newsworthy/press-releases/coupa-announces-intent-to-acquire-contract-lifecycle-management-leader-exari/

(Coupa Software – SEA Link)

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

  • Apollo Global Management will acquire Smart & Final Stores Inc (NYSE:SFS) for approximately $1.1 billion, including debt.
  • Gen.Ga Playa Vista, Calif.-based esports organization, raised $46 million in funding. Investors include Will Smith, Los Angeles Clippers minority owner Dennis Wong, New Enterprise Associates, Conductive Ventures, Battery Ventures, Canaan Partners, SVB Capital, and Stanford University.

Read More via Red Hook Capital’s “RHC Pipeline Report” via this URL:

http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/rhc-pipeline-report-v19-04-19/

Happy Travels and Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Vice Chairman & Host of Investor Network Destinations

Join him via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris/

REPOST: Our Senior Executive Advisor (SEA) program is looking for mentors


SOURCE URL:  http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/sea-mentor-hiring/

Our Senior Executive Advisor (SEA) program is looking for mentors

Red Hook Capital is not a company, but a vision. We invest via referrals only and our investors come from our friends, families, and Senior Executive Advisors  (S.E.A.).  Red Hook Capital’s friends and family have been investing through special purpose entities (SPEs) for more than 50 years.

Red Hook Capital is a vision or portal for great people to co-investing in great deals worldwide.  When good people meet in a restaurant in Red Hook in New York City or a yacht anchored in Red Hook in St. Thomas USVI, great things happen!

We are looking for accredited investors to join our Senior Advisor Executive Program to be on board of directors of companies that we mentor. Contact Victoria at Victoria@RedHookCaptial.co anytime to request more information about SEA program or join our investment group called “Investor Network Destinations.”

Red Hook Capital a family of Special Purpose Entities (SPEs) with friends and families.

RISE S.E.A. is a trademark for SEA Program.

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REBLOG: Investor Network to launch IND


Source URL: http://redhookcapital.co/2019/04/spe-formed-to-invest-in-investor-network-destinations/

Investor Network Destinations closes seed round

April 15, 2019

Investor Network Destinations (IND), a Beverly Hills-based entertainment and education company providing service to high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) and single family offices (SFO), opened a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) to raise seed capital and closed a seed round via convertible debt with founders of companies for an undisclosed amount.

Red Hook Capital’s friends and family invest in Special Purpose Entity to fund the creation of “Investor Network Destinations” through a Special Purpose Entity (SPE).

Three CEOs/Founder of technology companies lead the round into the SPE.

Ross Cooper, founder and former CEO of Verimatrix Inc., says “He looks forward to the development of IND’s yacht and luxury car program. IND’s Parade of Light party on a Mega Yacht in San Diego was one of the best parties of the year.”

Omar Bakr, founder, and CEO of Tarana Wireless says “JD Morris connects the right people together at the right time. Investor Network has a wide range of contacts from IPO CFOs to successful founders of companies.”

Investor Network Destinations is a spin-off of “Investor Network by JD” that has been providing networking and educational events for more than 20 years. With thousands of subscribers that invested in hundreds of deals provided by Investor Network by JD (IN) and its partners. ” Investor Network Destination will focus on people with more than $500,000 dollar to invest in alternative assets by providing amazing educational events at great destinations,” says JD Morris, founder of Investor Network and ACG.

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Contact Details: Victoria at VB@RedHookCapital.co

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Welcome to Investor Network


 

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“Investor Network by JD” will be relaunched in November.

Welcome to “Investor Network by JD” (IN) and our goal is networking for results!  Our motto is “Say Provocative statements that intelligent people argue about fast without dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s. As life is all about fun and results!” – JD Morris

Look soon for a relaunch of Investor Network by JD as we phase out our other blogs.

 

Happy Investing & Networking,

JD Morris

JD Morris

Join me on LinkedIn via this URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jdmorris

DISCLAIMER: All deal information for our Pipeline Reports are provided by 3rd party websites such as Associated Press, Bloomberg, Business Wire, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other sources. We advise that you check with the company website for a press release or other direct sources that are in our reports as we do not update our posting and use third-party resources to source our news.

This Blog Post updated October 17, 2019 (19-10-17)