Joe Robert serves as CEO at Robert Ventures, with over 20 years of asset management experience. Joe has invested in over 200 residential and commercial properties and over 165 million in residential mortgages, creating predictable double-digit returns for investors. While living in Puerto Rico for business tax advantages, Joe connected with professionals in the blockchain industry and began investing in cryptocurrency in 2017. Since then, Joe has invested in seed rounds with equity and tokens, along with a portfolio of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other top digital assets. Through these investments, Joe has developed a reliable strategy and the discipline to manage and profit from even the most volatile tokens. Joe has built and scaled a talented team who utilizes qualitative research, data analytics, and on-chain data for optimal portfolio management. Learn more about ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS and INVESTMENT STRATEGIES through QUATTRO CAPITAL! LinkedIn: /TeamQuattroCapital Instagram: @TeamQuattroCapital Facebook: @TeamQuattroCapital Website: www.TheQuattroWay.com [00:01 - 06:54] Innovative Investment Strategies Joe runs a fund that buys non-performing real estate loans from banks and invests in blockchain-related companies Joe's background includes starting a landscaping business and doing construction work before getting into real estate investing The crash in the 2000s put an end to his North Carolina investments but led him to start buying houses in Philadelphia He got intrigued by a fund that was buying distressed properties, which inspired his current investment strategies [06:55 - 13:31] How Buying Non-Performing Loans Can Be Lucrative In 2014, Joe moved to Puerto Rico for tax benefits and made relationships with banks and lawyers there Joe has bought over 150 properties in Puerto Rico in the last seven years, including residential, commercial, and industrial properties Joe sold most of his assets as the cycle came to an end but is hoping for more opportunities in the future Joe believes there will be a price correction in the real estate market due to data and affordability issues [13:32 - 24:48] Investment Fund Blends Real Estate and Blockchain for Triple Net Growth The success of buying debt depends on recovery rates and ability to collect on loans Some investors aim to keep homeowners in their homes and modify loans The fund is exploring blockchain and crypto assets for a blended portfolio approach with real estate Investing in early-stage assets can be risky but also offer potential upside Connect with Joe: Website:http://RobertVentures.com Social Media: LinkedIn, Facebook Quotes: “Time in market, but also timing the market.“ - Brad Warren LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode. Find out how team Quattro can help you by visiting www.TheQuattroWay.com. Real Estate Runway Podcast is all about alternative business and investment strategies to help you amplify life, and maximize wealth! Click here to find out more about the host, Chad Sutton.