Alternative Investments in India & Abroad


I have been investing in several alternative investment platforms across the globe to diversify and earn passive income. Over the last 5 years, I have generated a net return of >18% on my Portfolio of investments and trading strategies with calculated risk.

I share all my insights and firsthand experience on this blog. If you are new to the world of alternative investments, start from this post!

Alternative Investments Types in India

Generate 2-3x Returns then Fixed Deposits

Indian Investment Platforms

Ideal for beginners as a starting point. Someone who is from India and wants to create his own alternative investment portfolio. Following are the top 5 alternative investment platforms in India.

PlatformDescriptionMinimum InvestmentAvg ReturnsDetailed Review
Jiraaf *New*All in one platform for Alternative Investment Opportunities-corporate bonds, invoice discounting, asset leasing, etc.Rs.10000012-20%Jiraaf Review
TradeCredInvest in invoices of bluechip companiesRs.5000012-13%TradeCred Review
LiquiloansSecure peer to peer lendingRs.500008-10%Liquiloans Review
Grip InvestInvest in physical assets like Ebikes, equipment's leased to startups and large companiesRs.2000012-13% (Tax Exempted)Grip Invest Review
Wint WealthInvest in Covered Bonds offered by various regulated companiesRs.1000010-11%Wint Wealth Review
PyseInvest in Green Energy generating assetsRs.500011-13% (Tax Exempted)Pyse Review
KlubworksRevenue based financing to popular and funded Indian startupsRs.25000017-24%Klubworks Review
LendboxP2P Loans, Invoice Discounting, Settlement Financing OpportunitiesRs.10000

10-14%Lendbox Review

Apart from the above-mentioned platforms, there are several other platforms and alternative Investment Strategies worth investing in India. Most of them are listed below.

PlatformDescriptionAvg ReturnsDetailed Review
FinzyBest P2P lending Platform in India13-17%Finzy Review
12% Club (Powered by BharatPe)
Borrowing and lending platform. Earn interest on funds.12%12% Club Review
CashkumarFinancing Retailer and Wholesalers Stock Purchases12-14% (Low Risk Option)Cashkumar Review
GoldenPi
India’s biggest bond platform8-12%GoldenPi Review
Stockal
Platform to Invest in Global ETF and stocksEquity ExposureStockal Review
Vested
Similar to Stockal but better for trading as zero commission on stocksEquity Exposure
IndiaP2P
India's first P2P with physical branches and only women loan16-18%IndiaP2P Review

Global Alternative Investments

Spread out risk and invest with alternative investment platforms across the globe

Global Alternative Investment Platforms

Suggested for intermediates once you have invested in the alternative investment funds in India mentioned in the previous section. To invest globally in alternative investment, you require an account with Winvesta  . It’s India’s first fully compliant multicurrency account to access global alternative investment platforms. You can also signup on the Winvesta US broking account for free using code RDIMES. Instarem is the cheapest money transfer service available in India however for investing use a bank account to transfer to your IBAN account.

Platform NameDescriptionMinimum InvestmentAvg Returns
EstateGuruEurope’s best platform for Real Estate backed Lending50 Euro10-12%
EvostateAggregator of top Real Estate back Lending Platform50 Euro10-13%
Heavyfinance P2P Loans secured by Farm Machinery50 Euro11-14%
LendermarketP2P Platform with Buy Back Guarantee and Short term loans10 Euro14%
PeerBerryAnother great P2P Platform with buyback guarantee50 Euro11-12%
Reinvest24Invest in fractional Real Estate in Europe50 Euro12-14%
RaisonPre IPO investment in top global company50 Euro20-30%

Investing in Crypto Currency from India

Investing in Crypto- RandomDimes

To invest in a crypto currency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and several altcoins, you need to create an account with either one of the following crypto exchanges from India-

  • Wazirx (Most Popular Exchange in India- Recommended)
  • Vauld (Accepts INR Transfer from Bank Easily)
  • Binance (Most popular globally)

Once you have made an account with these exchanges, deposit INR using your bank account, buy stablecoin USDT (similar to USD) and use it to buy/invest in crypto assets of your choice.

Crypto Savings Accounts (Deposit Crypto and Earn Interest)

NameAvg ReturnsSignup Offer
(Valid if you signup using link in 1st column)
Celsius Network11.6%20 USD bonus
Vauld12.5%5 USD bonus
BlockFi8.6%20 USD bonus
Youhodler12.7%5 USD bonus
KuCoin10-50%20% discount Trading Fees

Crypto Hedge Funds

If you want to take higher risk and get exponential returns on your crypto investments, signup on the below platforms:

  • Iconomi
    Just click and copy Fund Managers of your preference. You can see the historical performance and their portfolio.
  • Deribit
    Best platform to trade crypto derivatives. You can hedge your crypto exposure or trade derivatives like a pro.

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About Me

He is a finance enthusiast who enjoys exploring innovative asset classes and platforms. He has a professional experience of 13+ years working with multinational financial companies in derivative trading strategies, portfolio construction, derivative overlays, and quantitative tax optimization.

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