You’ll almost certainly need to raise money to start up your company, unless you already have sufficient capital yourself. Established investors are assisting in filling the funding gap missed by the shrinkage in bank lending in the rouse of the crisis, particularly in long-term financing for infrastructure projects, and sitting alongside banks to offer a wider pool of capital to developers.
Along with the examinations, you have to fill various forms such as the Registration Depository Form (IARD); Form ADV, which is mandatory for all investment advisors; Form ADV Part II, which covers all the information on activities of a registered investment advisor; and Form U4 which has to be filled by those people who represent the advisor.
You see, in business we are limited by our compounding returns by the size of the market we operate in. To compound capital, you must increase your market and that is the challenge to most businesses. Join an investment club where you can meet and study from like-minded people.
While it is indeed a lucrative precious metal investment, you should be completely aware about the pros and cons of investing in platinum. Although gold is considered to be one of the best investments, with gold prices on the rise it is not practically possible for everyone to invest in gold.
What you can do is to initially put in your own money or you can advertise for investors assuring them high return if they invest through you. Access to external financial and a weakened ruble, certainly do not attract companies to conduct business in Russia.