Successful entrepreneurs invest differently than most of us. That's particularly the case when they have concerns about the stock market and the broader economy. For many entrepreneurs within Tiger 21's network, private equity (broadly defined) provides the opportunity to decrease exposure to stocks or bonds. Over the past decade, "the single largest asset allocation shift" of these wealthy business people has been into private equity, says Sonnenfeldt, with the average allocation to that category growing from 10% to 21% today.
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