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Banking Is Only The Beginning: 36 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform Banks tend to downplay the risk of cryptocurrencies to their business models but they really should be nervous. In my presentation at CrowdConverge I pointed out that, historically speaking,...
Multifamily is a Team Sport

Multifamily is a Team Sport

When a deal promoter brings you a property, they often focus on the cash flow, or the market, or the value-add upside, but in my opinion those are literally the least important parts of a deal. Of course the financials matter, but the question you need to ask is, “who...

Why Multifamily? Six Pros and Four Cons

There are literally dozens of way to invest in real estate: fix & flip, single family rentals, multifamily, retail, self-storage and even paper-only approaches like notes and liens. And they all have lengthy pros and cons. So when BlueSpruce was deciding where to...
Burned Out

Burned Out

In 2015 I was stressed, anxious and burned out, which in the tech startup world is known as “just another day at the office.” Over the course of 20 years I had founded a half-dozen companies. They all had three things in common: 1. They made software 2....