Episode 467: How To Build And Expand Your Portfolio

Welcome to another episode of Business Lunch with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss. Learn tactical strategies for living a rich and happy life, through the lens of managing multiple companies as a portfolio entrepreneur. 

Discover the different types of holding companies and learn when to centralize operations and tech stacks. They share valuable insights, from building single-threaded teams to not forcing internal resources on your teams. 

Plus, find out why agreements between entities and well-structured contracts are vital for smooth business transitions and successful acquisitions. 

If you’re an entrepreneur looking to scale and manage a diverse business portfolio, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in for actionable advice and expert tips on how to run and grow multiple companies simultaneously. 

Don’t miss out on the essential lessons for building a thriving business empire. 


“Use contracts and agreements between entities for protection.”

“Ask the right questions and build a capable team.”

“Centralize core tech functions like CRM and ERP for easier comparison.”


  • 00:00: Introduction
  • 01:32: Scaling Multiple Businesses 
  • 07:08: SVPs & Holding Companies 
  • 11:55: Tax Strategies 
  • 19:30: Centralizing Teams
  • 25:33: Leadership
  • 36:36: Acquiring Businesses 


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Currently growing Scalable.co, DigitalMarketer.com, RivalBrands.com, and Plattr.com while advising over 150 other companies on digitally centric customer acquisition, activation, referral, retention, and revenue strategies and plan implementation.

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