GE 209: How Jilliene Helman Raised $45M of Venture Capital and Built a Real Estate Crowdfunding Business (podcast)

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Hey everyone, today I share the mic with Jilliene Helman, CEO of Realty Mogul who was included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2015.

Tune in to hear Jilliene share how the JOBS Act inspired her to take the leap from her bank job to starting her own online investing company, her struggles of being a CEO, how she got their first 1,000 customers through Angel pitch competitions, and why she does a micronutrient test once every quarter.

Download podcast transcript [PDF] here: How Jilliene Helman Raised $45M of Venture Capital and Built a Real Estate Crowdfunding Business TRANSCRIPT

Time-Stamped Show Notes:

3 Key Points:

  1. Set your expectations for the type of business you will create—accept that it’ll cost you time and money.
  2. As your business grows, so do you as a person and CEO.
  3. Be clear on your priorities, take care of yourself, and be a lifelong learner.

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Eric Siu (@ericosiu) is the CEO at Single Grain, a digital marketing agency that focuses on paid advertising and content marketing. He contributes regularly to Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes and more.

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