Category Archives: Joint Venutre

Insights Into Agriculture Investing as Part of a Diversified Portfolio with Chris Rawley



In 2016, while visiting a farm investment in Central America, Chris Rawley conceived the idea of building an equity crowdfunding platform to streamline agriculture investment and help farmers access alternative sources of funding. He founded Harvest Returns to bring that vision to reality as one of the first ever in this space.

Guest: Chris Rawley, CEO & Founder of Harvest Returns

In 2016, while visiting a farm investment in Central America, Chris Rawley conceived the idea of building an equity crowdfunding platform to streamline agriculture investment and help farmers access alternative sources of funding. He founded Harvest Returns to bring that vision to reality as one of the first ever in this space.

Previously Chris held corporate management roles in Jones Lang LaSalle, Electronic Data Systems, L-3 Communications, and served as a defence consultant at Special Operations Command headquarters with Blackbird Technologies.

A third generation real estate investor, Chris has invested in real estate and income-producing agriculture for nearly two decades.

As a Captain in the United States Navy Reserve, Chris is Chief of Staff for the Naval Reserve Surface Forces, helping to oversee 3,800 sailors supporting fleet units around the world. His 26-year military career has filled a variety of leadership positions in naval, expeditionary, and joint special operations units afloat and ashore. He has deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Western Pacific.

Chris has a degree from Texas A&M University, earned an MBA at George Washington University, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College.

You will learn about:

  • Insights on how to make money with agricultural and farmland investing
  • Things you need to consider and the various options to be an active agricultural investor
  • Risks in developing different agriculture ventures
  • Understanding real estate crowdfunding deals

Get in Touch with Chris:

Website:https://www.harvestreturns.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisrawley/
Twitter:https://twitter.com/HarvestReturns
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/harvestreturns/
Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/harvestreturns/
YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8P5C8Z_NSJfScGa8BM3UyQ

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DALIA BARSOUM, MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker, Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author: Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award: CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018): Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year (2017, 2015): Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
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Episode 35 – 10 Steps to Mastering Raising Capital with Russell Westcott



Ever wonder how to raise capital and become a master at it? How to attract money and money partners? 
Todays Guest Russell Westcott shares his insights, tips and recommendations to make this work for you. As investors, we all run out of money at some point and these skills will be crucial to getting you to the next level and on your way to financial freedom.

Known by many as the #JVJedi, Russell Westcott is a full-time veteran Canadian-based professional real estate investor, best-selling author, and an inspirational public speaker.

Russell’s presentations have been called passionate, entertaining, educational and inspirational. At his core, he is a teacher, a master communicator, and has moved more than 150,000 people with his books, audio programs, presentations, interviews and podcasts.

He has a natural gift and empathy for mentoring other real estate investors, entrepreneurs, and aspiring public speakers.

He has built his first million-dollar real estate portfolio within his first year of taking the leap into real estate investing and continues to build and manage his personal real estate portfolio. Russell has co-authored 2 best-selling Canadian real estate books; 97 Tips for Canadian Real Estate Investors and Joint Ventures: The Canadian Investors Guide to Raising Money and Getting Deals Done.

Russell is part of the movement encouraging people to do what inspires them to make a measurable impact in other peoples’ lives. He is an optimist, believing in a bright future and our ability to build it together.

Website: https://russellwestcott.com/

Phone: 604-309-3416
Book: Real Estate Joint Ventures: The Canadian Investors Guide to Raising Money and Getting Deals Done

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DALIA BARSOUM , MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker , Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author : Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award : CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018)  :  Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year ( 2017 , 2015 ) : Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
[Direct: 416-985-4698 | www.streetwisemortgages.com | Toll Free & Fax: 1-800-208-6255 ]
Mail:  53 Berry Trail , Woodbridge , ON , L4H 2T4 | License # 12900