The English word talent finds its origin in the Greek word “talanton”, meaning balance. In ancient Greece, a talent was a standard unit of weight used to balance a two-armed scale when weighing objects. 10Talents was founded to bring an element of balance to a traditional portfolio through unique private investment opportunities.

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The Greek word “talanton” evolved to the Latin word “talentum”. The Romans minted coins called talents with the image of a honey bee symbolizing wealth and prosperity because bees pollinate crops.


The number ten references the parable of a man entrusted with five talents, who invested them wisely and doubled the investment for his benefactor.