Ep. 11: How to Raise $1,000,000 in Two Weeks with David Thompson

After deciding to leave his corporate job to leap into investing full-time, David Thompson struggled to find success until he decided to focus on a niche. He leveraged his corporate background and relationships to raise capital for a real estate syndication and managed to raise $1 million dollars in just two weeks on his first deal. Since then, he’s helped provide investor funds to purchase over 1,450 apartment units worth over $120 million. On today’s episode, David shares his top ten lessons learned and how he built credibility with investors despite having minimal real estate investing experience.   

Key Market Insights

  • How a coach can support your transition from full-time employee to full-time investor
  • Leveraging a team to gain real estate credibility and experience
  • How raising capital accelerates your understanding of multifamily properties
  • The top lessons David learned raising $1 million in two weeks for his first syndication deal
  • A simple approach to finding potential investors for syndication deals
  • The power of repeat investors and referrals for new deals
  • The #1 key to success in raising capital
  • What building a thought leadership platform can do for your business
  • Tips for talking to couples about investment opportunities
  • Learn about 506(b) and Private Placement Memorandum
  • How David stays on top of changes in his market? Focuses on niches in which he’s strongest
  • One thing that helps David stay focused on goals: morning routine




How I Raised $1 Million Dollars in 2 Weeks to Fund My First Deal by David Thompson

StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath 

Essentialism by Greg McKeown 

Digital: MailChimp: Marketing Automation Platform - www.mailchimp.com


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“A student today could be an investor tomorrow.” – David Thompson

  “My most important trick is to be yourself and be authentic.” – David Thompson


Places to Grab a Bite in Austin:

Franklin’s Barbecue - www.franklinbbq.com 

Connect with David:

Website: www.thompsoninvesting.com

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