Talking Investments with NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

On this bonus episode of The Yield, CEO and Founder of Yieldstreet Milind Mehere is joined by six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire. Amar’e has an extensive resume as Brooklyn Nets assistant coach, MBA student, Olympic bronze medalist, art collector, and investment mentor to the next generation of NBA athletes. Today he weighs in on his success, from key investment strategies and maintaining a diversified portfolio to the importance of giving back to the community. Wrapping up with advice for anyone that wants to get started in investing, this in-depth conversation is one you won’t want to miss.

Key Takeaways:

[2:08] Amar’e explains the root of his entrepreneurial spirit and his drive for investing.

[3:28] Getting started in business and investing starts with educating yourself.

[4:25] The importance of a diversified portfolio.

[5:16] Navigating the learning curve that comes with investing.

[6:22] Amar’e details his plan for investing in start-up companies.

[7:49] Values and characteristics to look for in a company before investing in it.

[8:31] What motivates Amar’e to continually learn and expand his knowledge base?

[9:42] The value of collecting art in a well-rounded investment portfolio.

[10:45] The intersection of art and community.

[11:43] Learning about coaching from every possible angle.

[12:35] What advice would Amar’e give younger players about investing?

[14:12] Over/Under- Amar’e weighs in on the art market, cryptomarket, and more.

[16:09] Amar’e closes out the podcast by offering a look at all that’s coming next.

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