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Founder of Venus Capital:
Vanessa Alfaro is an entrepreneur, founder of five 7 figure companies in 3 countries, a real estate investor, and a multifamily syndicator who was recently profiled in the Real Estate book “10 Paths” as one of the ten most successful Real Estate Investor stories in 2022.

Vanessa is the Founder of Venus Capital Partners. Venus Capital is a women-owned Real Estate Investment firm focused on technology and innovation to provide investors with the best opportunities in Real Estate investing and acquire assets in emerging markets in the US. Venus Capital delivers exceptional results by utilizing cutting-edge technology, leveraging deep industry knowledge, and constantly incorporating AI into all departments in the company to optimize operations, marketing, customer service, and asset management. This allows Venus to maximize profits and provide unparalleled returns to investors. With Vanessa’s extensive background in business, entrepreneurship, finance, capital raise, and team leadership, she led the company to $50mm AUM in only three years. Vanessa plays a lead role as a visionary in the company.

Born in Venezuela, South America, Vanessa started as an entrepreneur at 22; she founded a boutique marketing agency focused on luxury brands. Absot Marketing became, after only five years, one of the biggest BTL marketing companies in the country. At that time, Vanessa (27 years old) was named one of the youngest and most successful entrepreneurs of the year. By then, Absot Marketing managed more than 2,500 employees in 17 offices.”

After six years, Absot Marketing expanded to Panama, Central America as Absot Panama, where Vanessa resided for seven years. She also served as co-founder of Octametro Panama. Octametro offered Trade show stands, booths, event exhibits, and retail store fixture Design, Rental & manufacturing. Vanessa led Octametro Panama to a 7-figure business in her first year. In 2009, She was named “Women of the Year” by the magazine Social World, the most significant business and socialite magazine in Panama.

After the acquisition of Absot Marketing and Octametro in 2010, Vanessa moved to Los Angeles, California. She co-founded, along with her husband, Autoproyecto and Autoproyecto Productions, the #1 Hispanic content provider and publishing company in the US.

Education:
Vanessa started her career in Physics intending to become an Astrophysics; after two years, she decided to pursue her dreams as an entrepreneur and moved to business school. She holds an MBA, a master’s in marketing from IESA, and a BBA from UCV in Caracas, Venezuela.

Early Life:
Vanessa was born in a small town in Venezuela; from humble beginnings, her mom was a teacher, and his dad was an aerial photographer. Her family moved to the city when she was 6, looking for better opportunities. Vanessa was recruited as a model by a local agency, where she started at 15 years old as a runway model and eventually a beauty queen contest. Vanessa is a former first runner. Today, Vanessa lives with her husband and five kids in Beverly Hills, California.

Philanthropy:
Vanessa has always been involved in Philanthropy; in the US, she has a special connection with Invisible People, a 501(c)(3) q nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about homelessness through innovative storytelling, news, and advocacy. Invisible People have become a pioneer and trusted resource for inspiring action and raising awareness to support advocacy, policy change, and thoughtful dialogue around poverty in North America and the United Kingdom.

How to contact Venus Capital and Vanessa Alfaro
Email: Vanessa@VenusPartners.com
Cell: (323) 627-6887
Website: VenusPartners.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/VanessaGAlfaro/
Instagram: @vanessa.venuscapital
Facebook: @VenusCapitalPartners

Why Real Estate
Real estate investments are indispensable for high net-worth individuals seeking to bolster their financial standing.

Diversification & Wealth Preservation: Property investments provide capital appreciation and passive income, serving as a buffer against inflation and economic uncertainties.
Portfolio Stability: Tangible assets like real estate minimize exposure to financial market fluctuations, ensuring sustained financial growth and stability.
Tax Advantages: With attractive benefits like potential deductions and depreciation, real estate becomes an essential component in optimizing high net-worth portfolios.
Harness the potential of real estate to preserve your purchasing power and establish a lasting financial legacy for generations to come. Invest wisely and thrive.

Download our ebook on the Venus Capital home page. 

Who We Are
Venus Capital is a women-owned Real Estate Investment firm focused on technology and innovation to provide investors with the best opportunities in Real Estate investing, and acquire assets in emerging markets in the US. Venus Capital delivers exceptional results by utilizing cutting-edge technology, leveraging deep industry knowledge, and constantly incorporating AI into all departments in the company to optimize operations, marketing, customer service, and asset management. This allows us to maximize profits and provide unparalleled value to our investors.

Our founder Vanessa Alfaro, is an entrepreneur, founder of five 7 figure companies in 3 countries, a real estate investor, and a multifamily syndicator who was recently profiled in the Real Estate book “10 Paths” as one of the ten most successful Real Estate Investor stories in 2022. With Vanessa’s extensive background in business, entrepreneurship, finance, capital raise and team leadership, she led the company to $50 AUM in only three years. Vanessa plays a lead role as a visionary in the company.

At Venus Capital, we are committed to providing our investors with the best opportunities by leveraging the latest technology and innovation in every aspect of our business.

Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to delivering exceptional results by utilizing cutting-edge technology and leveraging our deep industry knowledge.

If you are interested in investing in real estate with a forward-thinking, technology-driven firm committed to maximizing your returns, Venus Capital Partners is the right choice for you.

We are a leading real estate investment company dedicated to helping clients achieve their financial goals through strategic property investments. At Venus Capital, we believe that real estate is one of the most stable and profitable investments available. With over a decade of experience in the industry, we have helped countless clients build wealth through carefully selected real estate investments that generate passive income and long-term appreciation.
Our team of seasoned professionals brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every transaction. We pride ourselves on our comprehensive understanding of the real estate market, and our ability to identify lucrative investment opportunities that other firms may overlook.
We are at the forefront of using AI and technology to improve our investment process. We use AI to analyze data, identify investment opportunities, and manage our properties. This allows us to make better decisions, faster, and to provide our investors with superior returns.

Our Mission and Values
At Venus Capital, our mission is to empower clients to achieve their financial aspirations and leave a lasting legacy of wealth through strategic real estate investments.

Our focus lies in providing unrivaled results, rather than simply being the biggest player in the market. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, curating carefully selected properties that generate passive income and long-term appreciation.

Our company embraces seven core values that shape our commitment to our clients:

Accountability: We see challenges, own them, solve them, and take action.
Integrity & Transparency: We prioritize honesty and openness.
Growth-Oriented: We are constantly seeking opportunities to excel our performance.
Action-Oriented: We tackle tasks immediately, embracing results-driven mindset.
Unequivocal Excellence: We refuse to settle for mediocrity.
Teamwork: We value collaboration, fostering a supportive environment.
We value humility, empathy, and genuine concern for colleagues, clients, and partners.
These guiding principles form the foundation of our company’s identity, driving our dedication to delivering outstanding results.

Team Members:
Lucian LaTourelle – Head of Acquisitions
Lucian is the Head of Acquisitions for Venus Capital. He is a Certified General Appraiser with extensive experience in the valuation of commercial real estate assets. He uses a data-driven approach to evaluate investment opportunities, and he has a deep understanding of what drives property values. Lucian is also a former U.S. Navy Operations Specialist. He graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors from Florida International University in Miami, where he studied Commercial Real Estate and Finance. He is also fluent in English and Portuguese.

Cassandra Hern – Investor Relations
Cassandra is a driven and experienced Investor Relations professional with a passion for innovation and process optimization. She is a natural leader with a talent for motivating and guiding teams towards success. At Venus Capital, she is leading the charge in implementing cutting-edge AI technologies and automations across all departments, streamlining workflows and increasing efficiency. She is also adept at creating engaging content and building a strong online presence, and she understands the importance of utilizing social media to connect with clients and stay on top of industry trends.

Roberto Salas Hernández – Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO) & Technology Implementation
Roberto Salas is a seasoned computer science professional, renowned for his unwavering dedication to innovation and technology. With a solid career spanning over 12 years across both public and private sectors, Roberto has cultivated a diverse expertise in computer science and cybersecurity.

Currently, Roberto spearheads the AI division at Venus Capital, leading the charge in the research and implementation of advanced AI technologies. His primary focus lies in revolutionizing the company’s operations and crafting strategic plans that keep Venus Capital a step ahead of evolving trends in the real estate market.

The chatbot talking to our customers is Harper, Venus Capital’s AI Assistant and customer service representative! Harper has the knowledge and skills to provide top-notch service to our clients. Not only is she intelligent and professional, but she’s also helpful, funny, and a joy to work with. In her free time, Harper loves to stay up-to-date on the latest business trends and innovations. If you have any questions about our services or need assistance with general inquiries, she is always ready to help with a smile.

Harper is trained and machine learning. We constantly train Harper to stay up to date with all things Venus Capital and real estate.

Acquisition Criteria
MARKETING SEGMENTS
Population: 150k +
Median income:50k +
Stable job growth with unemployment below the average national
Diverse employer base
Consistent population growth over the last 10 years and positive forecasts for the next 10 years
PROPERTY CRITERIA
Asset class: B
Area class: A or B/ Path of progress
Units: 100 Units +
Garden style apartments
TARGET RETURNS
Returns: 18%-22% ARR, 5-7 years hold, 7% PR for Investors.
Strong Value Add
Rent growth: More than 5% YOY

Investment Process
Identify Opportunities
Our cutting-edge use of technology identifies market trends to confidently acquire properties that align with our investors’ goals and promise strong appreciation and long-term value.

Strategic Acquisition
We use state-of-the-art technology and collaborate with top lenders to conduct due diligence and make informed investment decisions. We also communicate effectively with potential investors to ensure a smooth and efficient process.

Active Management
We use technology to manage our assets and maximize value for investors and tenants. We track market trends, employ efficient strategies, and use AI to improve leasing, collections, and maintenance.

How investors can assess our investment opportunities:
Access our Investment Opportunities by joining our Venus Investing Group. Please note that these opportunities are exclusively available for accredited and sophisticated investors who have already registered within our network.

We are dedicated to incorporating advanced technology to enhance response times for inquiries and provide updates on properties. By combining a personalized human touch with AI-driven investor reports, we strive to deliver an exceptional experience for our investors.

At Venus Capital, we offer an exclusive opportunity for investors to gain access to our private real estate deals through the VIG (Venus Investment Group). As a member of our group, you will receive priority access to our latest investment opportunities, allowing you to invest before they become available to the general public. You’ll receive regular updates on our portfolio, market insights, and investment strategies, along with exclusive invitations to our events and educational seminars. Our VIG Group is free to join, and we ensure that all members meet the regulatory requirements set forth by the SEC. Sign up today to become a part of the Venus Investment Group community and gain access to our exclusive investment opportunities.

What is the SEC?
The SEC regulates securities offerings, including real estate syndications, to protect investors and maintain fair and transparent markets. These regulations aim to prevent fraud, ensure adequate disclosure of information, and promote investor confidence.

When discussing multifamily real estate syndications, it’s essential to avoid making any false or misleading statements, and to provide accurate and balanced information. You should refrain from making guarantees of specific returns or using overly promotional language that could be interpreted as misleading.

To ensure compliance with SEC guidelines and regulations, it’s advisable to work with qualified legal professionals who specialize in securities law or consult with professionals experienced in real estate syndications. They can review your specific situation, the content you plan to share, and provide guidance on how to comply with the relevant regulations.

Navigating InvestNext

Where can I find my K!?
To access your K1s, simply log into your investor portal and navigate to the “Recent Documents” section. Here is the link to access the portal:

The link to the investor portal is https://venuscapital.investnext.com.

Question: Can you tell me about your team’s experience in multifamily real estate?
Answer: Our team has over [number] of combined experience in multifamily real estate investments. We have successfully completed [number] of syndications and have a deep understanding of the market.

Question: How do syndications work in multifamily real estate?
Answer: Syndications in multifamily real estate involve pooling funds from multiple investors to collectively invest in a multifamily property. Investors become limited partners and receive potential returns based on their investment contributions.

Question: What types of multifamily properties do you focus on?
Answer: We primarily focus on value add multifamily properties such as apartment buildings.

Question: How do you manage investor relations?
Answer: We prioritize transparent communication with our investors. We provide regular updates, reports, and hold investor meetings to ensure our investors are informed about the progress of our investments.

Question: What is your track record in multifamily real estate syndications?
Answer: We have a strong track record of delivering consistent returns to our investors.

Question: How can I invest in one of your syndications?
Answer: To invest in one of our syndications, you can start by reviewing the offering documents and the process outlined on our website. It’s important to consult with legal and financial professionals to understand the investment details and potential risks.

Question: What are the potential risks associated with investing in multifamily syndications?
Answer: Investing in multifamily syndications carries risks, such as changes in the real estate market, economic downturns, tenant vacancies, and unforeseen expenses. These risks are outlined in our offering documents, and we encourage investors to carefully review them.

Question: Can you provide an overview of your due diligence process for selecting multifamily properties?
Answer: Our due diligence process involves thorough analysis of market conditions, property financials, tenant demographics, property inspections, and working with experienced professionals, such as appraisers and property management teams.

Question: How are returns distributed to investors?
Answer: Returns are typically distributed to investors through regular cash flow distributions. The frequency and amount of distributions depend on the specific investment and property performance.

Question: What is the typical investment holding period for your syndications?
Answer: The investment holding period can vary depending on the business plan of each syndication, but it is typically around 3-5 years. This allows for the execution of the investment strategy and potential appreciation of the property.

Question: How do you mitigate potential conflicts of interest between the syndication sponsor and investors?
Answer: We have robust governance and conflict resolution procedures in place to ensure that potential conflicts of interest are handled in a fair and transparent manner. We always prioritize the best interests of our investors.

Question: Can you explain the tax implications of investing in multifamily syndications?
Answer: Investing in multifamily syndications may provide certain tax advantages, such as depreciation deductions. However, tax implications can vary depending on an individual’s circumstances. It’s advisable to consult with tax professionals for personalized guidance.

Question: What factors do you consider when evaluating potential multifamily properties for investment?
Answer: We evaluate various factors, including location, market trends, property condition, rental demand, cash flow potential, property management capabilities, and potential for value appreciation.

Question: How do you handle property management responsibilities?
Answer: We typically work with professional property management companies who handle day-to-day property operations, including tenant screening, rent collection, property maintenance, and addressing tenant concerns.

Question: Can you provide examples of past successful syndications you’ve completed?
Answer: While we cannot provide specific details due to regulatory restrictions, we have successfully completed syndications in various markets, achieving attractive returns for our investors. Our track record showcases our ability to identify and capitalize on promising investment opportunities.

Question: How does your team handle unexpected challenges or market fluctuations?
Answer: Our experienced team proactively monitors the market and property performance. In case of unexpected challenges or market fluctuations, we have contingency plans and strategies in place to address them and protect our investors’ interests.

Question: Do you offer any investment opportunities for accredited investors only?
Answer: Yes, some of our investment opportunities may be available exclusively to accredited investors as defined by SEC regulations. Accredited investors typically meet specific income or net worth requirements.

Question: What sets your multifamily syndications apart from other real estate investment options?
Answer: Our multifamily syndications offer the opportunity to invest in professionally managed, diversified properties, benefiting from economies of scale and potential appreciation. Our track record, transparent communication, and commitment to investor satisfaction set us apart.

Question: Can I invest through a self-directed IRA or 401(k)?
Answer: In many cases, investing through a self-directed IRA or 401(k) is possible. However, it’s essential to consult with a qualified custodian or financial advisor specializing in self-directed retirement accounts to understand the specific requirements and process.

Question: How can I stay updated on the progress of my investment?
Answer: We provide regular investor updates through emails, newsletters, and investor portal access. These updates include financial reports, property updates, and any relevant announcements.

Question: What type of financial reporting can I expect as an investor?
Answer: As an investor, you can expect regular financial reporting, including financial statements, income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. These reports provide transparency regarding the performance of the investment.

Question: Are there any fees associated with investing in your syndications?
Answer: Yes, there are typically fees associated with our syndications, such as acquisition fees, asset management fees, and potentially disposition fees. These fees are outlined in the offering documents and provide compensation for our services and management of the investment.

Question: How do you determine the projected returns for your syndications?
Answer: Projected returns are determined based on thorough analysis of market conditions, property financials, historical performance, and anticipated value appreciation. It’s important to note that projected returns are estimates and subject to various factors that can affect actual performance.

Question: Can you explain the process of exiting or selling an investment in a syndication?
Answer: The process of exiting or selling an investment in a syndication typically involves a strategic evaluation of market conditions and property performance. We may explore options such as refinancing, selling to another investor, or conducting a full or partial property sale to maximize returns.

Question: How do you mitigate potential risks related to tenant vacancies or delinquencies?
Answer: We implement robust tenant screening processes to select reliable tenants and work closely with property management teams to address any tenant vacancies or delinquencies promptly. Additionally, we may have contingency plans and reserves in place to mitigate potential financial impacts.

Question: Are there any restrictions on transferring or selling my investment in a syndication?
Answer: Transferring or selling your investment in a syndication may be subject to certain restrictions outlined in the operating or partnership agreement. These restrictions are designed to protect the interests of all investors and ensure compliance with applicable securities laws.

Question: Can you provide references from previous investors who have participated in your syndications?
Answer: Due to privacy considerations and regulatory restrictions, we are unable to provide specific references. However, we are happy to share testimonials or case studies from previous investors that highlight their experiences working with us.

Question: What is your approach to environmental sustainability and responsible investing in real estate?
Answer: We recognize the importance of environmental sustainability and responsible investing. We strive to incorporate energy-efficient practices, sustainable design principles, and responsible property management techniques to minimize the environmental impact of our properties.

Question: How do you handle potential conflicts of interest between investors and the syndication sponsor?
Answer: We have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of our investors. We have internal controls and processes in place to identify and mitigate potential conflicts of interest. Our priority is to ensure fairness, transparency, and alignment of interests between all parties involved.

Question: Can you provide information about your legal and compliance procedures?
Answer: We maintain strict adherence to legal and compliance procedures to ensure our operations align with applicable securities laws and regulations. We work closely with legal professionals to review our processes, offering documents, and investor communications to ensure compliance.

How can I access my k1?
To access your K1s, simply log into your investor portal and navigate to the “Recent Documents” section. Here is the link to access the portal: The link to the investor portal is https://venuscapital.investnext.com.