How a podcast built a $300 million portfolio with Whitney Sewell
Whitney Sewell is a seasoned real estate investor, podcast host, and philanthropist. He is CEO and founder of Life Bridge Capital, a multifamily syndication investment firm with 1,000 doors and $300 million in assets under management. Whitney was able to scale his business at a groundbreaking pace - starting from nothing in 2017 to now consistently raising over $10 million in a few hours. His daily podcast, The Real Estate Syndication Show, has featured over 1200 experts in the field. Whitney and his wife Chelsea are on a mission to help other families through the process of adoption. They have personally endured the financial burdens that the process puts on families and have committed 50% of their profits to this goal. Whitney and Chelsea have three children by adoption. We talked to Whitney about how he started his investing journey and how he grew the way he did, how podcasting changed everything for him in a massive way.
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[00:01 – 05:47] Opening Segment
Whitney talks about his background.
How he got into real estate investing;
How he decided to sell his farm to get fully in real estate investing;
[05:47 – 15:09] The Start of an Investing Journey
How his wife became a great partner for him;
How they started a foundation to help families in need;
He talks about the hardships he had to face;
How podcasting shaped so many things in Whitney’s investing journey;
[15:09 – 32:56] The Difference That Podcasting Makes
How having a podcast with daily episodes helped him on many different levels;
Whose podcasting model did Whitney follow;
How podcasting changed things in a massive way for Whitney;
He talks about his growth strategy;
How hiring an assistant saved him a lot of time;
He talks about his relationship with his partner and how they split the work;
[32:56 – 38:14] Round of Insights
His first deal.
Audible, Invest Next
Most Recommended Book:
Getting up early and reading
#1 Insight for Investing:
You’ve got to put yourself out there and take risks.
“You’ve got to be willing to take risks.” - Whitney Sewell
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