How to Get into Alternative Investing

Alternative investing can help boost returns and add diversification, but it’s not for everyone. Here’s what you need to know before you begin your journey.

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With recent headlines warning of a potential surge in market volatility, more and more investors are looking beyond traditional asset classes and exploring alternative investing paths. Alternative investing, which includes hedge funds as well as private assets like real estate and side businesses, can provide diversification, reduce risk and generate additional income.

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Tory Reiss
CEO, Equi

Tory Reiss is a three-time founder of venture capital-backed financial technology startups. He’s currently the CEO of Equi, the elite destination for alternative investments. It is equal parts hedge fund and technology platform, with exclusive access to a variety of uncorrelated alternative investments.