Member Exclusive, Podcasts

Tribevest makes it easy, fast and social to form a business and invest with friends and family

  • Tribevest CEO Travis Smith decided on a fishing trip with his brothers that they wanted to invest together.
  • Using software like Tribevest enables friends and families to create multi-member LLCs, organization documents, and bank together.
close

Email a Friend

Tribevest makes it easy, fast and social to form a business and invest with friends and family

When you look at investment behavior, people are more likely to invest in things family and friends invest in than they are to follow professional advice. That’s why there have been an infinite number of social investment platforms created that allow investors to copy one another. But when it comes to investing in real estate or creating businesses together, friends and families had to essentially recreate the wheel each time they made an investment. That includes creating a company with legal documents, funding an account, managing a cap table. There’s a lot that goes into it and that’s what Tribevest wants to help with.

Tribevest is an early stage company that provides what an investor group needs to make investments: including a bank account, a schedule of contributions and communication tools. CEO Travis Smith joins me on the podcast to talk about his own personal journey putting money in private investments that he took with his brothers. We talk about who’s using the platform, the investment use cases he’s seeing on the platform, and his plans for the future.

Travis Smith is my guest on the Tearsheet Podcast.

SubscribeApple Podcasts I SoundCloud I Spotify I Google Podcasts
The following excerpts were edited for clarity.


This content is available exclusively to Tearsheet Outlier members.

Tearsheet Outlier information and signup Missing out? Subscribe today and you’ll receive unlimited access to all Tearsheet content, original research, exclusive webinars and events, member-only newsletters from Tearsheet editors and reporters and much more. Join Outlier now — only $49/mo. Already an Outlier member? Sign in to your account

0 comments on “Tribevest makes it easy, fast and social to form a business and invest with friends and family”

The Green Finance Podcast

The Green Finance Podcast Ep. 10: Tangible steps banks can take to help their customers lower their carbon footprint

  • The majority of people want to know more about the environmental impact of how they spend their money and want their banks to help them take action and reduce their environmental impact.
  • I'm talking about this today with my guest Emma Kisby, UK & Europe CEO of Cogo - a company that provides carbon footprint management products.
Iulia Ciutina | September 30, 2022
Where Credit's Due Podcast

Where Credit’s Due Ep. 10: Getting capital without dilution or debt through recurring revenue financing, with Pipe and Anthemis

  • Today we're talking about another way of accessing capital: recurring revenue financing. If there's cash flow coming in, this recurring revenue is made into a tradable asset that can be sold to investors.
  • It's a dilution-free and debt-free form of financing, which we explore in detail with Michal Cieplinski, Chief Business Officer at Pipe, and Farhan Lalji, Investor at Anthemis.
Iulia Ciutina | September 28, 2022
Podcasts

Behind Amex’s use of Kabbage as ‘the heartbeat’ of its strategy to help SMBs with cash flow

  • Two years after American Express bought small business lender Kabbage, the products are integrated and growing.
  • Tearsheet sat down with Kabbage's head of marketing to get insight on where the growth is coming from and where the company is headed.
Zachary Miller | September 27, 2022
Payments, Power of Payments Podcast

Power of Payments Ep. 14: JPMorgan vs Stripe and Block, CFPB is coming for BNPL, and is LTO a viable BNPL alternative?

  • This week, we talk about JPMorgan’s acquisition of payments firms Renovite, and the CFPB’s recent report on BNPL firms, which suggests that regulation is coming for the sector.
  • We also discuss why lease-to-own, which is another type of installment payment option, has been gaining popularity in recent months.
Ismail Umar | September 23, 2022
Data, Podcasts, Sponsored

‘Earned wage access is the next evolution in improving day-to-day liquidity’: Argyle’s Matthew Gomes

  • Director of strategy at Argyle, Matt Gomes, joins us on the Tearsheet Podcast.
  • Listen in to our conversation about how payroll and employment data API platforms enable financial institutions to bring the next generation of financial products to consumers.
Argyle | September 22, 2022
More Articles